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American Legion Baseball State Tournament Pairings

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State tournament pairings (at Pitt County Community College)   Friday’s games Game 1: Wilmington vs Garner  9 a.m. Game 2: Shelby vs Randolph County  noon Game 3: Cherryville vs Rowan County  4 p.m. Game 4: Pitt County vs Hope Mills  7:30 p.m.   Saturday’s games Game 5: Wilmington/Garner loser vs…

Sports Briefs

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West Lincoln High School fall sports tryout start dates and times are set The following dates and times have been set for tryouts for fall sports at West Lincoln High School.   Football – July 31,  8 a.m. until 11 a.m. Volleyball – July 31, 10 a.m. until – noon…

Schedule

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This schedule may not include postponements, cancellations, site changes or make-ups not reported to the Lincoln Times-News. Wednesday, July 19 No games scheduled   Thursday, July 20 No games scheduled   Friday, July 21 American Legion Baseball State tournament – Greenville, N.C. Wilmington vs Garner  9:00 a.m. Shelby vs Randolph…

Post 100 routs Gaston Braves, earns state tournament berth

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DAVID KEEVER Sports Editor BELMONT—After Cherryville Post 100 pulled out a pair of one-run wins in games two and three, their offense exploded for 16 runs Saturday night in a 16-7 win over the Gaston Braves at Abbey Yard on the campus of Belmont Abbey. The win sends Cherryville into…

American Legion Baseball State Tournament field set

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Staff report The field is complete for the 2017 North Carolina American Legion Baseball state tournament which gets underway this Friday at Pitt Community College outside of Greenville.   Joining Cherryville Post 100 from Area IV will be Shelby Post 82.  Shelby defeated Union County 3 games to 1 in…

Sports Briefs

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Lincoln Charter to hold basketball camp Lincoln Charter School will hold a basketball camp at the Lincolnton campus beginning today,  July 17 through July 21.  Boys and girls rising 4th through 8th grades will go from 9 a.m. until noon each day, and boys and girls rising 9th through 12th…

Schedule

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This schedule may not include postponements, cancellations, site changes or make-ups not reported to the Lincoln Times-News. Monday, July 17 American Legion Baseball Area IV Finals – Championship Game Shelby at Cherryville  7 p.m.   Tuesday, July 18 No games scheduled   Wednesday, July 19 No games scheduled…

Post 100 gets walkoff win in Game 3

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DAVID KEEVER Sports Editor Colton Stroupe’s walkoff single in the bottom of the ninth inning scored Wes Reynolds with the game-winning run, giving Post 100 a 7-6 comeback win over the Gaston Braves in Game 3 of the Area IV semifinals Friday night at Fraley Field in Cherryville.   The…

Post 100 bounces back

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RICHARD WALKER Special to the LTN BELMONT – For the first 14 innings of its best-of-five North Carolina Area IV American Legion baseball semifinal series Cherryville’s bats and its fans were unusually quiet.   But after getting blasted 19-5 by the 10-run mercy rule in eight innings in Wednesday’s series opener…

Lincoln Charter to open artificial turf training field

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Staff report Lincoln Charter School will be celebrating the completion of a new 35-by-35-yard artificial turf athletic training field on July 29 starting at 9:30 a.m.  The festivities will be kicked off with a 5k race starting at 8:30 a.m. at the school.  The entire community is welcome for the…