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Knights look for first win

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The North Lincoln Knights appeared well on their way to a season-opening win last Friday night up 13-0 at halftime. That was before watching Lake Norman reel off 28 unanswered points in the second stanza. This week, they’re back to the drawing board as the Bunker Hill Bears (0-1) pay…

Lucky No. 7 — White wins seventh race at EL Speedway

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STANLEY–Ronnie White (Charlotte) took the lead in the 15th lap and sped to victory in the 20-lap Late Model Modified-Sportsman main event Saturday night at East Lincoln Speedway. It was the seventh win of the year in 15 races for the Chevrolet Monte Carlo driver. “This is my seventh win…

Wolves crush the Cavs

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For three quarters of play Friday night, the Lincolnton Wolves dominated the Cavaliers of East Rutherford in all three areas of the game. The starters on offense, defense and special teams played very well in overwhelming temperatures in Forest City en route to a 50-39 opening season win. Quarterback Adam…

Wildcats take opener

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The North Lincoln Knights fell to Lake Norman in both team’s season opener, 28-13. North Lincoln actually led the Wildcats 13-7 at the half, but the Zach Connell to Tyler McRorie proved to be too much in the second stanza. Connell hooked up with McRorie for a 12-yard score before…

Post 100 stays alive at regionals

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Cory Parks and Chris Henderson combined on a seven-hit shutout as Cherryville Post 100 stayed alive in the Southeast Regional American Legion baseball tournament Sunday in Albany, Ga. Cherryville (43-9) defeated Gaffney, S.C., 2-0 to advance to today’s final day of the tournament as one of the final three teams.…

Mustangs` comeback falls just short as Red Devils hang on for win

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When Newton Conover’s senior quarterback Devon Danner punched in a one-yard touchdown and also ran in the two-point conversion, putting the Red Devils up 21-7 with 2:47 remaining, the season opener between Newton and East Lincoln appeared to be over. The Mustangs had other ideas. Two Josh Wilson to Keith…

Indians scalp Rebels

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West Lincoln opened its season Friday night on the road at St. Stephens high school. The Rebels won the toss and that was about all that went right for them in the first half of the game. St. Stephens took the opening possession and drove 48 yards in 11 plays…

Making a statement!

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On Wednesday at an American Legion banquet, Post 100 lost a coin toss to determine if it would be the home team against host Albany, Georgia Thursday. If Cherryville’s players keep playing the way they did versus the three-time defending state champion from Georgia, that may be the only loss…

Wilson’s time to shine?

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The rivalry behind the title

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The Caldwell County vs Cherryville rivalry in American Legion Baseball has always been one of the most intense rivalries in all of sports for its size. But lately, I just wonder if anyone is seeing things the way that I have. The games between the two perennial powers this season…