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Rebels look for rebound victory

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The West Lincoln Rebels look to put last week’s 21-18 loss to Lincolnton behind them. Preparing to face a strong Bunker Hill Bears team (3-2, 0-1) will help them do so faster than normal. Offense Rebels’ head coach Butch Parker knows the Bears will make his team show they can…

Wolves poised for special night

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Homecoming is always special for high school football. Celebrating your 100 years as a high school makes it that much more special. When the Lincolnton Wolves meet the Chase Trojans this Friday, that will be the case. Offense Lincolnton is coming off a tremendous game against the West Lincoln Rebels.…

Popple finishes third, Wolves win

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The East Lincoln Mustangs competed at McAlpine Park in Charlotte in the Wendy’s Invitational. Once again, Brad Popple led the Mustangs running the meet in 16:37 good enough to take third place. The men overall placed 14th but on a more encouraging note reigning Big South 3A Conference champ Chris…

Trying to stop the bleeding

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North Lincoln looks to snap four-game losing streak on Friday The North Lincoln Knights are in dire need of a win after suffering four-straight losses. The only thing that stands in front of them is the Bessemer City Yellow Jackets who are coming off a lopsided win over Cherryville. Offense…

Mustangs will host Forestview Friday

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Coming off a 26-13 loss to the Ashbrook Green Wave, things don’t get any easier this week for the East Lincoln Mustangs as they face a very athletic Forestview team. Forestview enters the contest at 3-2 and 1-0 in the Big South 3A. East is 1-4 and 0-1 in the…

Maiden Blue Devils` first half leads to Knights` loss 55-15

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Facing the Maiden Blue Devils is difficult enough, trying to beat them while committing four turnovers in the first half is impossible. The North Lincoln Knights in their first away game of the year fell 55-15 to the Blue Devils Friday night. Tommy Henry, Maiden’s do-everything back, scored six touchdowns…

Mustangs` comeback not enough in 26-13 defeat to Wave

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In what looks to be an ongoing theme the East Lincoln Mustangs continue to deal with a turnover epidemic that has plagued them all season. This time the turnovers helped result in a 26-13 loss to Big South 3A power Ashbrook. The Mustangs had six turnovers in the game— four…

Dominating rushing leads Wolves past Rebels

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Above, Wolves’ running back Dusty Friday fights for yardage against the Rebels’ defense. Friday ended the game with 16 carries for 123 yards. Right, Will Tallent looks for a cutback lane in Friday’s game. Tallent returned from injury and rushed for 115 yards on only 11 carries. Gene Arp had…

Sports Briefs

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Friday night fishing With a five fish limit catch of 13 pounds the team of Chris Curtis of Concord and Roy Winkler from Charlotte won the Sept. 24 Friday Night Showdown Bass Tournament out of Midway Marina on Lake Norman. The team also won the Big Fish honors for the…

New offensive line coach takes control

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Ol’ Blue eyes would be proud of West Lincoln Rebels offensive line coach Mike Harrill because before he agreed to take the job he told head coach Butch Parker the only way he’d do it was if he could ‘do it my way.’ During the winter and the summer Parker…