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Calendar — 6-27-14

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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 Haywood Co. at Cherryville, 5 p.m. (DH) Lincoln Co. at Mint Hill, 5 p.m. (DH) Jr. Legion baseball Rutherford Blue at N. Lincoln Blue, 5 p.m. Rutherford Red at…

Rollin’ Rebels

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WL sweeps Newton-Conover By RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor NEWTON –– West Lincoln may have opened its Western Piedmont Instructional League season on a down note, but it’s making sure it ends on a high one. Charles Mack George was perfect at the plate, reaching base six times with three hits…

Cardinals ease by Post 170

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By RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor TAYLORSVILLE –– The Lincoln County Cardinals got just what they needed at the right time. Brady Drennen had three hits and three RBIs, Alex Pickeral drove in three runs and Paul Cochrane breezed his way through five-plus innings as the Cardinals eased their way past…

Lincoln County lands 9 on all-district teams

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LINCOLN TIMES-NEWS Lincoln County is well represented in this year’s N.C. Softball Coaches Association all-district awards. West Lincoln landed five on the 2A list, and North Lincoln had four on the 3A list for District 6. The Rebels, who went 22-4 and swept the Southern District 7 Athletic 2A Conference…

Calendar — 6/25/14

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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 Huntersville at Lincoln Co., 7 p.m. Jr. Legion baseball Huntersville at N. Lincoln Black, 6 p.m. Thursday, June 26 Sr. Legion baseball Cherryville at Shelby, 7 p.m. Summer league…

ENSHRINED

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Six local sports legends honored for their achievements By RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor Johnny Colvard summarized the entire 2014 Lincoln County Sports Hall of Fame class in 12 short words. “I have had a great, great career as far as sports goes,” he said. Colvard, along with Sheila Barker, Mike…

Norton, Cardinals end skid, top Carolina Heat

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LINCOLN TIMES-NEWS The Lincoln County Cardinals needed Justin Norton to come through, and he did. Norton tossed seven solid innings and retired 14 of the last 15 he faced to lead the Cardinals to a 4-2 win over the Carolina Heat on Sunday evening. The win snapped a small two-game…

Calendar — 6/23/14

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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 at Burke Co., 7 p.m. Lincoln Co. at Alexander Co., 7 p.m. Jr. Legion baseball Lincolnton Post 30 at Shelby, 7 p.m. S. Caldwell B at N. Lincoln…

Six new inductees enter Saturday

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LINCOLN TIMES-NEWS Saturday will be a day to remember for six local sports legends. The Lincoln County Sports Hall of Fame will induct its newest class during a ceremony that begins at 6 p.m. Saturday at the James W. Warren Citizens Center. This year’s class includes Sheila Barker, John Colvard,…

Learnin’ the game

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The Lincoln County Parks and Recreation Department held a youth tennis camp recently at Betty G. Ross Park.…