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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|1 Comment

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|141 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|3 Comments