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Updated: Friday, August 2 2013, 10:24 PM EDT
Cody Stubbs could not make it to Tuscola on 'Cody Stubbs Day' because he had to fly out to Idaho Falls to begin his professional baseball career. Stubbs was supposed to throw out the first pitch at the American Legion Game between Haywood Post 47 and Cherryville Post 100. He just signed his contract with the Royals who drafted him in the 8th round.
North Buncombe has a new baseball coach, Matt Landreth. He is a former assistant coach at East Tennessee State. Landreth graduated from North Buncombe in 2001, earning seven varsity letters in football and baseball. He played college baseball at Gardner-Webb. Landreth replaces Wesley King who recently took a job at Middle Creek.
The Asheville Tourists win both games of a double header against Greensboro. Asheville wins the first game 3-1 and the second game, 15-4.
Mars Hill defensive end, Troy Harris can't wait for football season. The rising Junior has been voted as a 2nd team preseason All-American by Beyond Sports Network.