Archive - Apr 2012
Wednesday's scheduled game between the Hickory Crawdads and Kannapolis Intimidators at L.P. Frans Stadium was postponed due to rain.
The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader in Hickory on Monday, May 21, with the first of two seven-inning games starting at 4 p.m.
Police arrested 11 people at a Hickory adult entertainment club last week on sex, alcohol and drug charges.â€¨
The charges stem from a five-month investigation at Thee Playhouse on N.C. 64-70 in Hickory, where N.C. Alcohol Law Enforcement (ALE) agents made drug purchases and observed multiple alcohol violations.â€¨
LOS ANGELES â€” Dick Clark, the ever-youthful television host and tireless entrepreneur who helped bring rock 'n' roll into the mainstream on "American Bandstand," and later produced and hosted a vast range of programming from game shows to the New Year's Eve countdown from Times Square, has died. He was 82.
RALEIGH â€” Basketball standout C.J. Leslie is returning to North Carolina State for his junior season.
The school issued a statement saying Leslie would discuss his decision Wednesday afternoon during a scheduled press conference.
The 6-foot-8 forward averaged a team-best 14.7 points and added 7.3 rebounds per game.
Human skeletal remains have been discovered in Caldwell County. Could they belong to Zahra Baker? Authorities are tight-lipped, but theyâ€™re trying to find out.
Details are in Wednesdayâ€™s edition of The O-N-E, which also includes more comments offered in the Catawba County debate over same-sex marriage.
After breaking two legs and a right arm when he was 2 years old, Will Lamb's future in sports was uncertain.
â€śI couldnâ€™t do anything mobile for six months,â€ť Lamb said. â€śI was in a body cast. I didnâ€™t know what was going on. I never knew that I couldnâ€™t play sports. My parents let me do what I wanted. I wanted to play baseball. It just stuck.â€ť
Todd Church drove in two RBIs and also pitched a complete game to lead Newton-Conover to its fourth victory of the season against East Burke, 9-5.
Chris Aronis also drove in two RBIs, while Michael Woods and Jayme Arnold both went 2-for-4 from the plate.
Other baseball scores
Bunker Hill 10, Draughn 6
Bandys 7, West Caldwell 6
Maiden 9, South Iredell 3
A four-run bottom of the fifth inning helped lift the Hickory Crawdads to a 7-5 victory against the Kannapolis Intimidators on Tuesday at L.P. Frans Stadium.
Trailing 4-3 entering the fifth, but the 'Dads (8-5) took a 6-4 lead behind a two-run triple from second basemen Rougned Odor that scored Jhonny Gomez and Chris Grayson.
A resident stumbled upon human skeletal remains Tuesday morning within a few miles of a Caldwell County area investigators searched 18 months ago looking for Zahra Bakerâ€™s remains.
To read more of this story, pick up the Wednesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
Claremont rescuers and civic leaders will honor the late councilman P.J. Stanley this weekend during the cityâ€™s annual barbecue event.
â€¨The 12th annual Claremont Rescue Pig Picking and Poker Run will take place all day Saturday throughout the region.
Registration for the event begins at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Tilleyâ€™s Harley-Davidson in Statesville.