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May 29th, 2012

Times set for Fred T. Foard's 3A state title games

May 29, 2012

The start times in the best-of-three series for the state 3A championship between Fred T. Foard and Charles B. Aycock have been released.

Foard (25-4) and Aycock (29-2), who play on Field 5 at the Walnut Creek Softball Complex in Raleigh, open their series Friday in game one at 8 p.m.

May 28th

Young Post 48 team builds on playoff season

May 29, 2012

Coming off a playoff appearance at the state tournament last season, the Hickory American Legion Post 48 baseball team is in rebuilding mode.

Of the 21 players on this year’s team, four are rising sophomores, and six are rising juniors.

Bucs score 11 runs again, eliminate Falcons

May 29, 2012

For the second-straight day, the CVCC baseball team scored 11 runs, most of them late.

The Bucs won another elimination game in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Div. II World Series against the third-ranked Lackawanna (Pa.) Community College Falcons on Monday, 11-1.

Post 48 opener versus Rutherford rained out

May 28, 2012

Hickory Post 48's season opener on the road against Rutherford County Post 423 was rained out Monday.

Coach Fore Rembert said the team plans to make up the game, potentially on Friday, June 22.

Post 48 plays its first game of the season Tuesday at 7 p.m. when they host Shelby Post 82 at Henkel-Alley Field at the Hickory American Legion Fairgrounds.

May 27th

O-N-E sports schedule for the week

May 27, 2012

Monday, May 28
Hickory Post 48 at Rutherford County Post 423, 7 p.m.

Hickory Crawdads at Delmarva Shorebirds, 5:05 p.m.

Tuesday, May 29
Shelby Post 82 at Hickory Post 48, 7 p.m.

Hickory Crawdads at Delmarva Shorebirds, 7:05 p.m.

Wednesday, May 30
Hickory Post 48 at Burke County Post 21, 7 p.m.

Huffman's slam helps Bucs win first tourney game

May 27, 2012

The Catawba Valley Community College baseball team staved off elimination by winning its first National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Div. II World Series game on Saturday, defeating the No. 7 Community College of Rhode Island Knights, 11-5.

Trailing 5-3, the Bucs (37-16) scored eight runs in their half of the seventh inning, including a grand slam by Brett Huffman.

Khane continues Hendrick roll with Coke 600 win

May 27, 2012

CONCORD — Kasey Kahne powered to victory in the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday night, taking NASCAR's longest race for the third time for his first win with Hendrick Motorsports.

Kahne also gave car owner Rick Hendrick his 201st Sprint Cup series victory.

Kahne crossed the finish line nearly 5 seconds ahead of Denny Hamlin. Kyle Busch was third and series points leader Greg Biffle fourth.

May 26th

Oliver's HR lifts Foard to 3A West Regional title

May 26, 2012

For the first time since 1998, Fred T. Foard will play for a softball state championship.

A two-run home run by Foard third baseman Ashley Oliver in the top of the sixth over right field helped the Lady Tigers (25-4) advance to next weekend's state championship series in Raleigh.

Drew Robinson's walk-off RBI lifts Hickory, 8-7

May 26, 2012

A single by Drew Robinson in the bottom of the ninth gave the Hickory Crawdads a walkoff win against the Lexington Legends on Friday before a packed house of 4,853 fans at L.P. Frans Stadium.

The Legends (25-22) led 4-3 before the bottom of the seventh inning when the 'Dads struck for four runs, including a two-RBI single by Hanser Alberto.

Beason comes to teammate Newton's defense

May 26, 2012

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jon Beason may not play offensive tackle, but he's certainly not afraid to protect his quarterback.

Beason, the Panthers' three-time Pro Bowl linebacker, fired back Friday at San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith via Twitter after comments he perceived were a slam on Carolina teammate Cam Newton.

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