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JV Wolves have productive season

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Today the game of football is considered by many to be America’s game. In Lincolnton it is no different. Coming off a 2-A state championship last season expectations have ran high for the Wolves football program. According to head jayvee head football coach Marty Holbrook, the future of Lincolnton high…

Avery, Wolves D strike again

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LINCOLNTON — Lightning and Lincolnton junior wide receiver Tevin Avery both have something in common — they both struck twice Friday night as the Wolves shutout rival North Lincoln 14-0 in the first round of the 2AA West playoffs. Avery scored the Wolves only two touchdowns, one before the half…

Mustangs come alive second half

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DENVER — The final score looked convincing, but East Lincoln coach Mike Byus was hardly satisfied. After the Mustangs beat East Rutherford 37-9 in the first round of the 2AA state playoffs Friday, Byus warned that another repeat performance could lead to an early exit. “We’ve started slow the past…

Ironmen shut out

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CHERRYVILLE — Swain County’s split back veer offense sent Cherryville reeling Friday night in the first round of the state 1AA football playoffs. The weather then finished off the Ironmen. After a 45-minute lightning delay at Rudisill Stadium, school administrators agreed to call the game at the 5:13 mark of…

Sports Briefs

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EL Optimist b-ball The East Lincoln Optimist Club will be holding signups for the 2008-09 basketball season. Boys and girls in the third through 12th grade are eligible to sign up. Signups will be held at the Optimist Club on Thursday from 6-8 p.m. and Satuday from 9 a.m. to…

Rumble in the Cage

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Sports Briefs

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Playoff tickets Advanced tickets for Friday’s North Lincoln and Lincolnton playoff game at Lincolnton High School will go on sale today at each high school for $6. Only NCHSAA press passes will be valid to enter the game no season passes will be accepted. Call (704) 735-5003 for more information.…

Round 2: Knights at Wolves

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as Round 2 of North Lincoln at Lincolnton will take place 7:30 p.m. at Von Ray Harris Field. Last week is in the past and the only thing that matters is the final score and who is on the winning side of the scoreboard when the final whistle is blown.…

Mustangs’ offense could soar

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DENVER — East Lincoln head coach Mike Byus and the Mustangs will host the East Rutherford Cavaliers (4-6) in tonight’s 7:30 p.m. contest at East Lincoln High School. And the first and most popular question on everyone’s mind is: Can the Mustangs handle the pressure of being a No. 1…

Spear, Beard sign letters of intent to play baseball

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Drew Spear was joined by his mother and stepfather, Wendy and Tyler Thomas, as he signed a letter of intent to play Division I baseball in the Big South Conference with the University of North Carolina at Asheville. Spear enters his senior year as an all-conference player and the team’s…