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Tuesday night's American Legion Baseball game featuring Hickory Post 48 at Wilkes County was postponed due to weather conditions.
Hickory coach Fore Rembert said both teams will attempt to make up the game, but a date and time have yet to be determined.
Garrett Lowery nearly had the game of his life on Monday â€” all at Hickoryâ€™s expense.
The Gastonia shortstop was a double short of hitting for the cycle, helping hand Post 48 its second-straight loss on Monday night at Henkel-Alley Field.
Hickory, which fell 10-8 on Friday to Burke County, drops to 3-2 overall on the season.
Hickory suffered its first loss of the season on Friday despite a standout performance from third baseman Zach Jarrett.
Post 48 (3-1,2-1) dropped a 10-8 contest to Burke County Post 21 at Henkel-Alley Field.
Hickory Post 48 overcame an early deficit on the road against Rutherford County on Thursday to pick up its third victory of the season.
Rutherford County (2-3) scored four runs in the bottom of the second, including a two-RBI double by Joel McDaniel, to take a 4-0 lead.
Luke Barton got the Post 48 rally started in the sixth inning with an RBI single to put Hickory on the board.
CHARLOTTE â€” Steve Smith said the competition at the Panthers wide receiver position this year is "cut throat," and the 13-year veteran receiver plans to stick around to see how it shakes out.
Hickory Post 48 survived a four-hour slugfest on Wednesday with a 23-16 victory against Waynesville in both team's Area IV West Division opener.
After a 13-1 victory against Kings Mountain on Tuesday, Hickory improves to 2-0 on the season.
Waynesville, who is new to the Area IV West Division this season, falls to 1-1.
The Charlotte Bobcats officially introduced Steve Clifford as their head coach on Wednesday during a press conference.
Bobcats President of Basketball Operations Rod Higgins and Bobcats General Manager Rich Cho were in attendance for the press conference.
Clifford, a tenured NBA assistant coach, becomes the sixth head coach in franchise history.
Hickory Post 48 kicked off its season in style on Tuesday with a dominant performance against Kings Mountain.
Post 48 tallied 13 hits and starting pitcher Colton Allison only gave up six hits in a 13-1 victory against visiting Post 155 at Henkel-Alley Field.
Former N.C. State University and WNBA standout Andrea Stinson has been chosen to lead the Newton-Conover girls basketball program.
NCHS athletic director Billy Leeson sent out a press release Tuesday afternooon announcing Stinson's hiring.
Stinson replaces Ike Williams, who stepped down May 14 to take a position as an assistant women's basketball coach at Catawba Valley Community College.
The Charlotte Bobcats have reached an agreement with Steve Clifford to become their next head coach, according to sources.
Clifford, a Los Angeles Lakers assistant coach last season under Mike D'Antoni, takes over the reins of the team from Mike Dunlap, who was fired after one year.