COLLEGE SOFTBALL: CVCC signs 3, including key player from South Caldwell

Published Sunday, June 9th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC) has added three more softball players for its first year, including a utility player who helped South Caldwell High win a state 4A title. In press releases, the Red Hawks’ athletic department announced signing Katie Wright of South Caldwell, Haley Morrow of Asheville Roberson and Destiny Karber of Black Mountain Owen. “Katie …

ALL-STATE BASEBALL: Trio of area players — 2 from Lincoln County — selected by N.C. Baseball Coaches Association

Published Saturday, June 8th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com A trio of players from the Greater Hickory area conferences – two from Lincoln County – have been named all-state by the North Carolina Baseball Coaches Association (NCBCA). The 2A team includes freshman Garrett Michael of East Lincoln and junior Chris Moxley of West Lincoln, while the 3A team includes Alexander Central senior Byron Younts. Michael hit .467 for …

BASEBALL: St. Stephens camp scheduled for July 8-11 at school field

Published Friday, June 7th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – St. Stephens High’s Indian Baseball Camp is scheduled July 8-11 at the school with Indians head coach Adam Windham leading a staff of instructors. The camp is open rising second through 11th-graders from 9 a.m. to noon over four days at a cost of $50. Campers can arrive at 8:30 a.m. each day at the baseball field …

STATE 4A SOFTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES: South Caldwell wins in 8 innings, take first state title

Published Monday, June 3rd, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com RALEIGH – South Caldwell High’s ride home from the state 4A softball title series was much sweeter this time around. The Spartans — state runners-up a year ago — won the title this season on Sunday by rallying to force extra innings and beat Wilmington Hoggard 7-5 in eight innings at N.C. State. The victory closed a 25-5 season …