AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL: Hickory finishes 7th in Area IV West, will make playoffs

Published Sunday, June 30th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – After falling 8-0 on the road to Burke County in American Legion Area IV baseball, Hickory Post 48 finished the regular season at 6-14 overall and at 3-11 in the West Division. The divisional record left Hickory in seventh place, meaning Post 48 will draw the East No. 2 team (Gaston Braves or Union County) in the …

AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL: Hickory losing streak at 3 as it closes regular season Friday at Burke County

Published Friday, June 28th, 2019

Area IV West leader Cherryville blanks Post 48 in five innings HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – Zane Beaver threw a five-inning complete game, allowing three hits, and a two-run home run by Dalton Pence highlighted Cherryville Post 100’s 12-0 victory in five innings over Hickory on Thursday night in American Legion baseball. Pence’s home run came in the fourth inning at Henkel-Alley …

AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL: Hickory falls to 6-10, plays Caldwell County at home Wednesday night

Published Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – Hickory Post 48 will be at home on Wednesday night at 7 p.m. to battle Caldwell County Post 29 in American Legion Area IV West baseball. Visiting Rutherford County defeated Hickory 9-2 on Tuesday night at the Legion Fairgrounds in Newton, dropping Pot 48 to 6-10 overall and 3-8 in Area IV West. Hickory faces Caldwell County …

AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL: Hickory (5-7) plays Sunday night at Cherryville

Published Saturday, June 22nd, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON — Hickory Post 48 is 5-7 overall after having its two-game win streak snapped this week by Caldwell County. Hickory has a game on Sunday at Cherryville (7 p.m.), plays Mocksville at the Legion Fairgrounds on Monday at 7 p.m. and battles Caldwell County again on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Legion Fairgrounds. Post 48 won back-to-back …

AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL: Asheville visits Hickory for Wednesday night game

Published Wednesday, June 19th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON — Hickory Post 48 returns to action in Area IV American Legion baseball on Wednesday night, playing Asheville at 7 p.m. at the Legion Fairgrounds Field. Post 48 is 4-6 after beating Burnsville 9-5 in its most recent game. Andy Cook, Gavin Marley and Kevin Shuford each had two hits against Burnsville with Marley, Brody Scarborough and Connor …