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Wilson signs National Letter of Intent to play for Wolfpack

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Lincolnton senior C.J. Wilson, the school’s recorder holder for total yardage (5,919), career rushing yards (3,941) and points (468) signed with North Carolina State Wednesday morning. “It’s a great feeling to be signed,” Wilson said. “I felt like it was a good decision, and my parents were very supportive of…

Brewer signs National Letter of Intent to join Mountaineers

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When Demery Brewer had no scholarship offers to speak of, as late as December, he did what any good son would do. He went to Mom. “Honestly, there were times where I would get real down. I would get real stressed out. Mom was like, `Keep God first and everything…

Rebels bedeviled

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It was a season to remember for the West Lincoln Rebels’ wrestling team. Even if it didn’t end the way they wanted it to—with a 2A state title. The Rebels fell to the No. 2 team in the state Newton-Conover 31-27 in the 2A Western Regional Finals Thursday night at…

Newsome reaches milestone, Mustangs continue win streak

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An alley-oop from Wes Glover to Keith Rendlemen began Tuesday’s night contest between East Lincoln and Highland Tech, and you could feel something special was going to happen. Alex Newsome broke the 1,000-point career barrier and the Mustangs (16-5, 10-1) pushed their winning streak to 11 games by defeating the…

Rebels onto third round in State Duals

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The West Lincoln Rebels’ quest for a team state title got off to a solid start Tuesday night at Mt. Pleasant High School in the first round of the State Dual Team Tournament. West Lincoln, improves to 37-6 on the season, downed Ledford in the first round 46-30. After Mt.…

Sports Roundup

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Knights down Vikings North Lincoln beat South Iredell Tuesday night 82-65. The Knights were paced by David Ward, who scored a game-high 25 points. Haynes Brotherton and Montreal Wilson had 13 and 11 respectively. With the win, the Knights improve to 5-13 and 2-9 on the season. North Lincoln 19…

For My Boys

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Doug Herbert, owner and driver of the SnaponFranchise.com Top Fuel dragster, will begin the 2008 NHRA POWERade season with one goal in mind: to win the championship, and to win it for his boys. After tying for his career best points finish in 2007, Herbert arrived at a preseason test…

Playoff Champions

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Sports Briefs

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Women’s softball league Lincoln County Community Center has a women’s slow-pitch softball league for women ages 25-and-up. Signups will begin Jan. 28 and last through Feb. 15 at the East Lincoln Community Center located at 8160 Optimist Club Road in Denver with the cost being $60. The center is opened…

Rebels dominate Southern Piedmont wrestling tourney

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The West Lincoln Rebels dominated the Southern Piedmont Wrestling Conference Tournament Saturday. Guided by head coach Butch Ross, the Rebels compiled a team score of 263.50, while South Iredell and East Lincoln finished tied for second with 112 team points. “The kids just stepped up and did a good job.…