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Jr. High Lynx Hoopsters Triumph Over P-Burg

The Friday home court Lynx win over Granite County might have been called "slice & dice" or "run and gun" by Coach Blubaugh, but when the final buzzer sounded, the result was a... — Updated 8/31/2022


Lincoln varsity falls to Valley Christian

How many times can David face down Goliath on the battlefield of a high school basketball court? "It gets harder and harder to play against opponents who are 60 pounds heavier and f... — Updated 2/10/2021


Lynx competitive against Seeley Varsity

Andrew Brown scored a game high 13 points on Thursday night to lead the Lincoln Lynx in a respectable showing against the perennial 13C powerhouse Seeley Lake Blackhawks. Shaking... — Updated 2/10/2021


Lynx stands tall against Drummond

When it's time to separate the men from the boys you never know who is actually going to show up. Character, integrity and grit are not worn on shoulders like Boy Scout badges;... — Updated 2/2/2021


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 about acne or bad hair days.... — Updated 4/22/2020 Full story


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 achieved that lofty selection... — Updated 3/18/2020


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 the St. Regis Tigers was a... — Updated 2/18/2020


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 period found the Lynx outscored... — Updated 2/18/2020


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. Starting at 9 a.m., the teens... — Updated 2/18/2020


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 putting on their game faces to... — Updated 2/11/2020


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," according to Coach Brown, the tide... — Updated 2/11/2020


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 an appreciative hometown crowd... — Updated 2/11/2020


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 from White Sulphur Springs.... — Updated 1/28/2020


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, only a few of them actually saw... — Updated 1/28/2020


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 lot. The two evenly matched... — Updated 1/28/2020


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 line-up featured Sophomores Alyvia... — Updated 1/21/2020


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 contest that ended in a loss for the... — Updated 1/21/2020


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 comparison of the two team rosters... — Updated 1/14/2020


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 hometown Lincoln Lynx, and it was... — Updated 1/14/2020


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 their game plan for taking... — Updated 1/14/2020


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 your seatbelts, it’s going to... — Updated 1/8/2020


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 still took the floor in the first... — Updated 1/8/2020


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 and skill of the Lady Lynx should... — Updated 1/8/2020


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 promising since the Lincoln Lynx... — Updated 1/7/2020


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 contest that saw the lead change... — Updated 12/23/2019


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