Sports: Local

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. 12, 2014 @ 11:44 AM

Walker Stadium transformation

Over the past three years, Walker Stadium in Lenoir has undergone a transformation, and with the efforts and support of a community, the stadium is back and better than ever before.


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.


Apr. 17, 2014 @ 03:31 PM

Spartans claim second at conference championships

The South Caldwell boys' track team took second place at the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference championships on Wednesday at Watauga High School in Boone.


Apr. 17, 2014 @ 03:29 PM

Freedom stuns South

A late South Caldwell rally fell short as the Freedom High School Patriots went into Sawmills and upset the then-undefeated Spartans 4-3 on Wednesday night.


Apr. 14, 2014 @ 03:31 PM

ACC storms through West Caldwell

Three pointer after three pointer, dunk after dunk; the ACC All-Stars proved exactly why they are the ACC All-Stars.


Apr. 10, 2014 @ 01:06 PM

Former Warriors set for ACC showdown

The 2014 ACC Barnstorming Tour makes its way to West Caldwell High School on Friday night, where seven former Warriors will get the chance to showcase their talents to the ACC stars and Caldwell County.


Apr. 06, 2014 @ 05:30 AM

Hibriten fends off South

The Hibriten Panthers staved off a late South Caldwell rally to hang on for a 2-1 victory on Friday in Sawmills.


Apr. 06, 2014 @ 05:30 AM

Gettleman has Panthers set for failure

Lets face it, the Carolina Panthers are having a miserable 2014-15 season, and we haven't reached the draft. So the question is, what is wrong with the Panthers? The answer is General Manager Dave Gettleman.


Mar. 14, 2014 @ 07:49 AM

CCC&TI Cobras advance to semifinals

With tough defense and long-range shooting, the Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute Cobras Men’s Basketball team beat a tough opponent in the first game of the NJCAA Division III National Championships Thursday in Loch Sheldrake, N.Y.


Mar. 14, 2014 @ 07:41 AM

South shuts out West

The South Caldwell tennis team claimed a 9-0 victory over West Caldwell on Thursday in Gamewell.


Mar. 13, 2014 @ 11:19 AM

Panthers win at Oakwoods

The Hibriten golf team picked up yet another non-conference victory at Oakwoods Country Club on Tuesday in Wilkesboro.


Mar. 13, 2014 @ 11:18 AM

Spartans win home meet

The South Caldwell boys’ track team took first place at a home meet on Wednesday in Sawmills.

The South Caldwell girls finished in third, while the Hibriten boys took third and Hibriten girls finished fourth.