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Blue Devils topple Knights

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The North Lincoln Knights had a dream start against the Maiden Blue Devils Tuesday night nailing 9-of-10 shots in the first quarter. Unfortunately, Maiden was not too shabby either, as 6’4” forward Adam Lawing gave fans an idea of what to expect the rest of the game, scoring 10 points…

Cruisers are state champs

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Warriors too much for East Lincoln

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The East Lincoln Mustangs fell to the East Gaston Warriors 54-42 Friday. The Mustangs held a 25-23 halftime advantage over the Warriors (14-1, 5-1) leaving head coach Neil Hodges impressed and happy with their first-half play. “I thought we played very well. They’re genuinely considered the best team in our…

Wolves down Bears 73-58

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The Wolves jumped out to an 18-2 lead after the first quarter Friday night and held off the Bunker Hill Bears en route to a 73-58 win at Lincolnton. Junior guard Zack Gibson led the way for Lincolnton, scoring a game high 22 points including 10 in the second quarter…

Four straight wins for Knights

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North’s head basketball coach David Johnson challenged his team at the beginning of the week to win all three games scheduled; mission accomplished. With a 72-63 victory over Polk Co. Friday night, the Knights swept their competition for the week. In doing so, they also gave former North Lincoln Athletic…

North upsets Polk

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The North Lincoln Knights wrestling team avenged last year’s loss to Polk Co. with a 55-16 victory Friday night. The Wolverines were Southern Foothills 1A Conference champions last season. The Knights will visit Highland Tech on Wednesday, then will host Hendersonville on Friday. They will also host the SF 1A…

Knights keep on rolling with wins

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North Lincoln rode the 3-point marksmanship of Trishtan Johnson, Alex Loftin and Kyle Baker to an 88-83 victory over visiting Lincolnton Thursday night. That trio combined to hit 12 shots from behind the arc as the Knights scored a whopping 33 points in the fourth quarter to hold off a…

Strength in numbers

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Will Rebels` depth lead to a wrestling state title? Despite the storied history and many accolades of the West Lincoln wrestling program; this year’s team has earned an achievement no other in school history has. As of Jan. 13, the Rebels (27-0) are still ranked No. 1 in the state.…

Knights win; Wolves, Rebels lose away

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West Lincoln fell to Bandys 81-62 Tuesday night. The Trojans knocked down 10 three-pointers on the night. Timmy Harper connected on four from the perimeter, while Matt Oaks and Blake Edmundson each hit three. Oaks led Bandys with 26 points, but it wasn’t a game- high. For the second time…

Rebels down Trojans

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ELIZABETH ROSS CARPENTER LTN Correspondent and JOHN MARK BROOKS Staff Writer ———————————— The West Lincoln Rebels, who are ranked No. 1 in North Carolina, squared off against the Bandys Trojans Tuesday night. The Midwest 2A Conference match up was ironic in the fact the Trojans are ranked No. 2 in…