Archive - May 2012 - Sports Article
Fred T. Foard junior catcher Mackenzie Dziendziel remains a mainstay for her team defensively, offensively and emotionally.
To read more of this story, pick up the Thursday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
The Hickory Crawdads finished off a road sweep of the Delmarva Shorebirds in Maryland on Wednesday, 3-2.
Crawdads shortstop Luis Sardinas plated Rougned Odor twice in the game, including RBI singles in the sixth and eighth inning.
Odor, the South Atlantic League player of the week for May 21-27, had three of the 'Dads six hits in Wednesday's game.
A day after a dramatic last-inning victory, Post 48 continued its early season roll.
Todd Church pitched a one-hit performance in his 5.2 on the mound, whil Logan Gray hit a two-run homer to lift Hickory Post 48 to a 7-5 victory against Burke County Post 21.
Colton Chapman also went 2-for-4 with two runs scored for Post 48 (2-0).
NEW YORK (AP) â€” New owner, and now a new star player coming to New Orleans.
And yet another loss â€” in a historic season full of them â€” for Michael Jordan and the Charlotte Bobcats.
The Hornets, recently sold by the NBA to Saints owner Tom Benson, won the NBA's draft lottery Wednesday and the No. 1 pick overall â€” which they almost certainly will use to pick Kentucky star Anthony Davis.
Catawba Valley Commmunity College's dream of winning an National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Div. II World Series is over.
After nearly a four-hour rain delay, the Bucs (38-17) fell to Heartland Community College on Tuesday, 7-2.
It was the second time CVCC lost to Heartland (53-7) in the tournament, including a 5-4 opening game defeat in the tournament on Saturday.
After leaving six runners in scoring position in the game and trailing 2-0 in the bottom of the ninth, Post 48 rallied.
A successful bunt by Nick Guarino forced an error that plated Tyler Pait and Logan Gray to tie the game.
Scoring in six-of-nine innings, the Hickory Crawdads picked up their second-straight win over the Delmarva Shorebirds in Maryland on Tuesday.
Catcher Kevin Torres and first baseman Jhonny Gomez led Hickory (25-25) with two RBIs each.
Zach Cone and Jeremy Williams also drove in an RBI each for the â€˜Dads.
The Catawba Valley Community College baseball team (38-16) is competing right now against Heartland Community College (52-7) at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Div. II World Series in Enid, Okla.
Heartland defeated Catawba Valley, 5-4, in the opening game of the tournament on Saturday.
The start times in the best-of-three series for the state 3A championship between Fred T. Foard and Charles B. Aycock have been released.
Foard (25-4) and Aycock (29-2), who play on Field 5 at the Walnut Creek Softball Complex in Raleigh, open their series Friday in game one at 8 p.m.
Coming off a playoff appearance at the state tournament last season, the Hickory American Legion Post 48 baseball team is in rebuilding mode.
Of the 21 players on this yearâ€™s team, four are rising sophomores, and six are rising juniors.