Knights pitch third straight shutout to set up all-Lincoln County regional final

PUMPKIN CENTER – Pitching is the great equalizer in the high school baseball playoffs, and no team has been as dominant on the mound as the North Lincoln Knights. With a 7-0 victory over North Davidson in the fourth round May 17, North Lincoln’s pitching staff has tossed 21 consecutive scoreless innings since the fifth inning of its first-round win […]

‘Godspeed, Officer Sheldon’: Community, colleagues unite to pay tribute

The blue ribbons will fade in the relentless Southern sun. The haunting nighttime hues will gradually disappear as blue bulbs are replaced with the traditional variety in front-porch light fixtures. The cookies, cakes and other homemade food that filled the Mooresville Police Department lobby will be eaten or given to others; and the handcrafted, heartfelt tributes will be cleared away. […]


North Lincoln shortstop Matt Heavner reached base in all four plate appearances against North Davidson, scoring two runs in North Lincoln’s 7-0 victory.