Sports

A brilliant pitching performance by Frank Lopez and a clutch bases-loaded single by Ronald Guzman helped the Hickory Crawdads (15-19) snap their 6-game losing streak with a 3-0 win over the Augusta GreenJackets (15-20) at L.P. Fran Stadium.

Paige Spell of the Ashe County girls' track team finished in a four-way tie for seventh place in the high jump Saturday at the NCHSAA Class 2A State Track & Field Championships at North Carolina A&T University in Greensboro, N.C.

Watauga High boys' tennis team capped off its championship season with five all-Northwestern 3A-4A Conference selections, and senior Landon Taylor was named the Northwestern 3A-4A Conference Player of the Year.

Tyler Moore improved to 9-4 on the season and he tossed his fifth complete game of the year as the Appalachian State University baseball team defeated Samford 6-3 Saturday at J.L. Griffin Field.

The Hickory Crawdads and the Crowne Plaza hotel, the official host hotel of the Crawdads, are proud to announce a special package allowing out of town fans to save on both their rooming and ticket to the