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Third time is a charm for the Lady Knights

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Nicole Baxter pitched a complete game three-hitter against the Lady Ironmen in the 5-0 victory. Baxter allowed no walks and struck out nine in the process. North Lincoln’s Donia McDonald slides into second as Lady Ironman Abby Walls throws to first in the second inning of Tuesday’s second round of…

Denver Post 455’s comeback bid comes up just short

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It was nearly an improbable comeback for Denver Post 455 against Huntersville Tuesday night. Down 10-0 through five innings of play, Post 455 fought furiously only to lose 10-9 at North Mecklenburg High School. John Kellett earned the victory for Huntersville, working six innings while only striking out two batters.…

Sports Briefs

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LHS par 3 tourney There will be five hole-in-one prizes and $25 closest to the pin on the other 13 holes. Also, will feature many door prizes and tons of fun. There will also be a $5,000 putting contest for all players. The date for the tournament is Friday, May…

Post 100 splits series

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CHERRYVILLE—As the sole returning starter from Cherryville American Legion Post 100`s 2003 national runner-up team, Brock Alexander has the role of leader thrust upon him this summer So far, Alexander is doing the job quite nicely. In Saturday`s season opener at Fraley Field, the Post 100 third baseman collected four…

LHS duo loses in second round

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Lincolnton Wolves tennis players John James and Devin High returned to the 2A State Tournament. Last having been eliminated in the first round, the duo improved upon that performance by breezing through the first round this year. Their second round opponent was against No. 2 seed Charlotte Catholic’s Paul Bartholomy…

Lady Mustangs finish 11th at state, Roseboros finish strong

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American Legion Post 455 wins season opener

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Post 455’s Colby Burgin showed no ill-effects from an arm injury he sustained for Lincolnton High in their first round 2A State Playoff game Saturday. Burgin pitched a complete game and struck out 10 batters, helping Post 455 to a 6-4 victory over Newell. With the score 1-1, Denver put…

Post 100 set to open

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CHERRYVILLE— Cherryville American Legion Post 100 postponed its first two games this week and is now set to open the 2004 season Saturday night at Buck Fraley Field against Burke County. The two postponed games, at Charlotte Post 262 and at home versus Steele Creek, will be made up at…

Davis signs with Greensboro Pride

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Long-snapping specialist Jeffery Davis has signed with the Greensboro College Pride. Davis is 5’10” 210 pounds and was a lineman for the West Lincoln Rebels football team. Davis’ duty for the head coach Neal Mitchell and the Pride will be handling the long-snapping for the punt team, extra points and…

LHS holds 2004 Sports Banquet

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Three-sport athlete Lindsey Sain emerged as the top award winner Thursday night at Lincolnton High School`s 2003-2004 sports banquet. Sain was named most valuable player in volleyball, basketball and softball, and capped her big night by winning the coveted Harris Spirit Award. Senior Eric Wilson also walked off with an…