Sports

The Hickory Crawdads pulled out a 4-2 win Thursday night against the Greenville Drive at Fluor Field. The teams combined for 22 hits (the Drives had 13 hits; the Crawdads had nine), but the Crawdads (26-26) prevailed in the end thanks to a stingy defensive effort and a solid pitching performance.

The Ashe County High athletic department released its spring sports award winners for 2014.

Hickory Crawdads catcher Kevin Torres has been promoted to the High-A Myrtle Beach Pelicans, becoming the second 'Dad this season to move up in the

The Atlantic Coast Conference launched its new brand on Thursday in preparation for its 62nd year of athletic competition. The new mark reflects the ACC’s future while maintaining a strong sense of the

The Hickory Crawdads nailed down their first winning home stand of the year by knocking off Kannapolis 8-1 Wednesday night at L.P. Frans Stadium. The Crawdads (25-26) combined solid pitching, defense and hitting in polishing off the Intimidators in their series finale.