The South Caldwell softball team saw its season come to an end after dropping a 5-2 decision to Olympic in the second round of the 4A state playoffs on Tuesday in Charlotte.
The second-seeded South Caldwell Spartans claimed an 8-2 victory over arch-rival Hibriten in the first round of the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference baseball tournament on Tuesday in Sawmills.
The South Caldwell golf team claimed the Northwestern 4A Conference championship after shooting a season total of 1,914. Hibriten earned second place in the 3A division with a total score of 1,906.
South Caldwell's Dylan Mathewson took home two conference championships in the 1600 Meter Run and the 3200 Meter Run at the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference championships on Thursday at Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory.
The Spartans claimed a fourth place finish in both the boys' and girls' divisions, while the Hibriten boys earned third place and the girls finished seventh. The Panthers took home a total of five conference championships and South earned three.
The West Caldwell Warriors scored six runs in the first two innings en route to a 7-5 victory over Bunker Hill on Wednesday in Gamewell.
The Hibriten boys’ track and field team claimed a first place victory at the C.W. Porter Relays on Monday in Lenoir.
The South Caldwell baseball team surrendered three unearned runs, resulting in a 5-2 loss to Draughn on Saturday in Sawmills.
The Hibriten baseball team hit four home runs to claim a 12-1 victory in six innings over East Burke on Friday in Lenoir.
Due to inclement weather, all local high school games scheduled for Thursday were cancelled.
The first semifinal game in the East Rutherford Easter Tournament featured two powerhouses from the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference.
South Caldwell and Alexander Central sit in a tie at the top of the conference at 6-1. The Spartans currently hold the tiebreaker, as they defeated the Cougars 2-0 earlier this season. On Wednesday, the two teams met in a non-conference game for the right to play in the East Rutherford Easter Tournament, and Alexander Central claimed a 7-3 victory over South at McNair Field in Forest City.
South Caldwell's Madison Bumgarner hit a two-run home run, while also striking out 12 Freedom batters to lead the Spartans in a 3-1 victory over the Patriots on Tuesday in Sawmills.
The West Caldwell baseball team earned a 4-3 win over Maiden in the first round of the Catawba Valley Easter Classic on Monday in Hickory.
The South Caldwell baseball team suffered yet another non-conference loss after dropping a 2-0 decision to Patton on Saturday in Sawmills.
Hibriten High School has named Chad Keller the new head coach of the boys’ basketball team, effective immediately.
The South Caldwell boys' track and field team earned a first place finish in a Northwestern 3A/4A Conference meet on Wednesday in Sawmills.
Coming into Friday night’s CVAC contest against the Maiden Blue Devils, West Caldwell head coach Mark Braswell wasn’t happy with the way his team had been hitting the ball to begin the season. It’s safe to say his players heard the message because the Warriors put up 13 runs off eight hits in the opening inning.
South Caldwell defeats Hickory in baseball and softball, but Hickory wins in soccer.
Hibriten falls to Foard in softball.
The Hibriten Panthers and starting pitcher John Curtis could not overcome a shaky first inning, losing to the Foard Tigers 4-3 in Lenoir on Friday night.
Curtis tied a season high with 16 strikeouts, while giving up only three hits, but the top of the first told the story. Foard sent eight batters to the plate in the inning, getting four runs on only two hits, two walks and two costly Panther errors.
Roger Burgess is stepping down as the head men's basketball coach at Hibriten High School, the school announced Friday.
Athletic director Chuck Cannon said Burgess, who will remain with the school as a physical education instructor, had been considering the move for a while. The two discussed it last year.
Hibriten starting pitcher John Curtis struck out 16 South Caldwell batters to lead the Panthers in a 4-0 shutout over the Spartans on Thursday in Lenoir.
The South Caldwell girls' soccer team scored two goals in the final 14 minutes to earn a 2-1 victory over county-rival West Caldwell on Saturday in Sawmills.
East Burke senior Clay Byrd sank seven 3-pointers to lead the Cavaliers in a 73-41 victory over West Caldwell in the second round of the 2A state playoffs on Wednesday in Icard.
The South Caldwell boys’ basketball team could not overcome late turnovers, resulting in a 52-49 loss to Garinger in the first round of the 4A state playoffs on Monday in Sawmills.
The West Caldwell boys’ basketball team defeated East Burke 61-56 to claim the Catawba Valley 2A Athletic Conference (CVAC) tournament championship on Friday in Hickory.
Behind Mekhi Dula's 12 fourth quarter points, the West Caldwell boys' basketball team held off a late surge by Newton-Conover to defeat the Red Devils 54-49 on Thursday in Hickory.