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Lady Wolves assured piece, Mustangs win The Lincolnton Lady Wolves assured themselves atleast a piece of the Midwest 2A tennis crown beating Bandys 8-1 on Tuesday. With the win, the Lady Wolves clinched the league’s No. 1 berth in the dual team playoffs. No. 1 seed Shawn Kindley defeated Veronica…

Mustangs ready for Berry

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The East Lincoln Mustangs enter Friday’s game against Berry Academy with both trying to crawl their way out of the cellar of the Big South 3A Conference. The Mustangs have had good passing games and at times ran the ball well, but turnovers have offset a strong defensive performance. Offense…

Rebels to face Devils

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It’s not a must-win game for the West Lincoln Rebels, but it certainly is a needed win as they meet the Newton-Conover Red Devils Friday night. Rebels’ head coach Butch Parker understands how important the game is. “It’s a critical game and a winnable game. They platoon but we’re pretty…

Wolves look for third Midwest win

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Lincolnton squares off against Bunker Hill’s potent offensive attack Quarterback Mardriekus Mayfield made quite a splash at Homecoming for the Lincolnton Wolves. The freshman QB threw for 187 yards and three touchdowns, but he won’t be the main man in the huddle on Friday night against the Bunker Hill Bears…

2004 Hall of Fame class includes 10 inductees

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Richard K. Smith, who coached the Lincolnton Wolves to their only state football championship in 1993, heads a list of 10 inductees into the 2004 class of the Lincoln County Sports Hall of Fame. The newest additions will be enshrined in the annual banquet Nov. 13 at the James Warren…

Sports Briefs

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Bess finishes second The Lenoir-Rhyne College Men’s Cross Country Team won the NCAA Division II race Saturday morning at The Citadel Invitational in Charleston, S.C. The squad placed first out of seven NCAA Division II teams. Perrell Bess, a former Lincolnton High School runner, was the Bears’ No. 2 competitor,…

Jackets defeat Knights

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Bessemer City running back Shane Whitlock had a record-breaking night against the North Lincoln Knights, leading the Yellow Jackets to a 48-22 victory. The Knights jumped out with an 8-6 lead after sophomore quarterback Trent Hopkins connected with Devin Borders for a 65-yard touchdown. Whitlock scored on a 49-yard run…

Bears spoil Rebels` homecoming

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Vale—On homecoming night at Douglas C. Leonhardt Memorial Stadium, the West Lincoln Rebels faced the Bunker Hill Bears. Both teams were looking for their first conference win. The Bears won a hard fought game 29-20 in front of another large home crowd. Bunker Hill used a strong running game, lead…

QB Mayfield chases away Trojans

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On homecoming night at Lincolnton High School, it was a new kid on the block that everyone will remember. Freshman quarterback Mardriekus Mayfield completed his first six passes, including three for touchdowns, en route to a 26-14 win over the Chase Trojans at Battleground Memorial Stadium. Mayfield, just called up…

Ingram rushes the Wildcats past Burns

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The Lincolnton Wildcats continue their winning ways beating Burns 34-6 on Wednesday. The Wildcats led 22-0 at the half behind the strong rushing of Jonathan Ingram who rushed for over 100 yards for the fifth consecutive game. Ingram had two touchdowns against Burns as well as two two-point conversions. He…