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Former Appalachian State University baseball standout Will Callaway (Greenville, S.C./Eastside) has been named the starting third baseman for the South Division team in next Tuesday’s Northwest League All-Star Game.

Travis Demeritte and Luis Marte backboned the Hickory Crawdads Tuesday night. Demeritte belted a grand slam in the first inning, Marte had a three-run double in the bottom of the third as the Crawdads (64-44 overall; 23-16, second half of the South Atlantic League season) blasted the Delmarva Shorebirds 10-4 at L.P. Frans

Ashe County High football coach Brian Hampton will be going into his third year with a lot of hopes and ambitions.

Matt Duble has been named the Lees-McRae women’s basketball assistant coach, announced the Vice President Director of Athletics and Club Sports Craig McPhail Tuesday afternoon.

Nomar Mazara has been one of Hickory's most consisitent players this season, especially when the game's been on the line.