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Mustangs gallop past Cardinals

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East Lincoln was finally able to rid itself of turnover problems. The result was a 27-12 victory over Berry Academy Friday night. The Mustangs did fumble twice, but lost neither of them. The result was having more offensive plays as they pounded the ball 49 rushes and threw the ball…

Rebels lose heartbraeker to Red Devils 7-6

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West Lincoln’s Will Tallent tries to run his way through two Red Devil defenders. Tallent ended the game with 71 yards rushing. He had 64 of those yards in the first half. Newton made halftime adjustments that slowed the Rebels. Joseph Brymer / LTN Photo NEWTON—Even typically talkative West Lincoln…

Wolves come from behind to beat Bears

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CLAREMONT— The Lincolnton Wolves remained undefeated in Midwest 2A conference play with an improbable 32-29 come from behind win Friday night at Bunker Hill High School. Senior tailback Dusty Friday scored on a five-yard run with 44 seconds remaining to keep the Wolves tied atop the conference standings at 3-0.…

Herbert clinches shootout position

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READING, Pa. — Doug Herbert and the Snap-on Racing Top Fuel team advanced to the quarterfinals of Sunday`s Lucas Oil Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway to pull within 31 points of seventh-place Cory McClenathan in the POWERade standings. By qualifying 11th (4.652 seconds at 305.01 mph), Herbert also clinched seventh…

Lady Wolves three-peat

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The Lincolnton Lady Wolves victory over East Rutherford on Thursday allowed them to three-peat as Midwest 2A Conference champions. No. 1 seed Shawn Kindley beat Sarah Horne 6-1, 6-0. Liz Rhine, at No. 2, won 6-1, 6-0 over Amanda Carter. Jessica Newton beat Chelsey Gettys 6-0, 6-1. No. 4 seed…

Playing above their expectations

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East Lincoln Lady Mustangs finish third despite losing six seniors All coaches in any sport want to win, but to East Lincoln Lady Mustangs’ coach Kathy Anderson enjoyment and individual improvement should also be at the forefront. Maybe her unique approach helped lead the Lady Mustangs to a 7-5 overall…

Wildcats beat the Chiefs

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The Lincolnton Wildcats fought off a resilient West Lincoln Chiefs team to win 34-18 on Wednesday. The Wildcats once again were led by running back Jonathan Ingram who has more than filled C.J. Wilson’s shoes. Ingram rushed for 210 yards against the Chiefs bringing his season total to over 1,000…

Lady Rebels win

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The East Lincoln Lady Mustangs volleyball team split with Hunter Huss on Thursday. Hunter Huss’ varsity team won 3-2; 25-22, 25-18, 23-25, 21-25 and 15-5. Players of note were: Krista Abernathy with 31 assists, five aces and six digs and Lauren Sharpe with 23 kills, seven blocks, three roofs and…

Three years and running

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West Lincoln Middle started program in 2001 and has yet to lose According to the Webster’s Random House Dictionary the definition of perfection is the highest degree of excellence. It’s safe to say that the West Lincoln Lady Chiefs Cross Country program, not only has reached that, but is that.…

Tap Factor

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Cherryville’s Clay Bruggeman (17-years old) takes down a 22-year old competitor in the Carolina Cup Tap Factor 2. Members of the Cherryville wrestling team and members of North Gaston participated in the event on Sept. 18. Lincolntonian and martial artist/grappler Anthony Huss created the event which takes place monthly. Nearly…