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Some teams rolling while others searching for answers

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As the season begins to close, rivals and conference foes face one another in crucial matches down the stretch. East Lincoln (8-1, 4-0) will face Southern Piedmont Conference foe and rival West Lincoln (1-8, 0-4) in a crucial game for both teams. The Rebels will host the current SPC leader…

Locals earn HOF call

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The Lincoln County Sports Hall of Fame Banquet will be 6 p.m. Nov. 1 at the James W. Warren Citizens Center. The event will feature many familiar faces from both the past and the present. Eight members will be inducted, including Bill Abernethy, Scott Cloninger, Maebelle Aderholt Earnhardt, Jerry Gates,…

Sports Roundup

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JV Football Lincolnton 19, BC 0 The Lincolnton junior varsity team shutout Bessemer City 19-0 Thursday at home. Jalen Littlejohn put the JV Wolves on the scoreboard with an 8-yard TD run in the first quarter giving Lincolnton a 7-0 lead. Drake Henry added a 2-yard score on the ground…

Knights nipped 6-0

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They had to deal with poor conditions, injuries and an ailing offense, but North Lincoln head coach Matt Beam and the Knights aren’t making excuses for their 6-0 loss to non-conference opponent Northern Guilford last Friday. “This was a type of game and caliber of team that you’re going to…

Lady Eagles finish second

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DENVER — The Lincoln Charter High School volleyball team finished second in its first year in the new Piedmont Athletic Conference and second in the conference tournament. The Lady Eagles (12-7, 10-4) will only lose three seniors next year, including two starters. Seniors are Brittany Berryhill and twin sisters Brittany…

County teams make early exit

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All four Lincoln County high school volleyball teams earned a playoff spot, and unfortantely all four were knocked out in the first round. It was a great season for all four county schools as East and West Lincoln each went through coaching changes but both made the playoffs. West Lincoln…

Sportts Roundup

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Golf Tobey advances to state East Lincoln sophomore Mattie Tobey shot an 81 and placed fifth out of 95 players Tuesday at the 2A West regional golf tournament. She will go on to play in the state tournament in Pinehurst next Monday and Tuesday. Tobey was the only Lincoln County…

Local travel team wins tournament

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JV Wolves win conference title

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The Lincolnton junior varsity volleyball team continues to have great success. The future is bright for these young ladies and the varsity team will have something to look forward to for years to come if the recent results continue. Last Wednesday, the JV Wolves captured their second consecutive Southern Piedmont…

North defeats West 3-1

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PUMPKIN CENTER — Both the North Lincoln Knights and West Lincoln Rebels varsity soccer teams have improved as the two met at North Lincoln High School Monday. The Knights came away with a 3-1 victory. “I think we’re very close to being where we want to be, but the little…