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Ross picks up 300th career win

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When anyone thinks West Lincoln wrestling, they think Butch Ross. The longtime coach of the Rebels picked up his 300th career coaching victory at the Brutal Clash in Marion, Virginia—a tournament his team won two weekends ago. In typical Ross fashion, he chose to deflect the credit. “Three-hundred wins say…

Pirtle named all-tourney

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While the varsity team was playing host to the Peoples Bank Holiday Clash, North Lincoln’s JV basketball team was participating in the Suntrust Holiday Classic. In round one, the Knights rallied from five points down in the final 50 seconds to beat Forsyth Country 45-44. Mitchell Gates made back-to-back baskets…

Jackets suffer first loss at the hands of Ramseur and Wolves

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One night after surviving host North Lincoln with a buzzer beater, the Lincolnton Wolves handed Bessemer City its first loss of the season in the Peoples Bank Holiday Clash championship. After giving his team a one-point lead with just over two minutes remaining, senior guard Caleb Ramseur put the Wolves…

Mustangs finish third

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The host East Lincoln Mustangs may not have won the First Charter Holiday Classic held Thursday through Saturday, but they still had a solid showing. Friday, the Mustangs fell to No. 1 seed Ardrey Kell 70-62 despite big nights from the ‘twin towers.’ Junior Keith Rendleman scored 23 points and…

No repeat here: Lady Knights win Peoples Bank Clash

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When Beth Pittman gave the West Lincoln Lady Rebels an 11-point lead with 1:52 remaining in the third, it appeared they would repeat as Peoples Bank Holiday Clash champions. But North Lincoln Lady Knights had other plans as they rallied for a 59-55 win Friday night. Senior Kayla Alexander hit…

Getty`s 3-pointer sinks Knights

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Scotty Gettys had never hit a game-winning shot in his basketball career. But that changed in a big way in the first round of the Peoples Bank Holiday Clash Thursday night. With his Bessemer City Yellow Jackets trailing by one point, Gettys made a fadeaway 3-pointer with 3.5 seconds left…

Ramseur lifts Wolves into title game

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It didn’t take long to see that Bob Cowie’s message to his Lincolnton Wolves sunk in. Lincolnton opened the second half versus West Lincoln with a 12-2 run en route to outscoring the Rebels 23-8 in the third quarter. The lopsided third allowed the Wolves (2-4) to seize control of…

Lady Rebels roll

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West Lincoln showed its a team on a mission to repeat as Peoples Bank Holiday Clash champions with a 58-36 victory over Lincolnton Thursday afternoon. Kayda Caldwell and Beth Pittman shared team-high honors with 16 points apiece, while Jordan Gantt scored eight off the bench after Sarah Norman got into…

Lady Knights in finals

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Ashley Thackeray continues to add double-doubles to her resume for North Lincoln. The 6-foot-junior scored 24 points and had 15 rebounds in a 67-34 victory over Bessemer City Thursday night in the first round of the Peoples Bank Holiday Clash. “She took control of the middle. I’m tickled to death…

Host Mustangs advance

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The host East Lincoln Mustangs beat Mooresville in the first round of the First Charter Holiday Classic Thursday night 48-41. Navy-signee Alex Newsome paced the Mustangs with 16 points, while junior Keith Rendleman complemented him with 15 of his own. Wes Glover chipped in seven in the win. Lamario Johnson…