Archive - May 2012
Catawba Valley Commmunity College's dream of winning an National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Div. II World Series is over.
After nearly a four-hour rain delay, the Bucs (38-17) fell to Heartland Community College on Tuesday, 7-2.
It was the second time CVCC lost to Heartland (53-7) in the tournament, including a 5-4 opening game defeat in the tournament on Saturday.
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.
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 â€˜Dads.
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.
Organizers of one of the largest protests in region history hope to balloon their recent success into something bigger.
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 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 officials say it will take crews about four months to complete a $105,000 renovation project at Newton Fire Department’s Station No. 3.
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.
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.