HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Foard gains top seed for next week’s Catawba Valley Easter Classic

HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – Fred T. Foard High will be the top seed for the Catawba Valley Easter Classic baseball tournament at the Legion Fairgrounds. The three-day tournament begins on Monday with four games and continues through a championship game at 6:30 p.m. next Wednesday at Henkel-Alley Field. The Tigers will face eighth-seeded Newton-Conover on Monday at 4 p.m., after two …

NORTHWESTERN FOOTHILLS 2A: Foard pounds W. Iredell in baseball, goes to 2-0 in league

HobbsDailyReport.com STATESVILLE – Fred T. Foard High stayed unbeaten in Northwestern Foothills 2A baseball on Thursday night, beating West Iredell 11-1 in five innings on the road. Dakota London went 4 2/3 innings for the Tigers (2-1, 2-0), allowing two hits, one earned run and striking out six. Peyton Hemphill led Foard’s hitting with two doubles and he walked twice …

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Early preview, schedule of first week’s games

Season opens Monday; conference openers are set for March 5   HobbsDailyReport.com When the season begins, HobbsDailyReport.com will again lead coverage of high school baseball in the Greater Hickory area, providing results from the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A and Northwestern 3A-4A’s 23 schools. As we did last season, we’ll provide a weekly and daily schedule of games from …