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Down but not out

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Braves rally, hand Post 100 Game 1 loss RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor BELMONT — If Cherryville Post 100 is going to fulfill its goal of winning a N.C. American Legion state title, it’ll have to come from behind to do it. Post 100 let a five-run lead slip away due…

Roberts named to East-West All-Star Game

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RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor Tyron Roberts gets to play one more high school football game after all. The recent Lincolnton High graduate and standout defensive end has been selected to play in the annual N.C. Coaches Association East-West All-Star Game, Wolves coach Ledford Gibson told the Lincoln Times-News on Tuesday.…

UPCOMING GAMES — 7-8-15

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Upcoming games for July 8, 2015. Today Legion baseball Area IV quarterfinals, Game 2: Gaston Braves at Cherryville, 7 p.m. Thursday, July 9 Legion baseball Area IV quarterfinals, Game 3: Cherryville at Gaston Braves, 7 p.m. Friday, July 10 Legion baseball Area IV quarterfinals, Game 4 (if nec.): Gaston Braves…

To-Dos — 7-8-15

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To-Dos for July 8, 2015. EL CO-ED BASKETBALL CAMP: East Lincoln will host a co-ed camp Aug. 3-6. Cost for the camp is $60 in advance, or $70 the day of. The camp is from 8:30 a.m.-noon each day for boys and girls rising second-eighth grade. Applications can be sent…

Post 100 cruises in sweep of Cards

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RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor CHERRYVILLE — With a division title on the line Cherryville Post 100 faltered down the stretch, but a group text message between its players fixed that. Alec Johnson went 3-for-5 and drove in three runs, Matt Bumgarner pitched four no-hit innings and Post 100 went wild…

Bolick ‘grateful’ despite struggles

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RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor CHERRYVILLE — Bruce Bolick isn’t happy with the way his Lincoln County Cardinals’ season ended — a dominating sweep at the hands of Cherryville Post 100 in an Area IV opening round playoff series — or even with the way it went across all 18 games.…

Game 1 goes to Cherryville

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RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor CHERRYVILLE — Cherryville Post 100 needed a boost, so Chandler Jenkins decided to give it one. A ball hit off Nixon Gymnasium by Jenkins broke a fifth-inning tie, and the third-year Post 100 player pitched nine strong innings as Cherryville defeated the Lincoln County Cardinals 8-3…

Local To-Dos

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Local To-Dos for July 3, 2015. BASKETBALL CAMPS: East Lincoln has two upcoming basketball camps at the school: A Denver Nuggets-sponsored AAU co-ed camp July 6-9, and a co-ed camp Aug. 3-6. Cost for one camp is $60 in advance, or $70 the day of the camp. Families enrolling multiple…

Capps hopeful for pro career

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RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor LAKE NORMAN — As the temperature climbs so do the number of swings Miller Capps takes at the Cowan’s Ford Golf Club driving range. Balls one through 75 are hit with different wedges, and balls 76-100 are hit with different woods. Some shots go straight, some…

Shelby drops Lincoln Co. in finale

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Cardinals finish sixth, face Cherryville in first round   RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor DENVER — In order to get home-field advantage for the first round of the Area IV playoffs the Lincoln County Cardinals had to figure out a way to beat both Gastonia and Shelby in back-to-back nights. They…