Sports: Local

Oct. 12, 2013 @ 09:17 AM

Panthers cruise past Foard

On a night when Hibriten High celebrated its homecoming, the Panthers put points on the scoreboard early and at blinding speed, then cruised to a 49-7 victory over the visiting Fred T. Foard.


Oct. 10, 2013 @ 02:21 PM

Warriors race past Maiden

The West Caldwell scored five goals within the first 12 minutes of its match en route to a 9-0 victory over Maiden on Wednesday in Gamewell.


Oct. 05, 2013 @ 09:32 AM

Spartans drop fourth straight

South Caldwell fought to the last seconds of the game in an emotional 19-14 defeat Friday night at home against Patton. The Spartans have now lost their last four games.


Oct. 05, 2013 @ 09:29 AM

Warriors' rally falls short

The West Caldwell Warriors saw a late rally fall short as Bandys hung on for a 28-25 victory on Friday in Gamewell.


Oct. 05, 2013 @ 09:25 AM

Panthers dominate St. Stephens

The Hibriten Panthers traveled to Hickory to take on the St. Stephens Indians on Homecoming Night and returned home with a 47-14 victory. The Panthers are now 6-0 and 2-0 in the NW 3A/4A conference. St. Stephens falls to 0-6 overall, 0-2 in the conference.


Sep. 28, 2013 @ 08:29 AM

Red Devils tame Warriors

Coming strong off a win and a bye week, the West Caldwell Warriors were stopped in their tracks Friday night at Newton-Conover, losing to the Red Devils 47-7.


Sep. 28, 2013 @ 08:26 AM

Hibriten wins county title

The Hibriten Panthers rushed for more than 500 yards to defeat South Caldwell 48-26 and win the Caldwell County championship on Friday in Lenoir.


Sep. 24, 2013 @ 03:45 PM

Panthers shock South

The Hibriten volleyball team defeated South Caldwell for the first time in more than four years in a five-set thriller on Monday in Sawmills.


Sep. 21, 2013 @ 05:30 AM

Maiden roughs up South

The South Caldwell Spartans dropped to 2-2 on the season after suffering a 38-14 loss to Maiden on Friday in Sawmills.


Sep. 20, 2013 @ 11:29 AM

Warriors fall to East Lincoln

The West Caldwell tennis team dropped a 7-2 decision at the hands of East Lincoln on Thursday in Gamewell.


Aug. 21, 2013 @ 12:30 PM

Warriors outlast Patton

The West Caldwell boys’ soccer team claimed a 3-2 victory over Patton on day two of the Freedom Invitational on Tuesday in Morganton.


Aug. 21, 2013 @ 12:28 PM

Panthers prevail over West

The Hibriten volleyball team posted its first victory in more than year with a 3-1 victory over county rival West Caldwell on Tuesday in Gamewell. The scores of the games were 25-11, 18-25, 25-21 and 25-12.


Aug. 11, 2013 @ 05:18 PM

Panthers win preseason opener

The Carolina Panthers took a step in the right direction with an opening preseason victory over the Chicago Bears on Friday night in Charlotte.


Aug. 09, 2013 @ 06:09 AM

Day named head coach of Post 29

American Legion Post 29 has named Myron Day the new head coach of Caldwell County, effective immediately.


Jul. 11, 2013 @ 12:41 PM

Caldwell drops game one to Lincoln

Caldwell County Post 29 dropped a 12-7 decision to Lincoln County Post 455 in game one of the second round of the Area IV playoffs on Wednesday in Granite Falls.


Jun. 28, 2013 @ 10:20 AM

Caldwell splits with Asheville

Caldwell County Post 29 split with Asheville Post 70, dropping game one by a score of 6-2, while claiming a 7-6 victory in game two on Thursday in Granite Falls.


Jun. 25, 2013 @ 06:30 AM

Cherryville knocks off Post 29

Caldwell County Post 29 suffered its third conference loss of the season after dropping an 8-4 decision at the hands of Cherryville Post 100 on Sunday in Cherryville.


Jun. 19, 2013 @ 01:22 PM

29ers win in dramatic fashion

Caldwell County Post 29 rallied back from a 7-3 deficit to walk off in the bottom of the ninth with an 8-7 victory over Rutherford County Post 423 on Tuesday in Granite Falls.


Jun. 14, 2013 @ 06:30 AM

29ers ready for rivalry game

Caldwell County Post 29 returns to the diamond tonight to take on its biggest rival in Cherryville Post 100 at 7 p.m. at M.S. Deal Stadium.


Jun. 13, 2013 @ 06:30 AM

Post 29 suffers first conference loss to Haywood

Caldwell County Post 29 suffered its first conference loss of the season, dropping a 9-8 nail biter in extra innings to Haywood County Post 47 on Tuesday in Waynesville.


Jun. 04, 2013 @ 06:30 AM

29ers hang on at Rutherford

Caldwell County Post 29 staved off a late rally by Rutherford County Post 423 to claim an 8-7 victory on Sunday at McNair Field in Forest City.


May. 31, 2013 @ 12:44 PM

Keeping tradition alive

In Caldwell County, baseball isn’t just a sport; it’s a tradition. Post 29 showcased that tradition with an alumni game on Thursday night.


May. 28, 2013 @ 12:14 PM

Banks earns 50th win

Caldwell County Post 29 head coach Brandon Banks earned career win number 50 as the 29ers claimed an 11-1 decision in seven innings over Henderson County Post 423 in the season-opener on Sunday in Granite Falls.


May. 15, 2013 @ 06:30 AM

Spartans fall to Olympic

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.


May. 01, 2013 @ 06:30 AM

Spartans eliminate Hibriten

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.