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Wolves All-Conference picks

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Seniors Colby Burgin, Brian Ebert, Justin Keever and Bradley Dalrymple were all named to the Midwest 2A All-Conference team. Wolves head coach Bobby Martin was named Coach of the Year for the conference. Contributed photo / Lynne Burgin…

Rebels All-Conference selections

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Seniors Brandan Jones, Zac Koehler and Dylan Anthony were named to the Midwest 2A All-Conference team. Jones, Koehler and Anthony were the backbone on a team that had a tremendous turnaround from their previous season. Contributed photo / Lynne Burgin…

Tallent reaches goals

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Senior West Lincoln track athlete Lily Tallent accomplished a rare feat winning 2A State Titles in both the shot-put and discus. Tallent’s discus throw was a 122-08, while her shot put was 37-01.75. Tallent led her team to a victory over East Lincoln and Lincolnton, as well as a 14th…

Wolves ousted from playoffs

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Pitcher Mike Facchinei, a UNC signee, made sure that Lincolnton’s return into the 2A State Playoffs was short-lived. Facchinei, a 6’3” right-hander held Lincolnton to just three hits in West Henderson’s 4-1 victory Tuesday night at Brookins Memorial Field. In the top of the second, T.W. Moore lined one between…

Sports Briefs

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LHS par 3 tourney There will be five hole-in-one prizes and $25 closest to the pin on the other 13 holes. Also, will feature many door prizes and tons of fun. There will also be a $5,000 putting contest for all players. The date for the tournament is Friday, May…

Tallent wins state

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Andre Tillman was named Most Valuable Performer as his team rolled to the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 2-A menâ„–s track and field fashion in convincing fashion on Friday at the Paul Derr Track on the North Carolina State University campus. Tillman won the triple jump and the…

West Lincoln holds sports ceremony

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Jeron Mosteller and Lily Tallent walked away with the top awards at Sunday`s West Lincoln High School sports banquet. Mosteller, a standout in football and track, and Tallent, a three-sport participant in basketball, volleyball and track, were named 2003-2004 athletes of the year in a ceremony at the James W.…

Rebels season ends at hands of Bandys Trojans

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The West Lincoln Rebels couldn’t believe it was over Friday night losing to the Bandys Trojans 7-4. In just one season the Rebels went from 0-25 to 15-11. But that wasn’t what seemed to be on their minds after the game. In a winner-takes-all play-in game the Rebels came up…

James and High are regional runner-ups

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For the second consecutive year the Lincolnton Wolves duo of John James and Devin High finished as 2A West Regional Tournament runner-ups. James/High entered the tournament seeded No. 2 and played up to their billing. In the first round James/High defeated Adam Lineberry/Grant Vestal from Forbush 6-0, 6-3. In the…

Mustangs dedicate season to Lane

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Members of the East Lincoln Mustang track team, both men and women, pose with a 32-0 sign. The Mustangs, coached by Melvin Morrison, dedicated the season to former Carolina Panther running back Fred Lane. Jenny Walling / LTN Photo Mustangs head coach Melvin Morrison poses with best friend Fred Lane…