COLLEGE SOFTBALL: Former Cougars star Sherrill continues to draw national attention at Pfeiffer

HobbsDailyReport.com Vada Blue Sherrill, a former softball star at Alexander Central High now playing for her dad, Monte, at Pfeiffer University, is drawing more and more national attention in her senior season for the Falcons. Read more about her accomplishments and about playing for her dad, who coached prep softball at Alexander Central and Central Cabarrus and who is also …

COLLEGE SOFTBALL: Red Hawks add former Alexander Central star to coaching staff

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC) has made its second hire for the coaching staff in women’s softball. After signing their first three players, the Red Hawks announced Friday they’ll have former Alexander Central High and Erskine College standout Mia Blochaviak serving as an assistant coach. Blochaviak (pronounced: blow-vee-ack) played at Erskine from 2015-18 as a middle infielder …

COLLEGE SOFTBALL: Catawba Valley signs first 3 players for new program

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – The first three signees for women’s softball at Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC) are from Alexander and Iredell counties. The Red Hawks — who just added a team and named Josh Bumgarner as the head coach — announced Thursday their first roster will include former Alexander Central High players Chesney Millsaps and Kelsea Dejarnette and Katelyn McClure, …

COLLEGE SOFTBALL: CVCC’s first head coach comes from Alexander County

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Josh Bumgarner, a former athlete at Alexander Central High with an extensive background in coaching softball, is moving center stage with Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC). Bumgarner has been named to lead the Red Hawks as they launch their women’s softball program. CVCC will start play this fall and be immediately eligible for championship contention in the …

NORTHWESTERN 3A-4A ROUNDUP: Alex Central’s Kerley no-hits Watauga, strikes out 13

Benfield leads St. Stephens past archrival Hickory in baseball   HobbsDailyReport.com Maddox Kerley was cooking on Thursday night. Kerley, a junior pitcher for Alexander Central High, threw a no-hitter against visiting Watauga as the Cougars won a Northwestern 3A-4A baseball game 5-0. Alexander Central improved to 2-3 overall and 1-1 in the conference. Alexander Central had five hits, two by …