Sports

The Ashe County High boys’ golf team finished fifth at the Mountain Valley 1A-2A Conference championships at the Roaring Gap Golf Club Thursday in Roaring Gap, N.C.

The Greensboro Grasshoppers played long ball Thursday night in an 8-3 win against the Hickory Crawdads at L.P. Fran Stadium. The Grasshoppers (11-9) hit four home runs in the game.

Conference Carolinas announced its regular season award winners at tonight’s awards banquet in Burlington, NC. The Conference Carolinas All-Conference baseball teams were determined by votes from each head coach of participating league institutions.

Eric Krupa, President of the South Atlantic League, has announced the members of the 2014 South Atlantic League Hall of Fame Class, with three of the four inductees involving the city of Hickory and the Crawdads.

The Catawba Softball Team (25-19) pulled out a 6-3 victory over Lenoir-Rhyne (38-12) in 16 innings Thursday night in the quarterfinal round of the 2014 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Tournament at Neely Field.