LEGION BASEBALL: Post 48 picks up forfeit win, will close with 2 home games

Published Saturday, June 25th, 2022

Final regular-season contest moved up to Tuesday   HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – Hickory Post 48 returns to action Monday as Area IV West regular-season American Legion baseball closes out its schedule. Hickory (6-10, 3-9) was scheduled to play at Asheville on Saturday night but picked up a forfeit win (and snapped a three-game losing streak) with a 1-0 forfeit victory. Asheville …

LEGION BASEBALL: Post 48 falls twice, record dips to 5-9

Published Saturday, June 18th, 2022

Next home game for Hickory is June 27 against Burke County   HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – Cleveland County scored four runs in the seventh inning on Friday night — a rally that wiped out Hickory Post 48’s lead – and won an American Legion baseball game 5-2 at Henkel-Alley Field. The loss, the second straight after having won three of the …

LEGION BASEBALL: Hickory tops rival Caldwell County, improves to 5-7

Published Monday, June 13th, 2022

Next home game for Post 48 is Friday against Cleveland County   HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – Scoring twice in the bottom of the sixth inning to break a tie, Hickory Pot 48 nipped rival Caldwell County 4-2 on Monday night in American Legion baseball. Hickory (5-7, 2-6 Area IV led 2-1 until Caldwell County scored in the top of the sixth …

LEGION BASEBALL: Hickory splits doubleheader with Henderson County

Published Saturday, June 11th, 2022

Post 48 faces rival Caldwell County on Monday night at Fairgrounds   HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – A well-pitched game got Hickory Post 48 its first win streak of the year on Friday night but it ended in the second game of a home doubleheader. After Luke Davis (Hickory) three-hit visiting Henderson County 5-0 to give Hickory back-to-back wins for the first …

LEGION BASEBALL: McDowell drives in 5 runs as Hickory nips Statesville

Published Friday, June 10th, 2022

Post 48 at home Friday night for doubleheader against Hendersonville   HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – Isaiah McDowell had a big night for Hickory Post 48 on Wednesday night with four hits and driving in five runs in an 11-8 home victory over Statesville in American Legion baseball. Post 48 (3-6, -5 Area IV West) snapped a three-game losing streak, collecting 13 …