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Houser to the rescue

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HICKORY–A pitcher`s best ally is not always his fastball or breaking pitch. Sometimes it`s the defense which saves the day. Never was that baseball truism more evident than in Sunday night`s Cherryville-Hickory Legion game. Post 100 center fielder Peydon Houser saved Chris Cook`s complete game gem with a game-ending double…

Elmore signs with Brevard College

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Sara Elmore sure has come a long way since the fifth grade. Elmore, who was joined by assistant basketball coach Tom Sain and her parents, recently signed a National Letter of Intent to continue her basketball career at Brevard College. Tired of watching their daughter not try, Larry Elmore and…

Knights football camp 2006

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Footballs flew through the air, instructions were given and giggles were heard Wednesday afternoon as the North Lincoln Knights second annual football camp concluded. Approximately 30 kids, grades second through fifth, attended this week’s session and there was plenty of fun to be had. “It’s important because these kids are…

Post 100 rallies for victory

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Cherryville Post 100 defeated Rock Hill, S.C., 11-7 Thursday night for its sixth win in its last seven games. At Winthrop University, Cherryville (13-8, 8-4) scored four runs in the ninth inning to break a 7-7 tie. Wayne McDonald (7-1) picked up the pitching win in relief. Chris Cook, Steven…

Denver drops two

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Denver lost back-to-back games by a score of 8-2 to Newell and Union County. Union County’s lefthander Drew Wallace limited Post 455 to just five hits Wednesday at East Lincoln. Dustin Weaver and Will Fox went 2-for-4 apiece, accounting for four of the five hits. Denver (9-11) will pay a…

Sports Briefs

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Homerun derby Hooters of Gastonia/SSO/Rush Energy Drinks will have a double elimination softball tournament for E teams plus a homerun derby at Ferguson Park in Gastonia on Saturday, June 24. For more information, please contact Shane Shuford at 704-445-8566. Basketball clinic Lincolnton/Lincoln County Parks and Recreation is currently taking registration…

Sports Briefs

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Homerun derby Hooters of Gastonia/SSO/Rush Energy Drinks will have a double elimination softball tournament for E teams plus a homerun derby at Ferguson Park in Gastonia on Saturday, June 24. For more information, please contact Shane Shuford at 704-445-8566. Basketball clinic Lincolnton/Lincoln County Parks and Recreation is currently taking registration…

Sports Briefs

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Homerun derby Hooters of Gastonia/SSO/Rush Energy Drinks will have a double elimination softball tournament for E teams plus a homerun derby at Ferguson Park in Gastonia on Saturday, June 24. For more information, please contact Shane Shuford at 704-445-8566. Summer Programs Lincolnton/Lincoln County Parks and Recreation is currently taken registration…

Post 100 getting hot at right time

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CHERRYVILLE–With five wins in its last six games, Cherryville Post 100 appears to be gathering momentum at the right time–that is, for the stretch run of the regular season when choice playoff seedings are decided. Post 100 won its third straight and five out of six Tuesday night at home,…

Getting their due: Finger, Henderson all-state

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In a year that saw the West Lincoln Rebels go 24-9 and win a district championship, nobody’s contributions were bigger than those of Paul Finger and Chris Henderson. Finger and Henderson both enjoyed prolific years, posting numbers comparable to anybody in the area. Recently those efforts were rewarded as the…