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Life with 'the fam'

At first blush, the shelter-in-place order sounded like every teenager's delightful dream: sleep in, hang out with friends on social media, not worry...

 

Lincoln basketball's 2020 All-State All-Star

The 2020 Class C basketball "All State" recognition is not a new award for Lincoln High School senior, Nathan Brown. When only a sophomore, Brown...

 

Junior High Lady Lynx end season with a bang

The Saturday morning tournament of multiple schools who brought their junior high teams to Lincoln had some new twists and turns for all the fans....

 

Senior Night success for Lincoln's Lady Lynx

Friday night, Feb. 14, came up all hearts and flowers for the Lincoln Lady Lynx in their hard-fought win over the St. Regis Lady Tigers. The first...

 

St. Regis Tigers clobber Lynx in Friday slug fest

In some basketball games, everyone shows up testy: fans, refs and players. Friday, Feb. 14 was one of those nights. The contest between the Lynx and...

 

Lady Lynx ground Valley Christian Lady Eagles

Bouncing back from a Friday night defeat in Augusta, Lincoln's varsity Lady Lynx cruised to an easy 31-18 victory over Valley Christian in front of...

 

Lynx riding a winning streak

It's been a tough season for the boy's varsity basketball team in Lincoln. Losing several games by only one basket, "games we should have won,"...

 

Little Lynx ladies lose nail-biter to Prospectors

For the junior high “B-Team” a competitive game has been a long time coming. The young Little Lynx, comprised of 4th and 5th grade gals, are still learning the basics from Coach Shane Smith and...

 

Buzzer-Beater b-ball; it doesn't get any better

If you missed the Thursday after-school basketball game between the Junior High Lady Lynx A-Team and the visiting Helena Christian Rams, you missed a...

 

Lynx overwhelmed by White Sulphur Springs Hornets

The round ball was not falling through the net for the Lincoln Lynx Friday night, Jan. 24. Despite a flurry of shots going up from the hometown key,...

 

Lady Lynx varsity swat Lady Hornets 41 - 25

Leading the score from wire to wire, the Lady Lynx varsity was firing on all cylinders in their Friday night basketball contest with the Lady Hornets...

 

Little Lynx girls fall to Drummond Junior High Trojans

Getting off to a slow start, the 5th through 8th grade Little Lynx gals struggled to match up to the older, athletic Drummond junior high Trojan girls in a Jan. 18th Saturday morning basketball contes...

 

Lady Lynx snatch victory from defeat in St. Regis

It was almost criminal. Behind the whole game, the Lincoln Lady Lynx decided to steal their way to a win in the Friday night away basketball game against the St. Regis Tigers. The varsity perp...

 

Lady Lynx crush Valley Christian

Three or four years ago, when the hordes of Valley Christian lady Eagles rolled into town, the Lincoln Lady Lynx would take a deep breath and get out...

 

Lynx lose Saturday shootout with Seeley Blackhawks

The football team from Seeley Lake left their shoulder pads home and donned basketball jerseys for their Saturday, Jan. 11 basketball game with the ho...

 

Lady Blackhawks of Seeley Lake overwhelm Lady Lynx

26 - 10 was not the score of the Saturday night basketball contest between the Lincoln Lady Lynx and the Seeley Blackhawks. It was instead the...

 

Lady Lynx pound Victor 44 -15 in Friday night clash

The home court advantage didn't look like much of an advantage up to the halftime of the Jan. 3 varsity visit by the Victor Lady Pirates. The size...

 

Injuries plague Lynx in Pirate loss

Senior standout Nathan Brown sat out the pre-game warm-up shoot around to rest his sore ankle, hurt in practice last week. In obvious pain, Brown...

 

Mountain Cats edge Lady Lynx in nail-biter

Basketball is not for the faint of heart in Lincoln these days. The tied up games and intense last seconds on the floor remind fans of the old Bette Davis line from “All About Eve” - “Fasten...

 

Lincoln boys tangle with Superior

Calling themselves Mountain Cats, the basketball combine of Alberton - Superior came to Lincoln Jan. 4 to lay claim to “Top Cat in the Western C Conference.” The road to that achievement looked...

 

Lady Lynx battle Darby Lady Tigers to OT standoff

The first home hoops game for the Lincoln Lady Lynx tipped off Friday night, Dec. 20, against the Lady Tigers from Darby in a close nail-bitter...

 

Tigers maul Lincoln Lynx in Friday night hoops action

The taller and stronger Tigers from Darby outplayed Lincoln on the basketball court Friday night, Dec. 20, ending the contest in a lopsided 38 - 69...

 

Jr. High Lynx butt Helena Rams

The Helena Christian School seventh and eighth grade Rams brought their pressure defense to Lincoln Tuesday, Dec. 10, to face the tough and improving...

 

Helmville Mustangs Tamed by Lynx in Junior High Game

The Lincoln Junior High Lynx combined A and B teams took on a small group of Helmville Mustangs Thursday, Dec. 5, in the Lincoln school gym. The...

 

Jr Hi Lynx "B" team wins in thrilling OT

The Drummond Junior High Trojans marched into Lincoln Tuesday, Nov. 14th to open a two game after-school contest with the Lincoln Lynx. First up was t...

 

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