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Knights record first shutout, Beam gets first career victory

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The North Lincoln Knights have never been known for their defense. In fact, the five games they’ve won in their two-year school history have come in the form of offensive shootouts. That all changed Friday night as they recorded their first-ever shutout, beating the Bunker Hill Bears 26-0. Running back…

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…

Sports Briefs

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Sportstalk show The PC Homes “Sportstalk” show on Saturday mornings with David Keever and Mike Powell is shifting its time slot. The show, broadcast on 1050 WLON and 1590 WCSL, will move from its original 8:30 time to 9:30AM. The 90-minute weekly show will focus primarily on high school football…

North loses first match

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The North Lincoln Lady Knights dropped their first volleyball match to Kings Mountain Tuesday. The Knights fell 3-0; 25-11, 25-9 and 25-7 in varsity action. Despite the loss, North still had standouts: Chasity Morgan had eight kills, 14 blocks, two aces and one dig. Kathryn Thorne had eight kills, eight…

What a kick

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The Lincolnton Wolves’ soccer team started the season with a convincing 7-1 victory over Bandys Wednesday. Under the direction of first-year head coach Andy Grant, the Wolves dominated the shots on goal category, out shooting the Trojans 18-4. Sophomore Rodrigo Vargas paced the Wolves with four goals, while teammate Adrian…

In pursuit of the baseball dream

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(Photo left) Left-handed batter Will Fox is auditioning, at third base, for a spot on the Bulldogs’ baseball roster this summer. (Photo right) Dustin Weaver will attempt to make the Bulldogs’ roster as an outfielder after pitching for Lincolnton. Chris Dean / LTN Photo College freshmen Will Fox and Dustin…

Facing the champs

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The East Lincoln Lady Mustangs fell to defending 3A State Volleyball Champion Mooresville Monday night 3-0. Despite losing 25-15, 25-6 and 25-16, East Lincoln had a couple of standouts. Kassi Henry finished with eight kills, four digs, four blocks and one roof. Krista Abernathy had 13 assists and Brittany Lackey…