LEGION BASEBALL: Hickory Post 48’s season starts June 12 at Maiden (updated)

Published Tuesday, June 1st, 2021

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON — Hickory Post 48 will open its Area IV American Legion baseball schedule with a road game against Maiden on June 12. Post 48 head coach Allen Sigmon released a 14-game schedule with seven home games. The regular season ends June 29 followed by four rounds in the playoffs that conclude on July 20-24 with …

LEGION BASEBALL: Services for Waters, ex-Post 48 leader and State Commissioner, this week

Published Monday, June 15th, 2020

Receiving on Tuesday night , celebration of life on Wednesday afternoon at Providence Baptist Church   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Roy C. Waters — a fixture in American Legion baseball at both a local and state level for more than 25 years – will be buried on Wednesday. Waters, 84, became athletic director for Hickory Post 48 in …

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 …