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Norman spoils Lady Knights Senior Night

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As the regular season of high school basketball ended Friday night, Sarah Norman picked the right time to get hot, as she scored a career-high 35 points to lead West Lincoln to a 74-47 victory on North Lincoln’s Senior Night. “I think that’s the most Sarah’s had since she was…

Rebels Western Regional runner-up

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The Newton-Conover Red Devils had the West Lincoln Rebels number again this weekend at the 2A Western Regional Wrestling Tournament, edging the host 132 to 127. A week earlier in the Dual Team Western Regional final, the Red Devils won by four points before losing to Orange in the state…

Lady Rebel is ‘Center’ of attention

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Standing at 5-foot-10 inches Sarah Norman of West Lincoln could be considered an undersized center at her position. The senior Lady Rebel averages a double-double per game and is a leader for squad. “Sarah has been our go-to-person and inside rebounder,” Lady Rebels head coach Tom Sain said. “I push…

Wilson, Ward lead North Lincoln on Senior Night

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The North Lincoln seniors made the most of Senior Night as the Knights (6-15, 3-11) earned a 91-57 win over West Lincoln (2-22, 0-14) Friday night. “With it being their Senior Night, it’s real tough to come out with the same energy that they came out with. We had our…

Latham named as new Rebels football coach

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Mark Latham has been announced as West Lincoln’s new head football coach after being approved at the school board’s meeting Wednesday afternoon. “I was really excited to get the job at West Lincoln. It’s definitely an opportunity to go in and get a program going in the right direction,” Latham…

Rivals ready to rumble

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The East Lincoln Mustangs got some good news Wednesday. Senior Alex Newsome’s suspension was appealed and he will play tonight at Lincolnton. “We were pleased with the decision, and it’s one of those things that’s hard to comment on,” East Lincoln head coach Neil Hodges said. “In my eyes they…

Rebels eager to shine in Regionals

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The West Lincoln Rebels fell, albeit by a narrow margin to Newton-Conover in the 2A Western Final. While the loss was difficult to swallow, they’re hoping to use that defeat as motivation as they host the 2A Individual Western Regional tonight at 5:30 p.m. and tomorrow at 10 a.m. “I…

Knights look to take series from Lady Rebels

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Entering the Southern Piedmont regular-season finale the West Lincoln Lady Rebels (17-6, 12-1) can clinch at least a tie for first place with a win over the North Lincoln Lady Knights (12-8, 8-5) tonight. But with the Lady Knights, who are led by senior shooting guard Kayla Alexander (15 points,…

Sports Briefs

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Women’s softball league signup ends today Lincoln County Park and Recreation has a women’s slow-pitch softball league for women ages 25-and-up. Signups began Jan. 28 and last through today at the East Lincoln Community Center located at 8160 Optimist Club Road in Denver with the cost being $60. The center…

Lady Mustangs put up 101 points

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The East Lincoln Lady Mustangs defeated South Iredell 101-36 Tuesday night on Senior Night, in a game that will have both teams talking for awhile. To some it may have appeared the Lady Mustangs were trying to run up the score. Others will say it was revenge for the last…