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Turnovers doom Rebels

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n Friday night the West Lincoln Rebels traveled down to Bessemer City to take on the Yellow Jackets with both teams looking for their first conference win. In a game that saw a total of seven turnovers, the Rebels came out on the short end of the stick, 18-12. As…

Vikings stun Knights, Thwaites runs wild

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STATESVILLE – After Friday night`s game at South Iredell, North Lincoln coach Matt Beam understandably had little to say. He didn`t have to say much though – his team`s actions on the field told the story of the game. Steamrolling through the competition the past six weeks with six convincing…

Herbert bows out in semis

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RICHMOND, Va.– Doug Herbert and the Snap-on Tools team made their third semifinal appearance of the season this weekend at the 2nd annual Torco Racing Fuels Nationals. The first round of racing action pitted Herbert against Hillary Will. After leaving the starting line at almost the exact same moment, Herbert…

Closing in on perfection

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The East Lincoln Lady Mustangs stayed perfect in the Southern Piedmont with a 3-1; 25-18, 23-25, 25-16 and 25-23 victory over county rival West Lincoln Thursday in Denver. With the win, the Lady Mustangs up their record to 15-3 and 12-0 in the conference led by Lindsy Wright and Lauren…

East Lincoln takes cross country meet

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East Lincoln owned the pre-conference cross country meet Tuesday at Highland Park. On the men’s side, the Mustangs edged out West Lincoln 33 to 45 followed by Lincolnton, which came in third with 113. Highland Tech was fourth with 123. Cherryville was fifth with 134. North Lincoln was sixth with…

Another Knights’ victim?

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North Lincoln couldn’t be more pleased with its start to the season. At 6-1 and 2-0 in the Southern Piedmont, the Knights are on a perch looking down at the other six teams. But head coach Matt Beam knows the success they’ve experienced up to this point in the season…

Searching for first victory

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With the East Lincoln Mustangs dropping their first two games in the Southern Piedmont, they just want to get back on the winning track tonight. While head coach Mike Byus insists his team doesn’t care about revenge, the Mustangs would like nothing more than to pick up their first conference…

Can Rebels contain Yellow jackets’ speed?

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West Lincoln was ahead 19-7 in the second quarter before watching South Iredell come back in the second half and spoil homecoming with a 28-25 victory. After losing four games by eight points or less, Rebels head coach Mark Hoover is at a loss as to why his team can’t…

Mosteller`s big day!

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Sports Briefs

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Ninth Annual Brookins’ golf tourney coming up The Ninth Annual Jonathan Brookins’ Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament will be held Oct. 8 at Verdict Ridge Country Club. Registration will begin at 10:30 a.m. followed by lunch at 11 with a shotgun start of noon. The entry fee is $400 per team.…