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Ironmen prevail late, win back-to-back titles

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Cherryville’s smallest player Darius Howell, a 5-foot-4 inch sophomore guard, made the game’s biggest play Friday night, as the Ironmen became the Southern Piedmont’s 1A/2A Conference champions with a 74-73 victory over the East Lincoln Mustangs. “The difference in the game tonight was Darius Howell,” Mustang head coach Neil Hodges…

Wrestling Woes

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It was a disappointing weekend for the West Lincoln Rebels’ wrestling team. With five wrestlers qualified for the 1A/2A State Wrestling tournament in Winston Salem, West Lincoln’s chances for several to place in the state were pretty high. But thanks to misfortune that opportunity never came to fruition. The weekend…

JV Lady Rebels finish perfect 12-0 in conference

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The West Lincoln Lady Rebel JV squad finished a –perfect 12-0 in conference play this season after defeating rival North Lincoln 21-15 on Feb. 15. Sadie Saire and Courtney Holt led the team with six points each in the six-point victory over the Lady Knights. Overall the squad finished the…

Mustang defense holds to advance

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The East Lincoln Mustangs shot worse than their counterparts in terms of field goal percentage [37 percent], and held off the Bessemer City Yellowjackets 50-44 to advance to the men’s 1A/2A Southern Piedmont Conference finals. “I’ve always heard an old adage, ‘the team that plays the worst and gets to…

Defending the crown

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Thanks in large part to Kayda Caldwell and Miranda Sigmon, the West Lincoln Lady Rebels have an opportunity to defend their Southern Piedmont Conference tournament title 6:30 p.m. today after downing North Lincoln 54-42 Wednesday night in the SPC tournament semifinal. Sigmon, who missed six weeks due to a fractured…

Lady Mustangs prevent late push by Lincolnton

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The Lady Wolves fought and climbed their way back down 22 points after the third quarter, but in the end their rally fell short, as the East Lincoln Lady Mustangs held on for a 55-42 victory to advance to the 1A/2A women’s Southern Conference Piedmont finals. “We believed all year…

Wolves seniors look to lead team

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The Lincolnton Wolves baseball team will look to rebound from last season’s 8-12 season and missing out on the playoffs, with a goal of winning a conference title this season, Lincolnton head coach Cole Sigmon said. “We’re pretty senior oriented this year with a good mix of juniors that are…

Knights improve, Eagles win pair

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While no North Lincoln Knights qualified for the 1A/2A State Wrestling Tournament, they did have five regional qualifiers. Under the direction of first-year head coach Jim Wandsnider, 103-pound freshman Nate Smith, 119-freshman Jake Nelson, 125-pound senior Jay Goodman, 130-pound senior Josh Gibson and 171-pound Lucas Graf all wrestled last weekend…

Knights strong on the mound

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The first thing fans and players might notice about North Lincoln’s baseball team this season is head coach Sean Andrews not wearing his usual No. 7 jersey anymore. That’s because he’s giving it to Alex Keener after Keener had eight strikeouts in a five inning performance against South Iredell that…

Sports Briefs

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Wolves baseball The Lincolnton Wolves will host a baseball scrimmage today versus St. Stephens. Lincolnton Legends The Lincolnton Legends are looking for players for a 14-and-under baseball team and assistant coaches. Players can not turn 15 before May 1, 2008. Interested players and coaches should contact Dennie Hoover as soon…