LEGION BASEBALL: Services for Waters, ex-Post 48 leader and State Commissioner, this week

Published Monday, June 15th, 2020

Receiving on Tuesday night , celebration of life on Wednesday afternoon at Providence Baptist Church   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Roy C. Waters — a fixture in American Legion baseball at both a local and state level for more than 25 years – will be buried on Wednesday. Waters, 84, became athletic director for Hickory Post 48 in …

LEGION BASEBALL, SOFTBALL: North Carolina committee says none will be played this season

Published Tuesday, April 14th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com There won’t be any official American Legion baseball or softball played this spring or summer. Following an earlier announcement that all regional and state tournaments have been cancelled, the North Carolina American Legion Department Executive Committee announced Monday there will be no local play, i.e. regular season. The uncertainty of the coronavirus led to both in-state and national decisions. …

LEGION BASEBALL: 2020 season’s national events won’t be played

Published Tuesday, April 7th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com INDIANAPOLIS – The 2020 American Legion baseball season’s eight regionals and World Series in Shelby will not be played. The national headquarters announced the decision, impacted by the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. THE ANNOUNCEMENT: https://www.legion.org/baseball/248726/2020-american-legion-baseball-regionals-world-series-canceled

AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL: Idaho wins World Series championship

Published Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com SHELBY – Idaho Falls nipped North Dakota (Fargo) 5-3 on Wednesday to win an American Legion Worlds Series title. Designated hitter Cole Hage went 3-for-4 and scored twice and second baseman Brandt Kolpack had two hits and drove in two runs to lead Idaho Falls. Idaho Falls knocked North Carolina champion Randolph County out of the double-elimination tournament at …

AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL: Randolph County plays Idaho on Monday at World Series

Published Monday, August 19th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com SHELBY – North Carolina champion Randolph County’s next game in the American Legion World Series is Monday at 1 p.m. against Idaho. Randolph County, in the World Series for the third straight year, won its opening game last Thursday, beating Massachusetts 8-4, and fell 4-1 to North Dakota on Saturday. Rain interrupted a late game on Sunday and there …