Sports: Preps

Sep. 20, 2014 @ 10:25 AM

Defense stymies Maiden

The South Caldwell Spartans put together an impressive victory, knocking off a traditional 2A powerhouse in the Maiden Blue Devils, 28-7 on Friday night in Maiden.

Sep. 13, 2014 @ 08:59 PM

Rockets beat South in two-day affair

In a two-day affair, the South Caldwell Spartans could not fend off a late A.C. Reynolds rally as the Rockets handed the Spartans their first loss of the season, 26-21.


Sep. 13, 2014 @ 08:29 PM

Hibriten-Ashe County declared 'no contest' due to lightning

Persistent lightning caused officials to call off the Hibriten and Ashe County game Friday night, but not after a hard-fought first half that left the scoreboard reading 28-22 in Hibriten's favor.


Sep. 13, 2014 @ 08:27 PM

Storms suspend West, Enka

Severe storms forced a suspended game during the third quarter of Friday night's football game between West Caldwell and Enka.


Sep. 06, 2014 @ 10:59 AM

Spartans hang on to beat Cougars

In its home opener, South Caldwell held on through penalties and mistakes to beat the Alexander Central Cougars 20-14 Friday night in Sawmills.


Sep. 06, 2014 @ 10:47 AM

Panthers win "Black and Blue"

For the 12th consecutive season, the Hibriten Panthers have won the annual "Black and Blue" game with a 33-14 victory over West Caldwell on Friday night in Lenoir.


Aug. 30, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

Hibriten overpowers Wilkes Central

The Hibriten Panthers fought through numerous penalties and substitution mistakes to pull out a 58-20 over Wilkes Central in Moravian Falls on Friday night.


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. 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. 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 @ 08:30 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. 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.