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Herbert looks strong

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INDIANAPOLIS — Doug Herbert and the Snap-on Racing Top Fuel team shrugged off a mechanical problem that deprived them of their first U.S. Nationals qualifying run Saturday and came back with a solid 4.596-second effort in the evening attempt. “That was a good run last night,” Herbert said. “Ed McCulloch,…

Wolves` 1967 champions honored at half

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The heroes of yesterday returned to the scene of their exploits Friday night at Lincolnton Memorial Stadium. At halftime of the East Lincoln-Lincolnton game, PA announcer Max Garner recognized 14 members of the 1967 Wolves, who went 9-1 in the regular season, won the Western 3A Conference title and beat…

Knights fall to Charlotte Catholic

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North Lincoln suffered their first loss at the Dungeon on Friday night, losing to the Charlotte Catholic Cougars 35-6. Charlotte Catholic, who lost to Bandys deep in the 2A State Playoffs in 2003, were just too much for second-year Knights. The Cougars scored on a 37-yard pass play to open…

Week 2 of JV action

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The tandem of Madriekus Mayfield and C.J. Wilson continues to not disappoint. The Lincolnton Wolves, led by the ninth-graders beat East Lincoln 32-12 Thursday night. In the first quarter, Mayfield scored on a 15-yard run. In the second, Wilson scored on a 4-yard run. Then Mayfield struck again and again…

Rebels 3-0?

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Taylor Woodie and the West Lincoln Rebels look to up their record to 3-0 on the season as they square off against the Bessemer City Yellow Jackets tonight. The Rebels beat the East Lincoln Mustangs in convincing fashion last week 19-0. Mike Powell / LTN Photo…

Rebels volleyball rolling, Falcons win

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Volleyball On Thursday, the Lincolnton Lady Wolves varsity team lost to Chase 3-2; 20-25, 25-13, 23-25, 25-5 and 10-15. Kennan Eaddy had 12 blocks and two kills, Hannah Parker had 14 blocks and three kills and Lindsey Sain chipped in with seven kills. The Lincolnton Wolves’ JV team won 2-1;…

Wildcats up their record

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The Lincolnton Middle School Wildcats are now 2-0 on the season after beating Kings Mountain 20-8 on Wednesday. Jonathan Ingram took the opening snap of the game and ran 60 yards for a touchdown. Tripper Crisson scored the two-point conversion to make the score 8-0. Ingram scored his second touchdown…

Lady Wolves, Lady Knights` find success

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The Lincolnton Lady Wolves have won back-to-back matches as they won a 7-2 away match versus Lake Norman on Thursday. No. 1 seed Shawn Kindley for Lincolnton beat Nicole Ascanio 10-4. Liz Rhine won a two-hour singles’ match 10-8 and according to her coach Chris Hoffman, ‘showed a refuse to…

Bands add to football experience

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Sports fans fill the stadium seats during high school football season, but some members of the crowd could care less about the game. “There’s a whole section usually in the stands that are band parents and band fans,” said Neil Underwood, director of North Lincoln High School’s Band. The same…

West looks to keep rolling

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If it isn’t broken, don’t fix it. That could be West Lincoln head coach Butch Parker’s mantra after his team improved to 2-0 on the season. The Rebels will host the Bessemer City Yellow Jackets on Friday night. The Yellow Jackets, despite having an 0-2 record has arguably the best…