Lincoln County was unable to overcome a rough start last Friday as the Red Devils fell to McIntosh County Academy 14-7 in the second round of the Class A Public playoffs. The Devils end the 2016 season with a 7-4-1 record.
|McCormick, SC||W 41-0||away||[FFN]|
|Abbeville, SC||T 7-7||BBF-LCS||[FFN]|
|Stratford Academy||L 19-35||away||[FFN]|
|Hancock Central||W 34-20||BBF-LCS||[FFN]|
|Warren County||W 34-6||BBF-LCS||[FFN]|
|Greene County||L 14-42||away||[FFN]|
|First Presbyterian Day||W 55-27||BBF-LCS||[FFN]|
|McIntosh County Academy||L 7-14||away|
Can't get much closer
Until about 1970, the clock operator at Buddy Bufford Field was situated on a metal platform above the home bench, on one of the light poles that stood between the field and the bleachers. The announced was on the top row of the stands. The "white" press box improved both those situations.
A football squad was not the first sports team fielded by Lincolnton High. A track team was formed in 1921, the year before Lincolnton first appeared on a gridiron.