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Wolves nip South Iredell in opener

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LINCOLNTON — Tuesday meant the 1A/2A Southern Piedmont Conference was getting kicked off on the hardwood as Lincolnton’s varsity boys and girls basketball teams hosted South Iredell, each winning very narrow victories. The boy’s team won 59-54 while the girls edged out a 26-19 victory. Varsity boys LHS 59, SI…

Jackass event raises $400

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PUMPKIN CENTER — I’ll be the first to admit to that the economy is getting bad, but I never thought I’d see the day when donkeys play basketball. However, that’s exactly what I witnessed Monday night at North Lincoln High School. No it’s not a bad joke. And yes I…

Local wrestlers finish second

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On November 22 several Lincoln County wrestlers ranging in age from 4-years-old to 10 traveled to Fayetteville, North Carolina to compete in the National Elementary Folkstyle Duals wrestling tournament. The Western NC Grapplers, which had a variety of wrestlers from across North Carolina, including Lincolnton, Spruce Pine, Lenoir, Cherokee and…

Former Wolf honored

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ST. PAUL, Minn. — Bemidji State University cornerback Terrell Phelps (Sr., Lincolnton) has been named First-team Daktronics, Inc. Super Region No. 3, as announced today by the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference. Phelps was one of eight players hailing for the NSIC to be named first-team All-Super Region and anchored the…

Sports Roundup

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Basketball Varsity girls NL 68, BC 39 Lainey Livernois and Nicole Paysour combined 25 points while Sydney Wilkinson had 12 rebounds in the North Lincoln Lady Knight basketball teams’ first conference win of the season Tuesday. North Lincoln 21 17 9 21 -68 Bessemer City 7 12 12 8 -39…

Sports Briefs

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Playoff tickets Tickets for Friday’s football game between East Lincoln and East Henderson will be on sale at the school for $7 presale and $8 a ticket at the gate. Please call the school for more information. Basketball Mini-Camp East Lincoln High School’s Boys Basketball team will be hosting a…

Wilson, defense cruise past Trojans

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DENVER — Junior East Lincoln quarterback Josh Wilson threw for 171 yards and rushed for 90 while the Mustangs defense made four interceptions as they defeated Bandys 37-20 in the third round of the 2AA West playoffs on Friday. “I just felt good about getting back into the quarterback position,”…

Sports Briefs

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Playoff tickets Tickets for Friday’s football game between East Lincoln and East Henderson will be on sale at the school for $7 presale and $8 a ticket at the gate. Please call the school for more information. Donkey basketball today North Lincoln High School will be having a Donkey basketball…

Lincolnton girls hoops aiming high

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LINCOLNTON — After a dismal first-round playoff exit last season, the Lincolnton Lady Wolves basketball team and head coach Jimmy Carr are hoping to right the ship this year. “We always stress the fundamentals because we always feel like we can better,” Carr said. “If you want to be a…

Locals cheer to nation-als

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The North Lake Knights Peewee Cheerleaders took second place Nov. 2 in a competition at RS Central High School in Rutherfordton, qualifying them for a national cheerleading competition. The Knights will be competing Dec. 13 at the Amway Arena in Orlando, Fla. The cheerleaders have been working hard and are…