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Mustangs` comeback not enough in 26-13 defeat to Wave

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In what looks to be an ongoing theme the East Lincoln Mustangs continue to deal with a turnover epidemic that has plagued them all season. This time the turnovers helped result in a 26-13 loss to Big South 3A power Ashbrook. The Mustangs had six turnovers in the game— four…

Dominating rushing leads Wolves past Rebels

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Above, Wolves’ running back Dusty Friday fights for yardage against the Rebels’ defense. Friday ended the game with 16 carries for 123 yards. Right, Will Tallent looks for a cutback lane in Friday’s game. Tallent returned from injury and rushed for 115 yards on only 11 carries. Gene Arp had…

Sports Briefs

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Friday night fishing With a five fish limit catch of 13 pounds the team of Chris Curtis of Concord and Roy Winkler from Charlotte won the Sept. 24 Friday Night Showdown Bass Tournament out of Midway Marina on Lake Norman. The team also won the Big Fish honors for the…

New offensive line coach takes control

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Ol’ Blue eyes would be proud of West Lincoln Rebels offensive line coach Mike Harrill because before he agreed to take the job he told head coach Butch Parker the only way he’d do it was if he could ‘do it my way.’ During the winter and the summer Parker…

Wolves beat Rebels

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It was the Marcus Williams’ show in Lincolnton’s 22-8 win over West Lincoln in Thursday night’s JV game. Williams scored on a 70-yard run and a 65-yard run leading the Wolves in rushing and to the win. The West Lincoln Rebels were up to 8-0 over the Lincolnton Wolves team…

Will tonight be one of the best?

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West Lincoln tailback Will Tallent’s return to the lineup from a severely sprained ankle should bolster the Rebels’ already potent ground attack. Joseph Brymer / LTN Photo Former Rebels’ running back and present Wolves tailback Darrell Friday will look to gain yards versus his former team in tonight’s game. Joseph…

Wildcats and West`s Lady Rebels win

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The Lincolnton Middle Wildcats beat East Lincoln 34-20 on Wednesday. Wildcats running back Jonathan Ingram continues to make a name for himself rushing for 210 yards on 20 carries to go along with four touchdowns and a two-point conversion. His longest TD run of the game was 50 yards. The…

Lady Wolves search for consistency

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For some teams, the search for consistency is similar to hunting a needle in a haystack— very difficult to find. Such is the case for the Lincolnton Lady Wolves who fell to the East Rutherford Lady Cavaliers on Tuesday in a home volleyball match. Lincolnton was blanked by the Cavaliers…

Falcons win two

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The East Lincoln Middle School Lady Falcons won two out of three games recently. On Monday, the beat Pumpkin Center 13-3. Standouts were: Holli Parker with three doubles, Racquel Cooke with two singles, Kourtney Rehfuss with three singles and Melissa Griswald with one single and a double. The winning pitcher…

North to visit Devils

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The North Lincoln Knights will have their first away game of the season on Friday night as they face one of the premier 1A teams in the state in the Maiden Blue Devils. Knights’ head coach Lonnie Custer knows his team is up for a huge challenge. Maiden enters the…