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Cavs end Rebels’ season

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West Lincoln traveled to East Rutherford Friday night for an opening round game in the 2AA state playoffs. It marked the first time the Rebels had ever played in a postseason game. The Rebels were rewarded a playoff spot after a third place finish in conference play while the Cavaliers…

Sykes runs wild in Mustangs home playoff victory

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Ashe County knew entering the game to beat East Lincoln, they would need to stop Mustang seniors Thomas Huntley and Ryan Sykes. Despite doing everything they could to prevent both from turning in explosive plays, Huntley and Sykes made enough big plays to garner what’s believed to be East Lincoln’s…

Wilson’s five TDs lead Wolves

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On a night in which three of Lincolnton`s previous undefeated teams were honored, the Wolves of the present put on an offensive show outscoring the Cougars of Mountain Heritage 48-20 at Memorial Stadium. C.J. Wilson scored five touchdowns, two receiving and three rushing, to pace the Wolves offensive attack that…

Sports Briefs

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Wolves playoff tickets on sale Tickets to Lincolnton’s home playoff game versus Red Springs will be on sale for $6 apiece at Lincoln Athletics, Byrd’s Sundries, City Lunch and Lincolnton High School. No passes that are not North Carolina High School Athletic Association passes will be honored—county passes fall under…

7 named to all-SP team

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Seven players were named to the Southern Piedmont’s 1A/2A All-Conference volleyball team recently. For Southern Piedmont runner-up East Lincoln, Kassi Henry and Lauren were rewarded for their stellar play, being named all-conference. Hannah Parker and Charlotte Clark were selected from the Lincolnton Lady Wolves. West Lincoln’s Sara Elmore and April…

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Wolves playoff tickets on sale Tickets to Lincolnton’s home playoff game versus Mount Heritage will be on sale Lincoln Athletics, Byrd’s Sundries, City Lunch and Lincolnton High School. No passes that are not North Carolina High School Athletic Association passes will be honored—county passes fall under that category. Knights playoff…

Wolves ready for first round

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Anyone clad in black and gold is happy the Lincolnton Wolves were rewarded with a No. 1 seed. And while Lincolnton coaches and players alike feel good about that, they also know just as quickly as they earned their impressive 10-0 record and No. 1 ranking in the state, they…

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Wolves playoff tickets on sale Tickets to Lincolnton’s home playoff game versus Mount Heritage will be on sale Lincoln Athletics, Byrd’s Sundries, City Lunch and Lincolnton High School. No passes that are not North Carolina High School Athletic Association passes will be honored—county passes fall under that category. Knights playoff…

Honoring those whose deaths gave life to others

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As the holidays draw near with family and friends gathering together to give thanks and remember, members of the community and Lincoln Medical Center staff assembled to honor people who gave their lives to help those in need. In conjunction with Lifeshare of the Carolinas, LMC hosted its fifth annual…

Popple finishes 2nd, pair to sign Friday

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East Lincoln’s Brad Popple capped his impressive senior cross country campaign as state runner-up at Tanglewood Park in the cross country championships Saturday. Popple, who was Southern Piedmont conference champion, ran a 16:22 to finish second and help the Mustangs to an 11th-place finish. Lincolnton’s freshman Morgan Turner turned in…