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Mustangs hold on 9-8 to sweep Rebels at West

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The East Lincoln Mustangs rallied from a 5-0 to deficit to come back and beat the West Lincoln Rebels 9-8 Wednesday night. The win gave the Mustangs a season-sweep of the Rebels, but it did not come easy. Down to 9-7 in the bottom of the seventh, the Rebels appeared…

Mustangs get best of Rebels

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The East Lincoln Mustangs used a seven-run fifth inning to help them beat county rival West Lincoln 9-4 on Monday. Junior Mitchell Lynch earned his third victory, in as many games, for the Mustangs. He worked five innings, allowing five hits and recording seven strikeouts. He gave up four runs,…

Byus accepts Mustangs` coaching job

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Mike Byus says he’s accepted the East Lincoln Mustangs’ head football coaching position. East Lincoln is remaining mum on the subject. In a phone interview Monday night, Byus, currently at Robbinsville High School, confirmed he was heading for Lincoln County at the end of the school year. In Denver, neither…

Reed`s blast lifts Wolves 6-4

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Junior Kenny Reed picked the perfect time to hit his first-career varsity homer. With the Lincolnton Wolves trailing 4-2 in the bottom of the fifth, the junior crushed a fastball over the right field fence for a grand slam. The blast put the Wolves ahead of the North Gaston Wildcats…

Knights` rally falls short

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The North Lincoln Knights had an eight-run rally in the top of the sixth, but it wasn’t enough to beat the West Caldwell Warriors Monday night. The Warriors held on for an 11-10 victory and the season sweep of the Knights. The good news for North Lincoln is they no…

North wins softball opener

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The North Lincoln Knights softball team won their season opener 8-5 Friday night. The Knights got off to a quick start scoring four in the first inning. They added three in the third for a 7-0 cushion. The Trojans narrowed the deficit to 7-5 scoring a combined five runs in…

Mustangs beat rival

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The East Lincoln Mustangs defeated the North Lincoln Knights 8-1 in tennis on Thursday. Andrew Keener defeated Daniel Paulk 6-3, 6-3. The Mustangs No. 2 seed Alex Willhite defeated Zane Heafner 6-4, 6-4. Pete Pitsikoulis beat George Lampron 6-4, 3-6, 7-4. East Lincoln’s No. 4 seed Kendall Law got past…

Rebels split weekend games

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When a pitcher is getting ahead in the count and locating his pitches, it makes it awfully hard on the opponent. That’s what the North Lincoln Knights ran into Friday afternoon in right-handed pitcher Chris Henderson in an 8-1 loss at West Lincoln. Henderson was one out away from getting…

Chiefs have memorable year

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Nobody has mistaken West Lincoln as a basketball powerhouse in recent years, but that thought process could soon change. The Rebels JV program went 16-3 this season and don’t forget the Lady Chiefs of the middle school. The Chiefs won the Eastern Division of the Tri-County Conference compiling a 14-0…

Schram lifts East

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East Lincoln beat South Iredell 8-4 on Wednesday. Junior Mitchell Lynch worked three full innings, striking out three, allowing two walks, two hits and two earned runs. The victory is win No. 2 in as many starts on the young season. Junior Grayson Schram picked up his first save, throwing…