Archive - Oct 19, 2012
The lawn of Russell House at Lenoir Rhyne University was filled with voters from both party lines on Thursday, Oct. 18. Students stopped their normal routine of going to morning classes while Catawba County residents joined them to hear former U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania and 2012 Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum speak.
Jayvee football season continued on Thursday with five match ups featuring seven Catawba County football squads.
Only one team, Fred T. Foard, was off because of its bye week.
Below are scores from the county and others from the surrounding areas:
Catawba County scores
Bandys 22, E. Burke 8
Hickory 27, St. Stephens 22
Maiden 13, Bunker Hill 0
A St. Stephens senior swimmer is heading to the Ivy League next fall.
Saint's Sava Turcanu has announced that he has committed to attend Harvard University after he graduates from high school this spring.
Turcanu has won three state titles at St. Stephens High School, including two at last year's 3A state meet in Cary.
The Bunker Hill soccer team received two goals each from Richard Xiong and Joel Hernandez to pick up a three-goal victory against Maiden on Thursday.
Xiong also made two assists, while Andres Chavez and Javier Chavez each recorded an assist for the Bears (8-8-1, 6-6-0).
The Blue Devils fall to 0-15 overall and 0-12 in the CVAC.
Three soccer games postponed on Thursday
The Newton-Conover football team is sponsoring its First Annual Mattress Sale on Saturday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at NCHS.
During this sale, name brand mattress sets will be sold at 30 to 60 percent below retail price.
Each of these mattresses are top quality with full factory warranties. All sizes and price ranges are available, as is delivery.