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Ten inducted into Lincoln County Hall of Fame

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Lee Boyd weighed all of 90 pounds soaking wet when he was a student at Lincolnton High School in the 1950s. As he said Saturday night, Boyd was “not big enough for football, not tall enough for basketball, and not good enough for baseball.” That left boxing, and Boyd became…

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…

Wingate gets a winner

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Midwest 2A Player of the Year Kindley signs Lincolnton Lady Wolves’ tennis player Shawn Kindley signed a National Letter of Intent to play for Wingate University on Wednesday. Kindley was joined at the signing by the people who have been most instrumental in developing her career: Lincolnton Athletic Director Scott…

Cubs`s Season

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The Boger City 9 & 10 year old team finish a successful season with a 10-1 record. The team was sponsored by American Tire Distributors. (Top row, left to right) Fred Martin, Danny Dellinger, hitting guru Mark Weaver, Wayne Little, Mike Carswell and Alan Drennan. (Middle row, left to right)…

You picked `em: Top 10 games in Wolves` history

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In honor of Lincolnton High School`s centennial anniversary, here are the results of the Times-News survey of the top 10 football games in school history. The elite list was compiled based on input from fans, coaches and area media. The games were ranked in order of the number of votes…

Knights hope to avenge last year`s results

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The North Lincoln Knights have a motivating score in their minds heading into Friday’s 1AA State Playoff Game against Starmount—86-13. That’s the score from last year’s matchup when the Rams humiliated a one-win Knights’ team. “We’re playing a team that beat us pretty good last year. I think our kids…

Lincolnton`s JV players expected to contribute

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Dusty Friday seen here running the ball earlier in the season will play against Red Springs. Friday will give a boost to Lincolnton’s running game that has struggled at times. His bruising running style will be a welcomed sight for the Wolves’ faithful that makes the 150 mile trek. Lincolnton…

Rebels opt not to renew Parker`s contract

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Butch Parker was relieved of his head football coaching duties for 2005 on Monday. Parker was told by West Lincoln Principal Mitch Sherrill that he would not be returning for next season. How did the coach take the news? “I was shocked, I was absolutely floored,” Parker said. The reasons…

Mustangs end season with loss

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The East Lincoln Mustangs fell to the South Point Red Raiders 47-14 Friday night. The Red Raiders did not run as many offensive plays as the Mustangs, but with Josh Robinson in the mix they didn’t need to. Robinson led the Red Raiders to their sixth straight Big South 3A…