Alexander Central High Sports

  • CRAWDADS: Score game’s final 5 runs to topple BlueClaws on road- HobbsDailyReport.com LAKEWOOD, N.J. –The bottom of the Hickory Crawdads’ batting order did the hard work on Thursday night in a 7-2 victory over Lakewood (N.J.). Batting sixth through ninth, respectively, Yohel Pozo, Anderson Tejeda, Franklin Rollin and Eric Jenkins combined to go 5-for-16, score four runs and drive in five as the visiting Crawdads won a South Atlantic League baseball ...
  • LEGION BASEBALL: Update on Southeast Regional in Asheboro- HobbsDailyReport.com AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL SOUTHEAST REGIONAL UPDATE (Aug. 2-6 at McCrary Park, Asheboro) Teams Alabama – Troy Post 70 Florida – State tournament, Wednesday-Sunday, Boyton Beach, Fla. Georgia – State tournament, Tuesday-Sunday, Loganville/Canton, Ga. Kentucky – State tournament, Tuesday-Sunday, Owensboro, Ky. North Carolina (champion/host) – Randolph County (33-8) North Carolina – Wilmington Post 10 (26-5) South Carolina – Florence Post ...
  • HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Worley, Stilwell join St. Stephens coaching staff- By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – St. Stephens High has added two new assistants – both former head coaches – to its football staff. Former Hickory head coach John Worley is coaching offensive linemen and former North Lincoln head coach Scott Stilwell is coaching wide receivers, Indians head coach Wayne Hicks confirmed Wednesday. Worley coached offensive linemen at HHS, his ...
  • WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Catch up on story of App State’s Story- HobbsDailyReport.com BOONE — Catch up on the accomplishments of former Bandys High girls’ basketball star Madi Story, whose senior season at Appalachian State is just ahead. Click on the link: https://spark.adobe.com/page/Fxi6ecXODFwhs/  
  • LEGION BASEBALL: Randolph County wins state championship- Note: To review scores from the Area IV playoffs previously played, visit earlier posts on the website using American Legion Baseball as your search. AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL STATE TOURNAMENT (Friday through Tuesday at Pitt Community College) FRIDAY’S RESULTS Game 1: Wilmington 5, Garner 4 Game 2: Randolph County 9, Shelby 5 Game 3: Rowan County 9, Cherryville 3 Game 4: ...
  • HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: An early batch of ‘Did you know?’ (you want to…)- Statistical information compiled by and published at HobbsDailyReport.com is copyrighted and not available for re-publication — print or online — without prior written consent. Copy and pastes of the link from this item are OK. HobbsDailyReport.com A few early tidbits — the things you get from the unique at-your-finger-tips/extensive record-keeping of Chris Hobbs, HobbsDailyReport.com’s  founder — while he’s hard at ...
  • CRAWDADS: Rally after down by 4 runs, but Drive still wins- HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Greenville (S.C.) built a four-run lead by the sixth inning on Monday night and held on to beat Hickory 5-4 in a South Atlantic League (SAL) baseball game that featured five home runs at L.P. Frans Stadium. With Tyler Hill, Bobby Dalbec and Isaias Lucena each hitting a home run and reliever Matthew Gorst protecting a one-run ...
  • LEGION BASEBALL: Wilmington faces Randolph County for state title (pairings)- HobbsDailyReport.com Note: To review scores from the Area IV playoffs previously played, visit earlier posts on the website using American Legion Baseball as your search. AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL STATE TOURNAMENT (Friday through Tuesday at Pitt Community College) FRIDAY’S RESULTS Game 1: Wilmington 5, Garner 4 Game 2: Randolph County 9, Shelby 5 Game 3: Rowan County 9, Cherryville 3 Game ...
  • CRAWDADS: Cody’s on cruise control in 3-0 victory over Drive- HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Kyle Cody is pitching like he’s ready for a new challenge. Cody, a 6-foot-7 right-hander, held visiting Greenville (S.C.) to three hits over seven innings on Sunday at the Hickory Crawdads won 3-0 in South Atlantic League (SAL) baseball. He allowed no hits, struck out one and walked seven, and he’s been red-hot over his last 10 ...
  • PGA TOUR: Poston fires 7 birdies in final round in Alabama- HobbsDailyReport.com OPELIKA, Ala. – The weather was hot on Sunday at the Barbasol Championship, and J.T. Poston was even hotter. Posting seven birdies, Poston shot a fourth-round 66 – his best round of the tournament – to finish at 68-72-68-66—274 (10-under par) and tie for 42nd in the 25th event of his rookie season on the PGA Tour. Poston, a ...
