Sports: Preps

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.

Apr. 30, 2013 @ 01:31 PM

South, Hibriten qualify for regionals

The South Caldwell golf team claimed the Northwestern 4A Conference championship after shooting a season total of 1,914. Hibriten earned second place in the 3A division with a total score of 1,906.

Apr. 26, 2013 @ 11:51 AM

Hibriten claims third, South fourth at conference championships

South Caldwell's Dylan Mathewson took home two conference championships in the 1600 Meter Run and the 3200 Meter Run at the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference championships on Thursday at Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory.

The Spartans claimed a fourth place finish in both the boys' and girls' divisions, while the Hibriten boys earned third place and the girls finished seventh. The Panthers took home a total of five conference championships and South earned three.

Apr. 25, 2013 @ 06:30 AM

Warriors outlast Bunker Hill

The West Caldwell Warriors scored six runs in the first two innings en route to a 7-5 victory over Bunker Hill on Wednesday in Gamewell.

Apr. 16, 2013 @ 06:30 AM

Hibriten wins Porter Relays

The Hibriten boys’ track and field team claimed a first place victory at the C.W. Porter Relays on Monday in Lenoir.


Apr. 14, 2013 @ 06:30 AM

Draughn slips by South

The South Caldwell baseball team surrendered three unearned runs, resulting in a 5-2 loss to Draughn on Saturday in Sawmills.

Apr. 06, 2013 @ 06:30 AM

Hibriten blasts East Burke

The Hibriten baseball team hit four home runs to claim a 12-1 victory in six innings over East Burke on Friday in Lenoir.

Apr. 04, 2013 @ 05:35 PM

Rain washes out high school sports

Due to inclement weather, all local high school games scheduled for Thursday were cancelled.

Apr. 04, 2013 @ 06:30 AM

Alexander Central roughs up South

The first semifinal game in the East Rutherford Easter Tournament featured two powerhouses from the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference.

South Caldwell and Alexander Central sit in a tie at the top of the conference at 6-1. The Spartans currently hold the tiebreaker, as they defeated the Cougars 2-0 earlier this season. On Wednesday, the two teams met in a non-conference game for the right to play in the East Rutherford Easter Tournament, and Alexander Central claimed a 7-3 victory over South at McNair Field in Forest City.

Apr. 03, 2013 @ 06:30 AM

Bumgarner mows down Freedom

South Caldwell's Madison Bumgarner hit a two-run home run, while also striking out 12 Freedom batters to lead the Spartans in a 3-1 victory over the Patriots on Tuesday in Sawmills.

Apr. 02, 2013 @ 06:30 AM

Warriors down Maiden

The West Caldwell baseball team earned a 4-3 win over Maiden in the first round of the Catawba Valley Easter Classic on Monday in Hickory.

Mar. 31, 2013 @ 07:52 AM

Patton stifles South

The South Caldwell baseball team suffered yet another non-conference loss after dropping a 2-0 decision to Patton on Saturday in Sawmills.