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. …

AMERICAN LEGION SOFTBALL: Burke County No. 1 seed for Area I tourney that begins on Monday night

Published Sunday, July 28th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com The 2019 American Legion Fast-pitch Area I Senior softball tournament begins Monday, and the winner will advance to the championship tournament in Shelby. Burke County Post 21 is the top-seeded for the Senior tournament and Caldwell County Post 392 is the No. 2 seed. There are two opening round games on Monday – No. 9 North Gaston Post 266 …

JUNIOR AMERICAN LEGION SOFTBALL: Hickory splits with Wilkes County, record now 5-7

Published Tuesday, July 9th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com MILLERS CREEK – Hickory Post 48 split a doubleheader on Tuesday night with Wilkes County Post 31 in Junior American Legion softball, falling to 5-7. Wilkes County won the first game 2-1 and Hickory won the second game 6-0. Hickory is idle until July 24 when it plays Watauga at Watauga High, and Post 48’s final home game of …

AMERICAN LEGION JUNIOR SOFTBALL: Hickory splits doubleheader with Burke County, is now 4-6

Published Friday, June 28th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com MORGANTON — Hickory Post 48’s Junior American Legion softball team split a doubleheader against Burke County on Wednesday night, falling to 4-6 as it heads into its final three regular-season games. Hickory’s next game is on July 8 against Wilkes County at West Wilkes High (7 p.m.). Post 48 has revised the rest of its schedule, moving games against …