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Archive - Oct 2012

October 26th

Bobcats collapse in 100-90 loss to Bucks

October 26, 2012

On a day when the Charlotte Bobcats hosted a “Cool School Field Trip” 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.

October 25th

Hornets one game away from CCFL title game

October 26, 2012

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.

JV FOOTBALL ROUND-UP: Thursday's area scores

October 25, 2012

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)

PREP NOTEBOOK: Indians, Blue Devils eliminated

October 25, 2012

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.

Man arrested for sexual exploitation

October 25, 2012

On Monday, Oct. 22, Newton Police were notified of a possible Child Pornography incident that was discovered by a local business owner. 

Chugging onward

October 25, 2012

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.

Area chefs provide tasting for March of Dimes

October 25, 2012

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.

Newton hosts the Halloween Spooktacular

October 25, 2012

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.

Morning accident involves two N.C. state vehicles

October 25, 2012

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.

October 24th

Bears win 10th game behind Xiong's hat trick

October 24, 2012

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.

Will Saenger scored three goals — all in the second half — leading Fred T. Foard to a 5-0 victory...
Below is a look at Wednesday's middle school football scores involving Catawba County teams: Middle...
Below is a look at Wednesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Volleyball Fred T...

 

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