Sports

The Avery Parks & Rec Department has the following camp registrations coming up....

Rome, GA - The hot-hitting Hickory Crawdads jumped ahead early and pulled away late following a lengthy rain delay Friday night, as the 'Dads pounded the Rome Braves 11-4 at rain-soaked State Mutual Stadium.

BANNER ELK, NC - Rising senior Anderson Keller of Lenior-Hibriten High School has made a verbal commitment to attend Lees McRae College, a Division II school in Banner Elk, N.C., and a member of the Carolinas Conference.

CCC&TI Signs Two Players....HUDSON, NC - Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute has signed two players this week---one for the men's basketball team, and another for the women's basketball team.

ESPN is reporting that New York Mets right-hander Bartolo Colon is an All-Star at age 43. Colon was named to the squad Friday by National League manager Terry Collins as a replacement for Madison Bumgarner, who is unavailable because he will pitch Sunday for the San Francisco Giants.