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Jr Hi Lynx open basketball season against Granite Prospectors

Basketball rolled onto the Lincoln gym floor Saturday afternoon, Nov. 2 when the Granite County Prospectors tramped in for a two game match-up with...

 

Lady Lynx varsity defeat Lady Crusaders

A little stiff after the long ride from Kalispell, the Lady Crusaders, a home-school squad from the Flathead area, had difficulty getting their mojo...

 

Tiebreaker heartbreak for JV Lady Lynx

The hometown Lincoln Lady Lynx have a special game face for the Seeley Swan Lady Blackhawks, a grudge-match face saved for our closest area rivals....

 

Varsity Lady Lynx fall to Seeley Swan

After an exhilarating win the night before, a tough cross-neighborhood match with the Seeley Swan Lady Blackhawks Saturday, Oct. 19 proved to be too...

 

Mountain Cats claw Lady Lynx

Showing the intense skill levels and determination of a veteran varsity squad, the Lady Lynx put on quite an athletic show this Friday night against...

 

Sun, Fun and Junior High Football

September games in torrential rain, October games in freezing cold and snow. How strange was it that the Jr Hi Lynx boys ended their 2019 season on a...

 

Lady Lynx sail away with decisive Homecoming win over Victor Pirates

If the Victor Pirates were anxious to get back to the Bitterroot ahead of the snow storm, the Lady Lynx accommodated their early departure with a...

 

Lynx vs. Drummond Trojans lurches to a five set tiebreaker

With a blizzard coming any minute, Lincoln volleyball fans used their last nice day to turn out and cheer for the Junior High ladies on Thursday, Sept...

 

Lady Eagles JV, Varsity edge out Lincoln

The Valley Christian Lady Eagles flew into the Lincoln gym Friday night, Sept. 27 to give the Lady Lynx a heated battle on the volleyball court. Jayli...

 

Lincoln Middle School volleyball players tangle with Valley Christian

It was a time to be brave. The Lincoln Lynx middle school volleyball gals from the 4th, 5th and 6th grade made up the majority of the local "Junior...

 

Jr Hi Lady Lynx "B Team" romps over Helena Christian Rams

Friday the 13th of September was an unlucky night for the Helena Christian Rams volleyball "B squad" of 5th, 6th and some 7th grade ladies as they...

 

Lynx Ladies Battle Darby Tigers

Volleyball season bounced into Lincoln Thursday night, Sept. 5 before a sparse early-season hometown crowd in the school gym as the Lincoln lady Lynx...

 

Lincoln teens rustle up summer jobs

Ah, summertime! Sleep until noon? Play video games until 3 a.m.? Not for some local go-getters who see free time as an opportunity to earn money....

 

Graduation Day 2019

The somber melody of "Pomp and Circumstance" brought the audience to their feet as the 2019 graduation ceremony of Lincoln High School opened with...

 

Spring Piano Recital shows off musical & compositional skills

The acoustical space of the Methodist Church reverberated with the music of twenty piano students Saturday, as a standing room only crowd applauded...

 

Kindergarten Grads ready for 1st Grade

Mr. Curtis Janzen presented the Kindergarten graduation ceremony on Monday, June 3 to the applause and cheers of attending family and friends. From a...

 

Davis photo wins Montana PTSA Reflections contest

Lincoln has many outstanding artists and a vibrant art community. Taking her place among this talented group is 13-year-old Miyah Davis, winner of...

 

Spring Awards Night packed with praise

Dozens of Lincoln High School students were recognized for academic, character and athletic excellence Thursday, May 9 in the school gym. The Heisey...

 

Guest Editorial: Flu lessons

Three things I learned from the flu. 1. You can’t take care of yourself. Nearly passed out in body pain and over-all weakness, I couldn’t raise my head to answer Art when he asked if I was...

 

Lynx varsity sink Mountain Cats

For a little high school like Lincoln, playing a combine of two separate high schools can be intimidating, but the Lynx brought their courageous...

 

Victor Pirates force Lynx Varsity to walk the plank

The varsity men of the hometown Lincoln Lynx have been riding a roller coaster of up and down games on the basketball court this winter. After the...

 

Lady Lynx lose a close one to Victor Lady Pirates

Six foot post player, junior Alexis Cannon is getting used to having opposing players hanging all over her as she goes up to the hoop but she still...

 

Lincoln JV boys post huge win over Clark Fork JV

Like youngsters who are all arms and legs but fall down a lot, the tall timbers of the Clark Fork Mountain Cats, who as a team posted an average height of 6-feet, 1-inch, will grow into their size...

 

Lady Lynx clobber WSS Hornets

Senior star Maggie Jorgensen sank the first bucket against the White Sulphur Springs lady Hornets Friday, and that was as close as the Hornets ever...

 

St. Regis Tigers visit Lincoln Lynx in long-awaited home opener

The Lincoln faithful have been waiting and waiting for a basketball game in their own gym. The Lynx varsity season, which began for the Lincoln men in...

 

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