Archive - Jul 11, 2013 - Sports Article
On just a few days rest, Colton Allison had the best pitching performance of his entire American Legion baseball career on Thursday.
The former St. Stephens and current CVCC pitcher tossed a three-hit shutout, helping Hickory pick up a 2-0 game two victory against Gaston at Henkel-Alley Field.
With the victory, Post 48 (18-8) ties its series with the Braves at one game apiece.
Former Bandys High pitcher Hunter Harvey will make his anticipated pro debut next week with the Gulf Coast Orioles.
Harvey, who was drafted with the 22nd pitch in the 2013 MLB Draft, will pitch against the Gulf Coast League Rays on July 19 in Sarasota, Fla. at 12 p.m.
The Hickory Crawdads announced on Thursday that they will host next year's South Atlantic League All-Star Game on Tuesday, June 17, 2014.
This will be the third time that the Crawdads franchise has hosted the event (1994, 2001).
When it needed runs the most on Wednesday, Hickory's bats just couldn't produce on offense.
Post 48 stranded 10 runners on base in a 5-3 series-opening loss to the Gaston Braves at Red Raider Field on the campus of South Point High School.
The Charlotte Bobcats were extremely active on Wednesday, officially making three rumored roster moves official to the media and public.
Wednesday was the first day that free agents could sign with any NBA team.
Free agent Jefferson signed to deal
Former Utah center Al Jefferson was officially introduced by the Charlotte Bobcats during a press conference held on Wednesday.
Wrestling superstar and WWE Hall of Famer â€śThe Million Dollar Manâ€ť Ted DiBiase visited L.P. Frans Stadium on Saturday at the Hickory Crawdads game against the Kannapolis Intimidators.
During his time at the game, O-N-E Sports Editor Cody Dalton spoke to DiBiase and interviewed him on a variety of topics.
Hickory advanced to the second round of the Area IV playoffs on Tuesday with a 8-1 victory against Kings Mountain at Shelby High School, sweeping the series, 3-0.
Ben Watson threw a complete game on the mound for Hickory (17-7), allowing seven hits and three walks.
At the plate, Phillip Carroll went 2-for-4 with two doubles and two RBIs.