Area Sports Briefs: Livingstone’s Newman works out for Hornets

Published 12:47 am Thursday, June 16, 2016

From staff reports
Livingstone Ty Newman, a 6-foot-4 guard, had a pre-draft workout with the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday.
In 2015, Newman was the CIAA tournament MVP.
A dynamic sixth man for the Blue Bears as a junior, Newman averaged 17.8 points, 7.0 rebounds and 2.7 assists as a senior. He scored 30 points against Virginia Union.
Newman had eight points, five rebounds and four assists in Livingstone’s 2014 game at Duke.
The Hornets also worked out Duke’s Marshall Plumlee on Wednesday.

Intimidators fall
The Kannapolis Intimidators lost, 4-3, at Delmarva on Wednesday in a game that lasted 11 innings.
The Intimidators (23-43) have dropped seven straight, their longest losing streak of the season.
Yermin Mercedes hit a three-run homer for Delmarva.
Tyler Sullivan and Kyle Ruchim had two hits each for the Intimidators.
The Intimidators continue the road trip at Lakewood tonight.

Legion baseball
Rowan County returns to action tonight with a 7 p.m. game at Newman Park against Kernersville.

Junior Legion
Jaxon Miller pitched six strong innings as Carson won, 10-1, against West Rowan on Wednesday.
Zac Lee pitched the seventh.
Cole Hales and Garrett Alewine had two hits each. Hales, Alewine and Brycen Holshouser had two RBIs.
Carson plays Mocksville at Rich Park on Friday.
West plays Mooresville tonight at Mooresville Middle School.

Local golf
Michael Childress shot a second-round 77 to finish at 72-77-149 in the Mercedes Benz Tarheel Junior Golf Tournament at the Greensboro Country Club’s Farm Course.
Childress was fifth in the freshman/sophomore high school division and finished 12th overall.
Corbin Hills
The Corbin Hills women played their annual Mary Cobb McComb Member-Member event on Tuesday.
The winner with overall low net on a scorecard playoff was the team of Ruth Bowles and Carolynn Ries.
In the First Flight, light low net went to the team of Becky Isenhour and Faye Cline, while low gross went to the team of Mary Seaford and Azalee Story.
In the Second Flight, low gross went to the team of Treva Honeycutt and Karla Swanson.

Hurley Y clinics
The Hurley YMCA is hosting speed and agility clinics.
Limited spots are available from 10-11:30 a.m. on Monday-Thursday, June 20-23, for rising high school freshmen and for middle school athletes on June 27-30.
Coaches are Ester Marsh and Jesse Byrd.
Contact or or call 704-636-0111.

Parks and Rec camps
Salisbury Parks and Recreation is holding a baseball camp on June 20-23 from 9 until noon at the Salisbury High field. The instructor is SHS coach Mike Herndon. The cost is $30. The camp is for ages 8-14.
Parks and Rec is holding a volleyball camp from June 27-30 from 9 until noon at Hall Gym.
Mallory Hodge is the instructor. The cost is $30. The camp is for ages 8-14.
Register online at or call 704-638-5289.

Tysinger a scholar
SAC Softball Pitcher of the Year Carley Tysinger was among 122 Catawba athletes named to the Commissioner’s Honor Roll.