HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Led by 5 from W. Lincoln, area has 36 all-state players

Published Sunday, July 3rd, 2022

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com Thirty-six players from Greater Hickory area teams – 11 of them from the Western Foothills 3A and five from West Lincoln – have been selected all-state in softball. The North Carolina Softball Coaches Association (NCSCA) made the picks from among nominees whose head coaches are members of the organization. There are three area picks on the …

HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Cougars’ Gast, Millsaps lead 45 area all-state selections

Published Friday, June 29th, 2018

HobbsDailyReport.com Forty-five players from the Greater Hickory area – led by Alexander Central’s shortstop and ace pitcher as the state’s top players in Western North Carolina — have been named All-State by the North Carolina Softball Coaches Association (NCSCA). Alexander Central High shortstop Julie Gast, a senior, was named the West 3A Player of the Year, and teammate Chesney Millsaps, …

HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Foard’s Settlemyre leads selections for All-District

Published Thursday, June 21st, 2018

HobbsDailyReport.com Fred T. Foard High shortstop Abby Settlemyre, who will play softball next season at North Carolina, leads a long list of area players selected All-District in 2018 by the North Carolina Softball Coaches Association (NCSCA). Settlemyre is one of five Foard players selected for an All-District team in District 7 (counties of Alexander, Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Caldwell, Catawba, Davie, …