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It was a tough night at the plate for the Hickory Crawdads offensively. They were held hitless for four innings in a 6-2 loss at Greenboro Friday night at NewBridge Bank Park. The loss drops Hickory three games behind fisrt-place Greensboro in the South Atlantic League's Northern Division.

The Northwestern 3A-4a Conference went through another coaching change Friday. Rob Bliss, the athletic director and boys' basketball coach at Fred T. Foard High has stepped down.

 

Steve Hardin isn't one to shy away from a challenge. After he was named head men's basketball coach at Lees McRae College, Hardin went out and pull in a superb recruiting class last summer. Nows, the

The Texas Rangers announced today that Hickory Crawdads RHP Josh McElwee has been promoted to the High-A Myrtle Beach Pelicans, becoming the seventh 'Dad this season to move up in the Rangers

The Hickory Crawdads continue to struggle. Despite a dominant performance on Wednesday, the Crawdads (57-40 overall; 16-12 second half of the South Atlantic League season) reverted back to their losing ways Thursday night in a 4-3 loss to the Lakewood BlueClaws in the series finale at L.P. Frans Stadium.