HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Report says Lincolnton head coach has resigned

Wolves went 2-9 this season, not in playoffs for first time since 1999 HobbsDailyReport.com LINCOLNTON – The Lincoln Times-News is reporting Ledford Gibson, head football coach at Lincolnton High the past four seasons, won’t return to coach the Wolves next season. In a story posted on its website on Wednesday (https://www.lincolntimesnews.com/sports/wolves-gibson-steps-down/article_a1e9d768-e875-11e8-8dbc-cbca82f4372f.html), The Times-News reported longtime assistant and current athletic director …

SOUTH FORK 2A: Maiden shuts out Lincolnton, heads to postseason for 23rd straight year

Blue Devils finish fourth in South Fork 2A, have now won at least 8 games in 42 seasons   HobbsDailyReport.com MAIDEN – Quarterback Bain Sipe hit Dylan Abernathy for the only touchdowns on Wednesday night – their seventh and eighth hookups of the season – as Maiden High nipped visiting Lincolnton 13-0 to close the regular season in South Fork …

SOUTH FORK 2A: Jones leads East Lincoln to fourth straight victory

Mustangs’ homecoming is Friday in key battle with North Lincoln   HobbsDailyReport.com LINCOLNTON – Quarterback Chase Jones threw for three scores and East Lincoln High’s defense came up big as the visiting Mustangs won their fourth straight game on Friday night, edging Lincolnton 27-6. The victory featured East Lincoln (4-2, 2-0 South Fork 2A) holding the Wolves to 98 yards …

SOUTH FORK 2A ROUNDUP: Wolves find groove, beat East Gaston for first victory

Defense, including 100-yard interception return for TD,  leads East Lincoln to first victory   Editor’s note: Game stories on Bandys, Maiden, Newton-Conover and West Lincoln will be posted separately on the website. HobbsDailyReport.com A big night from senior running back Jamal Littlejohn got Lincolnton High into the win column for the first time on Friday night. Littlejohn ran for almost …