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Four straight wins for Knights

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North’s head basketball coach David Johnson challenged his team at the beginning of the week to win all three games scheduled; mission accomplished. With a 72-63 victory over Polk Co. Friday night, the Knights swept their competition for the week. In doing so, they also gave former North Lincoln Athletic…

North upsets Polk

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The North Lincoln Knights wrestling team avenged last year’s loss to Polk Co. with a 55-16 victory Friday night. The Wolverines were Southern Foothills 1A Conference champions last season. The Knights will visit Highland Tech on Wednesday, then will host Hendersonville on Friday. They will also host the SF 1A…

Knights keep on rolling with wins

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North Lincoln rode the 3-point marksmanship of Trishtan Johnson, Alex Loftin and Kyle Baker to an 88-83 victory over visiting Lincolnton Thursday night. That trio combined to hit 12 shots from behind the arc as the Knights scored a whopping 33 points in the fourth quarter to hold off a…

Strength in numbers

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Will Rebels` depth lead to a wrestling state title? Despite the storied history and many accolades of the West Lincoln wrestling program; this year’s team has earned an achievement no other in school history has. As of Jan. 13, the Rebels (27-0) are still ranked No. 1 in the state.…

Knights win; Wolves, Rebels lose away

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West Lincoln fell to Bandys 81-62 Tuesday night. The Trojans knocked down 10 three-pointers on the night. Timmy Harper connected on four from the perimeter, while Matt Oaks and Blake Edmundson each hit three. Oaks led Bandys with 26 points, but it wasn’t a game- high. For the second time…

Rebels down Trojans

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ELIZABETH ROSS CARPENTER LTN Correspondent and JOHN MARK BROOKS Staff Writer ———————————— The West Lincoln Rebels, who are ranked No. 1 in North Carolina, squared off against the Bandys Trojans Tuesday night. The Midwest 2A Conference match up was ironic in the fact the Trojans are ranked No. 2 in…

Improvisation at its finest

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The East Lincoln Mustangs snapped a two-game losing streak Tuesday night beating Hunter Huss 63-55. The Mustangs showed the ability to improvise after a fluke bleach incident made three of the Mustangs change numbers before the game. One of those players, Wayne White, certainly won’t return to his old No.…

Knights steal two on Rams` court

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The Knights won a pair of Southern Foothills 1A conference games Friday night, knocking off second place Highland Tech in each. In the girls’ game, Alyesa Lowe led the way, scoring 21 points as North Lincoln dominated the Lady Rams 62-44. Leading 32-23 at the break, the Lady Knights held…

Lady Chiefs win tourney

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The West Lincoln Middle School Lady Chiefs won the Buck Dellinger Memorial Tournament beating Pumpkin Center 34-16 in the championship game. Kayda Caldwell and Whitney Ellis led the Lady Chiefs with 12 points apiece. Ashley Workman chipped in with four. East Lincoln and Lincolnton finished third and fourth in the…

Rebels, Mustangs lose

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Ryan Huffman did all he could to help the West Lincoln Rebels upset undefeated East Rutherford Friday night, but it wasn’t enough as the Cavaliers came away with an 82-60 victory on the Rebels’ home court. Huffman, who was an unblemished 11-of-11 from the free throw line, tied a career-high…