PGA TOUR: Poston has up and down start, finishes with second-round 69

HobbsDailyReport.com SILVIS, Ill. – Former Hickory High golfer J.T. Poston had a bit of a rollercoaster ride Friday in the second round of the John Deere Classic. He ended up shooting a 69 and is tied with nine other golfers for 29th place as the tournament heads to its third round on Saturday. On Friday, Poston worked his way through …

CRAWDADS: Still hot on Fridays, they’re alone in first place in North

HobbsDailyReport.com ASHEVILLE –Friday, at least of late, has turned into a fun night for the Crawdads. Scoring fivc early runs this time, Hickory won for the fourth consecutive Friday night by beating host Asheville 6-3 to move into sole possession of first place in South Atlantic League (SAL) Northern Division baseball. Hickory (40-52, 13-9 second half) is a full game …

LEGION PLAYOFF UPDATE: Cherryville goes up 2-1; Union-Shelby rained out

AREA IV AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL PLAYOFFS UPDATE (through Friday) Note: To review all scores, etc., from the first and second rounds and the quarterfinals, see earlier posts on the website. SEMIFINALS (best-of-5, Wednesday through Sunday) East No.  1 UNION COUNTY (21-3) vs. East No. 3 SHELBY (19-6) Game 1, Wednesday at Marvin Ridge High: Marvin Ridge 13, Shelby 12 Game …

CRAWDADS: Still tied for first place despite falling again in Asheville

HobbsDailyReport.com ASHEVILLE – A “thank you” card being sent by the Hickory Crawdads might be appropriate. Asheville beat visiting Hickory 9-4 on Thursday night in South Atlantic League (SAL) baseball but the Crawdads – for the second straight night – still didn’t drop out of first place in the Northern Division. Thanks to Charleston, W. Va., again winning over Hagerstown …

LEGION BASEBALL UPDATE: Both semifinals even at a game apiece (plus pairings)

AREA IV AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL PLAYOFFS UPDATE (through Thursday) Note: To review all scores, etc., from the first and second rounds and the quarterfinals, see earlier posts on the website. SEMIFINALS (best-of-5, Wednesday through Sunday) East No.  1 UNION COUNTY (21-3) vs. East No. 3 SHELBY (19-6) Game 1, Wednesday at Marvin Ridge High: Marvin Ridge 13, Shelby 12 Game …