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Upperclassmen take responsibility

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With two games remaining for most teams, victory is the only answer. Some teams are sitting in the driver’s seat while others are trying to collect as many victories as possible. Most teams are fighting for their playoff lives, but all are playing for respect. Last week’s Lincoln County teams…

Sports Roundup

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Golf The West Lincoln High Sports Boosters Captain’s Choice Golf Tournament was won by Sam Anthony, David Anthony, Michael Anthony and Charlie Anthony with a score of 55.…

Seniors lead the way to 45-19 win

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PUMPKIN CENTER — It was a special night for the North Lincoln football seniors who possibly played their last home game of the season at “The Dungeon” Friday night as they defeated rival West Lincoln 45-19. Twenty-three seniors led the Knights (7-3, 4-1) to an important victory that keeps North…

Wolves eye forward progress with victory

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CHERRYVILLE — Lincolnton coach Scott Cloninger sent a fashion statement to the Wolves Friday night. Still smarting from Monday night’s surprise loss to Bessemer City, Cloninger pulled out some old practice pants and jerseys and ordered his players to wear them as game uniforms against Cherryville. “I was mad at…

Eight inductees enter sports HOF

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They were athletes, coaches, role-models and heroes. But most of all the eight people inducted into the Lincoln County Sports Hall of Fame banquet on Saturday are all winners. Scott Cloninger, Maebelle Aderholt Earnhardt, Ryan Shelton, Jerry and Terry Gates, Bill Abernathy Maurice Moore and Butch Ross are not winners…

Teams place in top 10

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CLEMMONS — Both the Lincolnton girls and East Lincoln boys cross country teams made their marks at the 2A high school state cross country meet Saturday, as both squads finished in the top 10. Lincolnton senior Morgan Turner was Lincoln County’s top finisher as she placed sixth overall with a…

Wolves lose in OT

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The Lincolnton Wolves unfortunately suffered the same fate as the Mustangs Wednesday as they lost 2-1 in extra time to Forest Hills. The Yellow Jackets were down 1-0 at the half, but scored a goal in the second half to force extra time and then scored the game-winning goal five…

Teams look to finish strong

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As the final two weeks of regular season high school football begin to close, questions will be answered. Teams will show their true colors or fall by the wayside. Lincolnton head coach Scott Cloninger and his Wolves are expecting to get back on track after Monday’s 14-13 defeat at Bessemer…

Sports Roundup

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JV Football Wolves win 14-7 The Lincolnton JV Wolves defeated Cherryville 14-7 Thursday to move to 5-4 overall and 3-2 in conference play. In the first quarter Jonathan Sherrill scored on a 2-yard touchdown run. Jalen Littlejohn’s 4-yard TD pass to Craig Goodson in the second quarter proved to be…

Maiden native kicking the competition

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