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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…

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…

Chiefs end season as Tri-County runner-ups

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The West Lincoln Lady Chiefs Girls’ softball team improved on back-to-back 6-6 seasons this year. How much did they improve? The Chiefs won the East Division of the Tri-County Conference and fell to Chase by a score of 2-1 in the Tri-County Conference Championship Game. The Chiefs sputtered starting their…

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…

Rebels end brutal three-game stretch

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With Halloween this coming weekend, West Lincoln Rebels’ head coach Butch Parker believes his team has been on their own ‘haunted trail.’ The Rebels will end a brutal three-game stretch, that Parker calls the trifecta of terror, that consist of playing Shelby, Bandys and East Rutherford in consecutive weeks. X-Factor…

East has `nothing to lose` vs. Warriors

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With their 3A State Playoff chances pretty much fallen by the wayside, East Lincoln’s head coach Matt Rikard believes his team has nothing to lose by taking chances against the East Gaston Warriors. X-Factor “We don’t have anything to lose. We’re going to throw everything we got at them. We’re…

Lady Wolves slip by Ashe County

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The Lincolnton Lady Wolves advanced in the second round of the Dual Team State Playoffs Tuesday with a hard-fought 5-3 victory over Ashe Co. Due to rain, the match was moved to Hibriten. The change in location did not however change the Wolves’ desire to win. No. 1 seed Shawn…