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Weather pushes baseball, softball games back again

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DAVID KEEVER Sports Editor The weather once again caused many postponements and cancellations throughout local high school athletics, most notably on the baseball and softball fields. North Lincoln, scheduled to play baseball and softball at West Iredell on Tuesday, were both washed out due to Monday’s heavy rainfall that extended…

Hickory Elite wins 7th-grade AAU tournament

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Sports Briefs

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Recreation Department to offer Lifeguard Training Class The City of Lincolnton Parks and Recreation is offering a lifeguard training class May 15 through June 8, to be held at the W.M. Lentz Recreation Center at Betty G. Ross Park in Lincolnton.  The cost for the course is $150, which includes…

Schedule

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This schedule may not include postponements, cancellations, site changes or make-ups not reported to the Lincoln Times-News. Wednesday, Apr. 26 Baseball Maiden at East Lincoln  7 p.m. Bandys at West Lincoln  7 p.m. Lincolnton at West Caldwell  7 p.m. North Lincoln at West Iredell  7 p.m. Lincoln Charter at South…

Weather could disrupt play

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DAVID KEEVER Sports Editor Heading into the final week of the regular season for area high school baseball and softball teams, the weather could again disrupt the schedule. Only a handful of games were scheduled for Monday, which is forecast to be the wettest day of the week.  North Lincoln…

Sports Briefs

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  Adult Dodgeball Meeting The City of Lincolnton Parks and Recreation Department will hold a second interest meeting for an adult open and organized Dodgeball league on Tuesday, April 25 at the Lentz Recreation Center at the Betty G. Ross Park.  Interested teams should have a representative at this league…

Schedule

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This schedule may not include postponements, cancellations, site changes or make-ups not reported to the Lincoln Times-News. Monday, Apr. 24 Baseball West Lincoln at North Lincoln  6 p.m. (ppd. to Wednesday) Softball Lincolnton at West Lincoln  4 p.m.  (ppd. to Wednesday) Soccer West Lincoln at Newton-Conover  5 p.m. Lincoln Charter…

West Lincoln’s Ross wins NFHS award

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DAVID KEEVER Sports Editor When you hear the name Butch Ross, you automatically think West Lincoln wrestling.   On Thursday, the longtime leader of one of the state’s top programs was named the North Carolina wrestling coach of the year by the National Federation of High Schools association. “I think…

High school football championship games headed back to Duke

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Staff report The North Carolina High School Athletic Association has announced a partnership with the Triangle Sports Commission (TSC) that will bring two NCHSAA football state championship games to Durham and Wallace Wade Stadium on the campus of Duke University. The football championships return to Wallace Wade Stadium for the…

Roundup

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Thursday Baseball Cal Ripken Experience – Myrtle Beach, S.C. East Lincoln 14, Independence-Cleveland, Ohio 0   Gaston County Tournament Championship Cherryville 3, North Gaston 2  (9 innings)   Wednesday Baseball Cal Ripken Experience – Myrtle Beach, S.C. Liverpool, N.Y. 9, East Lincoln 2   Hickory Ridge 8, Lincoln Charter 7…