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Wolves` defense strong, Lions still win

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SHELBY– The Golden Lions of Shelby took over sole possession of first place in the Midwest 2A conference Friday night with a hard fought 7-0 victory over the Lincolnton Wolves at Blanton Stadium. The opening plays from scrimmage set the tone for the night, that this was going to be…

Kindley, Newton are headed to the State

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Two members of the Lincolnton Lady Wolves’ tennis team qualified for the state tournament to be held next week at the Cary Tennis Center. Shawn Kindley and Jessica Newton received a No. 4 seed in the 2A West Regional Tournament and played up to their billing. The duo beat Ashe…

Lincolnton and North roll in first round

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The Lincolnton Lady Wolves defeated Hibriten in the first round of the dual team 2A playoffs on Wednesday. No. 1 seed Shawn Kindley beat Maggie Sime 6-2, 6-3. Hibriten’s Cameron Joyce defeated Jessica Newton 6-1, 6-3. Liz Rhine waltzed to a 6-1, 6-1 victory over Wallis Hutchens. While teammate Angela…

Rebels take cross country title

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The West Lincoln Lady Rebels won the Midwest 2A Cross Country Championship which was ran at Murray’s Mill. The Lady Rebels won the meet with 46 points. East Rutherford finished a distance-second with 59 points, while Newton-Conover had 61 points. Other team results for the women were: Bandys 83, Bunker…

Eagles finish second in SC tourney

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The Lincoln Charter School Eagles lost to Victory Christian 2-0;25-12, 25-21 last week in the Southern Catawba Conference Volleyball Tournament. The loss gave them a second place finish, which is what they finished in the regular season with an 8-8 record and 7-3 SC Conference Record. The team was led…

Wolves edged out by Lions

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The Lincolnton JV Wolves lost to Shelby 28-22 Thursday night in a game that will likely decide the Midwest 2A JV title. In the first quarter, fullback Marcus Williams put the Wolves up 6-0 with Phil Robinson running in the two-point conversion to give the Wolves an early 8-0 lead.…

Panthers to play for Tri-County crown

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Pumpkin Center edged Lincolnton 24-22 on Monday in middle school football action. The game was to determine who would face Shelby on Wednesday for the Tri-County Championship. With 30 seconds left, Wildcats’ tailback Jonathan Ingram found Jimmy Angle for a 35-yard touchdown pass. The score gave them a chance to…

High school bands win honors

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On Saturday Oct. 16, the North Lincoln High School “Band of Knights” traveled to Western Carolina University to compete in the “Tournament of Champions Invitational.” At the end of preliminary competition, the band received first place award for drum major, and was chosen to compete in the final competition that…

North Lincoln edged by Wolverines 3-2

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The North Lincoln Knights’ soccer team fell to Polk Co. 3-2 on Monday. A late controversial call gave the Wolverines a free kick which they converted from midfield. Jamie Burt scored to tie the contest early in the match. Polk then scored to take a 2-1 lead before the half.…

Knights host unbeaten Polk Co.

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North Lincoln (2-6, 1-3 Southern Foothills 1A) earned their first conference win against Highland Tech last Friday, but the victory will be short-lived. The Knights will face a juggernaut in Polk Co. (8-0, 2-0) who is averaging 37 points a game. Offense The Wolverines run a very aggressive and gambling…