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Lady Rebels nip Lady Jackets 38-37

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No coach is certain how a team is going to respond after a big win. Sometimes a team will sustain that momentum, but sometimes they’ll come out flat. Tuesday, the Lady Rebels did a little of both on their way to a 38-37 victory over the Lady Yellow Jackets. Once…

Carter blows up for 36 at West

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When a potent scorer is in the zone, a team better watch out. That was the case as Bessemer City’s Ty Carter nailed 10 three-pointers en route to 36 points to help the Yellow Jackets beat the West Lincoln Rebels 72-51 Tuesday night. The Rebels were also without two-guard Ryan…

Wolves falter versus Wildcats

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Lincolnton coach Bob Cowie seemed almost eager to face North Gaston’s full-court zone traps Tuesday night at home. He had confidence the Wolves could beat the press and get some easy transition baskets. As it turned out, Lincolnton was no more successful at solving the Wildcats’ defense than they were…

Knights swim their way to success

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The North Lincoln Knights swim team has a lot to be happy about heading into Christmas. North Lincoln men’s team finished first out of three Southern Foothills 1A teams. The men also swam their way to second place out of Franklin, Owen, Asheville, Hendersonville and Highland Tech at the Hendersonville…

Boyles` return is sweet

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Jaime Boyles’ homecoming was a sweet one. Boyles, who is a former Wolves’ standout, coached her Lady Rebels to a 61-57 victory Friday. Boyles scored 1,300 points in black and gold and made the Midwest 2A All-Conference team all four years of her prep career. She was named Player of…

Mustangs upset No. 16 Jaguars

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The East Lincoln Mustangs recorded a huge upset Friday night beating the Forestview 56-53. The Mustangs were led by experienced players: guard Darin Dellinger, forward Carlos Marquez-Sykes and forward Jason Smith. Dellinger was in the zone knocking down four three-pointers en route to scoring a game-high 23 points. Marquez-Sykes made…

Wolves snap losing streak at 4

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The Lincolnton Wolves put together a total performance in 61-48 victory over the West Lincoln Rebels Friday night. The Wolves shot the ball well from the perimeter, played solid defense and rebounded well. Although the Rebels were outdone on the glass, they still only trailed 26-24 at the half. Amid…

Rebels win Duals, Rojo breaks record

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West Lincoln hosted to West Lincoln Duals on Saturday. With eight teams attending, West Lincoln dominated the tournament. Each team wrestled five matches for the day. West Lincoln outscored their opponents 359 – 30, with only a possible of 420 points on the day. Other teams attending the tournament were…

Lost for the season Sain maintains her faith

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Lindsey Sain’s senior season started out like a dream. Sain, who worked very hard on improving her already stellar game over the summer, made a three-pointer and stole the ball from a South Iredell player. That’s when her dream became a nightmare. Sain went to pass the ball to Brittany…

West Lincoln Rebels poised for state title run

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The West Lincoln Rebels wrestle the best in their pursuit to be the best. Yes, you can look at head coach Butch Ross and say he’s the best or you can look at the outstanding Chiefs’ middle school program (who last season had a winning streak snapped at 90 matches).…