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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

2017 NCHSAA Women's Tennis Dual Team Championships Begin Today
Locally 1A Lincoln Charter obtained a bye in today’s first round action for the 2017 Women’s Tennis Dual-Team Championships. Maiden will play at East Burke in 2A and in 3A Kings Mountain will host A.C. Reynolds.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Cherryville Basketball Season Announced
The Cherryville Ironmen and Lady Ironmen will play a 24-game schedule this season. Due to the small number of conference games, the teams will play three high schools three times.
Monday, October 16, 2017

Sports Briefs
Soccer Tournament, BBQ Cook-Off, Boxing, 5K Races and More!
Sunday, October 15, 2017

Friday Night Games Oct. 13th
Lincolnton beat West Lincoln 35-20 although the game was tied with only a couple of minutes left.  East Lincoln remained unbeaten in the South Fork 2A Conference with a 38-7 win over Bandys.  North Lincoln's offense couldn't get going against Maiden as the Blue Devils remained undefeated with a 30-6 win.
Friday, October 13, 2017

Ward Celebrates One Year Since Cubs' Win
It’s nearly a year now since the loveable losers actually won their first World Series since Theodore Roosevelt was president, and the 50-something Ward is still celebrating.
Friday, October 13, 2017

High School Football Schedule
Three of the four Lincoln County teams play at home this Friday.  East hosts Bandys, North plays Maiden, and Lincolnton travels to West Lincoln.
Thursday, October 12, 2017

Lincoln Country Club Tournament Winners
The Lincoln Country Club held their 2017 Men’s Senior Club and 2017 Ladies Club Championships this past weekend.
Monday, October 09, 2017

Another?
The self-described #1 Cubs fan, Bill Ward of Stanley, is hoping for another Cubs appearance in the World Series.  Chicago won their first playoff game over the Nationals 3-0 on Friday, lost the second 6-3 on Saturday--now they go back to the Windy City for games 3 and 4 Monday and Tuesday.
Monday, October 09, 2017

Sports Briefs
Fundraisers, 5k races, golf tournaments and more!
Sunday, October 08, 2017

Parks And Rec Offers Fall Day Camp
Schools will be closed for a teacher workday on Oct. 30 so parks and rec is taking advantage of the day to offer your children some fun. The event is open to kids in kindergarten through fifth grade.
Sunday, October 08, 2017

Friday Night Football
Lincolnton finally got its second win of the season, East Lincoln came from behind to beat North Lincoln, West Lincoln lost to Newton-Conover, and the Maiden Blue Devils won their seventh game without a loss.  Here are details of Friday night's football action.
Saturday, October 07, 2017

High School Games Oct. 6th
Lincolnton won big at home over Bandys, West Lincoln got blown out by Newton-Conover, Maiden stayed unbeaten with a Homecoming win, and East Lincoln trailed until less than two minutes to go and pulled out a win over North Lincoln.  Here are the scores of Friday night's games.
Friday, October 06, 2017

High School Football Schedule
East Lincoln plays at North Lincoln in one of this week's matchups involving Lincoln County teams.  Lincolnton will be at home against Bandys and West Lincoln will travel to Newton-Conover.
Thursday, October 05, 2017

Wolves Soccer Team Defeats Blue Devils In Extra Time
Lincolnton coach Eric Radebaugh credited Mason Whitaker with 2-assists, Jeison Rubio with 1-assist and his goalkeeper, Corey Jackson, with several excellent stops.  This victory puts Lincolnton at 4-4 in conference and 9-6 overall.
Tuesday, October 03, 2017


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