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Knights swim well in first meet

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The North Lincoln swim team began their season at Shelby High School with an impressive showing. The Lady Knights finished third behind Kings Mountain and Shelby and ahead of Chase and East Rutherford. Leading the way for the Lady Knights were Sara Edwards, second in the 100-meter backstroke, Nickele Gates,…

Armstrong comes to Lincolnton?

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Chafin Rhyne, owner of Fausto Coffee and Ride a Bike, is presented a U.S. Postal Service jersey that record-breaking cyclist Lance Armstrong wore in the 2004 Tour De France. Rhyne won the autographed jersey through a Power Bar raffle held at Interbike Las Vegas. Power Bar representative Matt Shanly was…

Mustangs win both season openers

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On the strength of shooting over 50 percent on three-point accuracy, the West Lincoln Rebels held a 18-14 lead at the end of the first quarter Tuesday night. It was the last time they would hold an advantage, as the East Lincoln Mustangs roared back to a 58-41 victory. Josh…

Custer`s last stand

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North Lincoln opts not to renew contract On Monday, North Lincoln High School fired head football coach Lonnie Custer. “In response to questions about Coach Custer’s status at North Lincoln for the coming year, Mr. Custer will not be coaching for the school. The school sincerely appreciates efforts and work…

Jaguars too much for North

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Forestview’s Jessica Capers hit an eight-foot jumper with approximately seven seconds left to lift the Forestview Lady Jaguars to a 62-60 win Monday night. North Lincoln had a chance to win the game, but a long three-pointer hit off the back of the rim. North Lincoln is now 2-2 after…

Rebels avenge loss, Lady Knights remain perfect

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The West Lincoln Rebels avenged their season-opening loss Friday night at West Lincoln beating the North Lincoln Knights 79-72. The home team held a slight 18-12 lead at the end of the first quarter, but the real difference-maker was the third quarter. In the instrumental third, the Rebels pushed their…

Ross records 200th win, Rebels win tourney

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On Saturday, the West Lincoln High School wrestlers went 5-0 at the 1st annual West Lincoln Round Robin Tournament. These wins helped Head Coach Butch Ross reach 200 career wins at West Lincoln High. The Rebels started out the morning by beating Pisgah High School 43 – 30. The wrestlers…

Cavaliers end Wolves` season 22-0

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Above, senior tight end Kyle Snyder looks for running room against the Cavaliers Friday night. Snyder , who had a stellar year at defensive end, also served as a reliable target for Zack Gibson. Right, junior linebacker Michael Nielson hangs his head at the end of the second round loss…

Cardinals finish on high note

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The Lincoln County Cardinal fall baseball team finished out the season winning the National Invitational Tournament, the Halloween Challenge, recently in Charlotte, N.C. Team members are back row, left to right, Chris Hogue, T.J. Chapman, Corey Walton, Will Fox, Shane Brackett, Matt Kuster, Alex Loftin, Mitchell Lynch and Aaron Price.…

Rebels have high hopes in `04

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With only one game behind them, it’s too early to tell how the West Lincoln Rebels will fare this season. The team, under the direction of second-year coach Chad Wright, is largely inexperienced with only five players that played varsity last season. Gene Arp, Taylor Woodie, Ryan Huffman, Josh Fisher…