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.
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.
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.
South Caldwell defeated Porter Ridge 8-1 in the first round of the state 4A baseball playoffs Wednesday night.
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.
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.
The South Caldwell Spartans overcame a five-run deficit to claim a 9-6 victory over Hickory in the semifinals of the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference tournament on Wednesday night at M.S. Deal Stadium.
The South Caldwell soccer team hung on late to claim a 2-1 victory over archrival Hibriten on Tuesday night in Sawmills.
The Hibriten Panthers had two runners on with one out in the bottom of the seventh, but couldn't convert, resulting in a 5-4 loss to St. Stephens in the first round of the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference tournament on Tuesday night in Lenoir.
South Caldwell's Jon Bolick threw a no-hitter to lead the Spartans in an 11-1 victory in six innings over Freedom in the first round of the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference tournament on Tuesday night in Sawmills.
Hibriten senior Trace Triplett collected two hits, including the game-winning RBI single in the top of the eighth inning to give the Panthers a 3-1 victory in eight innings over Hickory on Friday night in Hickory.
On a cold mountain night at Pioneer Field, the South Caldwell Spartans hung on to ensure a 21-0 regular season mark with a 3-2 victory over the home-standing Watauga Pioneers.
The Hibriten Panthers managed just three hits on Tuesday night, resulting in a 3-2 loss to Patton.
The South Caldwell Spartans scored six runs in each of the second and third innings to claim a 12-0 victory in five innings over Freedom High School on Tuesday night in Morganton.
Hibriten High School has announced that Roger Burgess is the new head girl's basketball coach.
The South Caldwell Spartans allowed just one Patton hit en route to a 5-1 victory over the Panthers on Saturday in Sawmills.
West Caldwell starting pitcher Justin Reece threw all seven innings and allowed just one earned run on two hits, while striking out five to help the Warriors knock off Maiden 5-2 on Friday afternoon in Gamewell.
Xtreme Heat All-Star Cheer competed in the Fever Nationals Competition in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, and were named Junior Level 2 National Champions and Overall Level 2 National Grand Champions, and the team received the National Sportsmanship Award.
The South Caldwell Spartans scored six runs in each of the second and third innings en route to a 15-1 victory in five innings over Patton on Wednesday night in Sawmills.
The 36th Annual ACC Barnstorming Tour made its way to Taylorsville on Monday night to take on the Alexander County All-Stars.
The South Caldwell baseball team scored four runs in the top of the sixth inning to break a 1-1 tie and claim a 5-2 victory over Crest in the second round of the Shelby Easter Baseball Tournament on Wednesday night at Keeter Stadium/Veterans Field.
The Hibriten Panthers won their opening-round game of the East Burke Easter Baseball Tournament with a 14-0 victory over the East Burke junior varsity team on Wednesday afternoon in Icard.
The Hibriten softball team came out on the losing end of a back-and-forth affair against East Burke, falling 11-9 in the first round of the Cherryville Easter Softball Tournament.