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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…

Rebels to face Devils

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It’s not a must-win game for the West Lincoln Rebels, but it certainly is a needed win as they meet the Newton-Conover Red Devils Friday night. Rebels’ head coach Butch Parker understands how important the game is. “It’s a critical game and a winnable game. They platoon but we’re pretty…

Wolves look for third Midwest win

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Lincolnton squares off against Bunker Hill’s potent offensive attack Quarterback Mardriekus Mayfield made quite a splash at Homecoming for the Lincolnton Wolves. The freshman QB threw for 187 yards and three touchdowns, but he won’t be the main man in the huddle on Friday night against the Bunker Hill Bears…

2004 Hall of Fame class includes 10 inductees

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Richard K. Smith, who coached the Lincolnton Wolves to their only state football championship in 1993, heads a list of 10 inductees into the 2004 class of the Lincoln County Sports Hall of Fame. The newest additions will be enshrined in the annual banquet Nov. 13 at the James Warren…

Sports Briefs

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Bess finishes second The Lenoir-Rhyne College Men’s Cross Country Team won the NCAA Division II race Saturday morning at The Citadel Invitational in Charleston, S.C. The squad placed first out of seven NCAA Division II teams. Perrell Bess, a former Lincolnton High School runner, was the Bears’ No. 2 competitor,…

Sports Roundup

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Lady Wolves assured piece, Mustangs win The Lincolnton Lady Wolves assured themselves atleast a piece of the Midwest 2A tennis crown beating Bandys 8-1 on Tuesday. With the win, the Lady Wolves clinched the league’s No. 1 berth in the dual team playoffs. No. 1 seed Shawn Kindley defeated Veronica…

Mustangs ready for Berry

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The East Lincoln Mustangs enter Friday’s game against Berry Academy with both trying to crawl their way out of the cellar of the Big South 3A Conference. The Mustangs have had good passing games and at times ran the ball well, but turnovers have offset a strong defensive performance. Offense…

Jaguars rush past Mustangs

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The East Lincoln Mustangs jumped out to a 7-6 lead and held it midway through the second quarter. They were unable to sustain the advantage, ultimately losing 34-14. The Mustangs fumble on the opening kickoff proved to be an ominous sign for the rest of the game. East’s first score…

Jackets defeat Knights

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Bessemer City running back Shane Whitlock had a record-breaking night against the North Lincoln Knights, leading the Yellow Jackets to a 48-22 victory. The Knights jumped out with an 8-6 lead after sophomore quarterback Trent Hopkins connected with Devin Borders for a 65-yard touchdown. Whitlock scored on a 49-yard run…