Archive - Oct 2012
On a day when the Charlotte Bobcats hosted a â€śCool School Field Tripâ€ť for area students, the Milwaukee Bucks played the role of bully.
Up 20 points in the third quarter, the Bobcats (1-6) struggled down the stretch in a 100-90 home loss to the Bucks on Thursday morning.
Bobcats head coach Mike Dunlap said many factors contributed to the loss.
The Catawba County Hornets are one game away from the Central Carolinas Football League champion game, but one team stands in the way.
The Hornets host the Richmond County Golden Bears on Saturday at Westside/Jaycee Park in one of two semifinal match-ups in the CCFL playoffs.
Jayvee football season continued on Thursday with four match ups featuring all seven Catawba County football squads.
Below are scores from the county and others from the surrounding areas:
Catawba County scores
Bandys 12, Bunker Hill 6
Hickory 19, Fred T. Foard 14
Maiden 7, Draughn 6
Newton-Conover 28, West Caldwell 14 (N-C finishes 9-0, wins conference)
The Maiden and St. Stephens volleyball teams had their seasons ended on Thursday in the third round of the state playoffs.
Down 2-1 in their match with West Henderson (25-3), the Lady Indians (24-2) battled deep into the fourth set to stay alive, but eventually fell 33-31 to drop the match and have their season ended.
On Monday, Oct. 22, Newton Police were notified of a possible Child Pornography incident that was discovered by a local business owner.
Construction continues Thursday, Oct. 24 on the Newton Depot Southeastern Narrow Gauge and Shortline Museum. The construction of the museum will complete phase two of a three part project at the Newton Depot.
Rock Barn Golf and Spa welcomes foothills area chefs for tasting delights to benefit The March of Dimes. The March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction is Thursday, Oct. 25 at 6 p.m.
Ghouls, goblins, ghosts, witches and warlocks and every other costume in between is welcome to join Honey’s and the Newton Recreation Department for the Downtown Newton Halloween Spooktacular, Saturday, Oct. 27 from 5-8 p.m.
Conover Police Department officer A.R. Williams investigates a two-vehicle accident at Thornburg Drive and I-40. The accident delayed motorists Wednesday morning when Cynthia Harmon in a state-owned van, turned in front of Justin Shannon in a N.C. DMV License and Theft cruiser.
The Bunker Hill soccer team honored its six seniors during Wednesday's game against Bandys, but it was a freshman that stole the show.
Richard Xiong continued a standout first season for the Bears, netting three goals to lead the Bears to their 10th victory of the season against the Trojans, 3-1.