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Mustangs net victory over Wolves

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Tuesday marked the coaching debut of new East Lincoln head volleyball Stacey Buchanan and the second consecutive conference loss for the Lady Wolves, as East Lincoln defeated Lincolnton 3-1; 18-25, 25-21, 25-19 and 25-19. “It feels good to win,” Buchanan said. “I think we had the nervous jitters with the…

Wright earns honor after performance

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In celebration of football season, the Lincoln Times-News sports staff will pick a Lincoln County football athlete from one of the four county schools each week. This week’s featured athlete is senior Jordan Wright of the 2A state champion Lincolnton Wolves. Wright caught four passes for 108 yards in Week…

Roundup

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Soccer Ashbrook 6, Lincolnton Lincolnton lost 6-0 at Ashbrook on Monday. They will travel to take on South Point (2-2) today at 6:30 p.m. Bandys 2, NL 0 Bandys varsity soccer defeated North Lincoln 2-0 last Thursday. The Knights are now 0-2 on the season. The jayvee team tied 3-3.…

Roundup

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Soccer Lincolnton 6, HH 1 Lincolnton defeated Hunter Huss Saturday for fifth place in their first appearance in the Gaston Gazette Cup. Goals were scored by Carmelo Trejo, Moises Pena, Juan Pena (2), Jorge Rosales, and Steven Arias. Wolves head coach Ian Meeks said Martin Pena has been playing very…

Wolves roll to 35-7 victory in opener

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The 2008 version of Lincolnton Wolves football picked right up where the 2007 2A state championship team left off, winning its 12th game in a row dating back to last season. Sophomore quarterback Brandon Wilson passed for 177 yards and a touchdown Friday night as the Wolves defeated East Rutherford…

Rebels lose 43-14 in Latham’s debut

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VALE – The Mark Latham era at West Lincoln started off with a bang for the Rebels, but it didn’t last long as the Indians of St. Stephens spoiled the home debut of Latham and the Rebels with a 43-14 win. After taking the field in a new look uniform,…

Late FG defeats Knights

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PUMPKIN CENTER —Lake Norman Wildcat senior place-kicker Sully Shidler connected on a 37-yard field goal with 35 seconds left that proved to be the difference in a 12-10 victory for Lake Norman over the North Lincoln Knights at ‘The Dungeon’ at North Lincoln High School Friday. “We didn’t give up…

Newton-Conover wins rematch 37-10 over Mustangs

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NEWTON — Newton-Conover forced six turnovers and overpowered visiting East Lincoln, 37-10, in the season opener for both teams Friday. East Lincoln (0-1) outgained the Red Devils 363-305 but reached the end zone only once in a rematch of last year’s 2A state quarterfinal won by the Mustangs in overtime.…

Wolves lose at home to Draughn

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The Lincolnton Lady Wolves were served their first loss of the new 2008-09 volleyball campaign, losing 3-1 (4-25, 16-25, 25-21, 22-25) against new Southern Piedmont Conference foe Draughn Thursday at home. “We just took them a little light,” Lincolnton volleyball head coach Butch Richardson said. “We didn’t come ready to…

Sports Briefs

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LHS sports tickets Season tickets for all sports at Lincolnton High School are now on sale at two locations, The Drug Store and Kate McCalls. Football season tickets are $25 and all sports passes, which include every home game, are $75. For more information call (704) 735-3089. WLHS golf Any…