Sports

Hickory, NC - The Hickory Crawdads suffered another disappointing loss on Sunday night. The Crawdads, who are 6-14 since June 12, dropped a 3-1 decision to Kannapolis on Sunday night at L.P. Frans Stadium, earning a split in their four-game series.

Hickory, NC - Frandy De La Rosa was the lone bright spot for the Hickory Crawdads Saturday night. He belted a three-run homer in a 7-3 loss to the Kannapolis Intimidators at L.P. Frans Stadium.

Bats Back Benjamin in 7-3 Crawdads Win....Hickory, NC - The Hickory Crawdads received solid performances from their pitching staff and it offense in a 7-3 win over the Kannapolis Intimidators Thursday night at L.P. Frans Stadium.

Crain 16th at Olympic Trials....EUGENE, OR - Johnny Crain of Zap Fitness Foundation in Blowing Rock, N.C., turned in a 16th-place finish at the U.S. Olympic Trials Friday night in the men's 10,000-meter run. He completed the race in 29:40.71.

NEW ORLEANS – The dawn of a new era in the Sun Belt Conference began today as Coastal Carolina University officially joined the league after announcing its acceptance of an invitation on Sept. 1, 2015.