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Post 100 defeats Caldwell for first

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CHERRYVILLE — University of North Carolina senior Chad Flack threw out the first pitch Wednesday at Cherryville’s Fraley Field as Aaron Haynes was on the receiving end of the toss. Perhaps the hot-hitting hand of Flack rubbed off from one catcher to another. After all, Haynes finished the night 3-for-4…

Zimtbaum, Miller team on baseball

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If you’ve ever been to a North Lincoln or East Lincoln baseball game then you’ve heard the soothing sounds and voices of Randy Zimtbaum and Kary Miller. The two gentlemen have combined to split the broadcasting duties of Denver Post 455 American Legion baseball games. “I’m so glad these kids…

Cherryville continues winning

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Tuesday Cherryville 23, Hendersonville 8 Jake Watts went deep twice for the Cherryville American Legion Post 100 baseball team and had nine RBI to lead the in a 23-8 route of Hendersonville. Nate Wright, Korey Martin also had a big night as Wright finished the night 2-for-6 with a homer…

Denver offense blanked in 4-0 loss to Pineville

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Denver American Legion baseball head coach Bruce Bolick called it T.J. Skidmore’s best pitching performance in two years – but unfortunately it was in a 4-0 losing effort. “[Skidmore] did an excellent job,” Bolick said. “That’s encouraging for him to pitch that well.” Skidmore pitched well in the loss, going…

9-10 girls District 11 Champions

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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…

Denver has losing weekend

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Denver Post 455 American Legion baseball team had a busy weekend of baseball this past weekend. Post 455 held their own against Shelby Post 82 until the fifth inning where Shelby would score eight runs and go on to win 12-2 in seven innings Sunday. Denver’s Jeremiah Combs held Shelby…

Doug Herbert dedicates win to two late sons

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NORWALK, Ohio — Doug Herbert raced to an emotional Top Fuel victory Sunday at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals, a win he dedicated to the memory of his two young sons who were killed in a highway auto accident in January. Herbert, who has titled his season campaign “For…

T-Ball All-star District Champs!

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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…