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August 22nd, 2012
In the thick of the South Atlantic League North Division second-half playoff race, the Hickory Crawdads suffered a setback toward making the postseason on Wednesday.
Trailing 3-1, the Rome Braves scored five-straight runs on their way to a 6-4 matinee victory over the Crawdads at L.P. Frans Stadium in the two team's three-game series finale.
Bandys won its first volleyball game of the season on Wednesday, topping Lincolnton in three-straight sets, 25-17, 25-15 and 25-12.
Sierra Brotherton led the Lady Trojans (1-2) with six aces, seven kills and 14 blocks. Amber Krenson added five aces, five kills and two blocks.
Kayla Champion led Bandys in digs with 13, while Gaosee Vang recorded a team-high 17 assists.
RALEIGH â€” A judge has ordered former University of North Carolina football coach Butch Davis to hand over records of calls made on his personal cell phone related to his job duties.
After finishing with a perfect CVAC record last season, the Maiden girls tennis team got off on the right football toward a fourth-straight conference title.
Propelled by doubles play, the Lady Blue Devils notched a pivotal 5-3 CVAC victory over Newton-Conover on Tuesday.
The Fred T. Foard boys soccer team won its home opener against the Crest Chargers in shutout fashion on Tuesday, 2-0.
Mario Carrillo scored on an unassisted goal to open scoring for Foard (4-0-0), while Crest pocketed an own goal for the second netter.
St. Stephens 3, Kings Mountain 0
SPARTANBURG, S.C. â€” The Carolina Panthers drew record crowds to their training camp at Wofford College this year, Spartanburg tourism officials say.
The team completed training camp at Wofford last week and headed home to Charlotte.
The Spartanburg Convention and Visitors Bureau said Thursday the team attracted more than 44,000 people to the practices between July 27 and Aug. 15.
Down two sets in its home volleyball game against Bunker Hill on Monday, the Fred T. Foard volleyball team rallied.
The Lady Tigers (3-0), who trailed 2-1 against the Lady Bears (0-4), fought back to win the fourth set.
Foard went on to win the deciding fifth set to remain unbeaten, 25-20, 18-25, 18-25, 27-25 and 15-8.
Catawba Valley Community College and Hickory Post 48 pitcher Robert Whaley has committed to play baseball for Appalachian State next fall.
Whaley spent this past spring pitching for CVCC, helping them make it to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Div. II World Series.
The Maiden Lady Blue Devil volleyball team beat the Lincoln Charter Lady Eagles in Maiden on Monday in three-straight sets, 25-20, 25-15 and 25-23.
Mckenzie Garrison led Maiden (3-1) with 14 kills, while Kha Xiong added six kills. Kalie Johnson assisted on 14 Maiden kills, while Hannah Martin assisted on 10 kills.
North Lincoln 5, Maiden 0
Brint Russellâ€™s debut as Newton-Conover head football coach was memorable â€” for all the wrong reasons.
The Red Devilsâ€™ defense struggled, giving up 510 total yards, including 351 passing from East Lincoln quarterback Garrett Young, as the Mustangs went on to win in Denver, 35-21.