Greensboro, NC - The baseball gods were smiling down on the Hickory Crawdads Saturday night. Despite their recent struggles (they had lost nine of their last 10 games), the Crawdads broke up Chris Paddock's no-hit bid in the seventh before they staged a late rally to beat the Greensboro Grasshoppers 3-1 in 10 innings at Newbridge Bank Park.

Golden State Warriors small forward Harrison Barnes, who played collegiately at the University of North Carolina, becomes the latest NBA player to join Team USA. This is according to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of Today's Fastbreak.

RALEIGH - The Watauga High softball team was well represented this week at the Powerade State Games of North Carolina.

Greensboro, NC - That's been the scenario for the slumping Hickory Crawdads of late. The Crawdads dropped their ninth game in their last 10 outings in a 3-2 loss to the Greensboro Grasshoppers Friday night at NewBridge Bank Park.

Draft Perspective: NBA Fits For Johnson, Paige....BROOKLYN—“This must be how my parents felt at my graduation.”