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Hickory Takes on Hough at L.P. Frans Saturday PDF Print
Written by Staff Reports   
Monday, 04 March 2013 12:23

Don't miss the Hickory High School Red Tornadoes take on the WA Hough Huskies, the defending 4-A state runners-up, this Saturday, at 3 p.m.

Tickets are available right now for only $5.  Luxury Suites are also available for only $100, and parking will be available for $2. Order your tickets right now by calling the Front Office at (828) 322-3000 or by clicking here. 
Here are the details for this exciting match-up:


WA Hough Huskies vs. Hickory High Red Tornadoes
First Pitch: 3 p.m.
WA Hough is the defending 4-A state runner-up, going 23-12 last season in what was only the school's second year in existence...Despite losing nine seniors, the Huskies do return star LHP Brandon Gragilla, who went 11-2 with a 1.04 earned run average in 2012...Hickory High hopes to build off of a solid 2012 season that saw them post a 19-8 record, the highest win total for the program since 2005...Despite losing several key seniors from last year's squad, the Red Tornadoes do return the 2012 Northwestern Conference Player of the Year in SS Davis Haney and Division-I UNC Charlotte-bound 3B Zach Jarrett. The Red Tornadoes travel to Boone to play Watauga Friday night.



For more information, visit or call the Front Office at (828) 322-3000....FREE Pitch, Hit and Run Competition at L.P. Frans on Saturday....The Hickory Parks and Recreation Department and the Hickory Crawdads will be hosting a FREE Aquafina Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit and Run Competition for area youth. The program will be held on Saturday at 10 a.m.....Pitch, Hit and Run is the Official Skills Competition of Major League Baseball. This grassroots program is designed to provide youngsters with an opportunity to compete, free of charge, in a competition that recognizes individual excellence in core baseball and softball skills.....Competitors are divided into four age divisions (7-8, 9-10, 11-12 and 13-14) and have the chance to advance through four levels of competition, including Team Championships at Major League ballparks and the National Finals at the 2012 MLB All-Star Game.....The individual Pitching, Hitting and Running Champions, along with the All-Around Champion in each age group at the Local Competition will be awarded and advance to the Sectional Level of Competition.....All participants must bring a copy of their birth certificate (or have one on file with the Hickory Parks and Recreation Department) and fill out a registration/waiver form prior to the start of the competition.....For more information contact Senior Recreation Programmer Steve Jones at (828) 324-1200 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or Crawdads Director of Promotions Jared Weymier at (828) 322-3000 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . More information is available at
Get Tickets:
Individual Tickets for all home games are available right now on or by calling (828) 322-3000! Group outings, corporate partnerships, Buffalo Wild Wings Claw Club memberships, Ticket Books and birthday parties for the 2013 season are also available by calling (828) 322-3000.



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