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June 7th

Post 48 picks up rain-shortened win versus Post 455

June 7, 2013

Hickory Post 48 arrived at Henkel-Alley Field on Friday expecting to play a doubleheader against Lincoln County Post 455.

What it got wasn’t anywhere close to that.

Post 48 picked up 7-6 victory against the Cardinals in a rain-shortened 4 1/2 inning game.

The second contest between the two teams was rained out.No make up date for the game was announced.

Former Hickory standout Hill chasing an NCAA title

June 7, 2013

Former Hickory High and current N.C. State track and field standout Ryan Hill will be chasing history on Saturday.

Hill will be racing in the 1,500-meter run final on Saturday in Eugene, Ore. for a chance to win his 10th All-American award and an NCAA championship.

Hill qualified for the finals by finishing fifth in the first of two semifinal heats on Thursday.

June 6th

Rudisill's 5 RBIs helps Hickory end losing skid

June 7, 2013

Hickory Post 48 overcame an early deficit on the road Thursday to end a three-game losing skid with a 12-11 victory against Waynesville.

Post 48 (4-3, 3-2) trailed 4-0 early, but scored three runs in the third inning and six in the sixth inning to pull ahead and go on to win.

Aaron Rudisill led Hickory with two hits, including a home run, and dorve in five RBIs.

Foard's Shubert named Gatorade Player of the Year

June 7, 2013

Fred T. Foard pitcher Lexi Shubert added another impressive mark to her prep softball career on Thursday.

The graduated senior was named the Gatorade North Carolina Softball Player of the Year.

She is the first Catawba County softball player to win the honor.

Hunter gets the call; Harvey selected by the Orioles

June 6, 2013

Hunter Harvey had to show the same composure, if not more, on Thursday night during the 2013 MLB Draft that he showed in his four years on the mound at Bandys High School

The Trojan pitcher completed his long journey to his future in professional baseball after being selected with the No. 22 overall pick by the Baltimore Orioles in Thursday's draft.

June 5th

Hickory Post 48 drops its third-straight contest

June 5, 2013

Hickory Post 48 trailed Hendersonville 8-5 in the top of the ninth inning with one out before lightening delayed the game at Henkel-Alley Field.

The game was eventually called at around 11:15 p.m. after rain and more lightening entered the area.

June 4th

Bandys' Harvey ready for his career-defining moment

June 4, 2013

Hunter Harvey has prepared his entire life and baseball career for Thursday night.

The Bandys senior pitcher is likely to hear his named called that night during the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.

The event is being televised at 6 p.m. on the MLB Network.

Six Hickory Crawdads selected to All-Star game

June 4, 2013

Six Hickory Crawdads were chosen to represent the Northern Division in the 54th Annual South Atlantic League All-Star Game.

The league announced its All-Star selections in a press release on Tuesday.

The game will be played June 18 at the home of the Lakewood BlueClaws — FirstEnergy Park in Lakewood, N.J.

SCHEDULE CHANGES: Post 48 game postponed

June 4, 2013

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.

June 3rd

Lowery's near-cycle pushes Gastonia past Hickory

June 3, 2013

Garrett Lowery nearly had the game of his life on Monday — all at Hickory’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.

The Newton-Conover and Bunker Hill volleyball programs added another page to their annual rivalry...
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Below is a look at Monday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Volleyball Hickory 3...

 

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