Sports

Jul. 27, 2015 @ 12:05 PM

Sisk silences Eastern Randolph

Caldwell starting pitcher Brandon Sisk allowed just one earned run on seven hits in a complete-game victory to help Post 29 claim a 7-3 victory over Eastern Randolph Post 81 in an elimination game at the North Carolina State tournament at Newman Park in Salisbury.


Jul. 25, 2015 @ 02:47 PM

Post 29 survives Garner

Caldwell County Post 29 lives to fight another day as Garrison Burress hit the game-winning, RBI single in the bottom of the 11th inning to give Post 29 the 4-3 victory over the Garner Nationals in an elimination game in the North Carolina American Legion state tournament at Newman Park in Salisbury.


Jul. 25, 2015 @ 01:28 AM

Caldwell falls in opening round

Caldwell County scored the first two runs of the North Carolina American Legion state tournament, but surrendered six unanswered runs, resulting in a 6-2 loss to the Hope Mills Boosters on Friday at Newman Park in Salisbury.


Jul. 23, 2015 @ 03:19 PM

Post 29 set for state tournament

Caldwell County Post 29 packed up two large vans on Thursday afternoon and headed to Salisbury for the American Legion North Carolina state tournament that begins on Friday.


Jul. 22, 2015 @ 12:50 PM

Haywood outlasts Post 29

Caldwell County Post 29 saw its quest for an Area IV championship fall short as Haywood County Post 47 claimed a 2-1 victory in eight innings at M.S. Deal Stadium.


Jul. 17, 2015 @ 03:58 PM

29ers qualify for state tournament

For the first time since 2012, Caldwell County Post 29 will play in the North Carolina state tournament.


Jul. 15, 2015 @ 09:52 PM

Purus lifts Post 29 to series lead

Caldwell's Taylor Purus hit a one-out, RBI single to left field to give Post 29 a 4-3 victory over the Gaston Braves in game 3 of the Area IV semifinals on Wednesday night at M.S. Deal Stadium in Granite Falls.

Jul. 15, 2015 @ 01:20 PM

Post 29 falls in ninth

Game 2 between Caldwell County Post 29 and the Gaston Braves featured another thrilling ending, only this time it was the Gaston Braves coming out on top with a 3-2 victory.


Jul. 14, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Caldwell rallies past Gaston

Caldwell County Post 29 scored three runs to tie the game in the bottom of the ninth, before scoring the winning run in the bottom of the 10th to steal game 1 of the Area IV semifinals from the Gaston Braves (Post 144-266), 4-3, at M.S. Deal Stadium.


Jul. 11, 2015 @ 11:09 PM

29ers walk off

Caldwell’s Trent Wakefield delivered an RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning to give Post 29 a 4-3 victory in 10 innings over Shelby Post 82 in game 5 of the Area IV quarterfinals.


Jul. 11, 2015 @ 01:46 PM

Shelby forces game 5

Caldwell County Post 29 and Shelby Post 82 combined for 23 runs on 34 hits, but it was Shelby that came out on the winning side of a 14-9 decision in game 4 of the Area IV quarterfinals.


Jul. 09, 2015 @ 10:13 PM

Mathewson lifts Post 29

Caldwell’s Jared Mathewson was masterful in game 3 of the Area IV quarterfinals, picking up his fifth win of the season and leading Post 29 to a 5-1 victory over Shelby Post 82.


Jul. 09, 2015 @ 02:38 PM

29ers even series

Two games in the series, two classic baseball games between two historic programs.


Jul. 08, 2015 @ 12:49 PM

Caldwell falters late

In a game that featured seven lead changes, Caldwell County Post 29 came out on the losing side of game 1 of the Area IV quarterfinals.


Jul. 07, 2015 @ 12:09 PM

Purus sends 29ers to second round

Caldwell's Taylor Purus threw a complete game, while striking out 14 batters to lift Post 29 to a 6-4 victory over Rutherford County Post 423 in a decisive game 5 in the first round of the Area IV playoffs.


Jul. 06, 2015 @ 11:45 AM

Rutherford forces game 5

Caldwell County Post 29 surrendered five runs over the last two innings resulting in an 8-7 loss to Rutherford County Post 423 in game 4 of the first round of the Area IV playoffs on Sunday night.


Jul. 03, 2015 @ 01:33 PM

29ers grab series lead

Caldwell County Post 29 collected 20 hits, while scoring 19 runs en route to a 19-7 victory over Rutherford County Post 423 in game 1 of the first round of the Area IV playoffs.


Jul. 01, 2015 @ 05:42 PM

29ers set for Area IV playoffs

Caldwell County Post 29 will begin its quest for an Area IV championship tonight in game 1 of the first round of the Area IV playoffs.


Jun. 30, 2015 @ 04:54 PM

Player of the Week

Caldwell County Post 29’s Colton Henthorne has been named the Lenoir News-Topic week 5 Player of the Week.


Jun. 29, 2015 @ 03:45 PM

Post 29 wins division title

Caldwell County Post 29 claimed the Area IV Western Division championship with a 15-2 victory in seven innings at Rutherford County Post 423.


Jun. 26, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

29ers rally past Rutherford

Caldwell County Post 29 scored nine unanswered runs, ending with a game-winning RBI single by Taylor Purus in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the 29ers a 9-8 victory over Rutherford County Post 423 at M.S. Deal Stadium.


Jun. 25, 2015 @ 03:52 PM

Errors plague Post 29

Caldwell County Post 29 managed just five hits, resulting in an 8-1 loss to Cherryville Post 100.


Jun. 24, 2015 @ 03:12 PM

Mathewson named Player of the Week

Caldwell County Post 29’s Jared Mathewson claimed his fourth victory of the season last week against Hickory, earning himself the Lenoir News-Topic Week 4 Player of the Week.


Jun. 23, 2015 @ 04:23 PM

Walker earns county honors

After finishing in the top 10 at the 3A state golf championships and finishing sixth overall in the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference, Hibriten’s Dawson Walker has been named Caldwell County’s boys’ golf Player of the Year.


Jun. 22, 2015 @ 02:49 PM

Caldwell upends Cherryville

Caldwell County Post 29 jumped out to a 7-2 lead and never looked back, upending Cherryville Post 100, 10-3 at M.S. Deal Stadium.