Post 48 improves in its second year under Beard

Cody Dalton
Sports Editor

A year ago, Hickory Post 48 was struggling.

With a thin roster and no pitching depth, Cameron Beard’s squad went 15-16 in his first season as head coach of the program.

One year later, though, Post 48 is stronger and contending for a berth in the American Legion state tournament, which will take place in Salisbury later this month.

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