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Basketball Roundup Week Of December 4-8
A roundup of girls and boys varsity games from the week of December 4-8. All games for December 8 were cancelled due to the inclement weather.
Saturday, December 09, 2017

CHS Cheerleaders Win NCHSAA State Championships
The JV and Varsity Cheerleaders from Cherryville High School traveled to Raleigh, N.C. to compete in the NCHSAA Cheerleading State Championships held on December 2, 2017. Both teams placed first in their divisions and came home with State Championship Titles.
Saturday, December 09, 2017

Mustangs Win Two Against Australia Teams
The East Lincoln girls and boys varsity basketball teams won Monday's home non-conference game against Queensland Boomerang – Australia.
Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Wrestling Results
Lincolnton, North Lincoln, West Lincoln and East Lincoln results from Dec. 2; Cherryville results Dec. 1; West Lincoln results from Nov. 29, and East Lincoln results from Nov. 28.
Sunday, December 03, 2017

Basketball Roundup, Dec. 1
On Friday, December 1 West Lincoln played at Cherryville, East Lincoln was at home against Comenius School, and North Lincoln was at home against Chase.
Sunday, December 03, 2017

LHS Wrestling Results
Wrestling results for Lincolnton High School at various meets November 18-28 including the Ironman Open (Nov. 18), St. Stephens (Nov. 20), the Tri-County Tournament (Nov. 21-22), and a Quad at LHS (Nov. 28).
Saturday, December 02, 2017

Hibriten Ends Shelby's Season 19-7
Shelby took an early lead, then appeared to have scored another TD that would have put them ahead again--but a penalty nullified that score.  A blocked punt by the Lions, a couple of unsuccessful field goal tries, and a great night running for Hibriten star Gee Witherspoon meant a 19-7 loss for the Golden Lions.
Friday, December 01, 2017

Sports On The Radio
The Shelby Golden Lions game at Hibriten in the NCHSAA Football Playoffs will be on the radio on WOHS (1390AM & 101.5 FM) this Friday evening.  The boys West Lincoln at Cherryville basketball game will be on WLON (1050 AM) and WCSL (1590AM).
Friday, December 01, 2017

Flag Football Teams Advance To Tournaments
An age 9-10 and a 11-12 team will go to Atlanta, Georgia for the NFL FLAG Regional Tournament on December 2 and an age 13-14 team received an invitation to travel to Orlando, Florida to participate in the NFL FLAG Football Championships at the Pro Bowl.
Thursday, November 30, 2017

Sports Briefs
Parks & Recreation Girls Youth Volleyball registration ends Dec. 1; Night of Light Road Race, Toy Run 4 Kids, Register for Winter Softball Camp and More!
Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Basketball Roundup
In action for Tuesday, Nov. 28 scores reported to the Lincoln Herald included North Lincoln, Lincolnton and Cherryville.
Wednesday, November 29, 2017

WL Wrestlers Win Tri-County Wrestling Tournament
West Lincoln’s Rebels won the tournament championship last week with a team score of 201.5 with 11 wrestlers placing in their respective weight classes including two first places: Keaton Norman (138) and Nathan Hull (152).
Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Third Round Scores Nov. 24th
Shelby is the only team from our area who will still be playing next week in the NCHSAA football playoffs.  The Golden Lions claimed a hard-fought 7-0 win over Mt. Pleasant Friday night, while Kings Mountain lost in overtime and Bessemer City and Thomas Jefferson Academy were also defeated.
Saturday, November 25, 2017

Sports Briefs
Girls Youth Volleyball registration extended, Night of Light Road Race, Toy Run 4 Kids, Register for Winter Softball Camp and More!
Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Nick Solomita Signs With UNCG
Solomita, a senior and a four-year varsity starter for the Knights’ baseball team, has chosen the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Football Playoffs Round 3
Lincoln and Catawba counties no longer have a team involved in the NCHSAA football playoffs, but Gaston County has one (Bessemer City) and Cleveland County has three (Shelby, Kings Mountain and Thomas Jefferson Academy).
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

WL Optimist Varsity Wins Big South Championship For 3rd Time
They did it for the third year in a row! The West Lincoln Optimist Varsity football team won the Big South Championship game on Saturday, November 18 against East Lincoln 2-0.
Monday, November 20, 2017

