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Injuries loom as playoffs set to begin

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Denver Post 455 couldn’t pull off its second-consecutive win over a first place team Monday night, falling to Caldwell 3-1. But it can take solace in the fact they’ve made the American Legion Area IV Playoffs as a No. 6 seed. Post 455 (10-8) will square off against No. 3…

Hear them roar!

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Best of the Carolinas

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Cherryville won two games Sunday to complete a 3-0 run through the North-South Challenge in Florence, S.C. At Florence Red Bird Stadium, Post 100 defeated Dalzell-Shaw 6-5 in the first game Sunday and downed host Florence 6-4 in the nightcap. On Saturday, Cherryville defeated Sumter 10-5. Post 100 was the…

Post 455 upsets first-place 262, 6-3

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Having already clinched a berth in the American Legion Playoffs, Denver made a statement Saturday it could be a team to be reckoned with in the postseason. Pitted against Charlotte Post 262, Post 455 seemed unfazed as it rose to the challenge with a 6-3 win at Jonathan Brookins’ Memorial…

District Champs

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Lincolnton Optimist goes 10-3

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Post 100 one step closer

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With another American Legion regular season title well within reach, Cherryville Post can relax and enjoy the competition this weekend in Florence, S.C. Post 100 moved a step closer to the Area Four Western Division title Wednesday night with a 12-1 win at rival Shelby. With one more win in…

Explosion in the first: Post 100 wins

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CATAWBA–Cherryville`s potent offense has generated some big innings this Legion season, but the explosive start to Monday night`s game at One River Stadium topped them all. In an inning that seemed to go on forever, Post 100 scored 10 runs on eight hits in its first at-bat and sent 15…

Experience pays off for Denver’s Loftin

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They say practice makes perfect… well Denver Post 455 shortstop Alex Loftin may not be perfect but he’s pretty dang close. Loftin, a four-year American Legion starter for head coach Bruce Bolick, is leading Post 455 in three different categories: batting average (.436), doubles (15) and runs scored (29). The…

Sports Briefs

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WL Optimist sign-ups West Lincoln Optimist will hold its sign-ups for football, baseball and softball through Aug. 1. The sign-ups will be held Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Optimist Clubhouse. For more information, please contact Jeff Adams at (704) 913-3299. YMCA swimming lessons The…