Sports

Cox Named to Maxwell Award Watch List ....PHILADELPHIA—  Appalachian State University football senior running back Marcus Cox (Dacula, Ga./Dacula) was one of 91 student-athletes to be named to the 80th annual Maxwell Award watch list.

Augusta, GA - The Hickory Crawdads may not have produced much offensive fireworks in their 4th of July matchup against the Augusta GreenJackets Monday night, but what the 'Dads lacked in power they made up for in efficiency as Hickory utilized great performances by Peter Fairbanks on the mound and Dylan Moore at the plate for a 3-2 win at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

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.

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.

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.