Archive - May 28, 2012
Coming off a playoff appearance at the state tournament last season, the Hickory American Legion Post 48 baseball team is in rebuilding mode.
Of the 21 players on this yearâ€™s team, four are rising sophomores, and six are rising juniors.
For the second-straight day, the CVCC baseball team scored 11 runs, most of them late.
The Bucs won another elimination game in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Div. II World Series against the third-ranked Lackawanna (Pa.) Community College Falcons on Monday, 11-1.
Hickory Post 48's season opener on the road against Rutherford County Post 423 was rained out Monday.
Coach Fore Rembert said the team plans to make up the game, potentially on Friday, June 22.
Post 48 plays its first game of the season Tuesday at 7 p.m. when they host Shelby Post 82 at Henkel-Alley Field at the Hickory American Legion Fairgrounds.
Bessie Caroline Huffman Hunsucker, 68, of Claremont, died Monday, May 28, 2012 at Catawba Valley Medical Center. The Hunsucker family entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremation in Conover.
Veterans and citizens alike gathered at Claremont City Park on Monday to remember those who died serving this nation.
Claremont Mayor Dave Morrow said the service is not only to honor those veterans who have fallen, but anyone who served the United States.