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Mint Hill hangs on in American Legion playoffs

 

Mint Hill Army will live to see another day. After two disappointing losses to Caldwell County where they were outscored by a combined 25-13, Mint Hill’s bats came alive Wednesday to stave off elimination. Mint Hill beat Caldwell County 13-9, and brought the series back to Butler High School tonight at 7 pm for game four. Caldwell County has a 2 games to 1 edge on Mint Hill in the best of five series.

 

The winner of the series will face Hickory in the Area IV playoffs. Hickory swept No. 1 seeded

Huntersville.

HOW THEY SCORED Mint Hill Post 4059 – 13, Caldwell County Post 29 – 9 TOP FIRST INNING: Chase Gehringer singles to right field but is picked off firstbase by pitcher Tyler Bumgarner. Carson Plyler singles to center field, stealssecond base. Kyle Galloway walks. Plyler to third, Galloway to second on a wildpitch. Brantley Smith walks, loading the bases. Ryan Hodge singles to secondbase, scoring Plyler.
Tyler Revell singles to left field, scoring Galloway andSmith, Hodge to third. Austin Beard relieves Bumgarner. Mario Labrador hit bya pitch, loading the bases. Hodge caught stealing home on a missed squeezebunt, with Revell moving to third, Labrador to second. Doug Pruette walks,loading the bases. Brandon McWhirter flies out. Mint Hill 3, Caldwell County 0. BOTTOM FIRST INNING: Bryson Bowman singles to shortstop, deflected bythe pitcher Cody Stull. Austin Beard sacrifices Bowman to second. Max Linvilledoubles to right field, Linville to third. Blake Johnson strikes out. […]

By |July 7th, 2011|American Legion baseball, Sports|0 Comments

Matthews Fire and EMS Explorers take home honors

The Matthews Fire & EMS Explorer Post 911, a group made up of local teens, recently won several honors at the N.C. Fire & EMS Explorers competition in Warren County.
The Explorers are teenagers between the ages of 14 to 18 who are interested in firefighting and EMS careers. They meet monthly to learn about these fields and to […]

By |July 5th, 2011|Matthews|0 Comments

Not much will change for Mint Hill in congressional redistricting

Rep. Sue Myrick (Dist. 9) will still represent the Mint Hill area according to the GOP-drawn congressional redistricting maps for North Carolina. However, Myrick’s district will change slightly. Her district, which currently pulls from suburban Mecklenburg County, Union County and Gaston County, will add southern Iredell County and drop Gaston County. The change shouldn’t affect […]

By |July 4th, 2011|Around Town, Politics, Raleigh, Washington|10 Comments

Mint Hill Athletic Association opens registration for fall sports

Mint Hill Athletic Association has opened registration for football, cheerleading, baseball, softball, and soccer. To register, just visit their website and do it all online. For those who want to help out the association, you can volunteer in several different areas.

By |July 4th, 2011|MHAA, Sports|2 Comments

Three days of the Fourth of July—what’s happening in the Charlotte-Mint Hill-Matthews area

• The Town of Matthews will celebrate the 4th of July Saturday, July 2. Activities begin at 5:30 pm in front of Town Hall as everyone gathers to decorate their bicycles, scooters or wagons with free patriotic items provided by the Matthews Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department. A “Peoples Parade” will start at 6 pm. The parade route is from Town Hall to Stumptown Park. Games and activities are from 6:30-7 pm. End the night with “Too Much Sylvia” who will perform a free concert in Stumptown Park at 7 pm. The event is co-sponsored by the Arts & Science Council.

• The Town of Mint Hill host The Queen City Brass Band July 3 starting at 7:30 pm on the lawn of town hall. This is the last concert of the season in the June Tunes series. The Queen City Brass Band was established in 1992 and is a community based organization that promotes music in a traditional British brass band style. Their repertoire consists of marches, hymns, original works for brass band, classical transcriptions, jazz, show tunes, movie scores and more. The event is free.

• The Charlotte Museum of History will host an event July 4 from 11 am to 3 pm. The museum will have colonial games, family-friendly activities, and open house tours of the Hezekiah Alexander Homesite. Bring a picnic lunch and have some fun before your regular nighttime festivities.
The museum is located at 3500 Shamrock Drive, between Eastway Drive and Sharon Amity Road. (Charlottemuseum.org)

• The Presbyterian Hospital July 4th Spectacular will take place July 4 from 6-10 pm in downtown Charlotte, with the fireworks beginning at 9:30 pm. […]

By |July 1st, 2011|Around Town|2 Comments