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6-30-22 roundup: Pro basketball, baseball and soccer, Legion baseball, College cross country, Auto racing

By Richard Walker Gaston College didn’t have to look far for its new cross country coach. The Rhinos, whose 2021 cross country team was the school’s first athletic team in 50 years, have hired title-winning South Point High coach Kody Kubbs as their second head coach. Kubbs replaces Jamie Rosser, who in May was promoted […]

Legion baseball update (through June 30)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 30) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 11-1 14-1 Gaston Post 144-266 10-2 12-3 Gastonia Post 23 8-4 8-7 Matthews Post 235 6-6 7-11 Mint Hill Post 555 5-7 5-7 Statesville Post 113 2-10 2-12 Lincoln County Post 455 0-12 1-13 (Includes ALL forfeit losses […]

N.C. Area IV Legion baseball playoff pairings set

By Richard Walker Cherryville and Queen City are the top seeds for the N.C. Area IV playoffs that will begin on Saturday. Cherryville Post 100 won its Area IV-record 24th regular season title when it shared the West Division title with Rutherford County; Both teams had 12-2 divisional records. Cherryville gets the top seed by […]

6-29-22 roundup: Pro baseball and soccer, Legion baseball, College football, Auto racing

By Richard Walker East Lincoln High senior Keandre Walker announced his commitment to play for the University of Virginia on Tuesday. A 6-foot-3, 180-pounder, Walker is rated a 3-star cornerback by 247sports.com. Virginia first offered Walker on June 16 and he visited the Charlottesville, Va., campus on June 19. He chose the Cavaliers over other […]

Legion baseball update (through June 29)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 29) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 11-1 13-1 Gaston Post 144-266 10-2 12-3 Gastonia Post 23 8-4 8-7 Matthews Post 235 6-6 7-11 Mint Hill Post 555 5-7 5-7 Statesville Post 113 2-10 2-12 Lincoln County Post 455 0-12 1-13 (Includes ALL forfeit losses […]

6-28-22 roundup: Pro baseball, basketball and soccer, Legion baseball, Auto racing

By Richard Walker The Charlotte Hornets made their rehiring of Steve Clifford as head coach official during a Tuesday news conference. Clifford, who guided the franchise for five years from 2013 to 2018, said he expected to use the same kind of up-tempo offense that plays to the skills of 2021 NBA Rookie of the […]

Legion baseball update (through June 28)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 28) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 10-1 12-1 Gaston Post 144-266 10-2 12-3 Gastonia Post 23 8-3 8-6 Matthews Post 235 6-6 7-11 Mint Hill Post 555 5-7 5-7 Statesville Post 113 2-10 2-12 Lincoln County Post 455 0-12 1-13 (Includes ALL forfeit losses […]

Legion baseball update (through June 27)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 27) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 10-1 12-1 Gaston Post 144-266 10-2 11-3 Gastonia Post 23 7-3 7-6 Matthews Post 235 6-6 7-10 Mint Hill Post 555 5-6 5-6 Statesville Post 113 2-10 2-12 Lincoln County Post 455 0-12 1-13 (Includes ALL forfeit losses […]

6-26-22 roundup: Pro baseball and soccer, Legion baseball, College baseball, Auto racing

By Richard Walker Cherryville American Legion Post 100 moved within one victory clinching another regular season title and a No. 1 seed in the upcoming N.C. Area IV playoffs on Sunday with a 5-1 win over visiting Rutherford County. Post 100 improved to 11-2 in the West Division and 16-9 overall as Joseph Webb pitched […]

Legion baseball update (through June 26)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 26) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 10-1 12-1 Gaston Post 144-266 10-2 11-3 Gastonia Post 23 7-3 7-6 Matthews Post 235 6-6 7-10 Mint Hill Post 555 5-6 5-6 Statesville Post 113 2-10 2-12 Lincoln County Post 455 0-12 1-13 (Includes ALL forfeit losses […]

6-25-22 roundup: Pro baseball and soccer, Legion baseball, College baseball, Auto racing

