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Archive - May 29, 2012

3-2 rally win against Shelby starts Post 48’s season

May 29, 2012

After leaving six runners in scoring position in the game and trailing 2-0 in the bottom of the ninth, Post 48 rallied.

A successful bunt by Nick Guarino forced an error that plated Tyler Pait and Logan Gray to tie the game.

Crawdads blank Shorebirds, improve to .500

May 29, 2012

Scoring in six-of-nine innings, the Hickory Crawdads picked up their second-straight win over the Delmarva Shorebirds in Maryland on Tuesday.

Catcher Kevin Torres and first baseman Jhonny Gomez led Hickory (25-25) with two RBIs each.

Zach Cone and Jeremy Williams also drove in an RBI each for the ‘Dads.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

May 29, 2012

Edward Ernest Rockett, 85, died May 28, 2012, after a prolonged illness.  The Rockett family entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremation in Conover.

Anti-hate group charges forward

May 29, 2012

Organizers of one of the largest protests in region history hope to balloon their recent success into something bigger.

Sparkman gourds available at memorial luncheon

May 29, 2012

Greater Hickory Metro residents have a chance to grab a piece of gourd history and local treasure next month at a memorial luncheon for National Gourd Lady Margaret Sparkman.  

YMCA officials announced this week they will hold a luncheon in Sparkman’s memory on June 13 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Adrian L. Shuford YMCA in Conover.

Authorities: No misconduct in officer shooting

May 29, 2012

Authorities determined there was no evidence of criminal misconduct by a Hickory police officer who shot a man during a traffic stop in December.

District 25 Attorney Jay Gaither's office announced the findings this week after a six-month investigation of the shooting.

Fire station repairs under way

May 29, 2012

Fire officials say it will take crews about four months to complete a $105,000 renovation project at Newton Fire Department’s Station No. 3.

LIVE: CVCC vs. Heartland in NJCAA World Series

May 29, 2012

The Catawba Valley Community College baseball team (38-16) is competing right now against Heartland Community College (52-7) at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Div. II World Series in Enid, Okla.

Heartland defeated Catawba Valley, 5-4, in the opening game of the tournament on Saturday.

Times set for Fred T. Foard's 3A state title games

May 29, 2012

The start times in the best-of-three series for the state 3A championship between Fred T. Foard and Charles B. Aycock have been released.

Foard (25-4) and Aycock (29-2), who play on Field 5 at the Walnut Creek Softball Complex in Raleigh, open their series Friday in game one at 8 p.m.

From the publisher: Don't let negative news define us

May 29, 2012

Welcome to Catawba County, a wonderful community in the foothills of North Carolina that is within an hour of some of the most beautiful outdoor places and metropolitan locations in the state.

But why leave the county?

The Newton-Conover and Bunker Hill volleyball programs added another page to their annual rivalry...
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Volleyball Bandys 3...
Below is a look at Monday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Volleyball Hickory 3...

 

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