The Forest City Owls took advantage of four errors by the Gastonia Grizzlies and strong performances from Eric Cheray and starting pitcher Anders DeShields to claim a 5-3 over the Grizzlies Wednesday night.
The Forest City Owls took advantage of a pair of passed balls by Grizzlies catcher and a hard hit RBI double by Eric Cheray in the fourth inning to take a thin 3-2 lead over the rival Gastonia at press time in the bottom of the sixth inning.
Gardner-Webb signed two post players to wrap up its men’s basketball recruiting class for the coming season.
It wasn’t necessarily the start the Forest City Owls were looking for.
The Big South Conference will welcome a pair of new teams into the fold over the next two seasons. Monmouth and Kennesaw State University keep the league at the required seven teams for an automatic bid to the FCS playoffs, after the departure of Stony Brook and VMI.