By Richard Walker The Gaston Braves Post 144-266 American Legion baseball team honored one of its pioneers earlier this week at South Point High’s Raider Field. Bob Cloninger, a 1946 charter member of Stanley American Legion Post 266, is believed to be one of the longest-tenured American Legion members in history at 76 years and […]

Legion baseball update (through June 25)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 25) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 10-1 12-1 Gaston Post 144-266 10-2 11-3 Gastonia Post 23 7-3 7-6 Matthews Post 235 6-6 7-10 Mint Hill Post 555 5-6 5-6 Statesville Post 113 2-10 2-12 Lincoln County Post 455 0-12 1-13 (Includes ALL forfeit losses […]

6-24-22 roundup: Pro basketball, baseball and soccer, Legion baseball, College baseball and athletics

By Richard Walker Gastonia’s Isaiah Whaley has agreed to an Exhibit 10 contract with the Charlotte Hornets after he went undrafted in Thursday’s 2022 NBA Draft. A former Grier Middle School and Ashbrook High School standout, Whaley just completed a five-year career at Connecticut with averages of 6.1 points, 3.9 rebounds and 1.5 blocked shots […]

Legion baseball update (through June 24)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 24) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 10-1 12-1 Gaston Post 144-266 9-2 10-3 Gastonia Post 23 7-3 7-6 Matthews Post 235 6-5 7-9 Mint Hill Post 555 5-6 5-6 Statesville Post 113 2-10 2-12 Lincoln County Post 455 0-12 1-13 (Includes ALL forfeit losses […]

6-23-22 roundup: Pro basketball, baseball and soccer, Legion baseball, College baseball and athletics

By Richard Walker The Charlotte Hornets went big in the draft as they drafted two college centers. But the franchise traded one center away in a deal that will reportedly net five future draft picks and kept the other one. Charlotte first selected Memphis center Jalen Duren with the 13th overall pick in the draft […]

Legion baseball update (through June 23)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 23) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 10-1 12-1 Gaston Post 144-266 9-1 10-2 Gastonia Post 23 6-3 6-6 Matthews Post 235 6-4 7-8 Mint Hill Post 555 4-5 4-5 Statesville Post 113 2-10 2-12 Lincoln County Post 455 0-12 1-13 (Includes ALL forfeit losses […]

Legion baseball update (through June 22)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 22) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 9-1 11-1 Gaston Post 144-266 7-1 9-2 Gastonia Post 23 5-3 5-6 Matthews Post 235 6-4 7-8 Mint Hill Post 555 3-5 3-5 Statesville Post 113 2-6 2-8 Lincoln County Post 455 0-12 1-13 (Includes ALL forfeit losses […]

6-22-22 roundup: Pro basketball, baseball and soccer, Legion baseball, College baseball

By Richard Walker The Charlotte Hornets own three picks in Thursday’s 7 p.m. NBA Draft at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center – Nos. 13 and 15 in the first round and No. 42 in the second round. Will the Hornets keep them all or make a trade or trades? Those possbilities – and when the franchise hires […]

Legion baseball update (through June 21)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 21) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 9-1 11-1 Gaston Post 144-266 6-1 8-2 Gastonia Post 23 5-2 5-5 Matthews Post 235 5-4 6-8 Mint Hill Post 555 3-4 3-4 Statesville Post 113 2-6 2-8 Lincoln County Post 455 0-12 1-13 (Includes ALL forfeit losses […]

Legion baseball update (through June 20)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 20) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 9-1 11-1 Gaston Post 144-266 6-1 8-2 Gastonia Post 23 4-2 4-5 Matthews Post 235 5-4 6-8 Mint Hill Post 555 3-4 3-4 Statesville Post 113 2-5 2-7 Lincoln County Post 455 0-12 1-13 (Includes ALL forfeit losses […]

Legion baseball update (through June 19)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 19) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 9-1 11-1 Gaston Post 144-266 6-1 8-2 Gastonia Post 23 4-2 4-5 Matthews Post 235 5-4 6-8 Mint Hill Post 555 3-4 3-4 Statesville Post 113 2-5 2-7 Lincoln County Post 455 0-12 1-13 (Includes ALL forfeit losses […]

