Archive - Oct 4, 2012
Trying to keep pace with conference leader Watauga, the Hickory soccer team made the most of its early opportunities on Thursday.
The Red Tornadoes scored in the first four minutes of the first and second halfs on their way to a 3-1 victory over Fred T. Foard.
The Newton-Conover soccer team pulled ahead 4-1 by halftime and cruised to a 6-1 conference victory against Bunker Hill on Thursday.
Franklin Wepner led the Red Devils (7-3-1, 5-1-0) with two goals and two assists.
Turner Glynn, Chandler Johnson, Eli Cordes and Brian See also scored goals for Newton-Conover.
Cesar Lara, Glynn and Johnson picked up assists in the victory.
The Catawba Valley Community College volleyball team is 19-0 after a four-set road win over Johnson and Wales on Thursday 23-25, 25-22, 25-13 and 25-14.
The Lady Bucs (19-0) dropped the first set in the contest, but rallied back to win three-straight sets and take the match.
Claremont Daze kicks off the first weekend of the month with two days of food, fun and entertainment Oct. 5 and 6.
Friday the event starts at 7 p.m. with 5th Quarter following the Bunker Hill High School football game.
Friday night entertainment features Too Much Sylvia on the main stage, a beer garden and food served at O’Cup Bakery and Beanery.
A barn in eastern Catawba County has a huge splash of color on one side and is a lot of talk in the community. One side of the barn was transformed into a giant folk art mural by area folk artist Robert Oren Eades III, with an important message telling passing motorists of the annual Lake Norman Folk Art Festival. The popular festival is Saturday.
The Alexander County Economic Development Corporation announced Gary Herman as the Small Business Development Coordinator. Herman’s first day on the job in Alexander County was Monday, Oct. 1.
The Bandys tennis team picked up a 8-1 conference victory on Wednesday against Bunker Hill in Catawba.
The Lady Trojans improve to 13-2 overall and 11-2 in the CVAC, while Bunker Hill falls to 6-13 overall and 5-8 in the Catawba Valley 2A.
Bandys 8, Bunker Hill 1
The St. Stephens soccer team picked up a 4-2 road conference soccer victory against Alexander Central on Wednesday.
The Indians (9-5-2, 4-1-2) received goals from Tommy Vo, Luke Bruce, Osvaldo Cruz and Ben Highland.
Four Saint soccer players also had assists, including Ivan Aguilera-Zavala, Andrew Bare, Andrew Barton, Vo and Bruce.
Ever want to learn how to hit a golf ball a really long way? How about more than 400 yards?
Hickory-area golf fans will have an opportunity on Tuesday, Oct. 9 during the Greater Hickory Classic at Rock Barn presented by Kia Motors when the Rock Barn Golf Academy presents a Power Golf Exhibition on Tuesday and the annual Youth Golf Clinic on Friday, it was announced on Wednesday.