Newton-Conover Slips Past First Flight 1-0 For Third Title
The Red Devils season concluded with 27-0-2 with a perfect 14-0 record in the South Fork 2A.
Saturday, November 18, 2017

Friday November 17th Games
The Lincolnton Wolves made a long trip only to lose their second round playoff game to South Columbus.  Shelby and South Point played the game many had expected when they met two weeks ago.  This time, the Golden Lions won the see-saw battle to move on in quest of a fifth consecutive state championship.
Friday, November 17, 2017

Round Two Schedule (Nov. 17th)
While other Lincoln County schools are turning their attention to basketball, the Lincolnton Wolves will try for their second win in the NCHSAA football playoffs this Friday night.
Friday, November 17, 2017

For The Love Of Soccer
Players, coaches and parents all endured the cold temperatures and light rain this past weekend and it was all  "for the love of soccer" as two out of three LASA teams were named CHAMPIONS at the Lake Norman Fall Classic.
Thursday, November 16, 2017

Coach Wayne Navey To Retire In January
West Lincoln High School Athletic Director Wayne Navey is calling it a day. Navey told the Lincoln Herald on Wednesday that he plans to retire in January after four decades of local athletic work.
Thursday, November 16, 2017

Sports Briefs
NFL FLAG Football Jamboree, WLHS Fall Sports Awards and More!
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Football Playoffs Round One
Lincolnton advanced in the 2A playoffs; Maiden suffered its first loss as Foard ended the Blue Devils' season; East Lincoln and West Lincoln both lost; and Shelby and South Point both won easily to set up a rematch in Belmont next week.
Saturday, November 11, 2017

Jason Holbrook Honored By LHS
Jason Holbrook had a real passion for the Lincolnton High School football program. The late coach and supporter of the Wolves’ athletic efforts, who died last month, was recognized by the school at a football game last week. Coach Holbrook was known for his love of the Wolves, following them through thick and thin.
Friday, November 10, 2017

Dyson Signs With Gardner-Webb
Mica Dyson, daughter of Tom and Lorenda Dyson, and a Senior at Lincolnton High School signed this week to play basketball at Gardner-Webb University in Boiling Springs, N.C.
Thursday, November 09, 2017

Playoffs Begin
Three of Lincoln County's four high school football teams, Maiden & Cherryville got their seasons extended and will enter state playoffs this Friday.
Thursday, November 09, 2017

Final Results CGA Senior Four-Ball One-Day Tournament At Gaston Country Club
Many area golfers competed in the Carolinas Golf Association event on Monday, November 6.  In Tournament A the team of John Helms of Mt. Holly and Mark Lingerfelt of Denver came in first. Finishing second were the team of Stan Goodson of Lincolnton and David Boaz of Denver.
Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Sports Briefs
Girls Youth Volleyball registrations underway, Golf Fitness workshop, DECA Car Show and More!
Tuesday, November 07, 2017

North Lincoln Captures Third NCHSAA Men's Cross Country Championship
North Lincoln men were led by junior Brian Risse who finished third in the individual meet. In the 1A Men’s  team championship Lincoln Charter  finished in second place behind Bishop McGuinness. The Women’s team from North Lincoln also finished second.
Sunday, November 05, 2017

LHS Senior Night 2017
On Friday, November 3, senior football players, cheerleaders and marching band members took the field at Von Ray Harris Stadium for the last time.
Sunday, November 05, 2017

NCHSAA Football Playoff Brackets Finalized
In 2A  Lincolnton will travel to Graham, West Lincoln to Reidsville and in 2AA East Lincoln to Mt. Pleasant. Maiden will play at home against Fred T. Foard. Newton-Conover goes to Shelby and Bandys to Hibriten. In 1AA Cherryville goes to Swain County and Bessemer City has a Bye.
Saturday, November 04, 2017

Senior Night At West Lincoln
Friday, November 3 was celebrated as “Senior Night” at West Lincoln High School on their last home football game of the season. The Rebels won over lake Norman Charter 46-26.
Saturday, November 04, 2017

Playoff Brackets Coming Soon
High school football playoff brackets were released Saturday morning, but then withdrawn pending a review.
Saturday, November 04, 2017