Legion baseball update (through June 18)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 18) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 9-1 11-1 Gaston Post 144-266 6-1 8-2 Gastonia Post 23 4-2 4-5 Matthews Post 235 4-4 5-8 Mint Hill Post 555 3-4 3-4 Statesville Post 113 2-4 2-6 Lincoln County Post 455 0-12 1-13 (Includes ALL forfeit losses […]

6-17-22 roundup: Pro basketball, baseball and soccer, Legion baseball, College baseball and basketball

By Richard Walker The Charlotte Hornets continued their pre-NBA draft workouts on Friday with the six candidates, including Gastonia’s Isaiah Whaley for the second team. Involved in Friday’s workouts were the following: MarJon Beauchamp (G League Ignite) Malaki Branham (Ohio State) Kendall Brown (Baylor) Bryce McGowens (Nebraska) Isaiah Whaley (UConn) Trevion Williams (Purdue) Whaley, who […]

Legion baseball update (through June 17)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 17) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 8-1 10-1 Gaston Post 144-266 6-1 8-2 Gastonia Post 23 4-2 4-5 Matthews Post 235 4-3 5-7 Mint Hill Post 555 3-4 3-4 Statesville Post 113 2-4 2-6 Lincoln County Post 455 0-12 1-13 (Includes ALL forfeit losses […]

Legion baseball update (through June 16)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 16) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 8-1 10-1 Gaston Post 144-266 5-1 7-2 Gastonia Post 23 4-2 4-5 Matthews Post 235 4-3 5-7 Mint Hill Post 555 3-3 3-3 Statesville Post 113 2-4 2-6 Lincoln County Post 455 0-12 1-13 (Includes ALL forfeit losses […]

6-15-22 roundup: Pro basketball, baseball and soccer, Legion baseball, College baseball

By Richard Walker Baseball players from Cleveland, Gaston and Lincoln counties were honored this week when the N.C. Baseball Coaches Association announced its 2022 all-state teams. Six Cleveland County, three Gaston County and two Lincoln County players were honored by the NCBCA. In Class 3A, Crest’s Colby Humphries, Kings Mountain’s Charlie Melton and Zane Brockman […]

Legion baseball update (through June 15)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 15) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 8-1 10-1 Gaston Post 144-266 5-1 7-2 Gastonia Post 23 4-2 4-5 Matthews Post 235 4-3 5-7 Mint Hill Post 555 3-3 3-3 Statesville Post 113 2-4 2-6 Lincoln County Post 455 0-12 1-13 (Includes ALL forfeit losses […]

6-14-22 roundup: Pro basketball, baseball, football and soccer, Legion baseball, College baseball and basketball

By Richard Walker Former East Lincoln and Lincolnton standout Sage Surratt will be a part of the new United States Football League playoffs. A receiver for the Birmingham Stallions, Surratt has helped his team to the No. 1 seed in the South Division and will meet No. 2 seed New Orleans on June 25 at […]

Legion baseball update (through June 14)

American Legion 2022 (through games of June 14) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 7-1 9-1 Gaston Post 144-266 3-1 5-2 Matthews Post 235 3-2 4-6 Gastonia Post 23 3-2 3-5 Mint Hill Post 555 1-3 1-3 Lincoln County Post 455 0-4 1-5 Statesville Post 113 0-4 0-6 Western Division Division Overall […]

Legion baseball update (through June 13)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 13) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 5-1 7-1 Gaston Post 144-266 3-1 5-2 Matthews Post 235 3-2 4-6 Gastonia Post 23 3-2 3-4 Mint Hill Post 555 1-1 1-1 Lincoln County Post 455 0-4 1-5 Statesville Post 113 0-4 0-6 Western Division Division Overall […]

6-12-22 roundup: Pro basketball, baseball and soccer, Legion baseball, College baseball

By Richard Walker Former Forestview High standout Reilly Hovis started and went five innings for the victory as the Gastonia Honey Hunters completed a three-game sweep of the rival High Point Rockers 9-5 on Sunday at CaroMont Health Stadium. Hovis, a 2012 Forestview High graduate, improved to 3-2 on the season as Gastonia improved to […]

Legion baseball update (through June 12)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 12) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 5-1 7-1 Gaston Post 144-266 3-1 5-2 Matthews Post 235 3-2 4-6 Gastonia Post 23 2-2 2-4 Mint Hill Post 555 1-1 1-1 Statesville Post 113 0-3 0-5 Lincoln County Post 455 0-4 1-5 Western Division Division Overall […]

Legion baseball update (through June 11)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 11) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 5-1 7-1 Gaston Post 144-266 3-1 5-2 Gastonia Post 23 2-2 2-4 Matthews Post 235 3-2 4-6 Mint Hill Post 555 1-1 1-1 Lincoln County Post 455 0-4 1-5 Statesville Post 113 0-3 0-5 Western Division Division Overall […]

6-11-22 roundup: Pro basketball, baseball and soccer, Legion baseball, College baseball

By Richard Walker Longtime powers will meet in the final two games of the inaugural June Classic on Sunday at Shelby’s Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium. Group A champion Rowan County meets Cherryville at noon and Group B champion Wayne County will meet host Cleveland County at 2:30 p.m. JUNE CLASSIC 2022 Friday’s games (at […]

6-10-22 roundup: Pro basketball, football, baseball and soccer, Legion baseball, College baseball

By Richard Walker Former Crest standout C.J. Mayhue and former Lincolnton standout Lane Hoover shined on Friday as East Carolina took the opener of a best-of-three series over Texas 13-7 in front of a Clark-LeClair Stadium record crowd of 5,723. Mayhue, a 2019 Crest High graduate, started and went five innings with nine strikeouts for […]

Legion baseball update (through June 10)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 10) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 5-1 6-1 Gaston Post 144-266 3-1 5-1 Gastonia Post 23 2-2 2-4 Matthews Post 235 2-2 3-6 Mint Hill Post 555 1-1 1-1 Lincoln County Post 455 0-3 1-4 Statesville Post 113 0-3 0-5 Western Division Division Overall […]

Legion baseball update (through June 9)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 9) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 5-1 6-1 Gaston Post 144-266 3-1 5-1 Gastonia Post 23 2-2 2-4 Matthews Post 235 2-2 3-6 Mint Hill Post 555 1-1 1-1 Lincoln County Post 455 0-3 1-4 Statesville Post 113 0-3 0-5 Western Division Division Overall […]

6-9-22 roundup: Pro basketball, baseball and soccer, High school baseball, Legion baseball, College baseball

By Richard Walker Unbeaten Big South 3A Conference championship-winning softball team Crest High took two of the three top honors in all-league done by conference coaches. The Chargers’ Aidan Ledbetter was named pitcher of the year and Greg Earl was named coach of the year after Crest went 14-0 in league play. Kings Mountain’s Austyn […]

6-8-22 roundup: Pro basketball, baseball and soccer, High school baseball, Legion baseball, College baseball

By Richard Walker The area high school baseball season has come to a close after the 49th advance to a state championship game or series by a Gaston County school last weekend. When Perquimans County defeated Cherryville 2-1 in a best-of-three series, it came in Cherryville’s 15th overall state finals appearance and first finals loss […]

Legion baseball update (through June 8)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 8) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 5-1 6-1 Gaston Post 144-266 3-1 5-1 Gastonia Post 23 2-2 2-4 Matthews Post 235 2-2 3-5 Mint Hill Post 555 1-1 1-1 Lincoln County Post 455 0-3 1-4 Statesville Post 113 0-3 0-5 Western Division Division Overall […]

6-7-22 roundup: Pro football, basketball, baseball and soccer, High school football, softball and girls soccer, Legion baseball, College baseball and women’s lacrosse, Hall of Fame

By Richard Walker An East Gaston High player and a pitcher and coach that helped Burns to the league title top the Southern Piedmont 1A/2A Conference’s top softball honors in voting by league coaches for the 2022 season. East Gaston’s Maddison York was named player of the year and league champion Burns was selected for […]

Legion baseball update (through June 7)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 7) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 5-1 6-1 Gaston Post 144-266 3-1 5-1 Gastonia Post 23 2-2 2-4 Matthews Post 235 2-2 3-5 Mint Hill Post 555 1-1 1-1 Lincoln County Post 455 0-3 1-4 Statesville Post 113 0-3 0-4 Western Division Division Overall […]

Legion baseball update (through June 6)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 6) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Mint Hill Post 555 1-0 1-0 Queen City 5-1 6-1 Gaston Post 144-266 3-1 5-1 Gastonia Post 23 2-2 2-4 Matthews Post 235 1-2 2-5 Lincoln County Post 455 0-3 1-3 Statesville Post 113 0-3 0-4 Western Division Division Overall […]

Legion baseball update (through June 5)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 5) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 5-1 6-1 Gaston Post 144-266 3-1 5-1 Gastonia Post 23 2-2 2-4 Matthews Post 235 1-2 2-5 Mint Hill Post 555 0-0 0-0 Statesville Post 113 0-2 0-3 Lincoln County Post 455 0-3 1-3 Western Division Division Overall […]

Legion baseball update (through June 4)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 4) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 4-1 5-1 Gaston Post 144-266 3-1 5-1 Gastonia Post 23 2-2 2-4 Matthews Post 235 1-2 2-4 Mint Hill Post 555 0-0 0-0 Statesville Post 113 0-1 0-2 Lincoln County Post 455 0-3 1-3 Western Division Division Overall […]

Legion baseball update (through June 3)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 3) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 4-1 5-1 Gaston Post 144-266 3-1 5-1 Gastonia Post 23 2-2 2-4 Matthews Post 235 1-2 2-4 Mint Hill Post 555 0-0 0-0 Statesville Post 113 0-1 0-2 Lincoln County Post 455 0-3 1-3 Western Division Division Overall […]

American Legion baseball update (through June 2)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 2) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 4-1 5-1 Gaston Post 144-266 3-1 5-1 Gastonia Post 23 2-2 2-4 Mint Hill Post 555 0-0 0-0 Statesville Post 113 0-0 0-1 Lincoln County Post 455 0-3 1-3 Matthews Post 235 0-2 1-4 Western Division Division Overall […]

6-1-22 roundup: Pro basketball, baseball, soccer and hockey, High school baseball, softball and girls soccer, College football, Legion baseball

By Richard Walker Gastonia’s Jerry Shaw will be a part of a seven-member 2022 induction class into the Lenoir-Rhyne University Sports Hall of Fame. The late Shaw, the first African-American student-athlete in L-R history in 1967, will be joined by Sarah Atkins, William Combs, Kate Griewisch, Catherine Hauck, Chandler Rearden and Jameil Surratt with Shaw […]

American Legion baseball update (through June 1)

American Legion 2022 (Through June 1) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 3-1 4-1 Gaston Post 144-266 2-1 4-1 Gastonia Post 23 2-1 2-3 Mint Hill Post 555 0-0 0-0 Statesville Post 113 0-0 0-1 Lincoln County Post 455 0-2 1-2 Matthews Post 235 0-2 1-4 Western Division Division Overall Cherryville Post […]

5-31-22 roundup: Pro basketball, baseball, soccer and hockey, High school baseball, softball and girls soccer, College baseball, Legion baseball

By Richard Walker With Charlotte FC having its longest break of the franchise’s inaugural 2022 season, the team has decided Miguel Angel Ramirez has been been fired as head coach and assistant coach Christian Lattanzio will as interim head coach for the rest of the season with goalkeeper coach Andy Quy remaining on staff. ‚ÄúThis […]

American Legion baseball update (through May 31)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of May 31) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 3-1 4-1 Gaston Post 144-266 2-1 4-1 Gastonia Post 23 1-1 1-3 Mint Hill Post 555 0-0 0-0 Statesville Post 113 0-0 0-1 Matthews Post 235 0-1 1-3 Lincoln County Post 455 0-2 1-2 Western Division Division Overall […]

5-30-22 roundup: Pro basketball, baseball, soccer and hockey, High school baseball, softball and girls soccer, College baseball, Legion baseball

By Richard Walker Rivals North Lincoln and East Lincoln gained top honors in All-Western Foothills 3A baseball, softball and girls soccer selections in voting by league coaches and released recently. In baseball, North Lincoln has seven selections led by pitcher of the year Landon Reeves; Matt Heavner, Reece Moody, Maddux Walker, Timmy Schafer, Kellen Karr […]

American Legion baseball roundup (through May 30)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of May 30) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Gastonia Post 23 1-0 1-2 Gaston Post 144-266 2-1 3-1 Queen City 2-1 3-1 Mint Hill Post 555 0-0 0-0 Statesville Post 113 0-0 0-1 Matthews Post 235 0-1 1-3 Lincoln County Post 455 0-2 1-2 Western Division Division Overall […]

American Legion baseball update (through May 29)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of May 29) Need schedules for: Lincoln, Statesville, Burke Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Gastonia Post 23 1-0 1-1 Gaston Post 144-266 2-1 3-1 Queen City 2-1 3-1 Mint Hill Post 555 0-0 0-0 Statesville Post 113 0-0 0-1 Matthews Post 235 0-1 1-3 Lincoln County Post 455 […]

5-28-22 roundup: Pro basketball, baseball, soccer and hockey, High school baseball, softball and girls soccer, College baseball, Legion baseball

By Richard Walker For the second time in ACC baseball tournament championship game history, longtime rivals North Carolina and N.C. State will meet in the championship game. The teams meet on Sunday at noon as North Carolina (37-19) enters with 14 wins in its last 16 games and N.C. State (36-20) looks for its first […]

American Legion baseball update (through May 28)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of May 28) Need schedules for: Lincoln, Mint Hill, Statesville Burke Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Gastonia Post 23 1-0 1-1 Gaston Post 144-266 2-1 2-1 Queen City 1-1 2-1 Matthews Post 235 0-0 1-2 Mint Hill Post 555 0-0 0-0 Statesville Post 113 0-0 0-1 Lincoln County […]

5-27-22 roundup: Pro basketball, baseball, soccer and hockey, High school baseball, softball and girls soccer, College baseball, Legion baseball

By Richard Walker The ACC baseball tournament semifinal pairings are set and two of the four teams can expect large crowds supporting them on Saturday when the try to advance to Sunday’s championship game. North Carolina, fresh off a 10-0 win over top-seeded Virginia Tech in Friday’s pool play finale, will meet Notre Dame at […]

American Legion baseball update (through May 27)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of May 27) Need schedules for: Lincoln, Mint Hill, Pineville, Statesville Burke Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Gastonia Post 23 1-0 1-1 Gaston Post 144-266 1-0 1-0 Queen City 0-0 1-0 Matthews Post 235 0-0 1-1 Mint Hill Post 555 0-0 0-0 Pineville Post 337 0-0 0-0 Statesville […]

American Legion baseball update (through May 26)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of May 26) Need schedules for: Lincoln, Mint Hill, Pineville, Statesville Burke Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Gastonia Post 23 1-0 1-1 Gaston Post 144-266 1-0 1-0 Queen City 0-0 1-0 Matthews Post 235 0-0 1-1 Mint Hill Post 555 0-0 0-0 Pineville Post 337 0-0 0-0 Statesville […]

5-25-22 roundup: Pro basketball, baseball, soccer and hockey, High school baseball, softball and girls soccer, College baseball, Legion baseball

By Richard Walker Three former local standouts will participate in upcoming National Junior College Athletic Association World Series games for the nation’s No. 1 ranked teams in two divisions. In the Division I tournament at Grand Junction, Col., that begins on Saturday, former East Lincoln High standout Ty Cobb and Walters State, Tenn., qualified as […]