Home » Archives by category » Sports (Page 584)

Mustangs open with losses

Share This Post

After opening their first summer game of the season against Forest Hills with a loss, the Mustangs looked to get back on track with a win over 4A opponent North Mecklenburg, but it wasn’t meant to be. The Vikings defeated the Mustangs 62-57 but East Lincoln showed they weren’t going…

Father, son enjoy day at the track

Share This Post

It wasn’t even Father’s Day, but Mason Huitt got to share the experience of a lifetime with his father, Bryan Huitt. Bryan Huitt works as a front tire carrier on the pit crew of the No. 26 Crown Royal Raush-Fenway car driven by Jamie McMurray. He spent the day with…

Young woman has Tallent

Share This Post

Too often in high school sports we hear about the numbers that student-athletes are producing on the field, but what about their numbers in the classroom? Do they matter? To West Lincoln Valedictorian Elle Tallent they did. “I’ve put in a lot of hours and stayed after practice then go…

Post 100 powers past Charlotte

Share This Post

CHERRYVILLE — Cherryville American Legion Post 100 put up 14 runs in back-to-back games as they defeated Hendersonville 14-3 on Thursday and defeated Charlotte Post 262 Sunday night at home 14-4 in a seven inning non-conference match up. Post 100 put on a power display as they belted five home…

Denver drops two over the weekend

Share This Post

Pineville Post 337 defeated Denver Post 455 Saturday night at Pineville 12-3. Post 337 took an early 5-0 lead after four innings but Denver (2-9, 1-6) rallied with three in the top of the fifth. Post 455 used five consecutive hits off All-State and Charlotte 4A Player of the Year…

North Lincoln Athletes

Share This Post

Herbert sails past 500th NHRA elimination round

Share This Post

JOLIET, Ill. — Doug Herbert, owner and driver of the SnaponFranchise.com Top Fuel dragster, advanced to the semifinals of the Torco Racing Fuels Route 66 NHRA Nationals. Herbert scored a win in his 500th NHRA elimination round as he piloted past J.R. Todd. The Top Fuel driver with the quickest…

Sports Briefs

Share This Post

Pittsburgh Pirates tryout The Pittsburgh Pirates will conduct a tryout camp at L.P. Frans Stadium (2500 Clement Blvd. NW) in Hickory, today. The tryout is open to amateur players ages 16 to 24. Players need only to bring their gloves, cleats and catcher’s equipment, if applicable. Registration will begin at…

Local brothers win big

Share This Post

Two brothers in Lincoln County are slowly making a name for themselves in the sport of racing. Just like Kyle and Kurt Busch, Zach and Nick Stroupe have certainly made a name for themselves lately in the racing world, as both seem to keep winning at the next level. Fifteen-year-old…

Brian Brown replaces father

Share This Post

MAIDEN — For Maiden High School, an upcoming change could be good or bad. On Wednesday, the Blue Devils held a press conference at the school to announce that former offensive coordinator Brian Brown would be the school’s head football coach for next season. “We’re very proud of Brian. Brian’s…