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Denver prevails late

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DENVER — Denver Post 455 rallied three times to tie or take the lead from Newell as Eric Hogue became the savior for Denver, hitting a two-out RBI single that won the game 11-10 for Post 455 Wednesday night. Newell jumped out to an early 6-0 lead, which was mostly…

Watts signs with Gardner-Webb

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Recently in college baseball, the winning has gone to the dogs – as in the Fresno State Bulldogs and Georgia Bulldogs who are playing for the College World Series title. But one local college received good news, as the Gardner-Webb Bulldogs have signed West Lincoln and Cherryville Post 100 American…

Post 100 continues winning

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CATAWBA — Cherryville Post 100 continued its winning ways with a 13-7 victory Tuesday night over Lake Norman Post 509’s River Pirates at Bandys High School. Led by Aaron Haynes (3-4), Tyler Buff (3-4), and Seth Freeman (3-5), Post 100 pounded out nineteen hits in the road win. Cherryville took…

Denver lacks offense

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Huntersville Post 321 pitcher Eric Finley shutdown Denver Post 455’s offense, as he only gave up two hits and struck out seven over seven innings. Both teams were deadlocked at 2-2 through five innings but Post 321 erupted for eight runs in the sixth and two in the seventh to…

Campers get in the swing of things

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Kids of different ages are enjoying the summer in different ways as the City of Lincolnton Parks and Recreation department offers many summer camps. But the one that usually stays consistent and is probably the longest running is the tennis camp coached by former Lincolnton head coach Chris Hoffman. “This…

Youth get their kicks at soccer camp

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With the 2008 European Championship airing on TV, Americans are getting a chance to see how exciting the sport of soccer can be. Here in Lincolnton, children ages 6-14 got the opportunity to play the world’s fastest growing sport. It was the first time the City of Lincolnton Parks and…

Foothills Grading West Lincoln Optimist win division

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Sports Briefs

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Youth b-ball league The Lincoln County Family YMCA is currently accepting registration for the 2008 Youth Basketball League. The league is for boys and girls ages 7-15. Registration is June 2-August 2. First practice will be August 11. First games will be August 23. Season ends on October 18. Cost…

NFL alumni gives back

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Remember when Michael Jordan tried to play baseball? It was both hilarious and sad at the same time. Now picture this. Imagine former Carolina Panthers linebacker Kevin Greene trying to play golf. OK stop laughing, it really did happen. In fact, it happened at Verdict Ridge in Denver over the…

Haynes leads Post 100

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CHERRYVILLE — Cherryville Post 100’s game Sunday against Lake Norman Post 509 was canceled due to rain and was rescheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday at Bandy’s High School. However, Post 100 had no trouble with the rain on Saturday night at Fraley Field. The team merely had to play with…