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The Carolina Panthers, who will celebrate "Fan Fest" Friday in Charlotte, have announced that wide receiver DeAndre Presley will be placed on the Physically Unable to Perform List because stress fracture. Presley, who played at Appalachian State University, is in his third year of professional

The Texas Rangers announced today that Hickory Crawdads RHP Jose Monegro has been promoted to the AA Frisco RoughRiders, becoming the eighth 'Dad this season to move up in the Rangers

The West All-Stars ralied from a 10-0 deficit with less than five minutes to play and salvaged a 10-10 tie in the 66th Annual North Carolina Coaches Association East-West Senior All-Star Game Wednesday night at Jameison Stadium at Greensboro-Grimsley.

Lees-McRae cycling alumni Kerry Werner finished second at the USA Cycling Cross-Country Mountain Bike Nationals in Macungie, Pa.

Kellin Deglan got Hickory's seven-game homestand off on the right foot with a solo home run in the bottom of the eighth inning that carried the Crawdads to a 3-2 win against the West Virginia Power Wednesday night at L.P. Frans Stadium. It was Deglan's 15th home run of the season.