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North makes quite a splash in year two

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The North Lincoln Knights’ swimming program is off to a fast start under head coach Libby Fletcher. Last season, the swim team struggled to fill events, this season they were conference champions. Aiding the Knights along the way was the fact they had 32 swimmers, which is exactly double the…

Slipper fits for the Knights

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North Lincoln has come a long way from 1-23. The Knights, who won one game last year in their first year as a program, will play Maiden tonight at 8 at home in the championship game of the Southern Foothills 1A Conference tournament. In the upset of the tournament so…

Land feels at home on water

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One cast at a time Obey Land chases his dream of being a professional angler. Since the age of five, he’s fished lakes in his home state of Alabama, the Carolinas and in Georgia. At an age where most boys are too busy chasing girls, he hit the lake participating…

Knights avenge Polk loss

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A week after losing 77-62 to Polk Co., the North Lincoln Knights avenged that loss with a convincing 67-42 victory over the Wolverines in the first round of the Southern Foothills Conference Tournament. The win was huge when it comes to the ‘c’ word due to the fact the Knights…

Rebels` season ends

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The East Rutherford Cavaliers showed why they are the fourth-ranked team in 2A basketball, easily handling the West Lincoln Rebels a 94-45 loss in the first round of the Midwest 2A Tournament. “Everybody knows the caliber of team they are. They normally shoot the ball extremely well at their place…

Mustangs advance to next round

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After serving as cellar dwellers the last two years, the East Lincoln Mustangs are a step closer to qualifying for the 3A State Basketball Playoffs after beating the Forestview Jaguars 51-46 Tuesday night in the opening round of the Big South 3A Conference Tournament. The staple of East Lincoln’s team…

Wolves receive first-round exit

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One tweak to the play book was all it took for the Bandys Trojans to advance over the Lincolnton Wolves 69-62 in the first round of the Midwest 2A Conference Tournament Tuesday night at Lincolnton. Trojans’ head coach Mark Lynch altered one thing on an existing play entering the final…

Herbert in second

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POMONA, Calif. – Not bad. Not bad at all. He has a new crew chief, a new team and with a solid performance all weekend, he surely has some new fans too. Doug Herbert and the Snap-on team turned in quite a show Sunday at Pomona Raceway. Herbert went to…

West Lincoln sends eight in state

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On Saturday, the West Lincoln wrestling team advanced eight wrestlers to the Individual State Tournament in Winston Salem beginning Friday. The Rebels competed in the Individual Regional Tournament at Newton Conover on Friday and Saturday. As a team, they finished second out of 30 teams behind Bandys. At the 275…

Sports Roundup

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Lions Spoil Senior Night The West Lincoln Rebels jumped out to a seven-point lead in the first five minutes of play versus the Shelby Golden Lions on Senior Night forcing the Lions to call a timeout. It turned out that timeout was all they needed as Shelby, not only made…