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Community bonds in 'Red and White' scrimmage

August 9, 2013

The rain held off Thursday and several hundred football fans turned out for Newton-Conover’s second annual “Red and White” intrasquad scrimmage.

The Newton-Conover varsity and junior varsity programs both played in two 10-minute quarters.

Points were given on offense for touchdowns (six), first downs (one) and plays of 30-plus yards (two).

'Dads INF Ryan Rua promoted to Double-A Frisco

August 9, 2013

Hickory Crawdads infielder Ryan Rua was promoted on Thursday to the Double-A Frisco RoughRiders.

Rua is the seventh Hickory player this season be called up.

He joins relief pitcher and former Hickory Crawdad Alexander Claudio as part of the RoughRiders.

The 23-year-old Rua led the South Atlantic League in home runs (29), RBIs (82) and extra-base hits (54) this season.

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