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Monday's Easter Classic results, Tuesday schedule

April 9, 2012

The two-time defending tournament champion Bears had their title defense and six-game win streak ended on Monday with a 11-5 defeat against the Warriors.

To read more of this story and more on the Catawba County Easter Baseball Classic, pick up the Tuesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

Crawdads improve to 4-1 with win over Drive

April 9, 2012

Leftfielder Chris Grayson belted a three-run home run in the top of the eighth inning to propel the Hickory Crawdads to the 4-3 road win against the Greenville Drive on Monday night.

Wizards rout woeful Bobcats 113-85

April 9, 2012

CHARLOTTE — Jordan Crawford scored 20 points and Washington got 67 points from their reserves as the Wizards hammered the Charlotte Bobcats 113-85 Monday night in a matchup of the NBA's two worst teams.

Catawba County sports schedule

April 9, 2012

Tuesday, April 10

Catawba Valley Easter Classic at Fairgrounds
Foard-Hickory loser vs. West Caldwell-Bunker Hill loser, 12 p.m.
Newton-Conover-South Iredell loser vs. Maiden-St. Stephens loser, 2:30 p.m.
Foard-Hickory winner vs. West Caldwell-Bunker Hill winner, 5 p.m.
Newton-Conover-South Iredell winner vs. Maiden-St. Stephens winner, 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

April 9, 2012

George H. McCorkle, 71, of San Angelo, Texas, died Friday, April 6, 2012, in a local hospital.  Family and friends may sign an online guestbook at johnsons-funeralhome.com.

Shots fired at Newton club

April 9, 2012

A bar fight at a popular Newton nightclub escalated into gunfire early Sunday morning on the north side of the city.

Police are trying to identify the suspect who fired shots outside of Club Senorial in Newton about 2:30 a.m. Sunday and fled the scene before officers arrived.

County health rating declines

April 9, 2012

When it comes to overall health, Catawba County’s citizens rank just outside the top 25 healthiest in North Carolina, according to an annual health ranking released this month.

Catawba County ranked 29th in health outcomes and 30th in health factors out of the state’s 100 counties in an annual “Roadmaps to Health” study released April 3.

Maiden woman faces drug charges

April 9, 2012

A Maiden woman was arrested on drug charges Sunday night after authorities caught her hiding in the bathroom of a mobile home.

Catawba County's week ahead

April 9, 2012

Classes this week will inform citizens who want to add members to their families and those who want to learn more about their ancestors.

Family Builders of Catawba Valley invites prospective foster and adoptive parents to a Tuesday information session, and the Catawba County Library System will begin a series of genealogy workshops Saturday.

O-N-E sports schedule for the week

April 9, 2012

Monday, April 9

Catawba Valley Easter Classic at Fairgrounds
No. 7 Foard vs. No. 2 Hickory, 12 p.m.
No. 6 West Caldwell vs. No. 3 Bunker Hill, 2:30 p.m.
No. 8 Newton-Conover vs. No. 1 South Iredell, 5 p.m.
No. 5 Maiden vs. No. 4 St. Stephens, 7:30 p.m.

L-R men's/women's golf at Aramark Intercollegiate

Tuesday, April 10

Will Saenger scored three goals — all in the second half — leading Fred T. Foard to a 5-0 victory...
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