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Lady Wolves end one of the best

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The Lincolnton Lady Wolves’ tennis season came to an end Tuesday night in the quarterfinals of the NC State Dual Team Playoffs losing to Wilkes Central 7-1. Wilkes Central entered the match 18-2 and as the No. 1 seed from the Mountain Valley Conference. The Wolves had fallen to Wilkes…

Rebels cling to state playoff hopes

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The West Lincoln Rebels (4-6, 0-6 Midwest 2A) need a win to keep their ‘Paris Hilton’ slim playoff chances alive. Seeing as how the Rebels will square off against the Chase Trojans (2-8, 1-5 MW 2A) the problem may not be winning, but what the win does. Head coach Butch…

Wolves to host soccer playoff

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The Lincolnton soccer team will host the first round of the 2A State Playoffs on Wednesday against the No. 5 seed of the Western Highlands Conference. The Wolves, who finished tied for third in the Midwest 2A Conference, earned a No. 4 seed after a coin toss decide if they…

Cavaliers jump out to early lead and don`t relinquish 44-27

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The West Lincoln Rebels traveled to East Rutherford looking for their first conference win, but a poor first quarter proved too much for the Rebels to overcome. The Cavaliers (8-2, 5-1) scored 28 points in the quarter and won by a final of 44-27. After a slow start the Rebels…

Lincolnton doesn`t answer bell against Bandys 29-0

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CATAWBA—Lincolnton prepared its defense all week to contain Bandys star running back Chris Spade. However, the player who hurt the Wolves the most Friday night never carried the ball, never threw a pass and never made a reception. Andrew Fearheiley, the Trojans’ senior kicker-punter, boomed field goals of 46 and…

Knights win double-overtime thriller

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Trent Hopkins had over 143 yards through the air and 128 more on the ground. The sophomore accounted for five touchdowns in the Knights’ thrilling double-overtime 42-40 win in Hillsborough over the Cedar Ridge Red Wolves. Joseph Brymer / LTN Photo The North Lincoln Knights came away with arguably their…

Mustangs playoff hopes come to end

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The East Lincoln Mustangs switched their offense on Friday night, but it was out of necessity. Without quarterback Grayson Schram, who missed the game due to family reasons, the Mustangs caught East Gaston offguard switching to the wish bone and replacing Schram with the agile junior running back Ryan Sykes.…

Woodrum finishes eleventh in state

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The Pumpkin Center Lady Panthers beat the Lincolnton Wildcats 3-2; 25-8, 22-25, 25-15, 18-25, 15-11 on Wednesday. Top scorers for the Wildcats were: Hannah Hawk 21 points, Rachel Lanier 18 points, Brittney Morrow 17 points, 1 ace. Skylar Wilson contributed with 8 points, Mogran Wolf had five points and Ashton…

Brewer leads Wolves to win

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The Lincolnton Wolves’ JV team beat Bandys 26-12 Thursday night. Phil Robinson opened up the scoring for both teams with an 86-yard kickoff return to give the Wolves a 6-0 lead. Bandys answered to tie the game at 6 at the end of the first quarter. In second quarter, Jamel…

Wolves march to Bandys

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Wolves’ receiver Demory Williams hopes to make an impact tonight against the Bandys’ Trojans in a key Midwest 2A Conference matchup. Bandys (6-3, 3-2) is fourth right behind Lincolnton (6-3, 4-1) in the Midwest Conference. Joseph Brymer / LTN Photo…