Archive - Jul 8, 2013 - Sports Article
After nearly a week off from competition, Hickory Post 48 finally kicked off its first round playoff series with Kings Mountain on Monday.
Hickory showed little signs of rust, tallying 24 runs and 18 hits to sweep doubleheader action.
Post 48 coach Fore Rembert was concerned about the time his team had in between games.
The gym at St. Stephens High School will have a new floor next school year, and after Monday, a new girls basketball coach.
Todd Davis, who has coached the Lady Indians in each of the past 13 seasons, stepped down on Monday to take a new position as assistant athletic director at the school.
Davis also coached the varsity girls tennis team this past season.
Already a two-time World Series winner, Madison Bumgarner is adding the title of All-Star to his baseball resumÃ©.
The 23-year-old southpaw, who was born in Hickory, was selected by manager Bruce Bochy as a member of the National League All-Star team.
The selections were announced on Saturday.