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Hall’s slam evens series

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GRANITE FALLS — After having trouble at the plate with runners in scoring position the entire game, Caldwell County Post 29 struck when it mattered the most. Dalton Hall ended Game 2 with a walk-off grand slam in the bottom of the 10th inning as Caldwell Post 29 defeated Cherryville…

League shows signs of growth

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LINCOLNTON — The saying goes that all good things come to those who wait. Lincoln County will have to wait to see if that old proverb truly applies to its ladies basketball programs. The third consecutive week for the girl’s summer basketball league continued Monday and Tuesday as teams proceed…

Sports Briefs

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Players wanted for team A local 10-and-under travel baseball team known as the Regulators is looking to fill spots for the fall. The team will begin playing around the beginning of August and look to continue through the fall. If interested call (704) 300-0087. Boger City Optimist Boger City Optimist…

Benfield, offense lead Post 100

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CHERRYVILLE — Adam Benfield went the distance on the mound as Post 100 defeated Caldwell County Post 29 6-2 in Game 1 of the best of five series at Fraley Field Sunday night in Cherryville. Benfield, a Burns High School product, scattered six hits, while walking three and striking out…

Baker competing well

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What a difference two years can make. When Laura played the Great Eight Challenge in 2007 she won one singles match (by default), two doubles matches, and one singles final. In 2009, Baker swept the three singles matches, three doubles matches and the singles final. Baker finishes her Girls 16-and-under…

Roundup

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Golf On July 1, Lincoln Country Club Member Kay Walker had a hole-in-one on Hole No. 14 from 126 yards out using a nine wood. On the very next hole she made an Eagle 2 on the Par four Hole No. 5. This was her first hole in one and…

Young, Moore earn top boxing honors

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State Bound Champions

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Post 100 advances with 12-0 win

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CHERRYVILLE — Post 100 swept the best of 3-out-of-5 series with a 12-0 victory in seven innings Wednesday. Cory Parks, Bradley Carpenter and Seth Freeman combined to limit Gastonia to no runs and five hits while the Cherryville offense rolled. “I thought Cory threw the ball over the plate and…

Camp improves players, program

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VALE — The West Lincoln Lady Rebels Basketball Camp has had a different approach to its basketball camp more than most. The girls basketball camp, which invites young ladies grades three through 12, is really more of an all day summer camp designed to improve the basic fundamentals of the…