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Rebels` Rojo wins state title

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This weekend, Lincoln County had six wrestlers place in the top six in the state and one team to claim second at the North Carolina Individual State Wrestling Tournament at Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Antonio Rojo became West Lincoln’s second state wrestling champion at the 275-pound weight class. He…

Chiefs regular season champs

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The West Lincoln Middle School Lady Chiefs beat Kings Mountain 33-25 on Wednesday completing their undefeated regular season. Kayda Caldwell led West Lincoln with 14 points. Whitney Ellis contributed eight points, while Nicki Walker scored six. Beth Pittman chipped in with five points. The Chiefs finished with a 14-0 record…

Slipper fits for the Knights

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North Lincoln has come a long way from 1-23. The Knights, who won one game last year in their first year as a program, will play Maiden tonight at 8 at home in the championship game of the Southern Foothills 1A Conference tournament. In the upset of the tournament so…

Land feels at home on water

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One cast at a time Obey Land chases his dream of being a professional angler. Since the age of five, he’s fished lakes in his home state of Alabama, the Carolinas and in Georgia. At an age where most boys are too busy chasing girls, he hit the lake participating…

Rebels at State

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The West Lincoln Rebels did something they’ve never done in the school’s stellar wrestling history. With eight wrestlers participating in the 1A/2A Wrestling Tournament, West has the most state qualifiers ever. Until this year, the most was seven wrestlers done in 2000 and in 2003. John Harkey (103), Jeremy Pearson…

Warriors down Mustangs

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The East Lincoln Mustangs looked to upset top-seeded East Gaston Thursday night in the Big South 3A’s Conference Tournament semi-final. The warriors were just too much pulling away for a 67-47 victory. Due to Hunter Huss falling to North Gaston 80-76, the Huskies will now face East Lincoln Friday night…

North makes quite a splash in year two

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The North Lincoln Knights’ swimming program is off to a fast start under head coach Libby Fletcher. Last season, the swim team struggled to fill events, this season they were conference champions. Aiding the Knights along the way was the fact they had 32 swimmers, which is exactly double the…

Knights avenge Polk loss

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A week after losing 77-62 to Polk Co., the North Lincoln Knights avenged that loss with a convincing 67-42 victory over the Wolverines in the first round of the Southern Foothills Conference Tournament. The win was huge when it comes to the ‘c’ word due to the fact the Knights…

Rebels` season ends

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The East Rutherford Cavaliers showed why they are the fourth-ranked team in 2A basketball, easily handling the West Lincoln Rebels a 94-45 loss in the first round of the Midwest 2A Tournament. “Everybody knows the caliber of team they are. They normally shoot the ball extremely well at their place…

Mustangs advance to next round

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After serving as cellar dwellers the last two years, the East Lincoln Mustangs are a step closer to qualifying for the 3A State Basketball Playoffs after beating the Forestview Jaguars 51-46 Tuesday night in the opening round of the Big South 3A Conference Tournament. The staple of East Lincoln’s team…