Archive - May 17, 2012 - Sports Article
Growing up in Las Vegas, Hickory Crawdads third baseman Drew Robinson said he lived a normal life growing up.
Now, the 20-year-old is pursuing his dream and following in his brother's footsteps at the minor league level.
To read more of this story, pick up the Friday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
Thursday's scheduled game between the Hickory Crawdads and the Asheville Tourists at Historic McCormick Field in Asheville was postponed due to inclement weather and wet grounds.
The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader in Asheville this Saturday, featuring two 7-inning games. Game one on Saturday will start at 5:35 p.m.
CHARLOTTE â€” Jimmie Johnson's No. 48 pit crew got its revenge.
Johnson's team won the NASCAR Sprint Pit Crew Challenge on Thursday night, avenging last year's loss in the finals to Denny Hamlin's No. 11 team.
Hamlin's team was the two-time defending champions coming into the event and cruised into the finals again this year, but lost to Johnson's team by three-tenths of a second.