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Lady Lions repeat as CCAA champions

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Lincoln Christian Academy wins regular season and post-season titles The Lincoln Christian Lady Lions’ volleyball program has done pretty well in the two years since its inception. How well? The Lions won the Carolina Christian Athletic Association regular season and tournament title for the second consecutive year compiling an impressive…

Sports Briefs

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Lincolnton Optimist The Lincolnton Optimist Club will hold basketball sign-ups on Nov. 6, 13, 20 and 27 from 10 a.m.- noon at Lincolnton Middle School Gym. Boys and Girls 1st through 12th grade are eligible. Please contact Chris Brogden at 704-732-1987 (before 9 p.m.) with any questions and to sign-up…

Night classes help Latinos lose shyness

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Every Wednesday night, the Lincoln County Literacy Council fills with Spanish-speaking students hoping to learn about their adopted country. “They love the fact (the class) is not just language,” said Cristina Arlow, director of the Literacy Council and the class’ teacher. “They like to understand why things are and the…

Rebels and Wolves end JV season on a high note

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The JV Wolves ended the season with a 24-18 overtime victory over the East Rutherford Cavaliers. The game started on a bad note for Lincolnton. The Wolves fumbled on the 15-yard line on the second possession and East Rutherford capitalized with a one-yard touchdown run by Eric Brown on fourth…

Knights want to assure playoffs

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The North Lincoln Knights (3-7, 1-4 Southern Foothills 1A) are still riding high after a 42-40 double-overtime win over Cedar Ridge. It’s certain that if head coach Lonnie Custer could capture this feeling of euphoria he would. Offense “We have to continue the momentum (both of play and emotion) from…

Mustangs end with Raiders

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The East Lincoln Mustangs (2-8, 1-5 Big South 3A) knows that nearly everyone is not giving them a chance against the South Point Red Raiders (7-2, 5-1 BS 3A). So what they have is a Tupac ‘Me against the world’ mentality. The game may not be important in terms of…

Cavs come to town for season finale

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The Lincolnton Wolves (6-4, 4-2 Midwest 2A) need a home victory against the East Rutherford Cavaliers (8-2, 5-1 MW 2A) on Friday for a couple of reasons. With a win, the Wolves will more than likely earn themselves a home 2A State Playoff game and would finish in third place…

Lady Wolves end one of the best

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The Lincolnton Lady Wolves’ tennis season came to an end Tuesday night in the quarterfinals of the NC State Dual Team Playoffs losing to Wilkes Central 7-1. Wilkes Central entered the match 18-2 and as the No. 1 seed from the Mountain Valley Conference. The Wolves had fallen to Wilkes…

Rebels cling to state playoff hopes

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The West Lincoln Rebels (4-6, 0-6 Midwest 2A) need a win to keep their ‘Paris Hilton’ slim playoff chances alive. Seeing as how the Rebels will square off against the Chase Trojans (2-8, 1-5 MW 2A) the problem may not be winning, but what the win does. Head coach Butch…

Wolves to host soccer playoff

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The Lincolnton soccer team will host the first round of the 2A State Playoffs on Wednesday against the No. 5 seed of the Western Highlands Conference. The Wolves, who finished tied for third in the Midwest 2A Conference, earned a No. 4 seed after a coin toss decide if they…