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Cardinals finish on high note

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The Lincoln County Cardinal fall baseball team finished out the season winning the National Invitational Tournament, the Halloween Challenge, recently in Charlotte, N.C. Team members are back row, left to right, Chris Hogue, T.J. Chapman, Corey Walton, Will Fox, Shane Brackett, Matt Kuster, Alex Loftin, Mitchell Lynch and Aaron Price.…

Johnson era begins at North

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The North Lincoln Knights have already matched their season win total from last year with their 77-74 seasoning opening win versus West Lincoln. Head coach David Johnson hopes that win will serve as a springboard to a season of success. The Knights have six returnees: Kenny Bethea, Alex Loftin, Trishtan…

Rebels have high hopes in `04

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With only one game behind them, it’s too early to tell how the West Lincoln Rebels will fare this season. The team, under the direction of second-year coach Chad Wright, is largely inexperienced with only five players that played varsity last season. Gene Arp, Taylor Woodie, Ryan Huffman, Josh Fisher…

Wolves hope for different result

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The Lincolnton Wolves will travel to Forest City to take on the East Rutherford Cavaliers tonight. The Cavs soundly beat the Wolves 35-6 on Nov. 5th. Zack Gibson hopes to lead the Wolves to victory after a huge upset at Red Springs. Joseph Brymer / LTN Photo…

Rebels pin the Patriots

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The West Lincoln wrestling team began its season at home on Tuesday night with a win. Coach Butch Ross and his wrestlers defeated the Freedom Patriots 42 – 28 in their season opener. After falling behind 16 – 9 early, the team pulled together to secure their win. Dustin Hester,…

Knights take season openers

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The North Lincoln Knights won their home season opener Tuesday night beating the West Lincoln Rebels 77-74. Using an aggressive match-up zone and West Lincoln first-game jitters the Knights jumped out to an early 11-4 lead midway through the first quarter. Junior Tristan Johnson paced the Knights with 23 points—with…

Wolves eager for Cavs` rematch

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The Lincolnton Wolves will square off against a familiar Midwest 2A Conference foe– the East Rutherford Cavaliers. This time though will carry even larger stakes than conference position as they visit Forest City for a second round 2A State Playoff game. The Wolves lost to the Cavaliers 35-6 a couple…

Knights season ends at Rams` hands

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The North Lincoln Knights were down 7-6 at halftime. Unfortunately for the 150 plus fans that traveled to Starmount on Saturday, injuries derailed their Cinderella story with the Rams winning the first round of the 1AA Playoffs 56-20. Injuries to David Bora and Casey Woodie, were exploited by the Rams…

Ten inducted into Lincoln County Hall of Fame

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Lee Boyd weighed all of 90 pounds soaking wet when he was a student at Lincolnton High School in the 1950s. As he said Saturday night, Boyd was “not big enough for football, not tall enough for basketball, and not good enough for baseball.” That left boxing, and Boyd became…

Inspired effort leads Wolves into 2nd round

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Above, junior wide receiver Shane Faw looks for a running lane after hauling in a 27-yard reception against the Red Devils Friday night. Faw was joined by many underclassmen teammates to lead Lincolnton to a big upset win in the first round of the 2A State Playoffs. Right, three-year starting…