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Powell dominant for Devils

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The West Lincoln Rebels fell to Newton-Conover 88-54 Tuesday night. Clemson-signee Julius Powell was the main reason why. The 6’8” player had five dunks and was accurate behind the three-point arc on his way to a game-high 27 points. “He’s a great player. Obviously, he exerted himself tonight and proved…

Knights SF 1A Champs

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The North Lincoln Knights wrestling team clinched the Southern Foothills 1A Conference championship beating Hendersonville 76-4 Friday night. In just their second year, the Knights went 4-0 in the SF 1A. It was a special night, not only for the team, but for head coach Chris Falasca, who recorded his…

Knights sweeps Jackets

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The North Lincoln Knights overcame Ty Carter’s 39 points Friday to come away with a 74-69 victory. The Yellow Jackets led by seven at the halftime, but North Lincoln ran a full-court man and full-court trapping defense, which caused numerous turnovers and led to easy baskets on the offensive end.…

Rebels slide past Trojans in overtime

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The Rebels picked up their first Midwest 2A conference win of the season Friday night with an 80-76 overtime thriller over the Chase Trojans at West Lincoln. Trailing 66-62, West Lincoln`s Daniel Payseur found himself wide open underneath the basket for a layup to pull the Rebels to within two…

Wolves still in the running

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Lincolnton took its best shot against one of the Midwest 2A Conference`s elite teams Friday at home and came up short. But the Wolves and their head coach, Bob Cowie, did not spend much time dwelling on the 78-64 loss to Newton-Conover. The focus of attention turned immediately to two…

Mustangs take Wave

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The East Lincoln Mustangs won their second-straight Big South 3A game, beating the Ashbrook Green Wave 62-56 Friday. Carlos-Marquez Sykes and Darin Dellinger led the Mustangs with 14 points apiece, while Wayne White scored 13 and Jamelle Lowery netted 12 points. Lowery scored half of his points in the decisive…

West Lincoln appoints Cooke

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When Kirby Overcash left West Lincoln in the middle of the year, in favor of North Mecklenburg, principal Mitch Sherrill and athletic director Wayne Navey were left without a softball coach. A month and a half later, they have selected their replacement. Mia Cooke, who has coached at West Lincoln…

Leading By Example

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Knights dominate Highland

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The North Lincoln Knights could become Southern Foothills 1A Conference wrestling champions tonight with a home win over conference-foe Hendersonville. Wednesday, they dominated Highland Tech, winning the match 63-18. The Knights are currently undefeated, 3-0, in the SF 1A. That unblemished mark is due, in large part, to half the…

Cavaliers rout Wolves

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The Lincolnton Wolves faced the No. 2 team in the state Tuesday night in the East Rutherford Cavaliers. The result was a 79-45 drubbing. Given the Cavaliers are now 15-0 on the season; the Wolves shouldn’t be too dismayed. Lincolnton head coach Bob Cowie was pleased with his team’s effort.…