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August 9th, 2012

Bandys' Brittany Moss sets sights on Olympic goal

August 9, 2012

While athletes from around the globe are currently competing in London for a chance at Olympic gold, one Catawba teen is aiming to reach that stage one day.

Brittany Moss, who many in the Bandys community know also as a standout basketball player for the Lady Trojans, competed at the AAU Junior Olympic Games in Houston, Texas from July 28 to Aug. 4.

Crawdads' game Thursday with Tourists postponed

August 9, 2012

The Hickory Crawdads game with the Asheville Tourists scheduled on Thursday was postponed due to weather.

The game will be made as a doubleheader Friday starting at 5 p.m. The second game will follow, along with post-game fireworks.

Northern Division
West Virginia — 26-21
Hickory — 25-21
Hagerstown — 25-22
Lakewood — 25-22
Greensboro — 23-24
Delmarva — 18-27

Bandys' Hunter Harvey featured by Baseball America

August 9, 2012

Bandys senior pitcher Hunter Harvey has been featured by Baseball America on its website.

The article talks about Harvey’s baseball future, as well as the lineage of his family playing professional baseball, including his father, Bryan, and brother, Kris.

Hunter, a 6-foot-3, 170-pound pitcher, tallied a 7-0 pitching record this past season with a 1.81 ERA and 106 strikeouts.

August 8th

Red Devils, Tigers get early looks at football squads

August 8, 2012

Newton-Conover and Fred T. Foard football fans got a first glimpse of their teams during Wednesday's FCA Jamboree hosted by the Tigers.

The Red Devils played against 3A power South Point, while the Tigers competed against 2A West Iredell.

Deglan's walk off homer lifts 'Dads past Tourists, 6-5

August 8, 2012

Trailing 5-4 entering the bottom of the ninth, Hickory catcher Kellin Deglan smacked a two-run homer to right field to lift the Crawdads to a dramatic 6-5 victory over the visiting Asheville Tourists at L.P. Frans Stadium on Wednesday.

The walkoff by Deglan is the team's eighth this season — the most for the club in any season since 2005.

49ers change their 2013, 2014 football schedules

August 8, 2012

CHARLOTTE — The Charlotte 49ers are making changes to their 2013 and 2014 football schedules.

Next season's schedule is changing with word of a home game against Division III Wesley College on Nov. 9. That game will take the place of a previously scheduled home contest against North Greenville.

Coach Brad Lambert's team has also moved its 2013 game against Old Dominion to Nov. 16.

August 7th

McRee, Ikard race to replace Johnson as Maiden QB

August 7, 2012

For the first time in three years, Maiden High School has a battle for the top quarterback position.

Matt Johnson, a three-year starter at quarterback for the Blue Devils, graduated this past June after he tallied 1,789 passing yards, 1,077 rushing yards and 30 total touchdowns in 2011.

2 prep football teams change helmet designs

August 7, 2012

Fred T. Foard and Maiden high schools have decided to change their football helmet designs starting with this season.

The new designs were officially released during both team's picture days on Monday.

Panthers' Smith bruises knee, held out of practice

August 7, 2012

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Carolina Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith was held out of the second half of Tuesday morning's practice after bruising his left knee.

Coach Ron Rivera says Smith is "fine" and anticipates he will return to practice Wednesday. Rivera says the decision was made to ice Smith's knee right away.

August 6th

Kicker Crawley helping to bolster Foard special teams

August 7, 2012

When fans of the Fred T. Foard football team and spectators alike show up at the FCA Jamboree on Wednesday, they will all notice a new addition to the Tigers’ kicking game.

After the departures of part-time kickers Zach Schellenberger and Tanner Fleming, senior Rebecca Crawley joins the Tigers to aid their special teams.

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