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Wildcats beat the Chiefs

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The Lincolnton Wildcats fought off a resilient West Lincoln Chiefs team to win 34-18 on Wednesday. The Wildcats once again were led by running back Jonathan Ingram who has more than filled C.J. Wilson’s shoes. Ingram rushed for 210 yards against the Chiefs bringing his season total to over 1,000…

Lady Rebels win

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The East Lincoln Lady Mustangs volleyball team split with Hunter Huss on Thursday. Hunter Huss’ varsity team won 3-2; 25-22, 25-18, 23-25, 21-25 and 15-5. Players of note were: Krista Abernathy with 31 assists, five aces and six digs and Lauren Sharpe with 23 kills, seven blocks, three roofs and…

Three years and running

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West Lincoln Middle started program in 2001 and has yet to lose According to the Webster’s Random House Dictionary the definition of perfection is the highest degree of excellence. It’s safe to say that the West Lincoln Lady Chiefs Cross Country program, not only has reached that, but is that.…

Tap Factor

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Cherryville’s Clay Bruggeman (17-years old) takes down a 22-year old competitor in the Carolina Cup Tap Factor 2. Members of the Cherryville wrestling team and members of North Gaston participated in the event on Sept. 18. Lincolntonian and martial artist/grappler Anthony Huss created the event which takes place monthly. Nearly…

Knights qualify for regionals

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The North Lincoln Lady Knights ended a successful Southern Foothill’s season on Wednesday on a positive note. Sarah Long, Jordan Kinney and Caroline Farris were named to the SF 1A All-Conference team. Long won the Southern Foothill’s singles championship allowing her to qualify for the regionals. Long had a bye…

Wolves, Rebels` JV teams win

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The Lincolnton Wolves beat the Bunker Hill Bears’ JV team 20-8 on Thursday. Early in the second quarter, C.J. Wilson scored on a five-yard run. Marcus Williams ran in the two-point conversion. The score was set up by a 60-yard pass play from Tavares Jefferies to Demory Brewer. Wilson scored…

Sports Roundup

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Lady Wolves assured piece, Mustangs win The Lincolnton Lady Wolves assured themselves atleast a piece of the Midwest 2A tennis crown beating Bandys 8-1 on Tuesday. With the win, the Lady Wolves clinched the league’s No. 1 berth in the dual team playoffs. No. 1 seed Shawn Kindley defeated Veronica…

Mustangs ready for Berry

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The East Lincoln Mustangs enter Friday’s game against Berry Academy with both trying to crawl their way out of the cellar of the Big South 3A Conference. The Mustangs have had good passing games and at times ran the ball well, but turnovers have offset a strong defensive performance. Offense…

Rebels to face Devils

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It’s not a must-win game for the West Lincoln Rebels, but it certainly is a needed win as they meet the Newton-Conover Red Devils Friday night. Rebels’ head coach Butch Parker understands how important the game is. “It’s a critical game and a winnable game. They platoon but we’re pretty…

Wolves look for third Midwest win

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Lincolnton squares off against Bunker Hill’s potent offensive attack Quarterback Mardriekus Mayfield made quite a splash at Homecoming for the Lincolnton Wolves. The freshman QB threw for 187 yards and three touchdowns, but he won’t be the main man in the huddle on Friday night against the Bunker Hill Bears…