Sports

Jul. 20, 2014 @ 06:34 AM

Sawmills is fired up for kickball

The heat of the July sun baked the field and players at Sawmills Veterans Park. A small crowd cheered encouragement from the sidelines, including the mayor of Sawmills, Bob Gibbs, sitting in a fold-out chair with a floppy sunhat on his bald head.


Jul. 15, 2014 @ 09:56 PM

2014 a success for Post 29

The 2014 season for Caldwell County Post 29 was nothing short of a success for first-year head coach Myron Day and the rest of the 29ers.


Jul. 15, 2014 @ 09:55 PM

Bats quiet in Hickory loss

The Hickory Crawdads managed just three hits on Tuesday night, resulting in a 7-0 loss to the Lakewood BlueClaws at L.P. Frans Stadium in Hickory.


Jul. 14, 2014 @ 05:38 PM

Warriors split with Morganton

The Caldwell Warriors split a doubleheader with the Morganton Militia on Sunday afternoon at Walker Stadium in Lenoir.


Jul. 09, 2014 @ 10:04 PM

Caldwell's season comes to an end

Caldwell County Post 29 saw its season come to an end after falling 13-6 to Shelby Post 82 in the second round of the Area IV playoffs on Wednesday night at Keeter Stadium in Shelby.


Jul. 09, 2014 @ 12:32 PM

Shelby powers past Caldwell

Shelby Post 82 jumped out to an 8-0 lead and never looked back, resulting in a 13-5 victory over Caldwell County Post 29 in game two of the second round of the Area IV playoffs on Tuesday night at M.S. Deal Stadium.


Jul. 07, 2014 @ 09:30 PM

29ers fall to Shelby

A variety of defensive miscues cost Caldwell County a chance to steal a game at Shelby Post 82 as Post 29 dropped a 10-6 decision in the second round of the Area IV playoffs on Tuesday night.


Jul. 07, 2014 @ 02:01 PM

Caldwell dominates Mint Hill

Caldwell County Post 29 advanced to the second round of the Area IV playoffs after dominating Mint Hill in a 20-8 victory over Post 4059 on Sunday in Mint Hill.


Jul. 06, 2014 @ 12:32 PM

Mint Hill forces game five

Mint Hill Post 4059 has forced a series-deciding game five after claiming a 7-4 victory over Caldwell County Post 29 on Saturday night at M.S. Deal Stadium in Granite Falls.


Jul. 05, 2014 @ 04:26 PM

Caldwell fends off Mint Hill

Caldwell County Post 29 withstood a late Mint Hill rally to claim a 14-10 victory and take a 2-1 series lead in the first round of the Area IV playoffs on Friday night in Mint Hill.


Jul. 02, 2014 @ 11:06 PM

29ers pound Mint Hill to even series

Caldwell County Post 29 pounded out 19 hits en route to a 13-6 victory over Mint Hill Post 4059 on Wednesday night at M.S. Deal Stadium in Granite Falls.


Jul. 02, 2014 @ 12:51 PM

Caldwell falls to Mint Hill in game one

Caldwell County pitchers combined to walk 11 Mint Hill batters and hit another two, resulting in a 7-3 loss in game one of the first round of the Area IV playoffs on Tuesday in Mint Hill.


Jun. 24, 2014 @ 08:09 PM

Crawdads win streak at eight

The Hickory Crawdads returned home for the first time in the 2nd half of the season Monday night and came away with their 6th shutout of the year, as pitchers Akeem Bostick, Ryne Slack, Jose Valdespina, and Cody Kendall combined to hold the Kannapolis Intimidators scoreless in the 'Dads 2-0 win at L.P. Frans Stadium.


Jun. 23, 2014 @ 10:52 PM

Asheville sweeps Post 29

Caldwell County Post 29 dropped both games of its doubleheader with Asheville Post 70 on Sunday at M.S. Deal Stadium in Granite Falls.


Jun. 22, 2014 @ 10:19 AM

Caldwell crushes Cherryville

Caldwell County Post 29 dominated Cherryville with a 14-2 victory in seven innings over Post 100 on Saturday in Granite Falls.

Jun. 18, 2014 @ 08:36 PM

Warriors drop two

The Caldwell Warriors dropped both games of a doubleheader with the Carolina Freedom on Wednesday at Walker Stadium in Lenoir.


Jun. 18, 2014 @ 07:50 PM

SAL All-Star Game ends in 4-4 tie

The 55th Annual South Atlantic League All-Star Game began as a display of the league's pitching prowess and concluded with a flurry of offense, as the Northern and Southern Divisions ended in a 4-4 tie after 10 exciting innings.


Jun. 18, 2014 @ 08:30 AM

29ers set for final stretch

After a week long layoff, Caldwell County Post 29 will return to action on Thursday as the 29ers welcome first-place Shelby Post 82.


Jun. 17, 2014 @ 08:30 AM

Kaymer dominates Pinehurst

A 15-foot putt for par on the 18th hole at Pinehurst No. 2 capped off a dominating performance by Martin Kaymer at the 114th U.S. Open.


Jun. 11, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

29ers shut down Burke County

Caldwell County Post 29 won its third straight game with a 7-1 victory over Burke County Post 21 on Wednesday at M.S. Deal Stadium in Granite Falls.


Jun. 10, 2014 @ 03:41 PM

Caldwell Post 29 pounds Henderson, 9-1

After dropping three straight Area IV Western Division contests, Caldwell County Post 29 bounced back with a 9-1 victory over Henderson County Post 77 on Monday in East Flat Rock.


Jun. 01, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Caldwell takes two

Caldwell County Post 29 improved to 7-0 overall and 3-0 in the Area IV West Division with victories over Hickory Post 48 and Haywood County Post 47 on Friday and Saturday respectively.


May. 29, 2014 @ 02:36 PM

Caldwell County outlasts Rutherford

In its first Area IV West Division game of the season, Caldwell County Post 29 claimed a 6-4 victory over Rutherford County Post 423 on Wednesday night at McNair Field in Forest City.


May. 25, 2014 @ 06:30 AM

A living tradition

Caldwell County baseball is much more than just a sport, it's a tradition. Friday night's game between the current Post 29 team and the Post 29 alumni team proved just that.


Apr. 18, 2014 @ 05:30 AM

Warriors walk off

West Caldwell's Dylan West slid head first into first base to beat out a throw on an RBI infield single in the bottom of the seventh inning to give the Warriors a 4-3 victory over East Lincoln on Thursday in Gamewell.