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Knights’ quest for a title

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Wolves will host Bears, West entertains Chase

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West Lincoln and Lincolnton found out who they’ll play in the first round of the Midwest 2A Conference Tournament on Saturday. Lincolnton, 16-8 and 10-4 in the Midwest 2A will square off against the Bunker Hill Bears on Monday at 7 p.m. The second place conference finish allows them to…

North finishes with win

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The North Lincoln Lady Knights softball team finished their regular season on a high note Thursday with a convincing 8-1 win over the Maiden Blue Devils. The night belonged to Jenna Torbert who crushed a grand slam homerun, singled, doubled and accounted for 5 RBIs in the game. Other leading…

Wolves fall short to Cavaliers

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Brian Ebert tags out John Sisk at third base. Ebert made several standout plays to keep the Wolves close. Jenny Walling / LTN Photo Left-hander Dustin Weaver threw six strong innings for the Wolves in Thursday’s 4-2 loss to the No. 1 team in the state the East Rutherford Cavaliers.…

East and West both win

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The East Lincoln Mustangs have a two-game winning streak after beating the South Point Red Raiders on Thursday 7-6. The win also completes a season sweep of the Raiders for East. Shane Brackett was the hero for the Mustangs, going 3-for-3 with a single, double and triple, along with four…

Rebels, Wolves place high in tourney

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It was a relatively successful Midwest 2A Tournament for both the Lincolnton Wolves and West Lincoln Rebels. The Wolves finished No. 2 in the tournament behind Shelby, while West Lincoln fell into the number No. 3 slot. The senior duo from Lincolnton of John James and Devin High advanced to…

Watson to be named to the NCHSAA Board

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Under the platform that high school athletics promotes positivity, Superintendent Dr. Jim Watson has accepted a place on the North Carolina High School Athletic Association’s Board of Directors. Watson will replace Dr. Gene Moore, superintendent of Cleveland County schools, on the board. The former Western Carolina graduate will fulfill the…

Mustangs are 25-0 on the season

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The East Lincoln Mustangs men’s track team improved their record to 25-0 on the season with a dominating win at South Point in a four-team meet on Friday. The victory completes the best ever start at East Lincoln for a track team. The Mustangs took first place in 11 events…

8 in a row for Wolves

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Lincolnton`s Justin Keever had pitched well all night, but his great defensive play in the bottom of the seventh inning helped preserve a 5-4 win over the Bandys Trojans. After Bandys leftfielder Mark Williamson led off the inning with a double, pitcher Zach Elliott was asked to sacrifice bunt Williamson…

Knights advance to the State

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The North Lincoln Knights golf team is on their way to the NCHSAA Class 1A State Championship after placing second in the Regionals on Monday. The Regionals were held in Maiden at Glen Oaks Country Club. Jordan Matthews bested the Knights by 10 strokes shooting a 319. West Davidson rounded…