Archive - Oct 2012
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.
A teacher’s aide at Adrian Shuford Elementary School in Conover has brought a lawsuit against the Newton-Conover City Schools charging age discrimination in its hiring policies, after her court documents indicate she applied for a higher position and was by-passed for a younger applicant.
Kenneth Ray Phillips, 48, Connelly Springs, pled guilty to and was convicted of (F) Breaking and Entering (2 counts), (F) Larceny (3 counts), (F) Possession of Stolen Goods, (M) Simple Possession of Schedule III Controlled Substance and Habitual Felon status on Oct. 16 in Burke County Criminal Court.
For the upcoming elections, Catawba County updated its Voting Locator website. The website gives voters an online tool to search for their polling place location. Residents can excess the the website through Catawba County home page, the Board of Elections page or directly at gis.catawbacountync.gov/voter/.
With a staff and student population of all women, Catawba Valley Community College’s Cosmetology School Director Tammy Muller decided Breast Cancer awareness was a great way for the women in the program to give back.
During the week of Oct. 15-19 all proceeds from the school go to Susan G. Komen For the Cure, a breast cancer foundation.
After tying 3-3 in a thrilling game earlier this season, the St. Stephens and Fred T. Foard soccer teams went to battle again on Wednesday night in Hickory.
Behind three goals from sophomore midfielder Nich Bryant, the Indians pulled ahead early and cruised to a 4-1 victory over the Tigers.