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 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 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 …

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 (6-11) closes regular season against Cherryville, Burke County

Published Thursday, June 27th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON — Caldwell County Post 29 downed Hickory Post 48 for the second time this season in American Legion baseball on Wednesday night at the Legion Fairgrounds, winning 9-2. Will Stewart and Kade Smith each had two hits in the loss for Hickory, which fell to 6-11 overall in Area IV and 3-9 in the West Division. Kevin Shuford, …