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Crawdads Release 2015 Schedule

The Hickory Crawdads have released their schedule for 2015, with the 'Dads 23rd season in Hickory scheduled to start on Thursday, April 9th.

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Too Tough To Take.....

When you break it down, baseball is just a game of inches. The Hickory Crawdads found that out firsthand in a 1-0 loss Thursday night at L.P. Frans Stadium. Conor Bierfeldt of the Delmarva Shorebirds, who reached on an error leading off the seventh inning, scored the game's only run on a hit-and-run double by Austin Wynns

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UPDATED: Cobb Named Director of Athletics at Georgia State

Charlie Cobb, who served as Appalachian State University’s director of athletics since 2005, resigned on Thursday to accept the same position at Georgia State University. Full Story

 
Crawdads Serve at Hickory Soup Kitchen

The Hickory Crawdads recently lent a helping hand at the Hickory Soup Kitchen, with the 'Dads players helping to clean, prepare, and serve food on August 7th & 8th.

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Cobb Leaving For Georgia State?

The Atlanta Journal Constitution is reporting that at least two of three finalists for Georgia State University athletic director position have been identified by a person with knowledge of the situation.

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NFL Coming To Boone

The Watauga County Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting the 2014 NFL Punt, Pass and Kick competition on Saturday, Aug. 23, at 12 noon at Watauga High School. This program is FREE and open to boys and girls 6–15 years of age. The age limit will be determined as of December 31, 2014.

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'Dads Swept by 'Dogs, 13-9

The Hickory Crawdads finally broke through by scoring nine runs on Wednesday afternoon, but the pitching staff coughed up 13 runs in a 13-9 loss to the Charleston RiverDogs at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park.

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Fall Camp Report: Wednesday, Aug. 13

Wednesday began with a grueling practice and ended with a big surprise for Appalachian State University football. On Wednesday morning, Appalachian State held perhaps its most grueling practice Full Story

 
Demeritte Finalist for Bauman Award

Crawdads infielder Travis Demeritte currently leads the South Atlantic League with 24 home runs, and is among the finalists to win the Joe Bauman Home Run Award, presented by Musco Sports Lighting!

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Huskies Seek Another MVC Title

Brian Hampton has been a master in turning struggling football programs around. He took a North Surry High football team, that was 1-10 in his first year, and he led that team to 15 wins over the next two seasons. He's followed that up with similar results at Ashe County.

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Double Plays Derail 'Dads In Defeat

What's that old cliche, "if it wasn't for bad luck, I wouldn't have any luck at all." That best describes the Hickory Crawdads and their recent slide. For the second night in a row, the Crawdads (70-51 overall; 29-23, second half of the South Atlantic League season) outhit the Charleston RiverDogs (60-62; 27-25), but they also

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Fall Camp Report: Tuesday, Aug. 12

For the first time since Saturday, Appalachian State University football strapped on full pads for Tuesday’s practice at Kidd Brewer Stadium. After a 128-play intrasquad scrimmage on Saturday and an off day on Sunday, the Mountaineers practiced twice on Monday but did not wear full pads Full Story

 
'Dogs Bite 'Dads, 5-2

The Hickory Crawdads displayed an aggressive attitude at the plate Monday night. The Crawdads pounded out nine hits and they also had 11 base runners. But they only scored twice in a 5-2 loss at Charleston against the RiverDogs at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park.

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Fall Camp Report: Monday, Aug. 11

After a grueling first week of fall camp, capped by Saturday’s 128-play scrimmage, Appalachian State University football eased into its second full week of practice with two relatively light sessions on Monday at Kidd Brewer Stadium. Full Story

 
Fan Fest Set for Saturday

Appalachian State University football’s annual Fan Fest is set for Saturday, Aug. 16 at Kidd Brewer Stadium. Fan Fest begins at 5 p.m. with an EXCLUSIVE half-hour window for members of the Junior Mountaineer Kids Club and their parents to Full Story

 
Waterlogged....

The Hickory Crawdads saw their five-game winning streak come to an end Sunday night. Greensboro salvaged the final game in this four-game series as the Grasshoppers downed Hickory 6-1 in a rain-shortened game at L.P. Frans Stadium. Full Story

 
The Midas Touch....

That phrase best describes the Hickory Crawdads during their current five-game winning streak. The Crawdads scored three times in the bottom of the ninth inning Saturday and defeated Geensboro 3-2 at L.P. Frans Stadium.

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Fall Camp Report: Saturday, Aug. 9

Appalachian State University football wrapped up the first full week of fall camp with a 128-play intrasquad scrimmage on Saturday afternoon at Kidd Brewer Stadium. Appalachian State’s Full Story

 
Another Solid Pitching Performance....

The Hickory Crawdads find themselves just two games out of first place in the Northern Division of the South Atlantic League. Hickory, which has given up just two runs in its last three games, got another strong pitching performance Friday night in a 1-0 win against the Greensboro Grasshoppers at L.P. Frans Stadium.

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