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Looking for win No. 1

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The West Lincoln Rebels may have lost 35-14 against Maiden last week, but in the first half the Rebels matched the Blue Devils yard for yard, as the game was 14-6 at the half. While moral victories are not what head coach Randall Gusler is ultimately in search of, members…

Up next Newton-Conover

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The East Lincoln Mustangs have one big question—are we the team that took East Gaston to the wire or are we the team that was on the wrong end of a 42-12 game versus rival Bandys? While that question hangs in the balance, the Mustangs will continue preparation for another…

Do Knights make it two in a row?

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Confidence is riding high for the North Lincoln Knights after a 26-0 victory over Bunker Hill. As sweet as head coach Matt Beam’s first coaching win was, it’s time to re-focus on this week’s opponent—Lake Norman. While 3A Lake Norman is 0-2, they’re still going to test the Knights after…

Sports Roundup

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Mustangs win first match The East Lincoln Lady Mustangs tennis team beat Newton-Conover 6-3 Thursday. Candace Hall, Madeline Jones, Laura Estridge, Kristin Parker and Maria Robledo all recorded singles victories. Mandy Werth and Robledo recorded the lone doubles win, winning 9-8 (10-8). Head coach Mike Davis was happy with his…

Showdown set for Friday
Lincolnton and Maiden see who remains undefeated

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The Lincolnton Wolves savored their double overtime versus South Point for the weekend. Monday it was back to work as they prepare for one of their toughest opponents on the schedule—the Maiden Blue Devils. After a 29-6 defeat last season, the Wolves are itching for revenge. Unfortunately, Maiden has plenty…

Sports Roundup

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Trojans crush Mustangs The East Lincoln Mustangs fell to Bandys 42-12 Friday night at East Lincoln. Senior T.J. Chapman recovered a fumble for a touchdown for his first varsity touchdown. Freshman Spencer Sidney caught a five-yard touchdown pass for the Mustangs in what appears to be the beginning of a…

Devils run past Rebels

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The West Lincoln Rebels played host to The Maiden Blue Devils at Douglas Leonhardt Memorial Stadium Friday renewing an old rivalry. It was the first meeting between the two teams in five years. The Rebels played well early, but the Blue Devils took control in the second half and came…

Wolf in sheep`s clothing —
Fake FG gives Lincolnton win over Red Raiders

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As if keeping it a secret that a fake field goal was coming in the second overtime Friday night was not enough, pulling it off against a good South Point team for a 27-21 victory had to be the highlight of the evening. Following Demery Williams interception of Tyler Lemons…

Sports Briefs

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NL Sports Booster’s Meeting The North Lincoln High School Boosters will meet Monday August 29th in the seminar room at the high school at 7 p.m. Sportstalk show The PC Homes “Sportstalk” show on Saturday mornings with David Keever and Mike Powell is shifting its time slot. The show, broadcast…

Too much Hilltoppers

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CHERRYVILLE–There was a little extra buzz in the atmosphere as Cherryville took the field to play R-S Central Friday night in its 2005 home football opener. The heightened anticipation was the result of what happened last week at Bunker Hill. The Ironmen beat the Bears 22-9 for their first victory…