Shawn McGeorge

Reed provides veteran leadership amid Hopewell’s youth movement


HUNTERSVILLE – This year’s new-look team at Hopewell has proven that the fast start to the abbreviated 2020 baseball season was actually a glimpse into the future.  Though the Titans have relied on six underclassman starters, including freshman starting pitcher Chase Soesbee, the youth movement is not totally in a vacuum. As one of only three seniors, right fielder Stanley […]

High school baseball set after ‘eternity’ of an offseason


HUNTERSVILLE – The improvement in weather wasn’t worth it for Shawn McGeorge to brave the extra month-and-a-half waiting for the baseball season to begin. Tryouts typically start for the Hopewell baseball coach in mid-February, when the weather in the North Carolina piedmont is often at its worst – just ask football coaches about their experience practicing in that stretch. In […]

West Point-bound Gresham leads Hopewell in new era for baseball team

HUNTERSVILLE – Tanner Gresham was Hopewell’s leading hitter a year ago, but that’s not the strongest attribute he brings to the Titans’ baseball team. “It’s his leadership, dedication and that work mentality,” head coach Shawn McGeorge said. Because of that leadership, as well as his all-conference abilities on the diamond, the senior right-hander will join the Army West Point baseball […]