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Ross records 200th win, Rebels win tourney

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On Saturday, the West Lincoln High School wrestlers went 5-0 at the 1st annual West Lincoln Round Robin Tournament. These wins helped Head Coach Butch Ross reach 200 career wins at West Lincoln High. The Rebels started out the morning by beating Pisgah High School 43 – 30. The wrestlers…

Cavaliers end Wolves` season 22-0

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Above, senior tight end Kyle Snyder looks for running room against the Cavaliers Friday night. Snyder , who had a stellar year at defensive end, also served as a reliable target for Zack Gibson. Right, junior linebacker Michael Nielson hangs his head at the end of the second round loss…

Rebels have high hopes in `04

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With only one game behind them, it’s too early to tell how the West Lincoln Rebels will fare this season. The team, under the direction of second-year coach Chad Wright, is largely inexperienced with only five players that played varsity last season. Gene Arp, Taylor Woodie, Ryan Huffman, Josh Fisher…

Wolves hope for different result

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The Lincolnton Wolves will travel to Forest City to take on the East Rutherford Cavaliers tonight. The Cavs soundly beat the Wolves 35-6 on Nov. 5th. Zack Gibson hopes to lead the Wolves to victory after a huge upset at Red Springs. Joseph Brymer / LTN Photo…

Johnson era begins at North

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The North Lincoln Knights have already matched their season win total from last year with their 77-74 seasoning opening win versus West Lincoln. Head coach David Johnson hopes that win will serve as a springboard to a season of success. The Knights have six returnees: Kenny Bethea, Alex Loftin, Trishtan…

Rebels pin the Patriots

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The West Lincoln wrestling team began its season at home on Tuesday night with a win. Coach Butch Ross and his wrestlers defeated the Freedom Patriots 42 – 28 in their season opener. After falling behind 16 – 9 early, the team pulled together to secure their win. Dustin Hester,…

Knights take season openers

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The North Lincoln Knights won their home season opener Tuesday night beating the West Lincoln Rebels 77-74. Using an aggressive match-up zone and West Lincoln first-game jitters the Knights jumped out to an early 11-4 lead midway through the first quarter. Junior Tristan Johnson paced the Knights with 23 points—with…

Wolves eager for Cavs` rematch

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The Lincolnton Wolves will square off against a familiar Midwest 2A Conference foe– the East Rutherford Cavaliers. This time though will carry even larger stakes than conference position as they visit Forest City for a second round 2A State Playoff game. The Wolves lost to the Cavaliers 35-6 a couple…

Inspired effort leads Wolves into 2nd round

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Above, junior wide receiver Shane Faw looks for a running lane after hauling in a 27-yard reception against the Red Devils Friday night. Faw was joined by many underclassmen teammates to lead Lincolnton to a big upset win in the first round of the 2A State Playoffs. Right, three-year starting…

Costea wins silver

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Bobby Costea, Jr. scored a silver medal in the Level 4 all-around competition Saturday at the NC Judges` Cup gymnastics meet hosted by C&B Flip Force in Kernersville. Costea scored 7.3 on pommel horse, 8.7 on still rings, 9.6 on vault, 9.05 on parallel bars, 9.2 on high bar and…