High School Games Nov. 3rd
Maiden finishes the regular season unbeaten; West Lincoln wins its final game of the year; East has another comeback, but it falls short in a loss to Newton-Conover; and North Lincoln and Bandys play the most exciting game of the night, finally won by the Trojans.
Friday, November 03, 2017

Girls Youth Volleyball Registration & Coach Recruitment
Registration for the league will be held at the William Lentz Recreation Center at Betty G. Ross Park Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and will be available from now until Tuesday, November 21.
Friday, November 03, 2017

North Carolina Senior Games A Big Hit
The North Carolina Senior Games, Inc. is pleased to announce that 65 participants in the Lincoln County Senior Games qualified for the North Carolina Senior Games State Finals with nine participants bringing medals back to Lincoln County.
Thursday, November 02, 2017

Regular Season Finale
The regular season comes to an end this Friday night and for some area teams, it's the last game of the year.  Others will be heading into the playoffs next week.  Lincolnton and West Lincoln play home games this week, East and North are away.
Thursday, November 02, 2017

Black Named Interim Lady Ironmen Basketball Coach
Bud Black has been named the interim head coach for the girls varsity basketball program at Cherryville High School due to Coach Carrie Dalton being out with an injury.  She is expected to return sometime during the season.
Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Sports Briefs
NJROTC Boosters Motorcycle Run this Saturday to benefit Toys for Tots and More!
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Brackets Finalized For NCHSAA 2017 Men's Soccer Championship
Lincoln Charter (#5) has a Bye for the first round on November 1 in the 1A West Division. In 2A West #1 Newton-Conover will face North Davidson at home, East Lincoln (#17) will visit Lexington Senior and #18 Lincolnton will travel to Hibriten.
Monday, October 30, 2017

East & North Lincoln Honor Students On Senior Night
Friday, October 27 was celebrated as “Senior Night” at East Lincoln High School and North Lincoln High School, traditionally on their last home football game of the season.
Sunday, October 29, 2017

2017 NCHSAA Women's Individual Tennis State Championship Final Results
Maiden’s Zoe Huffman won the 2A Singles Championship, Lincoln Charter’s Emerson Crichton made it to the 1A semifinal round and Lake Norman Charter’s team of Bush and Thomas won the 2A Doubles Championship.
Sunday, October 29, 2017

High School Games Friday Oct. 27th
Maiden remained undefeated with a win over Newton-Conover as KK McDaniel caught TD passes for the Blue Devils on the last play of the first half and with only seconds left in the game for the win.  East Lincoln did it again--coming from behind to beat West in OT. LHS beat North; Cherryville won.
Friday, October 27, 2017

LASA United Soccer Teams Competed In Tennessee Tournament
The Lincolnton Area Soccer Association had three teams which participated in the Southeast Classic Tournament with the B08 Storm team finishing in second place. 
Friday, October 27, 2017

High School Football
A trio of county rivalries and a South Fork 2A Conference showdown top this Friday's schedule.  Lincolnton will be at North Lincoln, West Lincoln at East Lincoln, and in Cleveland County--Crest at Burns.  The undefeated Maiden Blue Devils will host Newton-Conover for the top spot in the South Fork 2A Conference.
Thursday, October 26, 2017

Ward Realistic About Cubs
Well, this year, they didn’t make it. But to Bill Ward, that doesn’t matter. The Stanley man, known as North Carolina’s biggest fan of the Chicago Cubs, said this weekend that he wasn’t that hurt when his beloved baseball team didn’t make it to this year’s World Series.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Sports Briefs
5K Races coming up and lots more!
Sunday, October 22, 2017

Friday Night Games
Lincolnton won its Homecoming game to claim its third in a row; West Lincoln lost to Bandys; North Lincoln was no contest for Newton-Conover; and East Lincoln and Maiden played the game of the week, won by the Blue Devils in double overtime.  Cherryville won its Homecoming game.
Friday, October 20, 2017

Friday Night Football
It's homecoming night for Lincolnton's Wolves.  West Lincoln will travel to Bandys.  North Lincoln will be at Newton-Conover.  East Lincoln will play at Maiden with the top spot in the South Fork Conference on the line.
Friday, October 20, 2017


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