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Down to the wire… again

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Could it be the Lincolnton Wolves were looking ahead to their match-up with long-time rival Shelby? Or maybe after a double-overtime victory over South Point and a 31-28 win over Maiden simply had taken its toll? While both of those things probably played a factor in a slim 34-28 victory…

Enjoying the links

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Class of 2005 announced

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The Lincoln County Hall of Fame has named the following inductees for the class of 2005. C. Bruce Bolick, Walter C. ‘Pooch’ Cornwell, Ted Goins, Brenda Johnson Hamilton, John ‘Cotton’ Little, Ken ‘Chick’ McCurry and Charles D. ‘Block’ Smith. They will be inducted at a November 12th banquet at 6…

Watts Memorial Saturday

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STANLEY—On Saturday night, East Lincoln Speedway will host the Dave Watts Memorial All-Star Race. The event is for the purpose of remembering Dave Watts of Huntersville, who died earlier this year. Watts was known throughout the region for sponsoring dirt track racers. Through his Dave’s Auto Salvage, he provided racers…

Sports Roundup

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Rebels take meet The West Lincoln Rebels’ girls cross country team won a cross country meet earlier this week with a score of 45. West Lincoln, Lincolnton, East Gaston, North Gaston, Bessemer City, Hunter Huss, Highland Tech and Cherryville all participated. Beth Pittman’s fourth-place finish (23:44) led the way for…

Hard work pays off for Gibson

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Lincolnton quarterback Zack Gibson had big dreams entering his fourth year as the Wolves’ signal-caller. So far, those dreams are being realized. With back-to-back wins over South Point and Maiden and pin-point accuracy throwing the ball, Gibson’s senior season couldn’t have started much better. “It feels good. This is what…

Sports Briefs

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Advance tickets Advance tickets are on sale at Lincoln Athletics and Byrd’s Sundries for Lincolnton’s home contest versus undefeated North Gaston. Tickets are $5 apiece. Katrina Fishing Shootouts start Tonight the Fishin’ Friends group will open a series of Friday Night “Katrina Shootouts” at the Midway Marina on Lake Norman.…

White is Club Champion

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Sports Roundup

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Lady Wolves roll over Rams Lincolnton beat Highland Tech in both JV and varsity volleyball Tuesday. The varsity won 3-1;25-10, 22-25, 25-5, 25-10. Charlotte Clark led the way with 23 points scored. Kim Zuniga had 22 points, five kills and two aces. Hannah Parker had 18 points, five kills and…

East shows promise

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The East Lincoln Mustangs maybe the most talented 0-3 team in the area, but that doesn’t change their record. Head coach Mike Byus has been happy with some aspects of his team—such as the play of seniors Thomas Huntley and Ryan Sykes. But other areas… lack of mental focus, penalties…