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Wolves host Rebels in showdown

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Wolves’ junior quarterback Zack Gibson will need protection from his offensive line if he’s to be able to pick apart a stubborn West Lincoln defense. Joseph Brymer / LTN Photo For one team it’s the biggest game in nearly five years; for the other it’s business as usual. One thing…

Sports Briefs

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Advance tickets for West/Lincolnton Advance tickets for the West Lincoln/Lincolnton game will be on sale this week at Lincolnton High, West Lincoln High, Byrd`s Sundries and Lincoln Athletics. West Lincoln will have 1000 tickets for the game. There will also be a tailgate party from 4-7 p.m. Tickets for the…

Twice the loss: North defeated 40-19

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The North Lincoln Knights faced a strong fight Thursday night against the Hendersonville Bearcats. After a scoreless first quarter, Hendersonville achieved a 14-0 lead in the second, followed by an 11-yard touchdown pass to Nathan Travis to put North on the board. Falling back from an encouraging two point margin…

Cross Country — East, West tout success in county meet

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Brad Popple set a new course record and Brittany Beeker won an unprecedented fourth consecutive Lincoln County Cross Country Championship on Tuesday. Popple anchored and led the East Lincoln Mustangs’ men team to the county crown. On the women’s side, Beeker did the same guiding her West Lincoln Lady Rebels…

Mustangs` cross country looks strong

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The Mustangs drove to Canon School in Concord, North Carolina and took part in the 6th Annual Cannon School Cross Country Meet last Saturday. The result was both disappointing and exciting. The women were unable to place because two of the Lady Mustangs ran off course. Mustangs’ head coach Jeremiah…

Club Championship

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Left, Stan Goodson, the Lincoln Country Club Men’s Champion, puts the ball on hole No. 18 while Nick Baxter looks on. Left, Goodson and Club Championship runner-up Marty White are all smiles posing with their Championship trophies. Contributed photos…

Lady Rebels` and Wolves` tennis roll

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The West Lincoln Lady Rebels defeated East Gaston on Monday 8-1. West Lincoln’s No. 1 seed LeAnna Young fell to Jessica Caldwell 6-10. The Rebels’ No. 2 seed Nichol Mick beat Marie Michael 10-4. Abby Cole, the No. 3 seed for West, defeated Ashleigh Davis 10-8. The Lady Rebels’ No.…

Wildcats win streak comes to an end at 13 games

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The Lincolnton Wildcats’ 13-game winning streak came to an end Monday against the Dragons of Crest Middle losing 8-6. Crest scored on the first play of the game, but was unable to muster any points the rest of the game. The Wildcats’ lone score came via an eight-yard fumble return…

Church league champions

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The Lincoln Avenue Baptist Church men’s softball team went 19-1 in the regular season winning the regular season championship in the Boger City United Methodist Church Softball League. The also went on to win the tournament. Team members are front row, left to right, Matt Beal, Johnny ‘JC’ Colvard, Danny…

Second half spells doom for Wolves

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The Lincolnton Wolves knew that going to South Point to play the defending 3A State Champions wouldn’t be easy. But in the first half it didn’t look to difficult for the Wolves. Lincolnton was able to milk eight minutes off the clock as part of a 16-play 75-yard scoring drive.…