Sports: Local

Aug. 30, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

Spartans run past West

The South Caldwell Spartans took advantage of costly miscues by the West Caldwell Warriors to claim a 28-7 victory in the first county matchup of the season on Friday night in Gamewell.


Aug. 23, 2014 @ 09:26 PM

English, Warriors earn first win

West Caldwell started 2014 strong Friday night, with a commanding win at home against North Wilkes, 35-6.


Aug. 23, 2014 @ 09:23 PM

Panthers handle West Iredell

For the second consecutive season, the Hibriten Panthers and the West Iredell Warriors combined for 106 points in the opening game of the season, and just like last the 2013 game, Hibriten walked out of the game 1-0.

Devell Maxwell led the way for Panthers, rushing for 209 yards on just nine carries and scoring four times to give Hibriten a 67-39 victory over West Iredell on Friday night in Statesville. Last season, the Panthers defeated the Warriors 69-37.


Aug. 23, 2014 @ 10:32 AM

Results from Friday night football

WEST CALDWELL 35, NORTH WILKES 6; HIBRITEN 67, WEST IREDELL 39

Jul. 28, 2014 @ 10:51 PM

A dual threat

Impressive pitching combined with potent offense earned South Caldwell's Taylor Purus the honor of Caldwell County's Player of the Year.


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.