Impressive pitching combined with potent offense earned South Caldwell's Taylor Purus the honor of Caldwell County's Player of the Year.
The heat of the July sun baked the field and players at Sawmills Veterans Park. A small crowd cheered encouragement from the sidelines, including the mayor of Sawmills, Bob Gibbs, sitting in a fold-out chair with a floppy sunhat on his bald head.
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.
The Hickory Crawdads managed just three hits on Tuesday night, resulting in a 7-0 loss to the Lakewood BlueClaws at L.P. Frans Stadium in Hickory.
The Caldwell Warriors split a doubleheader with the Morganton Militia on Sunday afternoon at Walker Stadium in Lenoir.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Caldwell County Post 29 dropped both games of its doubleheader with Asheville Post 70 on Sunday at M.S. Deal Stadium in Granite Falls.
The Caldwell Warriors dropped both games of a doubleheader with the Carolina Freedom on Wednesday at Walker Stadium in Lenoir.
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.
After a week long layoff, Caldwell County Post 29 will return to action on Thursday as the 29ers welcome first-place Shelby Post 82.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.