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The Hickory Crawdads avoided a four-game sweep by knocking off Greensboro 10-4 Monday night at NewBridge Bank Park. The Crawdads (58-43 overall; 17-15 second half of the South Atlantic League season), took out their frustrations by scoring seven times in the sixth inning. Joe Jackson had the big blow in the frame

UL Lafayette’s Terrance Broadway and Arkansas State’s Qushaun Lee helped lead their teams to Sun Belt Championships last season and expectations will be high for the two this season as they were

The Hickory Crawdads built an early 4-0 lead, but couldn't hang on in a 6-5 loss to the Greensboro Grasshoppers Sunday night at NewBridge Bank Park. Carlos Lopez capped off Greensboro's (66-34 overall; 21-10 second half of the South Atlantic League season) huge comeback with a two-run homer in the bottom of the sixth. Sunday's disappointing loss drops Hickory (57-43; 16-15) five games behind

The Wilkes County American softball team captured the Tar Heel League's girls' 10-and-under Girls Fastpitch Softball state championship Sunday at Shelby City Park.

The woes continued for the Hickory Crawdads Saturday night. The Crawdads (57-42 overall; 16-14, second half of the South Atlantic League season) pounded out nine hits---all singles---in a 6-1 loss to