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Wolves look to regroup

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How will the Lincolnton Wolves respond after losing their first game of the season last week? That’s the million-dollar question. But head coach Scott Cloninger has simple answer for fans and his team alike. “We have to forget about what happened last week. This is a new season and we…

Still in search of win No. 1

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The West Lincoln Rebels are the only Lincoln County team still in search of their first win of the season. With expectations as high as they were after last season’s four-win season, Rebels’ fans are growing a little restless, but before too many pitchforks show up at head coach Randall…

Farris keeps rolling

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Free Throw Champ

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Warriors turn mistakes into scores

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Opportunities squandered, that’s what should be North Lincoln’s assessment of their game versus West Iredell Friday night. The Knights, who led 7-6 at the half, were stopped twice inside the five-yard line, once by a fumble and once on downs en route to a misleading loss 35-7. At first glance,…

Spartans crush Rebels

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South Caldwell dominated West Lincoln High School in their first ever meeting and won 38-0. A huge offensive line and a solid defense were too much for West Lincoln to handle. With Rebel starting quarterback Taylor Woodie out with a broken finger West Lincoln had trouble moving the football all…

Lincolnton downed by Shelby Golden Lions 20-7

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SHELBY–Considering the formidable schedule and a roster dominated by underclassmen, Lincolnton football coach Scott Cloninger cannot be too disappointed with the Wolves` 4-1 record in the non-conference games. That record could have been a spotless 5-0, but Friday night at Blanton Stadium, the Wolves ran into a team that was…

Wildcats `Hunt-ed` down

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Explosive senior Thomas Huntley may not have scored a special teams touchdown in East Lincoln’s 25-14 victory over Lake Norman Friday night, but he did everything else in helping first-year coach Mike Byus record his first win in the green and orange. No worries about Huntley not returning one for…

Sports Briefs

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Katrina Fishing Shootouts start The Fishin’ Friends group opened a series of Friday Night “Katrina Shootouts” at the Midway Marina on Lake Norman last Friday. Each tournament will be a stand alone event. No points system. No Fishoff. Just the same payoff as a regular season event. $40 per boat…

Must stop Dalton to beat West

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The North Lincoln Knights (3-1) are hoping for an upset as they visit undefeated West Iredell (4-0) today. Offense West Iredell runs a 3-5 stack and will mix in a 6-2 look from time to time. “We have to be able to block them. They are very good up front.…