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Wolves finish eighth

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West Henderson shot a 309 to win the 2A West Regional played Monday at Mountain Glenn Country Club in Newland Hibriten qualified for the 2A State Championship with a 315, edging North Henderson, which shot a 316. The Lincolnton Wolves finished with a 343, which put them in eighth place.…

Lions handle Wolves

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The tone for Friday night`s game between the Wolves of Lincolnton and the Shelby Golden Lions was set on the very first pitch. Centerfielder Garrett Alexander drove freshman pitcher Nate Wright`s first offering deep over the left field fence to give the Golden Lions a lead they would not relinquish…

Knights trounce Rams

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The North Lincoln Knights blasted the Highland Tech Rams 14-3 Friday. T.J. Skidmore earned the win, pitching six innings and scattering five hits. Skidmore struck out four and gave up two earned runs. The Knights hit early and often versus the Rams. For the game, the home team tallied 17…

Mustangs control own destiny

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The East Lincoln Mustangs find themselves tied with South Point and East Gaston for the final two Big South 3A State Playoff berths. The Mustangs, Warriors and Red Raiders are all 8-4 heading into the final week of the season. Ashbrook has already clinched the BS 3A title. It’s been…

Knights` boys track team tops Southern Foothills

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The North Lincoln Knights’ men’s track team proved they were the best runners in the Southern Foothills last week at the conference meet. Part of any successful team is finding the right mix of veterans and youthful enthusiasm. The Knights are no exception. Senior Todd Eaton, who is a regional…

Astros take championship

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Lincolnton advances to regional

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A trip to the 2A West Regional is nothing new for the Lincolnton Wolves under the direction of head coach Scott Cloninger. Including this season, the Wolves have made it to golf’s post-season nine of the past 10 years. What is the key according to Cloninger? “I would have to…

Not so fast Lady Ironmen

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What was supposed to be a pitcher’s duel between juniors Abby Walls and Nicole Baxter never materialized as North Lincoln (14-3, 8-2) beat Cherryville (13-2, 8-1) 8-3 on Wednesday. Baxter at one point retired 12 straight batters and ended the game with six strikeouts. She only walked one, demonstrating excellent…

Wolves beat Devils in Marathon

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The Lincolnton Wolves knew Wednesday’s game versus Newton-Conover was going to be a dogfight. Despite their dismal record, the Red Devils are considered a scrappy baseball team. The 12 innings the Wolves had to play to earn a key 12-8 victory provided further evidence that assessment was true. Lincolnton received…

Knights repeat

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The North Lincoln Knights’ golf team had two goals in mind entering this season. Goal one was to repeat as Southern Foothills’ champions. Goal two was to win a state 1A championship. This week they’ve inched closer to achieving both, beating Hendersonville by four strokes to earn their second-consecutive conference…