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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…

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…

Post 455’s season comes to an end

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BURKE COUNTY — Post 21 swept the Area IV first round series 3-0 over Lincoln County Post 455 with a 12-2 victory Wednesday. Nick Newton got the win and Daniel Hughes hit a 3-run home run. Lincoln County scored first with one run in the first on a RBI single…

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…

Post 100 can sweep series tonight

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GASTONIA — Korey Martin and Jake Watts each went 3-for-5 each as Post 100 pounded out 14 hits in a 7-6 win in Game 2 of the best 3-out-of-5 series Tuesday night at Sims Park in Gastonia. Cherryville took an early lead on a run-scoring double off the bat of…

Post 455 faces elimination against Post 21

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DENVER — Two games into the first round of the Area IV American Legion baseball playoffs and Lincoln County Post 455 is already saying O’Dear, as in Justin O’ Dear. Burke County wasted no time picking up where it left off dominating the series with its offense and pitching. After…

Benefield, DaCanal lead way Monday

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CHERRYVILLE — Cherryville Post 100 avoided its recent woes, snapping a three-game losing streak as they defeated Gastonia 11-4 on Monday at Cherryville’s Fraley Field. The win set the tone for the series as Cherryville’s pitching was impressive. Cherryville took a 1-0 lead in the best of 3-out-of-5 series in…

Procita leads LHS future

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LINCOLNTON — With the resignation of former Lincolnton Lady Wolves Butch Richardson, the team will look to turn the pages into the next chapter of its storybook with Holly Procita as its leader. “I think it’s going to be a little harder for other people (not to see former Lady…