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SCHEDULE — 6-8-15

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This schedule may not include postponements, cancellations or make-ups not reported to the Lincoln Times-News: Today Legion baseball Lincoln Co. at Gastonia, 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 9 Summer league baseball Lincolnton at Newton-Conover, 6 p.m. (DH) Wednesday, June 10 Legion baseball Henderson Co. at Cherryville, 7 p.m. Gaston Braves at…

Cardinals top Post 321, win second straight

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RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor HUNTERSVILLE — After a rough start to their season the Lincoln County Cardinals seem to be turning the corner. Nick Savoie pitched four scoreless innings of relief, and drove in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning to lift the Cardinals to a 3-1 win over…

West Lincoln announces spring sports award winners

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The following athletes were recognized at West Lincoln’s spring sports award banquet: Male Athlete of Year: Charles Mack George Female Athlete of Year: Madison Ferguson Kemp Wehunt Memorial Award: Chris Nelson Ethan Ross Courage Award: Michael McSwain Outstanding weightlifter: Matthew Poteat 12-sport award winners: Jayce Myers, Mack George, Emily Grace…

Post 100 rained out

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RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor CHERRYVILLE — Alec Johnson got his first start in more than 15 months on Tuesday, but had it spoiled by rain. The West Lincoln product and Cherryville Post 100 right-hander made his first start since February 2014, and breezed through a scoreless first inning against Gastonia…

Schools earn various POY, COY awards

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RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor Lincoln County’s prep athletic success this spring has been recognized by its coaches and conferences. The area had multiple player and coach of the year awards given when each conference’s coaches gathered to vote for such accolades for each individual sport. Local teams winning conference championships…

Lincolnton High honors athletes of the year

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Record setter

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Reynolds breaks N.C. mark for wins LINCOLN TIMES-NEWS Under the tutelage of Bobby Reynolds, Cherryville Post 100 has won 11 Area IV championship, five N.C. American Legion state titles, and finished runner-up in the American Legion World Series twice. On Saturday, all those accolades, plus 695 career victories, helped Reynolds…

Eagles’ dream season comes to a close

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Walk-off home run sends Hiwassee Dam to state title series RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor MURPHY — Kameron Forrister’s glove kept Lincoln Charter from taking the lead, and her bat sent her team to the state championship. The junior second baseman went 3 for 4 and drove in five runs, including…

CVCC finishes third at NJCAA D-II World Series

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RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor The quartet of Lincoln County products that helped Catawba Valley Community College’s baseball team reach the world series helped the Red Hawks finish third. Catawba Valley fought its way through the loser’s bracket after dropping its first game last week in Enid, Okla., and came within…

Lincoln County Cardinals drops third straight game

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LINCOLN TIMES-NEWS The Lincoln County Cardinals went six days in between its first two games of the American Legion baseball season. After eight days its still without its first win. Lincoln County dropped lost for the third time in as many games Sunday with a seven-inning 13-3 loss to Union…