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Roundup

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Rebels down Ironmen The West Lincoln Lady Rebels swept Cherryville Tuesday, 3-0; 25-20, 25-7 and 25-11. Ashley Rhyne paced the Lady Rebels with 16 points, including one ace. Other standouts were: Elle Tallent, who had 13 points and one kill; Sarah Norman, who had three points, one ace, nine kills…

Rebels still in search of first victory

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Although it’s still early, the West Lincoln Rebels are a little disappointed after dropping two games they feel they could’ve won. Last week, the Rebels had Maiden on the ropes in the first half after running the football down the Blue Devils’ throat but whatever head coach Tom Brown said…

Second win in a roll

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The North Lincoln Knights are looking for their second straight win as the North Iredell Raiders (0-1) come to Pumpkin Center tonight. One of the top teams in the Southern Piedmon, the South Iredell Vikings, beat the Raiders 21-10 in the season opener. Offense The Knights beat Bunker Hill 27-12…

East 1-1

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Charlotte Latin beat East Lincoln in JV action Thursday night, 36-12. Preston Perry threw for both of the Mustangs’ scores with one touchdown pass going to Devin Easter and one going to Deshawn Wilson. “Charlotte Latin is a good team. They put it on us pretty good. We should learn…

Wolves improve to 3-0

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Lincolnton beat South Iredell 3-0; 25-17, 25-14 and 25-16 Tuesday afternoon to improve to 3-0 on the season. Brittney Morrow led the Lady Wolves with 23 points, while Morgan Wolf complemented her with 19 points. Other leading scorers were: Rachel Lanier, who had 12 points; Hannah Houk, who had 11…

Ironmen lose shootout to R.S., 49-32

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After Friday’s 49-32 loss to R-S Central at Rudisill Stadium, Cherryville’s coaches know where to put the emphasis in the upcoming bye week. The focus will be on the defense. Cherryville’s young and inexperienced defense (only two returning starters) was exposed to the tune of 367 yards rushing on 49…

Sports Briefs

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Sportstalk expanding Sportstalk, which airs on Saturday mornings on WLON will be expanding. The show will now air from 9-11 a.m. taking it from 90 minutes to two hours. The coverage area will also expand into Gaston and Cleveland counties, along with Lincoln Co. In addition to WLON 1050 AM,…

Preparing to meet the Blue Devils

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Lincolnton barely mustered 150 total yards versus a stingy South Point defense last Friday in a 25-15 loss at home. The Wolves will quickly need to rectify their problems moving the football as they head into Maiden Blue Devils country in what is certain to be a hostile environment. Offense…

Swarmed under by Red

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What a difference a week makes. Or maybe, it`s what a difference the South Point defense made. One week after the Wolves scored 50 points and amassed nearly 400 yards of offense against East Rutherford, Lincolnton was held to 153 yards of offense and one offensive touchdown in a 25-15…

Blue Devils outlast Rebels, 28-20

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West Lincoln came into tonight’s game at Douglas C. Leonhardt memorial field looking to improve on last week’s loss. Maiden also was looking for a win after an opening game loss by just one point. The West Lincoln offense came out in the first half and was firing on all…