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Teaching character not just wins

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Lincolnton’s head JV coach John Cloninger III is hoping to teach far more important things than wins and losses as he heads into another season next year. While preparing young players for the varsity level is perhaps the main goal of a JV coach, Cloninger uses the concept of team,…

Returning to the Promise Land?

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Many believed the North Lincoln Lady Knights wouldn’t experience much success in 2A softball. Many have, so far, been wrong. Beginning the season with a 5-1, 2-0 mark and a win over 4A Ashbrook to their credit, the Lady Knights are proving naysayers wrong each time they take the field.…

Now that’s a Top Dawg

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Mustangs finish second

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The Green Wave of Ashbrook won Thursday’s track meet with 118 points. East Lincoln finished second with 80 points followed by East Gaston (72), Crest (43) and South Point (31). Top performers for the Mustangs were: Thomas Huntley who high jumped 6-foot-8 and triple jumped 41’9,” Brad Popple, who ran…

Wolves outlast Vikings for SP victory

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It’s not often a team commits eight errors in a baseball game and win, but it’s also not a common occurrence to see that same team crank out 16 hits. That’s exactly what happened Friday as Lincolnton outlasted South Iredell 9-8 in nine innings. Jon Kuster doubled in the top…

Tough Rhode for the Mustangs

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Each time junior pitcher Ryan Rhodes takes the mound something special can happen. Just ask the East Lincoln Mustangs. The righthander threw a complete game, two-hitter in leading the West Lincoln to a 6-2 win. The win was Rhodes second of the season against one loss. In the stellar pitching…

Sports Briefs

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Lincoln Flight The Lincoln Flight Girls Basketball Club, an 11-and-under- AAU team, is currently holding tryouts. Players with advanced skills who were 11-year-old or younger on Dec. 31, 2005 are eligible. For more information, please contact Les Canipe at (704)-732-5617. Copperheads need to fill one roster spot The Carolina Copperheads…

Special Olympic victors

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Winners

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WLON-WCSL Champs

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