Brian Hampton has been a master in turning struggling football programs around. He took a North Surry High football team, that was 1-10 in his first year, and he led that team to 15 wins over the next two seasons. He's followed that up with similar results at Ashe County.
What's that old cliche, "if it wasn't for bad luck, I wouldn't have any luck at all." That best describes the Hickory Crawdads and their recent slide. For the second night in a row, the Crawdads (70-51 overall; 29-23, second half of the South Atlantic League season) outhit the Charleston RiverDogs (60-62; 27-25), but they also
The Hickory Crawdads displayed an aggressive attitude at the plate Monday night. The Crawdads pounded out nine hits and they also had 11 base runners. But they only scored twice in a 5-2 loss at Charleston against the RiverDogs at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park.