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SPC tourney concludes Day 1 play

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PUMPKIN CENTER — The first day of the 1A/2A Southern Piedmont Conference tennis tournament competition was completed Wednesday and play wraps up today as several local athletes will battle for a shot at advancing to regional play. “I think the coaches did a good job of splitting up singles and…

Mustangs’ offense sets tempo for win

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If the college football Game Day commercial rings true for high school football, then some teams still have work to do while others are sitting pretty. The commercial shows an underdog team and then displays the wording, “Every week can change a season.” Only two weeks into Southern Piedmont Conference…

Mustangs’ offense explodes

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DENVER — A high ankle sprain to East Lincoln starting quarterback Josh Wilson gave Preston Perry a chance to shine, and the junior backup took advantage of the opportunity as the Mustangs rolled to a 49-14 victory Friday night against Lincolnton. “You know you’ve done something good when you can…

Vikings shutout West Lincoln 44-0

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SOUTH IREDELL —West Lincoln ran into a brick wall Friday night at South Iredell as the Vikings registered a 44-0 shutout over the Rebels in an SPC contest. The Vikings (3-4, 1-1) held the Rebels to just 191 yards total offense including zero passing yards. Sophomore running back Kyle Arias…

Yellow Jackets upset bid prevented by

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BESSEMER CITY – There’s no need for Matt Beam to quit his day job as head coach of the North Lincoln football team. But if he does, he may try his hand at screenwriting because it sure looks like he has a hit on his hands —“The Kenny Raymer Show.”…

Roundup

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Football Pirates win The Lincoln County Pirates PeeWee football earned a close 19 -13 victory Saturday. Key performers were quarterback Corey Smith who had a touchdown and an interception. Running back Daniel Davila had a touchdown and many jarring hits on defense while running back. D.J. Cuningham added a touchdown…

Sports Briefs

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Charity tourney There will be a charity beach volleyball tournament on Saturday, October 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to help the Crossnore School, a children’s home in the North Carolina mountains. Teams will be composed of four people and at least one team member is required to be…

B.R.A.K.E.S. hosts first teen Pro-active Driving School

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LINCOLNTON —B.R.A.K.E.S., the charity organization founded by NHRA drag racer Doug Herbert in memory of his two sons, will hold its first Teen Pro-Active Driving School on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2008, at zMAX Dragway. The VIP, invite-only event is intended to showcase the program to members of the media and…

Sports Briefs

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NLHS golf tourney The North Lincoln High baseball team will host the fourth annual “Fore the Love of Baseball” golf tournament fundraiser on October 4 at the Westport Golf Course in Denver, North Carolina. The money raised will be used to purchase essential items needed for the team. Registration begins…

Mustangs win SPC tennis title

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The East Lincoln Lady Mustangs tennis team won its third consecutive 1A/2A Southern Piedmont Conference title Thursday with a 9-0 defeat of South Iredell at home. “I just want to congratulate the girls,” East Lincoln head coach Chip Ashley said. “They’ve worked really hard and done everything I’ve asked them…