Archive - Jul 15, 2013 - Sports Article
Hickory is one step away from the Area IV title series after a winning three of four games against the Gaston Braves.
Post 48 tallied wins against Post 144-266 on Friday and Saturday to advance to the third round of the Area IV playoffs.
Hickory defeated Gaston by a score of 4-2 on Friday behind pitcher Tyler Paitâ€™s performance.
Two Catawba County High Schools were busy on Monday, hiring a total of three new head coaches in three different varsity sports.
St. Stephens athletic director Jim Woodruff announced on Monday that the school has hired a varsity baseball and varsity girls basketball coach.
Driven by his faith and fueled by his team winning, Phillip Carroll has become a spark plug in his final campaign for Hickory Post 48.
He is hoping to lead his team back to the North Carolina American Legion State Tournament â€” the same place it was at just two seasons ago.
Carrollâ€™s approach this season has been to serve as a catalyst.
The search for new head coaches in volleyball, cross-county and softball at Bunker Hill High School.
Bears athletic director Lee Miller said this week his hopes to have a new volleyball coach hired as early as this week.
Miller said he has talked to several potential coaching candidates, including one at the school, and also made several phone calls.