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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…

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…

Wolves hope to corral Mustangs` speed

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The Lincolnton Wolves will face another good running back this week. After facing Tommy Henry and Rafael Littlejohn, the Wolves will now set their sights on East Lincoln tailback Ryan Sykes. Sykes finished with 33 yards on nine carries in last week’s 19-0 loss to West Lincoln. The numbers are…

Knights to host Cougars

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The North Lincoln Knights will face their toughest test of the young season Friday night when they host the Charlotte Catholic Cougars. The Cougars, coached by Jim Oddo, have become one of the premier 2A teams in the state in recent years. Knights’ head coach Lonnie Custer knows how big…

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…

Lady Rebels beat Lady Wolves

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The West Lincoln Lady Rebels swept the Lincolnton Lady Wolves Tuesday in Jayvee action and in varsity play. The Rebels defeated the Wolves 2-0; 25-18 and 25-20 in jayvee play. The Lincolnton varsity team entered Tuesday’s match with an unblemished 3-0 record. The Rebels didn’t seem to notice winning 3-1;…

Mustangs fall, Wolves` tennis beats North

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The Lady Mustangs opened Big South 3A Conference volleyball against Ashbrook on Tuesday. The growing pains continue for East Lincoln as they lost 3-0; 25-13,26-24,25-18. The Lady Mustangs combined for 25 kills with 11 aces, but still ‘need to consistently control the ball,’ according to head coach JT Spanos. Krista…