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Keever named all-state

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Recent Lincolnton High School graduate Justin Keever has added two postseason baseball awards to his list of honors. Keever has been named to the North Carolina Baseball Coaches Association class 2A all-state team and also selected as a member of the Diamond Dozen All-Gazetteland team by the Gaston Gazette. In…

Undefeated season

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LakeMont Family Medicine, a team in the Lincolnton Optimist 7-8 year-old baseball league, went undefeated for the season and in tournament games. Team members are: James Roberts, Robby Bundy, Elijah Walker, Kaylin Campbell, Christian Brown, Isaiah Coleman, Rosalyn Jaramillo, Andrew Fea, Zachary Avery, Rondrea Coleman, Trevion Freeman and Kevin Aragon.…

Baxter, Taffi make all-state in softball

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Two Lincoln County players have been named to the 2004 coaches/iHigh.com all-state high school softball teams. Pitcher Nicole Baxter of North Lincoln was named to the first-team 1A squad, and outfielder Kristen Taffi of East Lincoln earned first-team honors in class 3A. Two other East Lincoln players, Nicole Shoemaker and…

Improved defense keys Post 100 win

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CHERRYVILLE—Post 100 picked the right time to clean up its act on defense. After averaging five errors through its first 14 games, Cherryville played flawless baseball Monday night in a 4-3 win over Newell at Fraley Field. The second game of the scheduled doubleheader was rained out and rescheduled for…

Denver falls to Newell

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Newell got seven strong innings from starting pitcher Zack Farry and held off Denver 5-2 Tuesday night in Area Four-Eastern Division American Legion baseball. At Lincolnton High’s Jonathan Brookins Memorial Field, Newell scored all the runs it would need in the first two innings, opening up a 3-0 lead. Farry…

Couple celebrate 40th anniversary at the ballpark

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CHERRYVILLE—Not many women would be thrilled to celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary at a ballpark. But Judie Eaker is an exception. There is no place she would rather be, even on an occasion as momentous as a milestone anniversary. Instead of going out for the evening, Judie and her husband,…

Grand slam propels Lake Norman

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Mark Williamson hit a grand slam and knocked in six runs to lead the Lake Norman River Pirates to a 12-1 win over Huntersville Sunday night in Area Four American Legion baseball. Williams went 4-for-4 to account for nearly half of Lake Norman’s hits. Trey Miller added two hits for…

Gastonia blanks Denver

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DENVER—Deven Harris and Matt Cavander combined to limit Denver to one hit over seven innings as Gastonia beat host Post 455 10-0 Sunday night at East Lincoln High. Colby Burgin collected Denver’s only hit in the sixth inning. Justin Frady hit a two-run homer in the first inning, and Tyler…

Another frustrating loss

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BELMONT–The Gaston Braves rallied from a five-run deficit in the middle innings to beat Cherryville Post 100 10-8 Sunday night at South Point High School stadium. Trailing 7-2 after three innings, the Braves chipped away at the deficit and finally took the lead for good with three runs in the…

Sports Briefs

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Drag racing ENGLISHTOWN, N.J.— After two qualifying days of heat and humidity at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park, the warm weather was replaced by cooler temperatures and the result was tire smoke from a lot of Top Fuel dragsters in the opening round, including Doug Herbert`s Snap-on Racing entry. Herbert…