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It will eventually happen for Madison Bumgarner of the San Francisco Giants. The left hander from South Caldwell High had a perfect game going into the eighth inning before Justin Morneau of the Colorado Rockies broke it up with a lead-off double.

The Hickory Crawdads kept their slim playoff hopes alive by knocking off the Lakewood BlueClaws 6-2 Tuesday night at FirstEnderty Park in Lakewood, N.J.

Lenoir-Rhyne's Blake Baker and Joe Ray were named to the 2014 D2Football.com Preseason All-American First Team while the Bears were picked seventh in its national preseason Top 25 poll.

They say oil and water don't mix. Well, apparantly Watauga High quarterback Aaron Dobbins and the Ashe County Huskies don't blend very well together, either. Dobbins, who sat out last year's game between the Pioneers and the Huskies with a

The Texas Rangers announced today that Hickory Crawdads infielder Michael De Leon and catcher Kevin Torres have been promoted to the High-A Myrtle Beach Pelicans, giving the 'Dads 12 different players this season who have moved up in the Rangers organization.