Sports: Local

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.

Jun. 20, 2015 @ 06:39 PM

Caldwell splits with Hickory

Caldwell County Post 29 picked up one victory on Friday night, while also seeing its 12-game winning streak snapped, as the 29ers split a doubleheader with Hickory Post 48.

Jun. 18, 2015 @ 05:09 PM

29ers prep for final stretch

Over the next six days, Caldwell County Post 29 will play its four most important games of the season against its two archrivals.

Jun. 17, 2015 @ 06:18 PM

Herrera, Winters share honors

Hibriten’s Allison Herrera and West Caldwell’s Jordan Winters each scored 29 goals this past season, earning themselves Caldwell County girls’ soccer Co-Players of the Year.

Jun. 16, 2015 @ 06:53 PM

Swanson departs South Caldwell

South Caldwell High School will be in search of a new head coach for the boys’ basketball team, as Lee Swanson has resigned from the position.

Jun. 16, 2015 @ 06:52 PM

Purus provides boost for Post 29

After a six-hit performance on Sunday evening, Taylor Purus is Caldwell County Post 29’s Lenoir News-Topic Player of the Week.

Jun. 15, 2015 @ 06:08 PM

29ers take two from Moundsville

A short-handed Caldwell County squad combined stellar pitching with timely hitting to sweep Moundsville, West Virginia Post 3 in a doubleheader on Sunday evening at M.S. Deal Stadium.

Jun. 10, 2015 @ 06:11 PM

Post 29 rallies past Burke

A seven-run seventh inning propelled Caldwell County Post 29 to its ninth straight victory after defeating Burke County Post 21, 9-5 on Tuesday night at Shuey Park in Morganton.

Jun. 06, 2015 @ 03:26 PM

Poetic justice

Poetic justice is the only way to sum up Friday night’s American Legion baseball game between Caldwell County Post 29 and Kings Mountain Post 155.

Jun. 01, 2015 @ 06:07 PM

Caldwell sweeps Asheville

Caldwell's Jared Mathewson and Madison Cook each threw a complete game and combined to allow just one run to help Post 29 sweep Asheville Post 70 in a doubleheader on Saturday night at M.S. Deal Stadium.

Jun. 01, 2015 @ 05:04 PM

29ers pound Henderson

A 10-run ninth inning was more than enough for Caldwell County Post 29 to earn its fifth consecutive victory.

May. 25, 2015 @ 02:50 PM

Spartans set for regional final

The South Caldwell Spartans are set for the 4A West Regional final for the first time in the program's history.

May. 23, 2015 @ 04:57 PM

Spartans advance to regional finals

For the first time in program history, the South Caldwell Spartans are heading to the 4A West Regional finals.

May. 21, 2015 @ 04:16 PM

Post 29 to honor Shomate at alumni game

The 2015 Caldwell County Post 29 alumni game takes place tonight at M.S. Deal Stadium, and head coach Myron Day feels it will be something special.

May. 21, 2015 @ 04:15 PM

Lyerly named head coach

West Caldwell High School has announced that Antonio Lyerly has been named the new head boy's basketball coach, effective immediately.

May. 20, 2015 @ 03:49 PM

Spartans upset in heartbreaker

The South Caldwell Spartans saw their season come to an end after a heartbreaking, 8-7 extra-inning loss to No. 9 Providence in the third round of the 4A state playoffs on Tuesday night in Sawmills.

May. 20, 2015 @ 02:21 PM

Spartans walk off to quarterfinals

After a game where big hits became the norm, it took South Caldwell taking pitches to claim victory. A bases-loaded walk drawn by Olivia Spencer to score McKinney Johnson gave the Spartans a 6-5 victory in 9 innings over the Porter Ridge Pirates at the Spartan Softball Complex Tuesday night.

May. 16, 2015 @ 04:50 PM

Spartans defeat defending champs

A 10th-inning, two-out single by Drew Cox proved to be the difference Friday night, allowing Chase Whisnant to score from second to give the South Caldwell a 3-2 extra-innings win over defending 4A state champion West Forysth.

May. 16, 2015 @ 04:48 PM

South Caldwell softball advances

South Caldwell's Olivia Spencer latches on at second base for a force out in the first inning against Davie en route to an 11-0 win.

May. 16, 2015 @ 04:48 PM

Hibriten falls to Cuthbertson

Hibriten catcher Aaron Moore dives back to second safely as Cuthbertson's Branden Delay attempts to make the play during the fourth inning on Friday evening in Lenoir. Cuthbertson prevailed 10-0.

May. 14, 2015 @ 06:20 PM

Hibriten beats South Iredell to advance

Three runs in the bottom of the sixth were enough to push the Hibriten Panthers into the second round of the NCHSAA 3A State Playoffs with a 4-3 win over the South Iredell Vikings.

May. 14, 2015 @ 06:19 PM

High school roundup

South Caldwell defeated Porter Ridge 8-1 in the first round of the state 4A baseball playoffs Wednesday night.

May. 09, 2015 @ 01:05 AM

South Caldwell claims second straight title

The South Caldwell Lady Spartans won their second straight Northwestern 3A/4A Conference tournament with victories over St. Stephens and Freedom on Friday night in Hickory.

May. 08, 2015 @ 02:51 PM

Spartans win conference tournament

The South Caldwell Spartans scored nine unanswered runs to win the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference tournament championship with a 9-2 victory over Fred T. Foard on Thursday night at M.S. Deal Stadium.