Archive - May 27, 2012
Monday, May 28
Hickory Post 48 at Rutherford County Post 423, 7 p.m.
Hickory Crawdads at Delmarva Shorebirds, 5:05 p.m.
Tuesday, May 29
Shelby Post 82 at Hickory Post 48, 7 p.m.
Hickory Crawdads at Delmarva Shorebirds, 7:05 p.m.
Wednesday, May 30
Hickory Post 48 at Burke County Post 21, 7 p.m.
The Catawba Valley Community College baseball team staved off elimination by winning its first National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Div. II World Series game on Saturday, defeating the No. 7 Community College of Rhode Island Knights, 11-5.
Trailing 5-3, the Bucs (37-16) scored eight runs in their half of the seventh inning, including a grand slam by Brett Huffman.
CONCORD â€” Kasey Kahne powered to victory in the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday night, taking NASCAR's longest race for the third time for his first win with Hendrick Motorsports.
Kahne also gave car owner Rick Hendrick his 201st Sprint Cup series victory.
Kahne crossed the finish line nearly 5 seconds ahead of Denny Hamlin. Kyle Busch was third and series points leader Greg Biffle fourth.
Hundreds filled the Catawba County Justice Center lawn and roadside today to protest anti-gay remarks a Maiden pastor made two weeks ago.
In a May 13 service at Providence Road Baptist Church, Pastor Charles Worley suggested locking up lesbians and gays in an electrified fence until they die.