  • LEGION BASEBALL: Hope Mills, Garner eliminated; pairings (thru Sunday)- HobbsDailyReport.com Note: To review scores from the Area IV playoffs previously played, visit earlier posts on the website using American Legion Baseball as your search. AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL STATE TOURNAMENT (Friday through Tuesday at Pitt Community College) FRIDAY’S RESULTS Game 1: Wilmington 5, Garner 4 Game 2: Randolph County 9, Shelby 5 Game 3: Rowan County 9, Cherryville 3 Game ...
  • PGA TOUR: Poston starts well, fires 68 in third round in Alabama- HobbsDailyReport.com OPELIKA, Ala. – J.T. Poston birdied hole No. 1 and added three others in his third round on Saturday at the Barbasol Championship, matching his round of 68 from Thursday. Poston, after making the cut for the 17th time in 25 PGA Tour rookie events, moved up on the leaderboard heading into Sunday’s final round. He is at 68-72-68—208 ...
  • CRAWDADS: Ride Cordero’s grand slam to victory over Drive- HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Andretty Cordero’s first hit with the Hickory Crawdads sparked them to a victory on Saturday night in South Atlantic League (SAL) baseball at L.P. Frans Stadium. Cordero — playing in his third game with Hickory after coming from Short Season A-ball in Spokane, Wash. — hit a grand slam in a five-run inning of a 7-3 victory ...
  • LEGION BASEBALL: Cherryville, Shelby eliminated from state tournament- HobbsDailyReport.com Note: To review scores from the Area IV playoffs previously played, visit earlier posts on the website using American Legion Baseball as your search. AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL STATE TOURNAMENT (Friday through Tuesday at Pitt Community College) FRIDAY’S RESULTS Game 1: Wilmington 5, Garner 4 Game 2: Randolph County 9, Shelby 5 Game 3: Rowan County 9, Cherryville 3 Game ...
  • PGA TOUR: Poston makes cut for 17th time in rookie season- HobbsDailyReport.com AUBURN, Ala. – Hickory golfer J.T. Poston has made another cut, his 17th in 25 events as a PGA Tour rookie. Poston shot a 68 on Thursday and a second-round 72 at the Barbasol Championship on Friday. His 2-under par 140, which 15 other golfers shot, advanced him to the third round on Saturday. He had four birdies, including ...
  • CRAWDADS: Asheville rallies for 7 over final innings, completes series sweep- HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Scoring seven runs over the final three innings, Asheville completed a three-game series sweep by beating Hickory 9-4 on Friday night in South Atlantic League (SAL) baseball at L.P. Frans Stadium. The Tourists (47-49, 18-10 second half) hit three home runs and had nine hits in the victory to remain in second place in the SAL Southern ...
  • LEGION BASEBALL: Cherryville, Shelby fall in state tourney openers (pairings)- HobbsDailyReport.com Note: To review scores from the Area IV playoffs previously played, visit earlier posts on the website using American Legion Baseball as your search. AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL STATE TOURNAMENT (Friday through Tuesday at Pitt Community College) FRIDAY’S RESULTS Game 1: Wilmington 5, Garner 4 Game 2: Randolph County 9, Shelby 5 Game 3: Rowan County 9, Cherryville 3 Game ...
  • COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Ex-Freedom star Emmons leaves Alabama- HobbsDailyReport.com TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – An online college football report says former Freedom High running back B.J. Emmons is leaving the Alabama football program. Emmons is transferring to Hutchinson Community College in Kansas, an Associated Press report said, and the head coach there told the AP he has already arrived. Emmons was a top national recruit while starring at Freedom, ranked ...
  • YOUR FOOTBALL CAREER: Get your stats, prove to the kids you were a star- HobbsDailyReport.com DENVER, N.C. — If you’re a former high school football player in the Greater Hickory area – or are dating or married to one, are the mom, dad, aunt or uncle or granny/grandpa of one or that superstar is your dad, brother or cousin – HobbsDailyReport.com is now offering a unique opportunity for a personalized gift that will dip ...
  • LEGION BASEBALL: State tournament set to begin on Friday- HobbsDailyReport.com GREENVILLE, N.C. – The state American Legion baseball tournament begins on Friday at Pitt Community College. Cherryville and Shelby advanced from Area IV and they both begin play on Friday (see pairings in an earlier post on the website via search: Legion baseball). Here’s a nice preview, by Lincoln Times Sports Editor David Keever, about Cherryville and the tournament ...