Sports

The Greensboro Grasshoppers played long ball Thursday night in an 8-3 win against the Hickory Crawdads at L.P. Fran Stadium. The Grasshoppers (11-9) hit four home runs in the game.

Eric Krupa, President of the South Atlantic League, has announced the members of the 2014 South Atlantic League Hall of Fame Class, with three of the four inductees involving the city of Hickory and the Crawdads.

The Catawba Softball Team (25-19) pulled out a 6-3 victory over Lenoir-Rhyne (38-12) in 16 innings Thursday night in the quarterfinal round of the 2014 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Tournament at Neely Field.

Conference Carolinas announced its regular season award winners at tonight’s awards banquet in Burlington, NC. The Conference Carolinas All-Conference baseball teams were determined by votes from each head coach of participating league institutions.

Lees-McRae College is set to host the Conference Carolinas Outdoor Track & Field Championships at the Fred I. Dickerson Athletic Complex Friday afternoon and all day Saturday in Banner Elk, N.C.