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Post 100 one step closer

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With another American Legion regular season title well within reach, Cherryville Post can relax and enjoy the competition this weekend in Florence, S.C. Post 100 moved a step closer to the Area Four Western Division title Wednesday night with a 12-1 win at rival Shelby. With one more win in…

District Champs

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Lincolnton Optimist goes 10-3

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Explosion in the first: Post 100 wins

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CATAWBA–Cherryville`s potent offense has generated some big innings this Legion season, but the explosive start to Monday night`s game at One River Stadium topped them all. In an inning that seemed to go on forever, Post 100 scored 10 runs on eight hits in its first at-bat and sent 15…

Experience pays off for Denver’s Loftin

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They say practice makes perfect… well Denver Post 455 shortstop Alex Loftin may not be perfect but he’s pretty dang close. Loftin, a four-year American Legion starter for head coach Bruce Bolick, is leading Post 455 in three different categories: batting average (.436), doubles (15) and runs scored (29). The…

Sports Briefs

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WL Optimist sign-ups West Lincoln Optimist will hold its sign-ups for football, baseball and softball through Aug. 1. The sign-ups will be held Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Optimist Clubhouse. For more information, please contact Jeff Adams at (704) 913-3299. YMCA swimming lessons The…

Haynes sparks Post 100 win, 9-6

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HICKORY–Aaron Haynes came to the rescue in two critical situations to help Cherryville hold off Hickory 9-6 Sunday night in a Legion baseball game at the Catawba County Fairgrounds. In the role of relief pitcher, Haynes came on in the sixth inning and halted a five-run Hickory scoring spree. One…

Post 455 rebounds from loss in 6-5 win

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Denver Post 455 rebounded from a heartbreaking loss to Gastonia Sunday, holding off the Gaston Braves 6-5. With Saturday’s 11-9 loss firmly entrenched in its memory, Post 455 was able to exorcise the demons from the previous night with a solid performance from pitcher Chris Hogue and some timely hitting…

Sports Briefs

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WL Optimist sign-ups West Lincoln Optimist will hold its sign-ups for football, baseball and softball through Aug. 1. The sign-ups will be held Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Optimist Clubhouse. For more information, please contact Jeff Adams at (704) 913-3299. YMCA swimming lessons The…

Sizzling Stingrays!

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