Archive - Feb 4, 2012
Chaos ensued at Corpas Gymnasium on Friday, as Fred T. Foard and St. Stephens collided in a contest befitting a rivalry.
Foard junior Jordan Turner saluted his fellow upperclassmen by making a lay-up with 15 seconds to go, lifting the Tigers to a nail-biting 45-43 victory Friday against St. Stephens on â€śSenior Night."
Turner scored 10 of his game-high 14 points in the fourth quarter, including the last-second bucket to give Foard (13-9, 3-8) the victory.
Bandysâ€™ Cassidy Winchester made history on Friday.
The senior became the first girls soccer player at her school to sign with a Division I college, inking her National Letter of Intent with University of South Carolina-Upstate.
â€śIâ€™m so excited,â€ť Winchester said. â€śItâ€™s an honor to be the first one to sign, just for my sake. Iâ€™m really happy just to be signing.â€ť
Lady Trojans coach Clifford Mayer said the senior is unlike any player heâ€™s ever had the privilege of coaching.
CHARLOTTE â€” Itâ€™s hard to imagine things looking any bleaker for the Bobcats.
Theyâ€™ve lost 10 straight games, have the NBAâ€™s worst record and are coming off a 44-point drubbing Wednesday night at Portland, the worst loss in franchise history.
Thatâ€™s why Charlotte director of basketball operations Rod Higgins said now, more than ever, the Bobcats need to exercise patience.
Catawba County's older adults are the target of several area events this week in the Hickory Metro.
A Tuesday seminar will kick off a weekly series on aging at Valley Hills Mall.
A Thursday dance in Newton invites senior citizens to gather for three hours of fun at the city's recreation center.
For more on these and other events this week in the Catawba Valley, read on. Pick up The O-N-E print edition daily for more on events, the latest area news, advertisements, comics, obituaries and more.