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Ironmen beat Wolves 14-5

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CHERRYVILLE — The Ironmen exploded for eight runs in the fifth inning of a close contest Friday night to pull away from the Wolves for a 14-5 victory at Fraley field in Cherryville. Seven consecutive Ironmen reached base safely to start the inning before sophomore Thomas Bess cleared them with…

Sports Briefs

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Friday Night Fishin` The Friday Night Fishin’ Friends (FNFF) tournament trail will soon start its 21st consecutive year. The events are open to the public and regularly draw new comers to the sport of night bass fishing. The low cost relaxed atmosphere series has proven to be an excellent way…

Lady Wolves split 2-game home stand

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LINCOLNTON — The Cherryville Lady Ironmen softball team rallied in the fourth inning and put up five runs in the seventh to keep their 15-game winning streak alive as they defeated 1A/2A Southern Piedmont Conference rival Lincolnton 8-1 Thursday at Betty G. Ross Park. “We showed a little bit of…

Bonilla scores 4 in 5-2 win

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LINCOLNTON – Lincolnton freshman Larissa Bonilla and senior Olivia Thompson made a deadly duo as the Wolves defeated 1A/2A Southern Piedmont Conference rival West Lincoln 5-2 at home Wednesday. Bonilla finished with four goals and scored a hat trick in the first half with two assists from Thompson, who had…

Cronin throws gem

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DENVER — Lincoln Charter freshman Katie Cronin threw a perfect game against Clearview Christian in a 17-0 win in three innings for the Lady Eagles Tuesday. It was the programs’ first no-hitter at the high school level. “It was exciting to see it. For the program its proof that the…

Sports Roundup

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Golf Wed. North Lincoln 300, Highland Tech 304, South Iredell 338, Cherryville 342, West Lincoln 342, Draughn 360, East Lincoln 370, Lincolnton 374, Bessemer City 378. South Iredell’s Clay Brown shot a 68 to claim medalist honors in a match played at Cowan’s Ford Country Club in Stanley. Racquetball The…

Sports Briefs

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Pitch, Hit & Run Competition The Lincolnton Athletic Department and City of Lincolnton Recreation will host a free Aquafina Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run Competition for area youth at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Lincolnton High School Baseball field. Competitors are divided into four age divisions: 7/8, 9/10,…

Wolves beat rival for top

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LINCOLNTON — Last year the Lincolnton Wolves tennis team managed four victories all season long. This year they have flipped that number with a current 8-4 overall record as they captured the No. 1 seed in the Dual Teams state playoffs after defeating 1A/2A Southern Piedmont Conference rival North Lincoln…

Crisson signs with CVCC

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LINCOLNTON — Lincolnton senior Tripper Crisson got a nice 18th birthday present this past Saturday when he received his letter of intent to play baseball for the Catawba Valley Central College Buccaneers. “It was like a early birthday present,” Crisson said. “I’ve always wanted to play college baseball, and baseball…

Rebels ease to 10th SPC victory

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LINCOLNTON — Ethan Beck and Korey Martin set the tone for the offense and Bradley Carpenter had a dominating performance on the mound as West Lincoln stayed unbeaten in conference play with a 12-0 victory Tuesday night at Lincolnton. Beck and Martin connected on back-to-back homeruns to start the game…