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Jul. 31, 2015 @ 08:30 AM

Owls rally falls short

Forest City owned the lead at first, but Gastonia completely took over in the third inning and posted a 10-8 defeat of the Owls Wednesday night at McNair Field.

 
Jul. 31, 2015 @ 10:07 AM

Fury finish 3rd at tourney

The Forest City Fury 12-and-under baseball team took part in a tournament at the Cooperstown All-Star Village in Oneonta, New York, June 26-July 3, coming in third out of 45 teams.


Jul. 28, 2015 @ 01:03 PM

Local sports briefs

Information on local basketball camps and Forest City Little League fall sign-ups.


Jul. 31, 2015 @ 09:05 AM

Panthers look for NFC South 3-peat, deeper playoff run

The Carolina Panthers have won two straight NFC South championships and have one playoff win to show for it.

 

Jul. 31, 2015 @ 08:00 AM

Skidding Braves go quietly in 2-0 loss to Orioles

The Atlanta Braves are finding absolutely no margin for error during a slump that is threatening to render the last two months of the season meaningless.

 

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Aug. 02, 2015 @ 09:30 AM

Jimenez, Cureton participate in East-West games

Two athletes represented Rutherford County during the North Carolina East-West All-Star games last month. 

 

Jul. 22, 2015 @ 08:00 AM

Rutherford County finishes second in state

Trailing by a run against Southwest Forsyth going into the bottom of the fourth inning, the Rutherford County bats exploded for 11 runs over the next two frames to win by an 11-1 final and force a winner-take-all title game at the Junior League state baseball tournament in Brevard on Monday night. However, Rutherford lost the next game to Southwest Forsyth by a 13-3 final to finish second in the state.

 

Jul. 21, 2015 @ 08:52 AM

Locals compete in East-West All-Star Games

Two athletes will represent Rutherford County during the North Carolina East-West All-Star games this week. 


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Aug. 02, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Owls lose heartbreaker in extras

The Forest City Owls led early and trailed late, but after nine innings they found themselves tied with the visiting Asheboro Copperheads.  

 

Jul. 31, 2015 @ 08:30 AM

Owls rally falls short

Forest City owned the lead at first, but Gastonia completely took over in the third inning and posted a 10-8 defeat of the Owls Wednesday night at McNair Field.

 

Jul. 30, 2015 @ 09:30 AM

QB Watson eager for big season

Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson isn’t focused on the praise and honors coming his way, no matter how high they pile up this offseason.

 

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Aug. 02, 2015 @ 10:15 AM

MCKINNEY: The ramblings of a frustrated Braves fan

I typically love watching professional baseball more than any other sport, the Atlanta Braves in particular. But over the last few years my support of the Braves has dwindled a bit.

 

Aug. 02, 2015 @ 08:30 AM

The ramblings of a frustrated Braves fan

I typically love watching professional baseball more than any other sport, the Atlanta Braves in particular. But over the last few years my support of the Braves has dwindled a bit.

 

Aug. 02, 2015 @ 08:00 AM

Brown, Howard lead Phillies over Braves

The Atlanta Braves are playing so poorly that even a routine rundown is difficult to execute.

 

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Aug. 02, 2015 @ 10:15 AM

MCKINNEY: The ramblings of a frustrated Braves fan

I typically love watching professional baseball more than any other sport, the Atlanta Braves in particular. But over the last few years my support of the Braves has dwindled a bit.

 

Aug. 02, 2015 @ 08:30 AM

The ramblings of a frustrated Braves fan

I typically love watching professional baseball more than any other sport, the Atlanta Braves in particular. But over the last few years my support of the Braves has dwindled a bit.

 

Jul. 26, 2015 @ 09:28 AM

MCKINNEY: Can't get enough Curry

I was ecstatic when I learned on Tuesday night that former Duke Blue Devil Seth Curry had signed with the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association, and for good reason: I love me some Curry.