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Dockery repeats

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STANLEY – Ray Dockery of Mooresville Saturday collected the Late Model cash the second week in a row at East Lincoln Speedway. When the green flag waved, Denver’s Tim Sigmon jumped out front from the pole position only to be overtaken two laps later by Denver’s Dan Yarbrough, who started…

Shelby forces deciding Game 5

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CHERRYVILLE—Which pitching staff has the most left in the tank? That question will be answered in the decisive game five of the Cherryville-Shelby series tonight at Shelby’s Veterans Field. Shelby (17-10) shredded Cherryville’s pitching for 17 hits Thursday night in a 11-5 victory that evened the Area Four first round…

Smith to row in Athens

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A member of the U.S. Olympic Rowing Team who will be competing in Athens, Greece Aug. 13-29 has some Lincolnton connections. Matthew S. Smith of Woodbridge, Va., is the son of Chris and Celia (Costner) Smith of Lake Ridge, Va. He is the grandson of Carolyn Costner and the late…

Popular Mooresville restaurant burns

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MOORESVILLE — A popular Mooresville Restaurant went up in flames Thursday evening due to electrical wiring problems. The 104 year-old structure of Kudzu Restaurant on South Broad Street was a total loss. Officials placed the value at $185,000. No injuries were reported but occupants and two customers were in the…

Post 100 beats Shelby 9-4 to even series

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CHERRYVILLE — Post 100 coach Bobby Reynolds thinks his team should be up 2-0 over Shelby in the opening round of the Area Four playoffs, but he will settle for 1-1. After losing a 1-0 heartbreaker Monday at Shelby, Cherryville evened the best-of-5 series Tuesday night with a 9-4 victory…

Bolick reflects on Post 455`s season

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When Post 455’s Bruce Bolick recollects his 2004 American Legion team he won’t remember their 2-16 record. He’ll remember how hard his team played the game. “They are a good bunch of kids and I thought we got good effort all summer. They were competitive every game except three or…

Post 100 to face Shelby in Area Four playoffs

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Cherryville Post 100 coach Bobby Reynolds has mixed emotions about playing Shelby in the first round of the Area Four American Legion baseball playoffs. “As far as the fan interest and the gate, this is real pleasing. As far as the team we are playing, that might not be too…

Amy`s House benefit winners

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Left to right, Bill Leonhardt, Larry Walters, Dennis Noble and Mike Crawford were top finishers in a golf tournament that benefited Amy’s House. Amy’s House is Lincoln County’s domestic violence shelter. The tournament raised over $3,000. Jenny Walling / LTN Photo…

Steele Creek downs Denver

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Denver Post 455 was fresh off the heels of their biggest win of the season after beating Post 100 on Tuesday. The only problem was Steele Creek didn’t seem to care. They defeated Post 455 in a seven inning contest 9-2. Bruce Bolick and Steele Creek’s head coach John Thurston…

Post 100 knocks off Denver 8-3

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Dylan Anthony sends dirt flying at second base, while Denver second baseman Jeffrey Hurt tries to maintain his footing in Thursday night’s contest. Post 100 was aided by a two-run homer by Josh Glover in the series-tying win. Jenny Walling / LTN Photo CHERRYVILLE—Denver got Cherryville’s attention Tuesday night when…