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Midwest 2A announces All-Conference teams

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The Midwest 2A Conference announced Spring All-Conference teams on Monday. In men’s baseball, East Rutherford’s Chad Flack and Lincolnton’s Justin Keever garnered Midwest 2A Player of the Year honors. Wolves head coach Bobby Martin, who led his team to 2A State Playoffs for the first time since 1999, was named…

Pineville dominant in 8-2 win

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CHERRYVILLE—As Post 100 coach Bobby Reynolds noted, Pineville came into Fraley Field Tuesday night with a “little bit of a chip on their shoulder.” Actually, it was more than a little chip considering Post 337`s lack of success against Cherryville. Pineville was swept by Cherryville in last year`s Area Four…

Post 100 rained out

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Wet weather forced the postponement of Cherryville Post 100`s game Sunday night at Steele Creek. The rained-out contest has been rescheduled for June 25 at Olympic High School in Charlotte, according to Post 100 assistant coach A.J. Henley. In other scheduling announcements, Cherryville has rescheduled postponed games against Newell and…

Sekal leaves for Polk

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Two Lincoln County coaches are changing school addresses for the upcoming school year. Former North Lincoln men’s basketball coach and Athletic Director Scott Sekal has taken a job at Polk County. David Johnson former Lincolnton women’s basketball coach has agreed to take the position that Sekal left vacant as men’s…

Post 509 uses big 6th to beat Denver

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Lake Norman Post 509 continued their winning ways Friday, beating Denver Post 455 10-5 at Jonathan Brookins’ Memorial Field. Post 509 used a six-run seventh inning to break open a 4-3 ballgame, along with five relatively strong innings from Tyler Boyles to record the win. Dustin Weaver’s arm seemed to…

Gaston-Lincoln Western Tourney

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Sports Briefs

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Recreation basketball camp The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Parks and Recreation Department is now taking registration for a summer basketball camp for boys and girls ages 8-15. Camp dates are June 21-25 from 9:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. The cost of the camp is $35 which includes a T-shirt. Camp director is Lawerence…

Another close call for Post 455, loses 5-4 to Post 262

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Post 455 fell to Post 262 of Charlotte 5-4 Thursday night in another close ballgame The loss marks the fourth time on the season the club has lost a one-run contest. Steve Young had a clutch double in the bottom of the ninth that put Post 262 in position for…

Strong plays carry Post 100 over Huntersville

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Above, Josh Glover tags out Ben Sherrill at home on a throw from Josh Day in the third inning of Thursday’s game. Below, Post 100 starter Wayne McDonald worked 7 2/3, innings surrendering seven hits and striking out eight batters in a 7-4 victory over Huntersville. Jenny Walling / LTN…

Summer recreational softball

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Adam Scherr of the Logger Heads lunges to catch the ball to barely get Benchwarmers’ Dusty Lewis at first base. The Loggerheads won the contest 29-17 with Chris Wilson picking up the win. Buddy Shull went 4-5 with two homeruns. Jenny Walling / LTN Photo…