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Robinson fends off White at East Lincoln Speedway

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STANLEY — Bryan Robinson (Gastonia) held off 14th place starter Ronnie White (Charlotte) in a frantic last lap shootout to win Saturday night’s Late Model Modified-Sportsman race at East Lincoln Speedway. It was the first victory of the season for the division’s 2005 track champion. Pole-starter Jeff Mundweiler (Statesville) took…

Denver Dazzle 14U wins first place

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Mustangs win home opener

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DENVER — After a disappointing loss on the road to Newton-Conover and a close win over Bandy’s last week, the East Lincoln Mustangs were happy to be home as they defeated Kennedy Charter 62-13 Thursday. The Mustangs offense, defense and even special teams played well as the boys sporting orange…

Rebels shut out 33-0

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VALE — West Lincoln came into Thursday night’s game looking to get into the win column against a very solid Fred T. Foard squad. It didn’t happen. The Rebels (0-3) fell at home 33-0. Nothing seemed to go right for West Lincoln, as the team was held to 135 yards…

Wolves fall 3-1 to rival

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Whenever Shelby and Lincolnton take the pitch in soccer it always ends in a close match. Wednesday was much of the same, as Shelby, the No. 1 team in 4A, defeated 11th -ranked 2A powerhouse Lincolnton 3-1 in extra time. “We play them hard, they play us hard,” Shelby head…

Knights, JV Wolves win

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OLIN – Kenny Raymer rushed for 116 yards and three touchdowns, including two in the fourth quarter, as North Lincoln pulled away from North Iredell to a 30-14 win Thursday. North Lincoln (2-1) led 13-7 before Raymer scored on runs of 1 and 8 yards in the final quarter to…

Angels finish as runners-up at state

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Three area teams move games to Thursday

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With Tropical Storm Hanna threatening to make its way to the Carolinas sometime late Friday or early Saturday, West Lincoln, East Lincoln and North Lincoln high schools have changed their football game to Thursday. Other tilts scheduled to be played in Gaston and Cleveland counties have also been pushed up.…

Cross country season under way

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As football season kicks off, so too does cross country as runners get set to test their inner strength and stamina. Area schools will showcase new and older runners in local competitions, as some underclassmen will move up and other upperclassmen will finish their last journey and race against the…

Raymer, Rendleman key in teams’ first win

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With the second week of football now complete, it’s time to name the Lincoln Times-News football athlete(s) of the week. This week, however, I felt it necessary to give the award to two guys who led their respective teams to their first wins of the season. The first player is…