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Archive - Jun 20, 2012

Post 48's Robert Whaley grows as a pitcher, leader

June 20, 2012

Robert Whaley had big shoes to fill in the Post 48 pitching rotation entering this summer, but he is exceeding expectations.

After Hickory lost starters Jeremy Null and Tyler Poole — both Div. I pitchers and MLB draftees — Whaley said he knew he would have to step up.

Hickory ousts Henderson Co. on diamond, 9-1

June 20, 2012

Hickory Post 48 picked up another win in Area IV Western Division play, knocking off Henderson County at Henkel-Alley Field on Wednesday, 9-1.

With the victory, Hickory improves to 12-2 overall and 9-1 in the Area IV Western Division.

Henderson County falls to 6-12 overall and 1-8 in Western Division play.

BCS commissioners settle on plan for playoff

June 20, 2012

CHICAGO, Ill. — The BCS commissioners are backing a playoff plan with the sites for the national semifinals rotating among the major bowl games and a selection committee picking the teams.

The plan will be presented to university presidents next week for approval.

Thursday, June 21, 2012

June 20, 2012

James Carroll White, 65 of Liberty Church Road, Hickory died Monday, June 18, 2012 at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital. The family will receive friends from 2-3:00 pm, in the chapel, one hour prior to the service. 

Community rushes to pregnant mother's aid

June 20, 2012

Monita Gibbs was due to give birth to a son on Tuesday, but a different kind of emergency brought neighbors, police and fire to the Conover home of the mother of a disabled child.

"I went into the laundry room and I just saw smoke," she said. "A lot of smoke."

Newton explores costly road repair

June 20, 2012

A city street has caught the attention of Newton City Council member Tom Rowe and he said he wants to see something done about it.

Man Killed

June 20, 2012

A Newton man was killed Tuesday afternoon when he was hit by a car while riding a lawnmower near his mailbox.

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Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Girls basketball...

 

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