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Wolverines roll past the Knights

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The Polk Co. Wolverines dismantled the North Lincoln Knights 50-14 Friday. Rush defense, which has been the Achilles heel all season, was again the difference in the game for the Knights. The Knights surrendered 392 yards on 43 carries compared to the 157 on 38 attempts they were able to…

Spade and Trojans rush past Rebels to ruin senior night

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A controversial call and two turnovers turned a competitive game into a route and put a damper on Senior Night at West Lincoln. Bandys scored 21 points in the decisive second quarter on its way to a 38-7 victory over the Rebels Friday night at Douglas C. Leonhardt Stadium. Senior…

Huskies` Hunnicutt spoils Mustangs` homecoming

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The East Lincoln Mustangs’ homecoming game against Hunter Huss was a microcosm of their ‘oh so close’ season. Huskies’ sophomore running back Austin Honeycutt scored a two-yard touchdown with less than 20 seconds left giving them a 14-7 victory and ruining the Mustangs’ homecoming. The Mustangs’ defense, once again, put…

Lincolnton and North roll in first round

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The Lincolnton Lady Wolves defeated Hibriten in the first round of the dual team 2A playoffs on Wednesday. No. 1 seed Shawn Kindley beat Maggie Sime 6-2, 6-3. Hibriten’s Cameron Joyce defeated Jessica Newton 6-1, 6-3. Liz Rhine waltzed to a 6-1, 6-1 victory over Wallis Hutchens. While teammate Angela…

Rebels take cross country title

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The West Lincoln Lady Rebels won the Midwest 2A Cross Country Championship which was ran at Murray’s Mill. The Lady Rebels won the meet with 46 points. East Rutherford finished a distance-second with 59 points, while Newton-Conover had 61 points. Other team results for the women were: Bandys 83, Bunker…

Eagles finish second in SC tourney

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The Lincoln Charter School Eagles lost to Victory Christian 2-0;25-12, 25-21 last week in the Southern Catawba Conference Volleyball Tournament. The loss gave them a second place finish, which is what they finished in the regular season with an 8-8 record and 7-3 SC Conference Record. The team was led…

Wolves edged out by Lions

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The Lincolnton JV Wolves lost to Shelby 28-22 Thursday night in a game that will likely decide the Midwest 2A JV title. In the first quarter, fullback Marcus Williams put the Wolves up 6-0 with Phil Robinson running in the two-point conversion to give the Wolves an early 8-0 lead.…

Rebels pitted against Trojans

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The West Lincoln Rebels are coming off a 50-0 loss Friday night against Shelby. Things don’t get any easier as they host Bandys (5-3, 2-2 Midwest 2A) this Friday. Offense Rebels head coach Butch Parker and staff are concerned foremost about Trojans’ linebacker Matt Woodlief who is a big reason…

Mustangs hope for homecoming win

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The East Lincoln Mustangs are trying to make this homecoming against Hunter Huss (4-3, 2-2 Big South 3A) memorable. Despite their 2-6, 1-3 BS 3A record the Mustangs enter Friday’s game with confidence. Offense On offense, East Lincoln will face a 4-3 Huskies’ defense. Head coach Matt Rikard would like…

Wolves set to take on Lions

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The Lincolnton Wolves (6-2, 4-0 Midwest 2A) will square off against the Shelby Golden Lions (7-1, 4-0) on Friday. To make matters worse for the Wolves, the Golden Lions will have revenge on their mind after losing to Lincolnton last year. Offense So what does Lincolnton need to do in…