HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Players from E. Lincoln, W. Lincoln, Alex Central make all-state

Published Wednesday, July 17th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com Three players from the Greater Hickory area’s three conferences have been named all-state in baseball by the North Carolina Baseball Coaches Association (NCBCA). Freshman Garrett Michel of East Lincoln and junior Chris Moxley of West Lincoln earned spots on the 2A team, while senior Byron Younts of Alexander Central was selected to the team in 3A. Michel, a third …

STATE BASEBALL PLAYOFFS: N. Lincoln rolls past W. Lincoln, into 2A championship series (other scores)

Published Saturday, May 25th, 2019

STATE BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES (best-of-3, sites and times TBA) 1A: No. 2 Rosewood (23-4) vs. No. 10 Uwharrie Charter (24-5) 2A: No. 11 Randleman (27-4) vs. No. 2 NORTH LINCOLN (24-6) 3A: No. 1 Wilmington New Hanover (26-2) vs. No. 10 Marvin Ridge (26-5) 4A: No. 3 Corinth Holders (23-6) vs. No. 11 Mooresville (21-9) REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES (Best-of-3 series) …

WEST 2A BASEBALL TITLE SERIES: Willis-led W. Lincoln shuts out Knights, forces deciding game Friday at N. Lincoln

Published Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com LINCOLNTON – West Lincoln High solidly snapped North Lincoln’s nine-game baseball win streak on Thursday night, winning 9-0 at home to stay alive in the state 2A playoffs. The 13th-seeded Rebels, facing a must-win situation, rolled to their fifth shutout of the season to force a deciding game on Friday at 7 p.m. at North Lincoln in the West …

STATE BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES: W. Lincoln shuts out N. Lincoln, forces Game 3 on Friday at N. Lincoln

Published Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

STATE BASEBALL PLAYOFF TITLE SERIES PAIRINGS (Best-of-3 series) 1A EAST No. 5 Bear Grass Charter (23-3) vs. No. 2 Rosewood (21-3) Game 1, Tuesday at Rosewood: Rosewood 2, Bear Grass 1 Game 2, Friday at Bear Grass, 7 p.m. Game 3, if needed, Saturday at Rosewood, TBD WEST No. 12 Roxboro Community (19-4) vs. No. 10 Uwharrie Charter (22-5) Game …

WEST 2A BASEBALL TITLE SERIES: Knights nip Rebels, move win away from playing for state championship

Published Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

North Lincoln visits West Lincoln on Thursday for Game 2 of series HobbsDailyReport.com LINCOLNTON – North Lincoln — winning for the ninth straight time on Tuesday night — is a victory away from playing for the state 2A baseball championship. The second-seeded Knights got off to a quick start at home, scoring twice in the first inning, and nipped 13th-seeded …