The Hickory Crawdads are on a roll. And the "Hickory Express" claimed another victim Monday night. The Crawdads (46-28 overall; 5-0 second half) blanked Kannapolis 2-0 at L.P. Frans Stadium. It was also Hickory's sixth shutout win of the year. The Hickory pitching staff has a 0.90 earned-run-average on this run.
The Hickory Crawdads began the second half of the South Atlantic League season the same way they ended the first half, with winning baseball. The 'Dads kick started their post-All-Star Game schedule with
A pair of High country natives were recognized at the state championships this spring. Bobby Dunnigan, a umpire in the region for a number of years, was selected as one of four umpires assigned to the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 2A state championship series between Bunker Hill and Midway May at UNC-