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Archive - Nov 2012

November 23rd

O-N-E boys, girls prep basketball preview

November 24, 2012

In this weekend's edition of The Observer News Enterprise, we take a look at the prep basketball season, including the boys and girls teams from Bandys, Bunker Hill, Fred T. Foard, Maiden, Newton-Conover and St. Stephens.

This preview includes returning players, new players and comments from each coach.

Horford leads Hawks to 101-91 win over Bobcats

November 24, 2012

Atlanta Hawks coach Larry Drew warned his team to take the Charlotte Bobcats seriously and forget all about their record last season.

It sure looked as if his players were listening.

Al Horford had 26 points and 13 rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Charlotte Bobcats 101-91 on Friday night for their fourth consecutive victory.

O-N-E prep wrestling preview: a look at 2012’s teams

November 23, 2012

For the second-straight year, the Observer News Enterprise takes a look at this year’s prep wrestling season, including those wrestling and comments from each coach.

To read this prep wrestling preview, pick up the Friday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

Rushing attack leads L-R against Eagles on Saturday

November 23, 2012

Since the arrival of head coach Mike Houston in Hickory, the Lenoir-Rhyne football team has ran the football down opponents collective throats — winning a South Atlantic Conference title in 2011 and yet another SAC title in 2012.

November 21st

Sessions lifts Bobcats past Raptors 98-97

November 22, 2012

The Charlotte Bobcats are off to a fast start so far this season.

Less than three weeks into the season, the surprising Bobcats are a game away from matching last season's win total following a 98-97 victory Wednesday night over the Toronto Raptors.

Man arrested for Hickory murder

November 21, 2012

On Tuesday, Nov. 20 at 3:40 a.m., officers responded to the area of the 300 block of 19th Ave NE in reference to a call of a shooting. Upon arrival officers located one victim who had been shot. Billy Chad Dellinger, 35 of Hickory was transported to Frye Regional Medical Center where he later died as a result of his injuries.

Newton Fire Department helps Santa

November 21, 2012

Tuesday afternoon at Newton Fire Department Station 1 the engine bay looked a little different than a normal day. Instead of maintaining fire equipment, the men were seen putting together children’s bicycles.

Crash causes delay

November 21, 2012

Traffic was redirected for half an hour on Wednesday while N.C. Highway Patrol investigated a wreck that sent one driver the the hospital with minor injuries.

Watchorn dies

November 21, 2012

Long time local bank president Thomas Watchorn, 64, died Sunday at his residence in Cornelius.  Watchorn came to Newton after Loyd Mullinax retired as long time president of Citizens Savings and Loan Association later Citizens Savings Bank.

County makes drug arrest

November 21, 2012

On Nov. 11, Narcotics Investigators with the Catawba County Sheriff's Office and Newton Police Department conducted a search warrant at the address of 5265 Swinging Bridge Rd. in Conover. As a result of this search warrant, a marijuana growing operation and firearms were seized.

Left with a bitter taste in their mouths from a 3-2 loss Sept. 4 against Maiden, the Newton-Conover...
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Volleyball Bandys...
The Newton-Conover football team broke a tie for sixth place in the latest Associated Press prep...

 

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