Archive - Jul 2013 - Sports Article
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.
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 resumĂ©.
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.
Rain continues to postpone the opening round Area IV playoff series between Hickory Post 48 and Kings Mountain Post 155.
The two teams, who were scheduled to play a 3 p.m. Sunday doubleheader in Kings Mountain, will instead play on Monday in doubleheader action at 5 p.m. at Henkel-Alley Field.