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No repeat here: Lady Knights win Peoples Bank Clash

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When Beth Pittman gave the West Lincoln Lady Rebels an 11-point lead with 1:52 remaining in the third, it appeared they would repeat as Peoples Bank Holiday Clash champions. But North Lincoln Lady Knights had other plans as they rallied for a 59-55 win Friday night. Senior Kayla Alexander hit…

Getty`s 3-pointer sinks Knights

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Scotty Gettys had never hit a game-winning shot in his basketball career. But that changed in a big way in the first round of the Peoples Bank Holiday Clash Thursday night. With his Bessemer City Yellow Jackets trailing by one point, Gettys made a fadeaway 3-pointer with 3.5 seconds left…

Ramseur lifts Wolves into title game

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It didn’t take long to see that Bob Cowie’s message to his Lincolnton Wolves sunk in. Lincolnton opened the second half versus West Lincoln with a 12-2 run en route to outscoring the Rebels 23-8 in the third quarter. The lopsided third allowed the Wolves (2-4) to seize control of…

Lady Rebels roll

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West Lincoln showed its a team on a mission to repeat as Peoples Bank Holiday Clash champions with a 58-36 victory over Lincolnton Thursday afternoon. Kayda Caldwell and Beth Pittman shared team-high honors with 16 points apiece, while Jordan Gantt scored eight off the bench after Sarah Norman got into…

Lady Knights in finals

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Ashley Thackeray continues to add double-doubles to her resume for North Lincoln. The 6-foot-junior scored 24 points and had 15 rebounds in a 67-34 victory over Bessemer City Thursday night in the first round of the Peoples Bank Holiday Clash. “She took control of the middle. I’m tickled to death…

Host Mustangs advance

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The host East Lincoln Mustangs beat Mooresville in the first round of the First Charter Holiday Classic Thursday night 48-41. Navy-signee Alex Newsome paced the Mustangs with 16 points, while junior Keith Rendleman complemented him with 15 of his own. Wes Glover chipped in seven in the win. Lamario Johnson…

Peoples Bank tournament returns to North Lincoln in fifth year

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Although it may not seem like it, when the Peoples Bank Holiday Clash opens play tomorrow at North Lincoln, it will be for the fifth go around. On the women’s side, West Lincoln, which is coached by Tom Sain, will look to defend its title against North Lincoln, Lincolnton and…

King David

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Back-to-back champs

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Wyatt breaks silence, talks about past

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Although it’s been over a decade since his high school football career came to an abrupt end, Anwar Wyatt still thinks about what could’ve been. With that being said, he wishes he could do one thing differently and is not bitter about how it all played out. “I would’ve sat…