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Archive - Oct 2, 2012

Hernandez, Xiong guide Bunker HIll past Bandys

October 2, 2012

The breakthrough season for Bunker Hill on the soccer field continued Tuesday in Catawba.

Behind two goals each from Joel Hernandez and Richard Xiong, the Bears knocked off Bandys on the road for their sixth victory.

To read more of this story, pick up the Wednesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's scores, postponements

October 2, 2012

Four prep contests in soccer and tennis were postponed on Tuesday due to weather.

Bunker Hill at Bandys and Maiden at Draughn tennis will both be played on Wednesday, weather permitting.

Fred. Foard at Hickory soccer, which was postponed from Monday, was moved to Thursday.

Newton-Conover hosts West Caldwell next Monday for a pivotal soccer match.

Prep volleyball

CVCC tops Spartanburg Methodist, moves to 18-0

October 2, 2012

The Catawba Valley Community College volleyball team won its 18th straight volleyball game on the road Tuesday against Spartanburg Methodist 25-18, 25-15 and 25-22.

Jennifer Beatty led the Lady Bucs (18-0, 8-0) with 10 kills, 17 digs, one ace, one assist and two blocks.

Lacy Goodson also tallied 27 assists for CVCC.

Kitchen fire

October 2, 2012

Catawba firefighters responded to a house fire Tuesday afternoon at 202 E. Central Ave. in Catawba. The 68-year-old homeowner was using his stove when his kitchen caught fire. The man was able to get out of his home and called 911 around 2:30 p.m. Catawba Fire Chief Gary Sigmon said the fire was contained in the kitchen.

HFD welcomes changes

October 2, 2012

Hickory Fire Department said goodbye to two fire fighters Tuesday night and welcomed its new fire chief.

Fred Hollar was welcomed as chief during a reception held Tuesday at the Julian G. Whitener Municipal Building second floor atrium, prior to being sworn in at the meeting.

Police checkpoint gets dangerous drivers off the roads

October 2, 2012

Newton Police Department, along with Hickory, Conover and N.C. Highway Patrol wrote a combined 44 tickets and made four arrests during a weekend checkpoint.

Conover looks forward to changes

October 2, 2012

Conover City Council welcomed new construction and new changes for the city during its Oct. 1 meeting.
 

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