Bond Referendums

The Belmont Chamber of Commerce is endorsing both Bond Referendums on the November 6 ballot.

We are agreeing to this endorsement as well.

Vote yes for the $12 million Parks and Recreation Bonds.




Vote yes for the $175 million School Bonds.

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Belmont Middle School Girls Win 2nd Regular Season title


Belmont wrapped up its second consecutive Gaston County Middle School softball title Monday with a 9-2 victory over Cramerton.The Wildcats (9-1) will host Grier (7-3) in a semifinal game at a date to be determined today.

The other semifinal will have Chavis (8-2) hosting Mount Holly (7-3), which was idle Monday.

*Belmont 9, Cramerton 2 — Emily Tucker struck out 11 in the win for Belmont.

*Chavis 14, Bessemer City 4 — Sara Grace Allen 3-for-4 and Maia Black went 2-for-2 for the Wolverines. Leah Sturgill picked up the win for Chavis.

*Southwest 11, Holbrook 9 — Diana Macon had three hits while Sarah Bridges and Cearra McDuffie had two hits each in the win for Southwest. Stephanie Coe was the winning pitcher.

*Grier 11, Stanley 1 — Heaven McLear went 2-for-4 and earned the win on the mound and Emily Long added a pair of hits for Grier.


reported by the Gaston Gazette

Local Youth Sports scores reported


Youth Football – Pop Warner – Pee Wee

Cramerton 34, Gaston War Huskies 0 — Zach Brown and Tyler Bray had two touchdowns each. Dan Johnson added a fifth touchdown. Cody Griffin, Caleb Gilley, Kamen Powell and Brandon Lee led the defense.

Union Road 33, Belmont 6 (Sept. 15) — Marquis Myers scored twice and T.J. Fair, Tre Brice and Grant Stafford all added a touchdown for Union Road. Johnny Beard and Logan Bradley led the defense.

Union Road 40, Belmont 6 (Sept. 15) — Myklti Armstrong scored four touchdowns and Josh Dawkins and Bishop Ford had a touchdown each. Scott Krawcyzk and Alec Inman led the defense.

Belmont 16, Mount Holly 0 — Andrew Jordan and Nick Muse scored touchdowns and had extra-point kicks in Belmont’s win. Muse, Jerme’ Leeper, Corey Stowe, David Ray, Thomas Brooks and Greyson Queen stood out on the Belmont’s (3-1) defense.

Mighty Mites South
Belmont 20, Mount Holly 7 — Ethan Broome, Scott Lee and Nick Farmer scored touchdowns in the win. Alex Nagle and Mario Douglas stood out for the Belmont (2-1) defense.

McAdenville Orange 32, Kings Mountain 0 — Isaac Hampton scored a pair of touchdowns while Jacquez Armstrong scored twice, including once on a fumble recovery and Chadian Rodriguez returned a kick for a score. Adrian Delph recorded an extra point, Chase Sturgis and Jason Odem led the offensive line and Dylan Green, Devion Moore and Christopher Craig led the defense.

Tiny Mites
Belmont, Mount Holly Black — Keaton Hale and Devon King had touchdown runs. Celeb Gibson, Chandler Evans, Sam Lowrance and Evan Tatham stood out in the game.

Middle school softball     

Belmont 20, Holbrook 0 — Jordan Wilson (4-for-4) and Ashley Mull (3-for-3) led the Wildcats offense, who had 12 hits. Emily Tucker got the win on the mound with 8 strikeouts for the 4-0 Wildcats.

Belmont and Cramerton Middle School Sports

Middle School Softball (Tuesday Results)      softball.jpg

 Belmont 11, Bessemer City 0 — Graylin Heustress (3-3), Lindsey Teague (2-3) and Lauren Owenby (triple) stood out while Emily Tucker struck out 10 for 1-0 Belmont.

Cramerton 12, Stanley 3 — Haley Caskey recorded three hits and Rachel Fort went 2-for-3 with a triple for the Eagles. Laura Anderson pitched a complete game for Cramerton (1-0).