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Cavs win Western Regional

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Some volcanoes don’t explode the way East Rutherford did in game two’s second inning of the 2A Western Regional Finals. East Rutherford erupted for 13 runs en route to a 16-4 victory in five innings as the second installment of a series sweep of West Lincoln Friday. Up 2-0 entering…

Big weekend puts Denver at 4-2

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It was a good weekend for Denver Post 455. After dropping Friday’s away contest versus Union County in lopsided fashion, Denver reeled off back-to-back victories as part of a successful three-day stint to up its record to 4-2. Post 455 jumped out to a 6-0 lead over Steele Creek Sunday…

Cavs dominate in Game 1

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On a team that boasts five college-baseball signees, it’s easy to be overshadowed. Well it is until you hit a game-ending walk-off homer like senior Jarret Guffey did Thursday night to give the East Rutherford Cavaliers an 11-0 win in six innings over West Lincoln in game one of the…

Lincolnton hands out athletic awards

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It was a big night for three Lincolnton athletes Thursday night. Junior Nate Wright, who was named the MVP of the baseball and basketball teams, won the Harris Spirit Award, while sophomore Morgan Turner was the female recipient of the Harris Spirit Award. Turner was named the MVP of the…

Lincolnton hands out athletic awards

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It was a big night for three Lincolnton athletes Thursday night. Junior Nate Wright, who was named the MVP of the baseball and basketball teams, won the Harris Spirit Award, while sophomore Morgan Turner was the female recipient of the Harris Spirit Award. Turner was named the MVP of the…

Denver downs Post 509

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Behind some solid relief pitching and a big night from Trent Hopkins, Post 455 downed Lake Norman Tuesday night, 7-4. With the score 4-4 in the bottom of the second, reliever Jake Black struck out Bradley Rudisill with the bases loaded after Post 509 rallied for four runs to tie…

Sports Briefs

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Softball tourney Hooters of Gastonia/SSO Softball will hold an open softball tournament (all you can hit/unlimited homeruns) on Saturday, May 26 at Biggerstaff Park in Dallas. Please contact Shane at (704) 445-8566 or Barry at (704) 445-6553 for more information. NLHS Sports Banquet North Lincoln will hold its sports awards…

The shot heard around Vale

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Korey Martin must not like nine inning baseball games. With two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning and the game tied at five, the sophomore centerfielder hit a walkoff-homerun to lift West Lincoln over Ledford in the Sectional Finals Tuesday night. “It was a fastball, belt-high. I cranked…

The ride is over: Eagles end Lady Knights’ season

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To see how East Davidson beat North Lincoln in the third round of the 2A State Softball Playoffs, one doesn’t have to look any farther than the No. 4 and 5 slots in the batting lineup. Paige Coleman and Taylor Vance both went 4-for-4 and combined nine RBI in the…

Sports Briefs

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LHS Sports Banquet The LHS Sports Banquet will be held Thursday, May 24 at 6 p.m. in the commons area. WL athletic awards West Lincoln will hold its spring and winter athletic award’s ceremony June 3 at 2 p.m. in the gym. Softball Tourney The LHS Sports Boosters Golf Tournament…