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Forney does it again

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NEWTON- The East Lincoln Mustangs could’ve started their season with a loss to Newton-Conover and ended their season with a loss at the hands of the Red Devils. They were bound and determined not to let that happen Friday night in the third round of the 2A State Playoffs. After…

Gilleland lifts Wolves into Western Final 29-26

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WILKESBORO – John Gilleland`s seventeen yard field goal with 43 seconds left on the clock Friday night gave the Lincolnton Wolves a 29-26 third round playoff victory over number one seeded Wilkes Central. Sophomore Tevin Avery`s forced fumble and recovery on the ensuing kickoff allowed the Wolves to run out…

A Heartbreaker

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Unfortunately all good things must come to an end. Every 2AA football team in the state will end this season with a loss except the state champions. While the North Lincoln Knights won’t be wearing rings this season; that still doesn’t take away from their stellar season—a season that saw…

Sports Briefs

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Wolves/Mustangs’ advance tickets Advance tickets will be on sale for Friday night’s Western Regional Championship game between the Mustangs and the Wolves at Lincoln Athletics through Friday at noon. East Lincoln has also been allotted a roll of tickets to be on sale at the high school this week. Tickets…

Continuing to make history

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In the game’s closing minutes of the North Lincoln Knights’ second-round win over Salisbury, one of their worst nightmares came true. Senior safety Eddie Guzman went down with a knee injury that will sideline him for the rest of the season. With Guzman being the heart and soul of the…

Hole in one!

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Discipline pays off for McClain

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Worth the hunt

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Wolves in search of ring

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The contingency of loyal Lincolnton Wolves’ fans felt their beloved team played its best game of the season Friday night in a 35-3 victory over Brevard. Head coach Scott Cloninger agrees. “It was probably played our best game of the year to this point. Defensively, we were solid and offensively,…

Mustangs looking for revenge

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The East Lincoln Mustangs are one of the hottest teams in the state right now. With quarterback Josh Wilson and running backs Adrian Forney and Austin Culp, along with the offensive line, playing at an optimum level, the offensive sputters they had in the first three games of the season…