Archive - May 26, 2012 - Sports Article
For the first time since 1998, Fred T. Foard will play for a softball state championship.
A two-run home run by Foard third baseman Ashley Oliver in the top of the sixth over right field helped the Lady Tigers (25-4) advance to next weekend's state championship series in Raleigh.
A single by Drew Robinson in the bottom of the ninth gave the Hickory Crawdads a walkoff win against the Lexington Legends on Friday before a packed house of 4,853 fans at L.P. Frans Stadium.
The Legends (25-22) led 4-3 before the bottom of the seventh inning when the 'Dads struck for four runs, including a two-RBI single by Hanser Alberto.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) â€” Jon Beason may not play offensive tackle, but he's certainly not afraid to protect his quarterback.
Beason, the Panthers' three-time Pro Bowl linebacker, fired back Friday at San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith via Twitter after comments he perceived were a slam on Carolina teammate Cam Newton.