Sports

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.


Mar. 30, 2013 @ 06:30 AM

Keller returns to Hibriten

Hibriten High School has named Chad Keller the new head coach of the boys’ basketball team, effective immediately.


Mar. 28, 2013 @ 06:30 AM

South, Hibriten place first and second

The South Caldwell boys' track and field team earned a first place finish in a Northwestern 3A/4A Conference meet on Wednesday in Sawmills.


Mar. 08, 2013 @ 06:30 AM

Curtis, Panthers shut down South

Hibriten starting pitcher John Curtis struck out 16 South Caldwell batters to lead the Panthers in a 4-0 shutout over the Spartans on Thursday in Lenoir.


Mar. 03, 2013 @ 06:30 AM

Spartans take down West

The South Caldwell girls' soccer team scored two goals in the final 14 minutes to earn a 2-1 victory over county-rival West Caldwell on Saturday in Sawmills.


Feb. 28, 2013 @ 06:30 AM

East Burke dominates West

East Burke senior Clay Byrd sank seven 3-pointers to lead the Cavaliers in a 73-41 victory over West Caldwell in the second round of the 2A state playoffs on Wednesday in Icard.


Feb. 26, 2013 @ 06:30 AM

Spartans ousted by Garinger

The South Caldwell boys’ basketball team could not overcome late turnovers, resulting in a 52-49 loss to Garinger in the first round of the 4A state playoffs on Monday in Sawmills.


Feb. 23, 2013 @ 06:30 AM

Warriors win CVAC title

The West Caldwell boys’ basketball team defeated East Burke 61-56 to claim the Catawba Valley 2A Athletic Conference (CVAC) tournament championship on Friday in Hickory.


Feb. 22, 2013 @ 06:30 AM

West advances to CVAC finals

Behind Mekhi Dula's 12 fourth quarter points, the West Caldwell boys' basketball team held off a late surge by Newton-Conover to defeat the Red Devils 54-49 on Thursday in Hickory.


Feb. 21, 2013 @ 06:30 AM

The road to 600

In his 30th year of coaching boys’ high school basketball, West Caldwell head coach Danny Anderson has eclipsed the milestone of 600 wins.


Feb. 19, 2013 @ 05:18 AM

Anderson earns 600th career win

West Caldwell head coach Danny Anderson picked up his 600th career win after the Warriors claimed a 58-34 victory over Draughn in the first round of the Catawba Valley 2A Athletic Conference tournament (CVAC) on Monday in Gamewell.


Feb. 14, 2013 @ 01:30 PM

South outlasts Wilkes Central

The South Caldwell’s Courtney Wood scored a game-high 24 points to lead the Spartans in a 56-43 victory over Wilkes Central on Wednesday in Sawmills.