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Wolves win 5-0 in team effort

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LINCOLNTON — The Lincolnton Wolves soccer team fought its way through the rain and past its county rival West Lincoln Wednesday in a very soggy 5-0 home win. “The kids are starting to be more positive and work together. They’re taking time to find their rhythm and are now in…

Coaches, players ready to lead team to victory

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Several teams look to get back on track while others try to keep the momentum going in another big night of Friday night football tonight. The East Lincoln Mustangs and Cherryville Ironmen will hook up in a meeting of Southern Piedmont Conference unbeatens. The Mustangs (6-1, 2-0) come into the…

East beats West

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VALE — Two of the area’s newest volleyball coaches took their game plans against one another, and East Lincoln came out on top with a 3-1 (25-19, 25-17, 23-25 and 25-13) win over rival West Lincoln Thursday. Mustang head coach Stacy Buchanan is now 2-0 in the series, but more…

Roundup

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Soccer Knights lose to Draughn The North Lincoln Knights were defeated 6-2 at home Wednesday to fall to 4-11-1 overall and 1-7-1 in conference play. Trailing 2-0 at half the Knights got a goal from sophomore Colin Bish off an Billy Seymour assist and sophomore Zach Hartman scored from 20…

Sports Briefs

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Golf event postponed The Fall Membership Golf Outing has been rescheduled due to the prediction of rain for October 9th. The new date for the outing will be Thursday, Oct. 23. The outing will still be held at Verdict Ridge Country Club. Check in will be at 10 a.m., lunch…

2008 SPC all-conference golf team

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Knights remained poised

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PUMPKIN CENTER — The North Lincoln Lady Knights defeated Lincolnton 3-1 (25-13, 25-20, 22-25 and 25-23) Tuesday to stay on par with their goal to have a shot at winning a conference championship. “This is a game we had to win because if we’re going to stay co-conference champs right…

Iromen edge out Rams 42-35 in OT

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CHERRYVILLE — It was the game that never would end. In a wild, three-hour shootout on homecoming night at Rudisill Stadium, Cherryville outlasted Highland Tech 42-35 in overtime. Thomas Bess completed a 15-yard touchdown pass to Terry Whisnant on a slant route on Cherryville’s first overtime possession. Geraldo Salazar kicked…

Alltel car will pit stop in Denver

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DENVER — This week, race fans in Denver, North Carolina will have the opportunity to test their pit crew skills on an authentic racecar. Alltel Wireless, America’s largest network, announced today that a replica of the No. 12 Alltel Dodge Charger, driven by 2008 Daytona 500 Champion Ryan Newman, will…

Mustangs golf swings way to title

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LINCOLNTON — Even on her worst day, East Lincoln sophomore Mattie Tobey shot well enough to finish second in the Southern Piedmont Conference tournament and help her team win the SPC crown Monday at the Lincoln Country Club. “If I had to sum it up with one word, it was…