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Another title for Mustangs

East Lincoln knocked off top-seeded Cuthbertson to win the Carolina Panthers 7-on-7 championship on June 19. It was the first action on the football field since the Mustangs capped an undefeated season by winning the NCHSAA Class 2A title, which was their second crown in the last three years. Duke… read more about Another title for Mustangs

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Denver Weekly High-Five

Denver Weekly High Five This week, Sports Editor Andrew Stark takes a look back on the sports year that was in Denver and rates the top five teams from the 2014-15 athletic seasons. There were a ton of great performances and deserving teams to choose from, so making this list is no easy… read more about Denver Weekly High-Five

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Second to None

DENVER – Before the starting gun for the season’s first race ever went off, the East Lincoln boys 4x400 relay team was already hard at work preparing to make a statement at the N.C. High School Athletic Association championship meet. What they began on their own easily integrated with training… read more about Second to None

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The New Standard

DENVER – East Lincoln girls track and field coach Melvin Morrison knew he had something special on his hands when the Mustangs’ 4x800 relay team came together last year. They placed fourth at the 2014 N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 2A championship, but Morrison could see their… read more about The New Standard

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Turning the Tide

A team always on the verge, this year the Lincoln Charter boys golf team rose to the occasion. And they appear to be here to stay. DENVER – For the past several seasons, the Lincoln Charter boys golf team has always seemed to be a program ready to take the next step. Last year they played in… read more about Turning the Tide

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Changing Serve

Lincoln Charter hasn’t had much luck on the tennis court until this season DENVER – Everything has to start somewhere, and three years ago when the current Lincoln Charter juniors were freshmen, they started at the bottom. The group was coming off a productive final middle school season, but… read more about Changing Serve

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Resetting the bar

Preseason expectations for the young SouthLake Christian baseball team were low, but with what they’ve already achieved, the sky is the limit HUNTERSVILLE – Coming into this season, the SouthLake Christian baseball team wasn’t expecting too much. The Eagles knew they had to replace a… read more about Resetting the bar

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Double Vision

Sisters Meagan and Madison Rowles do everything together. Now their focus is on leading the Mustangs track team to post-season glory.   DENVER – You can call the Rowles sisters many things – students, friends, role models, team captains, sisters, elite-level athletes – but one way you could… read more about Double Vision

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Team players

With the help of its first-year coach, Lincoln Charter is putting together a dangerous and young team capable of winning many ways When first-year coach Devon Lowery arrived at Lincoln Charter just before the season began, he brought with him a strong baseball philosophy, credentials that… read more about Team players

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Kings of the hill

East Lincoln's pitching staff drives hot start DENVER – When Chris Matile took over the East Lincoln baseball program in 2006, he inherited a team that had mustered just five winning seasons in 13 years and had made the playoffs just three times during that stretch. But Matile didn’t take… read more about Kings of the hill