Archive - Jun 27, 2012
Newton-Conover held its first 7-on-7 drills of the year against Hibriten High School at the practice field's at NCHS on Wednesday.
To find out what happened at these drills, pick up the Thursday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
The Newton Recreation Department is currently holding sign-ups for several events for this August's Soldiers Reunion.
These events include the annual horseshoe tournament, 5K Run/Walk and the softball tournament.
Horseshoe Tournament schedule for Aug. 16
The 2012 Soldiers Reunion Horseshoe Tournament is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 16 at 7 p.m. at Westside/Jaycee Park.
CHARLOTTE â€” General manager Rich Cho says it will take "something enticing" for the Bobcats to trade away the No. 2 overall pick in the NBA draft.
Cho won't say exactly what that entails.
For now the Bobcats haven't received a tantalizing enough offer and still own the rights to the No. 2 pick, although that could certainly change before the start of Thursday night's NBA draft.
A former Hickory High School athlete is aiming tonight to become the first Catawba County resident to compete in the Olympics.
Ryan Hill, a redshirt junior distance runner at N.C. State University this past season, is competing at the United States Track and Field Olympic Trails in Eugene, Ore. for a chance to make the 2012 Olympic team.
In the hot sun of late June, Newton-Conover’s Red Devils football team started heating up summer practice Wednesday.
Betty Lee McAlister Vaughan, age 80, formerly of Maiden passed away unexpectedly Monday, June 25, 2012.
Dr. Ross Nash was heading home to Charlotte after the Mrs. North Carolina Pageant in Newton when disaster hit him almost head-on.
As he drove west on N.C. 10, an oncoming car ran onto the shoulder of the road, before over-correcting and skidding into his lane of travel.
Almost a year after a Catawba County assistant district attorney was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated, another employee of District Attorney James C. Gaither Jr.â€™s office was charged with DWI.
Wrestling superstar and WWE Hall of Famer Jerry â€śThe Kingâ€ť Lawler visited L.P. