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8-6-22 roundup: Pro baseball, football and soccer, Legion baseball, Auto racing

By Richard Walker Gastonia’s Chandler Meeks, the Gaston Braves’ Caleb Burr and Chase Stewart and Cherryville’s Joseph Webb led American Legion baseball statistical leaders from Cleveland, Gaston and Lincoln counties: Note: Statistics provided by area coaches and/or statisticians. Batting average (minimum: 30 at-bats) Chandler Meeks, Gastonia (25-53) .472 Austin Parker, Gastonia (22-51) .431 Logan Agosta, […]

Area IV Legion statistical leaders: Gaston County, Cleveland County Legion standouts lead in 6 of 7 statistical categories

By Richard Walker Caleb Burr of the Gaston Braves and Tyler Smart of Cleveland County lead in two statistical categories and Gastonia’s Chandler Meeks and Cherryville’s Joseph Webb lead in one apiece in the final 2022 N.C. Area IV final regular season statistics. In numbers provided by Area IV coaches, Meeks was the leading batter, […]

7-19-22 roundup: Pro baseball, football and soccer, Legion baseball and softball, Auto racing

By Richard Walker Shelby’s Isaiah Lowe set local sports history on Tuesday when he was selected in the 11th round of the major league draft (330rd pick overall) by the San Diego Padres. Lowe, a 6-foot-1, 220-pound right-handed pitcher, is the first player ever selected from Lincolnton’s Combine Academy. He has committed to play collegiately […]

7-11-22 roundup: Pro baseball, basketball and soccer, Legion baseball, Auto racing

By Richard Walker Cherryville Post 100 and Gaston Post 144-266 advanced to the N.C. Area IV semifinals on Monday with series-clinching road victories. Cherryville, the No. 1 seed from the Western Division, rallied for a 9-6 victory at Matthews to complete a three-game sweep in their best-of-five series. And the Gaston Braves, the No. 2 […]

Legion baseball update (through July 11)

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

Legion baseball update (through July 10)

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

7-9-22 roundup: Pro baseball, basketball and soccer, College baseball, Legion baseball, Auto racing

By Richard Walker Former Hunter Huss High and Gastonia American Legion Pos 23 standout Josh Jordan has a new coaching job. After 10 years as the top assistant at Duke University where he was honored as the top assistant in the country, Jordan has been hired as assistant coach/recruiting coordinator at LSU, Tigers head coach […]

Legion baseball update (through July 9)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of July 9) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall/Playoffs Queen City 11-1 14-2/2-0 Gaston Post 144-266 10-2 12-3/4-1 Gastonia Post 23 8-4 8-7/2-3 Matthews Post 235 6-6 7-11/3-2 Mint Hill Post 555 5-7 5-7/0-3 Statesville Post 113 2-10 2-12/DNP Lincoln County Post 455 0-12 1-13/DNP (Includes ALL forfeit losses […]

7-8-22 roundup: Pro football, baseball, basketball and soccer, High school football, Legion baseball, Auto racing

By Richard Walker The Charlotte Hornets opened their Las Vegas Summer League schedule on Friday with a 96-84 loss to the Indiana Pacers. The Hornets led only at 2-0 and trailed by as many as 26 points in the first of a four-game schedule; Charlotte plays the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday at 9:30 p.m. […]

Legion baseball update (through July 8)

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

Legion baseball update (through July 6)

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

Legion baseball update (through July 5)

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

Legion baseball update (through July 4)

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

Legion baseball update (through July 3)

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

Legion baseball update (through July 2)

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

7-1-22 roundup: Pro basketball, baseball and soccer, Legion baseball, Auto racing

By Richard Walker Four area American Legion playoffs will be in the N.C. Area IV playoffs that begin on Saturday. Two teams earned first round byes while two teams will begin action on their respective home fields. No. 1 Western Division seed Cherryville and No. 3 Western Division seed Cleveland County got byes while No. […]

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 […]

6-27-22 roundup: Pro baseball, basketball and soccer, Legion baseball, College basketball, Auto racing

By Richard Walker Belmont Abbey College didn’t have to look far for a new women’s basketball coach. On Monday, they announced Lincoln Charter School athletic director Kim Lusk will become the ninth women’s basketball head coach in Crusaders’ history. Lusk had 18 of head coaching experience before she spent last season at Lincoln Charter. Lusk […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

6-2-22 roundup: Pro basketball, baseball, soccer and football, High school baseball, softball and track, Legion baseball

By Richard Walker It’s “Back to the Future” for Kings Mountain High baseball fans as the star of that school’s 1989 state championship team, Paul Brannon, has had his state home run record tied during the 2022 state playoffs. The person who tied his record? His son Brooks Brannon, a senior catcher at Randleman who […]