Archive - Aug 14, 2012 - Sports Article
Leaving his native Colombia at age 15, Jorge Alfaro promised both his parents that he would make something of his baseball career.
Four years after that promise, the 19-year-old catcher for the Hickory Crawdads is continuing to try and move up the minor league baseball system.
The first day of fall prep sports started Tuesday with a full slate of games, including volleyball, girls tennis and boys soccer.
Fred T. Foard 3, Bandys 0
The Lady Tigers won a home non-conference volleyball match with the Lady Trojans in three-straight sets, 25-9, 25-18 and 25-23.
St. Stephens 3, Bunker Hill 0
Facing their first road test of the season on Saturday, the Catawba County Hornets suffered their first setback of the season, falling to the Richmond County Golden Bears, 20-14.
The Hornets fall to 2-1 in the Central Carolinas Football League, while the Golden Bears improve to 1-2.