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Brewer leads Wolves to win

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The Lincolnton Wolves’ JV team beat Bandys 26-12 Thursday night. Phil Robinson opened up the scoring for both teams with an 86-yard kickoff return to give the Wolves a 6-0 lead. Bandys answered to tie the game at 6 at the end of the first quarter. In second quarter, Jamel…

Knights hope to stop Moore

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The North Lincoln Knights (2-7, 1-4 Southern Foothills 1A) suffered a 50-14 loss at the hands of undefeated Southern Foothills’ power Polk County last week. Head coach Lonnie Custer believes the Knights could have been more competitive, but failed to take advantage of their opportunities. Illustrating his point, North Lincoln…

Wolves ready for Trojans

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The Lincolnton Wolves (6-3, 4-1 Midwest 2A) received an outstanding defensive performance against Shelby the No. 1 team in the state last week in a tough 7-0 loss. The question this week will be how they will respond coming off such an emotional loss. X-Factor Wolves’ head coach Scott Cloninger…

Rebels end brutal three-game stretch

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With Halloween this coming weekend, West Lincoln Rebels’ head coach Butch Parker believes his team has been on their own ‘haunted trail.’ The Rebels will end a brutal three-game stretch, that Parker calls the trifecta of terror, that consist of playing Shelby, Bandys and East Rutherford in consecutive weeks. X-Factor…

East has `nothing to lose` vs. Warriors

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With their 3A State Playoff chances pretty much fallen by the wayside, East Lincoln’s head coach Matt Rikard believes his team has nothing to lose by taking chances against the East Gaston Warriors. X-Factor “We don’t have anything to lose. We’re going to throw everything we got at them. We’re…

Lady Wolves slip by Ashe County

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The Lincolnton Lady Wolves advanced in the second round of the Dual Team State Playoffs Tuesday with a hard-fought 5-3 victory over Ashe Co. Due to rain, the match was moved to Hibriten. The change in location did not however change the Wolves’ desire to win. No. 1 seed Shawn…

All Conference Runners

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Rebel runners, Left to right, that garnered Midwest 2A All-Conference selections were John Harkey, Chris Angle, Brittany Beeker and Kelly Pittman. Beeker won the Midwest 2A Cross Country meet for the second consecutive year. Contributed Photo…

Spade and Trojans rush past Rebels to ruin senior night

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A controversial call and two turnovers turned a competitive game into a route and put a damper on Senior Night at West Lincoln. Bandys scored 21 points in the decisive second quarter on its way to a 38-7 victory over the Rebels Friday night at Douglas C. Leonhardt Stadium. Senior…

Huskies` Hunnicutt spoils Mustangs` homecoming

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The East Lincoln Mustangs’ homecoming game against Hunter Huss was a microcosm of their ‘oh so close’ season. Huskies’ sophomore running back Austin Honeycutt scored a two-yard touchdown with less than 20 seconds left giving them a 14-7 victory and ruining the Mustangs’ homecoming. The Mustangs’ defense, once again, put…

Wolves` defense strong, Lions still win

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SHELBY– The Golden Lions of Shelby took over sole possession of first place in the Midwest 2A conference Friday night with a hard fought 7-0 victory over the Lincolnton Wolves at Blanton Stadium. The opening plays from scrimmage set the tone for the night, that this was going to be…