Archive - Jun 12, 2013 - Sports Article
Born with a stutter in his voice, Greg Lucas has done nothing so far this summer season to show he is sputtered on the baseball diamond.
The Post 48 pitcher and first baseman has stepped up when his team needed him the most and became a quiet leader on the Hickory squad.
Lucas has battled stuttering from a very early age.
Bandys' Hunter Harvey is expecting to sign a contract with the Baltimore Orioles next week and start his journey through the minor league system.
The 6-foot-3 pitcher was taken No. 22 overall by the Orioles in last Thursday's Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft.
Harvey said on Wednesday that he expects to be the last of the 41 players drafted by Baltimore to sign their deal.
In its first season of competition, the Carolina Heat Post 240 kicked off its inaugural campaign of American Legion baseball on Tuesday with a doubleheader against Kings Mountain Post 155.
The Heat's much anticipated debut was spoiled with Kings Mountain sweeping both games at Newton-Conover High School.