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Cross Country — East, West tout success in county meet

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Brad Popple set a new course record and Brittany Beeker won an unprecedented fourth consecutive Lincoln County Cross Country Championship on Tuesday. Popple anchored and led the East Lincoln Mustangs’ men team to the county crown. On the women’s side, Beeker did the same guiding her West Lincoln Lady Rebels…

Mustangs` cross country looks strong

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The Mustangs drove to Canon School in Concord, North Carolina and took part in the 6th Annual Cannon School Cross Country Meet last Saturday. The result was both disappointing and exciting. The women were unable to place because two of the Lady Mustangs ran off course. Mustangs’ head coach Jeremiah…

Club Championship

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Left, Stan Goodson, the Lincoln Country Club Men’s Champion, puts the ball on hole No. 18 while Nick Baxter looks on. Left, Goodson and Club Championship runner-up Marty White are all smiles posing with their Championship trophies. Contributed photos…

Lady Rebels` and Wolves` tennis roll

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The West Lincoln Lady Rebels defeated East Gaston on Monday 8-1. West Lincoln’s No. 1 seed LeAnna Young fell to Jessica Caldwell 6-10. The Rebels’ No. 2 seed Nichol Mick beat Marie Michael 10-4. Abby Cole, the No. 3 seed for West, defeated Ashleigh Davis 10-8. The Lady Rebels’ No.…

Wildcats win streak comes to an end at 13 games

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The Lincolnton Wildcats’ 13-game winning streak came to an end Monday against the Dragons of Crest Middle losing 8-6. Crest scored on the first play of the game, but was unable to muster any points the rest of the game. The Wildcats’ lone score came via an eight-yard fumble return…

Church league champions

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The Lincoln Avenue Baptist Church men’s softball team went 19-1 in the regular season winning the regular season championship in the Boger City United Methodist Church Softball League. The also went on to win the tournament. Team members are front row, left to right, Matt Beal, Johnny ‘JC’ Colvard, Danny…

Second half spells doom for Wolves

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The Lincolnton Wolves knew that going to South Point to play the defending 3A State Champions wouldn’t be easy. But in the first half it didn’t look to difficult for the Wolves. Lincolnton was able to milk eight minutes off the clock as part of a 16-play 75-yard scoring drive.…

Mustangs spoil Knights` chance at revenge

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The East Lincoln Mustangs snapped out of a two-game scoring drought to beat the North Lincoln Knights 28-12 at the Dungeon Friday night. Most of East Lincoln’s damage was caused by junior running back Ryan Sykes who torched the Knights for 180 yards on 25 carries and two touchdowns. Sykes…

Rebels remain perfect beating Ironmen

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As Yogi Berra would say, “it`s deja vu all over again” for West Lincoln. After a hard-earned 13-0 win over Cherryville Friday night, the Rebels find themselves in the same position as they were in 2001—undefeated heading into the conference opener against rival Lincolnton. At 4-0, West Lincoln has matched…

Smith finishes strong

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STANLEY—Proving that last Saturday’s victory was no fluke, Cherryville’s Buddy Smith stole the show by dominating Saturday night’s Late Model feature race at East Lincoln Speedway. Smith started from the pole in the Denver based Tim Sigmon prepared mount and led the entire 25 laps. Completing the top five positions…