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Jul. 05, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Beaver, Rutherford slam Cherryville

For the second night in a row, the Junior League All-Star baseball team from Rutherford County used an offensive barrage and strong pitching to defeat Cherryville, this time by a 17-3 score on Thursday night at Summey Park. In the process, it wrapped up the District 1 title and will now advance to the state tournament.


Jul. 05, 2015 @ 08:30 AM

Chase advances to state with win over Rutherfordton

The lights at Crestview Park automatically go out at 11 p.m. each night, which they did just four minutes after Friday night's action was complete. 


Jul. 05, 2015 @ 08:00 AM

Forest City 8-and-9s win district

The Forest City 8-and-9-year-old All-Star baseball team ran undefeated through the district tournament and will now be heading to Wilson on July 11 to represent District 1 in the state tournament.

Jul. 03, 2015 @ 10:28 AM

Condrey pitches Rutherford County past Cherryville; Harris homers in win

Rutherford County pitcher Clint Condrey is the only player left from the Junior League team that went to the World Series last season. If he keeps pitching the way he did Wednesday night against Cherryville, Condrey and the rest of his Rutherford County teammates may just make a return trip.


Jul. 01, 2015 @ 04:33 PM

Local sports briefs

Information about upcoming basketball, baseball and volleyball camps.

Jul. 01, 2015 @ 03:30 PM

Cherryville tops Rutherfordton to win district title

The Rutherfordton 9-and-10-year-old All-Star baseball team defeated Cherryville on Friday to force a winner-take-all contest for the district championship on Saturday night, but was unable to make it two in a row, losing 15-5 in five innings at Crestview Park.


Jul. 01, 2015 @ 10:29 AM

Searcy, Parton lead Rutherfordton to title

MaKenzi Searcy recovered from a rough outing the night before and Lydia Parton came through with two big hits to lead Rutherfordton to a District 1 title with a 7-5 win over Forest City-Chase in 9-and-10-year-old All-Star softball action Monday.


Jun. 30, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Forest City-Chase sweep Rutherfordton

The combination team from Forest City and Chase staved off elimination with an 11-4 victory over Rutherfordton in 9-and-10-year-old softball action Sunday at Cliffside Park.

Jun. 28, 2015 @ 10:30 AM

Chase drops heartbreaker in title game

After beating Cherryville, 8-4, Friday night to force a winner-take-all district title game, the Chase 7-and-8-year-old All-Star baseball team dropped a heartbreaker, 17-16, to Cherryville Saturday morning at Cliffside Park.


Jun. 28, 2015 @ 08:30 AM

Rutherfordton beats Chase to advance to district championship

The Rutherfordton and Chase 9-and-10-year-old All-Star baseball teams hooked up on Thursday night in the semifinals of the district tournament, with Rutherfordton emerging victorious by a 6-4 final at Crestview Park.


Jun. 26, 2015 @ 10:07 AM

Chase All-Stars win extra-inning thriller over Boiling Springs

The Chase 9-and-10-year-old All-Star baseball team won its second straight district tournament game with a 7-5, eight-inning victory over Boiling Springs on Wednesday night at Crestview Park.


Jun. 25, 2015 @ 09:08 AM

Chase All-Stars top Forest City, 20-2

The Chase 9-and-10-year-old All-Star baseball team jumped on its counterparts from Forest City early and never let up as Chase defeated Forest City, 20-2, Tuesday night at Crestview Park. 


Jun. 25, 2015 @ 08:04 AM

Boiling Springs beats Forest City

The Forest City 7-and-8-year-old All-Star baseball team competed in its second game of the district tournament on Tuesday night at Cliffside Park, and was eliminated by Boiling Springs, 22-11, in five innings following its second straight loss.


Jun. 24, 2015 @ 12:39 PM

Rutherfordton All-Stars toss no-hitter in win

The Rutherfordton 9-and-10-year-old All-Star baseball team put on a on offensive show Monday night in their home park, banging out 30 hits in route to a 43-0 win over Forest City in four innings at Crestview Park.


Jun. 24, 2015 @ 11:38 AM

Chase 7-and-8-year-olds defeat Forest City

The Chase 7-and-8-year-old All-Star baseball team started strong in the district tournament by defeating Forest City, 19-3, on Monday night at Cliffside Park. Both teams started slowly, but Chase caught fire in the fourth inning, blowing the game open.


Jun. 23, 2015 @ 01:48 PM

Hot-hitting Carolina selected Owl of the Week

This week’s Owl of the Week is center fielder Rayshelon Carolina of Mars Hill College. Ray comes to the Owls all the way from the island of Curacao, home of Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons and former Braves outfielder Andruw Jones. Curacao is a small island in the Caribbean, near the coast of Venezuela. 


Jun. 17, 2015 @ 08:19 AM

Football and cheerleading sign-ups

Callison Recreation Center will be holding football and cheerleading sign-ups for ages 5-12 on Monday, June 29, from 6-to-8 p.m. 


Jun. 14, 2015 @ 11:19 AM

Crossfire holding 25th annual basketball camp

Since being founded in 1993 by evangelists Randy Shepherd and Jamie Johnson, Crossfire Ministries has shared the Word of God and the gospel of Jesus Christ through the following areas of ministry: church preaching and revival outreach, university and college basketball outreach, international outreach, prison outreach, public school outreach, inner-city outreach, softball outreach, Atlantic Coast Conference outreach, summer youth basketball camp outreach, youth rally outreach, discipleship outreach and personal evangelism outreach. 


Jun. 11, 2015 @ 11:52 AM

Local sports briefs

Information regarding upcoming camps for the Forest City Owls, the Forest City Swim Team, Forest City Parks and Recreation volleyball and the 2nd Annual Football Skills and Empowerment Camp.

Jun. 05, 2015 @ 10:30 AM

Rutherford County splits twinbill with East Rutherford

It was the tale of two teams as Rutherford County Post 423’s Junior Legion teams faced off with cross-town rival East Rutherford on Wednesday night at East Rutherford High School. Post 423’s red team earned a 4-2 victory in the first game of the doubleheader, while East Rutherford pounded the Post 423 blue team, 14-0, in the nightcap.


Jun. 03, 2015 @ 11:38 AM

Stroud wins gold medal at World Cup

Conner Stroud, 15, of Rutherfordton, is home with a new gold medal after he and fellow members of the U.S. junior wheelchair tennis team won the gold at the BNP Paribas World Team Cup. The tournament took place May 25-31 at the Ali Bey Resort Manavgat in Antalya, Turkey.

Jun. 03, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

2nd Annual Football Skills and Empowerment Camp

The 2nd Annual Young Legends’ Football Skills and Empowerment Camp will be held June 18-20 at Dunbar Elementary School.


May. 31, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Local sports briefs

Information on Forest City Parks and Recreation's summer camps.

May. 22, 2015 @ 08:19 AM

Post 423 preps for season

Summer baseball is here, as Rutherford County’s American Legion team, Post 423, is scheduled to begin its season with a pair of home games this weekend. 


May. 14, 2015 @ 11:54 AM

TJCA middle school softball team continues success

The Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy middle school softball team has been immensely successful over the last three years, ending two of those seasons with undefeated records.