CRAWDADS: Washed out on Friday, they’ll play 2 on Saturday

Published Friday, August 4th, 2017

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – After rain postponed Friday night’s game, the Crawdads will play two games on Saturday against the Lexington (Ky.) Legends, starting at 3 p.m. at L.P. Frans Stadium. Hickory will take the field, weather permitting, still in a first-place tie with Hagerstown (Md.) after the Suns fell 12-5 on Friday night at Lakewood (N.J.). The Suns are 21-17 …

LEGION BASEBALL: Friday scores, Saturday pairings at SE Regional

Published Friday, August 4th, 2017

HobbsDailyReport.com AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL SOUTHEAST REGIONAL (Wednesday through Sunday, McCrary Park in Asheboro) THE TEAMS Troy (Ala.) Post 70 (30-6) Tallahassee (Fla.) Post 13 (21-7) Covington (Ga.) Braves Post 32 A’s (20-3) Shelbyville (Ky.) Post 37 (23-7) Randolph County Post 45 (33-8) Wilmington Post 10 (26-5) Florence (S.C.) Post 1 (38-2) Wheeling (W.Va.) Post 1 (26-14) WEDNESDAY’S RESULTS Game 1: …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: South Fork 2A’s leading returning rushers

Published Friday, August 4th, 2017

HobbsDailyReport.com Editor’s note: Compiled by HobbsDailyReport.com, in cooperation with The Gaston Gazette, The Lincoln Times News and The Lenoir News-Topic. The content is otherwise copyrighted and should not be published without the written consent of HobbsDailyReport.com (linking to the post is OK). SOUTH FORK 2A (ALL totals are UNOFFICIAL, all players were listed as junior, sophomore or freshman on 2016 …

PGA GOLF: Poston has 5 birdies in Barracuda’s opening round

Published Friday, August 4th, 2017

HobbsDailyReport.com RENO, Nev. – After one round at the Barracuda Championship, former Hickory High golfer J.T. Poston is tied with four others golfers for 80th. He tees off at 7:55 a.m. on Friday with Peter Lonard of Australia and Patton Kizzire of Montgomery, Ala., for the second of four rounds at the Montreux Golf and Country Club. Poston shot a …

COLLEGE BASEBALL: Bowman joins coaching staff at Western Carolina

Published Friday, August 4th, 2017

HobbsDailyReport.com CULLOWHEE – Bryson Bowman, a former baseball star at South Caldwell High and for Caldwell County Post 29, is starting a coaching career in the sport he loves. West Carolina has announced Bowman, a college star for the Catamounts, is joining the staff of head coach Bobby Moranda as a volunteer assistant coach. “I couldn’t be more excited to …