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Dupuy leaves Snap-On

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Doug Herbert received a surprising phone call while boarding his flight leaving Denver on Sunday evening. Wayne Dupuy called to let him know that he was overloaded and needed to take a leave of absence and would not be able to continue as crew chief on the Snap-on Tools race…

Post 455 season a roller coaster

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Denver Post 455 dedicated the season to fallen Athletic Director Jim Scott and if there are holes in the floor of heaven he was proud of what he saw. After winning just two games two seasons ago and 10 last season, Post 455 finished with 16 victories before falling 3-2…

Passing along knowledge

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Welcome to the semis

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Cherryville to square off against Pineville (25-5) in area IV semifinals CHARLOTTE–Chris Henderson did his part to make sure Cherryville advanced to the next round of the Area Four American Legion playoffs. Monday night at Cherryville`s Fraley Field, in a game for the ages, Henderson hit three home runs, including…

Catamount star Wilson gives back to YMCA

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As a kid Eric Wilson went to many basketball camps. Wilson listened eagerly and received instruction from skilled basketball instructors. That was then… Now a junior starter for Western Carolina, Wilson, for the second consecutive year, will give back as he directs the Third Annual Doc Watson Basketball Camp put…

Lincoln County teams fall

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Both Lincolnton and East Lincoln were eliminated in the Dixie Majors state baseball tournament over the last two days. Lincolnton fell to Bladen County 11-0 Monday. Jonathan Benson went 3-for-3 with a homer and three RBI to lead Bladen. Crae White was 2-for-3 with two stolen bases. Robinson led Lincolnton,…

Going the distance

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Newell ends Post 100 run, evens playoff series at 1-1

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CHARLOTTE–The winning streak is over for Cherryville. Post 100 saw its run end at 14 games Sunday night with a 5-2 loss to Newell in the quarterfinals of the Area Four American Legion playoffs. Newell pulled even at 1-1 in the best-of-five series, which returns to Cherryville`s Fraley Field tonight…

Lincolnton, East still alive in Dixie Majors Tournament

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Stevens notches first Modified win at EL

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STANLEY—At East Lincoln Speedway Saturday night, Buck Stevens of Statesville started in ninth place in the Open Wheel Modified main event. But the Statesville driver worked his way to the front, taking the lead on the eighth lap of the 20-lap event and pulling out to a six-car lead on…