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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…

Bears spoil Rebels` homecoming

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Vale—On homecoming night at Douglas C. Leonhardt Memorial Stadium, the West Lincoln Rebels faced the Bunker Hill Bears. Both teams were looking for their first conference win. The Bears won a hard fought game 29-20 in front of another large home crowd. Bunker Hill used a strong running game, lead…

QB Mayfield chases away Trojans

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On homecoming night at Lincolnton High School, it was a new kid on the block that everyone will remember. Freshman quarterback Mardriekus Mayfield completed his first six passes, including three for touchdowns, en route to a 26-14 win over the Chase Trojans at Battleground Memorial Stadium. Mayfield, just called up…

Ingram rushes the Wildcats past Burns

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The Lincolnton Wildcats continue their winning ways beating Burns 34-6 on Wednesday. The Wildcats led 22-0 at the half behind the strong rushing of Jonathan Ingram who rushed for over 100 yards for the fifth consecutive game. Ingram had two touchdowns against Burns as well as two two-point conversions. He…

Bring on the Trojans

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The Lincolnton Wolves will need a big night from junior running back Lance Friday tonight in their homecoming contest versus the Chase Trojans. The Wolves are coming off a big rivalry win over West Lincoln so it will be interesting to see how they perform. Lincolnton is 3-2 and 1-0…

North to forfeit victory

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The North Lincoln Knights’ 19-17 victory over Charlotte Christian will not count due to a forfeit because of an ineligible player participating. According to Principal Rick Freeman, it was brought to his attention over a week ago that a problem may exist regarding the eligibility of one of the North’s…

Wolves defeat Lions, Mustangs win

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The Lincolnton Lady Wolves took another step on their way to a three-peat as Midwest 2A Conference Champions beating the Shelby Golden Lions 6-3 on Thursday. No. 1 Seed for Lincolnton Shawn Kindley defeated Betsy Martin 7-5 and 6-2. Erin Mode for Shelby knocked off Jessica Newton 6-3, 6-1. Liz…

Panthers having record year

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Pumplin Center beats Kings Mountain 34-28 to improve to 4-0 The Pumpkin Center Panthers are on quite a roll beating Kings Mountain 34-28 on Wednesday. It marks the first time in school history the Panthers have been 4-0 in the Tri-County Conference. On the season, the Panthers have defeated East…

West wins overtime thriller

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West Lincoln defeated Bunker Hill 28-20 in a thrilling double overtime game. Special teams was the key unit taking the spotlight recovering two onside kicks in the ball game. The first onsider they recovered began the second half. With eight minutes remaining they recovered the second one. Jake Watts scored…