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Team plans to build on its winning streak

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The West Lincoln Rebels are in the middle of a four-game winning streak. Most recently, they beat Newton-Conover in extra innings on Tuesday night and followed that up with a Wednesday night victory over Hunter Huss. The game against Newton went nine innings. The Rebels were down 7-2 until the…

Wolves get by West

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The Midwest 2A Conference tennis opener came on Thursday between the Lincolnton Wolves and the West Lincoln Rebels. The match was a closely contested one with the Wolves winning 6-3. Wolves no. 1 seed John James defeated Josh Sain 6-0, 6-2. Rebels no. 2 seed Matt Limone defeated Devin High…

Mustangs defeat Wildcats

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The Lincoln Lady Mustangs soccer team defeated North Gaston 3-0 on Wednesday. Erin Smith recorded the shutout in goal. Ali Fisher had a goal and an assist and Mariah Bell picked up a goal. Sara Fleming also scored, while Kathy Jones and Julia Barker each had an assist. Bell and…

Lady Mustangs fall to Lady Knights 2-1

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Mustang Stephanie Horne attempts to beat the throw to first in Thursday’s softball game against North Lincoln. The Lady Knights won the contest 2-1. Contributed photo North Lincoln squeaked by East 2-1 in softball on Thursday. In the first inning, Kayleigh Brown, running for Nicole Baxter, scored for the Knights…

North holds on to beat East 8-7

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Shane Brackett had two doubles and three RBIs in losing cause for the Mustangs. Brackett had four RBIs against Berry Academy on Tuesday. Jenny Walling / LTN The North Lincoln Knights baseball team jumped out to 6-0 lead and survived a late East Lincoln rally to win 8-7 Wednesday. Freshman…

North spells its way to win after graphorrhea

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Tamara Collins gets a congratulatory hug from Rick Freeman, principal of North Lincoln High School. The school’s team won Tuesday night’s adult spelling bee. Jenny Walling / Lincoln Times-News A team from North Lincoln High School spelled its way to success Tuesday night at the Lincolnton/Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce…

Wolves crush Warriors

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The Lincolnton Wolves defeated the East Gaston Warriors 7-2 on Tuesday. Wolves head coach Chris Hoffman felt the match will benefit his team in the future. “East Gaston really tested some of our less experienced players, which should help us later,” he said. No. 1 seed for Lincolnton John James…

Mustangs defeat Berry

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East Lincoln defeated Berry Academy 6-0 in a conference win on Monday. Standouts for the Lady Mustangs were Mariah Bell ( 2 goals 1 assist), Ali Fisher (2 assists), Calli Thompson (1 goal), Julia Barker (1 goal), Krystal Hendricks (1 goal) and Kelsey Lingerfelt (1 goal). Lady Mustangs coach Jason…

Wolves get past Bunker Hill

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Wolves first baseman Matt Kuster tags Bears’ pitcher Charlie Story at first on an attempted pick-off play. The play was not successful but the Wolves were, winning the game 2-0. Kuster had one RBI. Justin Keever pitched a complete game two-hitter, while striking out seven to record his second victory…

Lady Mustangs fall to Jaguars

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East Lincoln fell to Ashbrook Last Tuesday in the Big South 3A Conference opener 1-3 in an overtime loss. East Lincoln scored first with Ali Fisher from Mariah Bell 5 minutes into the first half. Ashbrook countered midway through the second half to tie. Ashbrook scored two in the first…