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April 30th, 2012
Behind a two-RBI performance from shortstop Hanser Alberto, the Hickory Crawdads picked up a 6-4 series-clinching win Monday at home against the Charleston RiverDogs (16-7).
Alberto drove in both of his RBIs in the bottom of the sixth inning â€” part of a six-run inning for Hickory (16-8).
With the bases loaded, Alberto doubled to left field, scoring Luis Sardinas and Chris Grayson.
Monday, April 30
NWC golf at Cedar Rock CC (Hibriten)
CVAC golf at Rock Barn (Bandys)
Maiden baseball vs. Draughn
Bandys baseball at Bunker Hill
Newton-Conover baseball at West Caldwell
Maiden softball vs. Draughn
Bandys softball at Bunker Hill
Newton-Conover softball at West Caldwell
Maiden soccer vs. Draughn
Bandys soccer at Bunker Hill
Macy Franklin admits she can be a "loud mouth" at times on the soccer field for St. Stephens.
She said it's all for a good cause.
To read more of this story, pick up the weekend edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
Down 2-0 heading into the seventh inning, the Lady Bears scored four runs in the seven for a come-from-behind victory against Maiden on the softball diamond.
Anna Williams delivered the game winning hit â€”Â a two RBI single that plated Desirae Bebber and Makayla Hedrick.
Bebber and Hedrick drove in one RBI each in the Lady Bears' comeback inning.
The Greensboro Grasshoppers picked up a 9-3 victory in the series finale against the Hickory Crawdads on Friday before 1,540 fans at L.P. Frans Stadium.
'Hoppers catcher Austin Barnes led his team by going 3-for-3 from the plate with a double and three RBIs.
The tattoo on the right forearm of Hickory Crawdads center fielder Chris Grayson serves as a daily reminder of where heâ€™s come from, but also where heâ€™s headed.
To read more of this story, pick up the Friday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
Bandys and South Caldwell played to a 0-0 tie in non-conference girls soccer Thursday in Catawba.
South Caldwell keeper Hannah Young saved 12 Trojan shots, while Bandys keeper Maria Carinci saved two shots on goal.
Bandys is 12-3-3 overall and 7-3-1 in the CVAC, while South Caldwel is 2-11-3 and 1-8-1 overall.
Lampe, Tate win doubles title
CHARLOTTE, N.C. â€” The Carolina Panthers wasted no time selecting Boston College linebacker Luke Kuechly with the ninth pick in the NFL draft.
The only question now is where to play him.
Newton-Conover athletic director Billy Leeson gave an update Wednesday on the status of the next Red Devils varsity football coach.
To read this update on the NCHS head football coaching search, pick up the Thursday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, the Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
St. Stephens earned a 4-3 victory against Newton-Conover on Wednesday's "Senior Night" in Hickory.
The Indians trailed 3-1 late until they scored one run in the fourth and a pair of runs in the fifth to pull ahead.