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Looking to regroup

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CHERRYVILLE–Cherryville Post 100 had one of those forgettable weekends. Sandwiched between two rainouts at home, Cherryville aborbed an 11-3 loss on the road against Asheville to fall below .500 again in Area Four-Western Division play. Friday night`s non-division home game against the Gaston Braves was suspended by rain in the…

McSwain, Henderson come up big

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CHERRYVILLE–Post 100 coach Bobby Reynolds made what he termed “a bad move” in the fourth inning of Wednesday night`s Area Four-Western Division game against Shelby. He ordered a baserunner to tag up on a fly ball to short center field, and the runner was out by a mile at home…

Seniors reflect on Rebels’ special 2006 season

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From 0-25 to third place in the state. That’s the journey West Lincoln’s eight seniors experienced over the last four years. In that span of time, it goes without saying the Rebels experienced the lowest of lows and nearly the highest of highs. Entering the season, the Rebels had high…

Knights hand out awards

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Kyle Baker and Alyssa Lowe were named Male and Female Athlete of the Year Tuesday night at North Lincoln’s spring sports award banquet Josh Belk was named MVP in varsity baseball, while Alex Loftin garnered the Golden Glove Award. Chris Hogue was chosen as Most Improved and Baker won the…

Proctor downs Denver

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Issac Proctor’s solo-homer in the bottom of the eighth proved to be the difference in Kings Mountain defeating Denver Post 455 6-5 Wednesday night. Denver took a 2-0 lead courtesy of three consecutive doubles by Jake Black followed by two RBI-doubles off the bat of Greyson Schram and Will Fox…

Good to be home

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Tonight`s game against Shelby in the friendly confines of Fraley Field could not come at a better time for Cherryville Post 100. Cherryville continued to have its problems on road Monday night, dropping a 5-4 decision to Shelby at Keeter Stadium at Veterans Field. The loss was Post 100`s third…

Post 155 downs Denver 7-3

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Lincoln County Sports Hall of Famer and veteran Ralph Conner threw out the first pitch at Jonathan Brookins’ Memorial Field Monday evening. Unfortunately, for Post 455, that was about the lone highlight of the night as Denver fell to Kings Mountain 7-3. Clinging to a 4-3 lead in the top…

Sports Briefs

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WL sports awards West Lincoln High School will honor its spring and winter athletes this Sunday at 2 p.m. in the school gym. Summer Programs Lincolnton/Lincoln County Parks and Recreation is currently taken registration for the following summer programs: summer playground program, tennis clinics, basketball camp, youth soccer clinic and…

Shot to the heart

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EAST BEND– Bryan Renegar continued to be a thorn in the Rebels side, with a three-run blast in the bottom of the third en route to a 13-3 win Saturday as Forbush advanced to the 2A State Championship. West Lincoln (24-9) took a 2-0 lead in the top of the…

Bunt lifts Rebels 5-4

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With the score deadlocked at four and the game-winning run on third with just one out, anybody who knew anything about West Lincoln baseball know what was coming. Using one of his favorite plays, Rebels head coach Allan Chapman called for a squeeze bunt in the bottom of the eighth.…