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Wilmington rallies past Cherryville

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By RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor SHELBY –– Cherryville Post 100 was one strike away from knocking off the two-time defending American Legion baseball state champion, but Jon Kuebler wasn’t about to go down swinging again. Kuebler, who struck out three times in his first four at-bats, bounced back with a…

Post 30 sweeps South Caldwell

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LINCOLN TIMES-NEWS Lane Hoover had four hits, and Frank Hatchett and Adam Campbell combined for a pair of shutouts as Lincolnton Post 30 downed South Caldwell B 5-0 and 4-0 in a Junior American Legion doubleheader at Lincolnton on Wednesday. In Game 1, Hatchett scattered two hits across five innings,…

Calendar — 6/20/14

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Upcoming games This schedule may not include cancellations, postponements or changes not reported to the Lincoln Times-News: Today Sr. Legion baseball Gaffney (S.C.) at Cherryville, 7 p.m. Summer league baseball Alexander Central at E. Lincoln, 6 p.m. (DH) Saturday, June 21 Sr. Legion baseball Cherryville at Caldwell Co., 7 p.m.…

Pitchers rule

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Arms dominant in county twinbill By RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor PUMPKIN CENTER –– Gabe Ellis picked up where Mitchell Keener left off. The North Lincoln Black right-hander tossed a two-hit gem to come away with a 2-0 win over Lincolnton Post 30 on Monday. It was the second time in…

NL Black splits DH with South Caldwell B

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LINCOLN TIMES-NEWS North Lincoln Black’s pitching continued to roll in its split of a doubleheader with South Caldwell B on Tuesday. Mitchell Keener gave up one hit and struck out six in three scoreless innings for the win, and Chris Jorgensen allowed a run on two hits and fanned one…

Calendar — 6/18/14

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Upcoming games This schedule may not include cancellations, postponements or changes not reported to the Lincoln Times-News: Today Sr. Legion baseball Cherryville vs. Wilmington at Shelby, 4:30 p.m. Jr. Legion baseball S. Caldwell at Lincolnton Post 30, 5 p.m. (DH) Summer league baseball St. Stephens at E. Lincoln, 6 p.m.…

Fishin’ with Dad

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Families enjoy day out on the water By RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor Father’s Day may have been Sunday, but kids celebrated it a day early with a worm and a hook. The Lincolnton Sportsman Club held its annual Kid’s Fishing Day on Saturday, as dozens of boys and girls took…

North Lincoln Black bests Post 30

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LINCOLN TIMES-NEWS Mitchell Keener went 3-for-4 with a triple and drove in two runs, Aaron Connor had two hits and two RBIs, and Keener and Reid McCrorie combined for the shutout as North Lincoln Black downed Lincolnton Post 30 11-0 Saturday in a Junior American Legion baseball game at Lincolnton…

Calendar — 6/16/14

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Upcoming games This schedule may not include cancellations, postponements or changes not reported to the Lincoln Times-News: Today Sr. Legion baseball Randolph Co. at Cherryville, 7 p.m. Jr. Legion baseball Lincolnton Post 30 at N. Lincoln Blue, 5 p.m. Lincolnton Post 30 at N. Lincoln Black, 7 p.m. Summer league…

Streak snapper

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Asheville tops rolling Post 100 By RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor CHERRYVILLE –– Facing one of Western North Carolina’s top prospects in the batter’s box and in a tie game, Chandler Jenkins located his next pitch exactly where he wanted. And so did the batter. Alex Destino hit the down-and-away slider…