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Game Of The Week

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The game of the week will feature the North Lincoln Knights and East Lincoln Mustangs. David Bora, above, anchors the Knights on the offensive and defensive line. Grayson Schram, below, leads the Mustangs as a two-way player. Joseph Brymer / LTN Photo…

Wolves` search for consitency continues

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It’s difficult enough of a task to enter a football game versus the defending 3A state champions, but Lincolnton Wolves’ head coach Scott Cloninger has even more on his mind this week. The Wolves would have had one day of preparation time come Friday due to Cloninger giving his football…

Inclement weather shortens preparation

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All extracurricular activities in Lincoln Co. due to tornado watches and warnings were canceled on Tuesday. While all coaches agree it was best for the safety of the kids, they felt there could have been some alternative practice that was not outside-related. Rebels’ head coach Butch Parker, like the three…

Wolves` 1967 champions honored at half

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The heroes of yesterday returned to the scene of their exploits Friday night at Lincolnton Memorial Stadium. At halftime of the East Lincoln-Lincolnton game, PA announcer Max Garner recognized 14 members of the 1967 Wolves, who went 9-1 in the regular season, won the Western 3A Conference title and beat…

Knights fall to Charlotte Catholic

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North Lincoln suffered their first loss at the Dungeon on Friday night, losing to the Charlotte Catholic Cougars 35-6. Charlotte Catholic, who lost to Bandys deep in the 2A State Playoffs in 2003, were just too much for second-year Knights. The Cougars scored on a 37-yard pass play to open…

Rebels up record to 3-0 with win over Yellow Jackets

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In front of a large home crowd at West Lincoln, the Rebels won a non-conference game against the Bessemer City Yellow Jackets by a score of 25-7. West Lincoln remains undefeated, with a 3-0 record. The much-improved Rebels have a good chance to improve their record to 4-0 this Friday…

Defensive struggle results in Wolves` 12-0 win

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Above, Wolves’ running back Dusty Friday lets his little brother Lance Friday lead the way for him during Friday’s contest. Friday finished with 74 yards on 13 carries and one touchdown. Right, Mustangs’ quarterback Grayson Schram fires one of his 19 passing attempts. Schram did a little of everything for…

Herbert looks strong

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INDIANAPOLIS — Doug Herbert and the Snap-on Racing Top Fuel team shrugged off a mechanical problem that deprived them of their first U.S. Nationals qualifying run Saturday and came back with a solid 4.596-second effort in the evening attempt. “That was a good run last night,” Herbert said. “Ed McCulloch,…

Week 2 of JV action

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The tandem of Madriekus Mayfield and C.J. Wilson continues to not disappoint. The Lincolnton Wolves, led by the ninth-graders beat East Lincoln 32-12 Thursday night. In the first quarter, Mayfield scored on a 15-yard run. In the second, Wilson scored on a 4-yard run. Then Mayfield struck again and again…

Rebels 3-0?

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Taylor Woodie and the West Lincoln Rebels look to up their record to 3-0 on the season as they square off against the Bessemer City Yellow Jackets tonight. The Rebels beat the East Lincoln Mustangs in convincing fashion last week 19-0. Mike Powell / LTN Photo…