U.S. OPEN: Poston fires even par 72 but still expected to miss the cut

HobbsDailyReport.com ERIN, Wisc. – Former Hickory High golfer J.T. Poston shot an even par 72 in the second round of the U.S. Open on Friday but isn’t expected to make the cut with a two-day total of 6-over par 150. With players still on the course on Friday, Poston was tied for 115th and the projected cut was at 1-over …

LEGION BASEBALL: Cherryville at Hickory rained out, reset for Sunday night

HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – Hickory Post 48’s home game against Cherryville in American Legion baseball on Friday night was rained out and rescheduled for Sunday night. Hickory has two games on Saturday at the Legion Fairgrounds in Newton, facing Maiden at 1 p.m. and Shelby at 4 p.m. Post 48 and Cherryville meet at 7 p.m. on Sunday. Hickory originally had …

CRAWDADS: Handed 40th loss of season, headed to New Jersey next

HobbsDailyReport.com GREENSBORO – The first two batters in Greensboro’s lineup went 5-for-10, and the No. 3 hitter drove in two runs on Thursday night, as the Grasshoppers downed visiting Hickory 8-3. Corey Bird went 3-for-5 with an RBI, Mason Davis had two hits and an RBI and James Nelson drove in two runs to lead Greensboro (36-29) to a South …

U.S. OPEN UPDATE: Poston stands pat on back 9, finishes at 6-over par 78

HobbsDailyReport.com ERIN, Wisc. – Former Hickory High golfer J.T. Poston rallied with two birdies on the back nine to post a 6-over par 78 in the opening round of the U.S. Open on Thursday. Poston, a PGA Tour rookie, struggled on the front nine with four bogeys and a double bogey — shooting a 42 on the par 72 course …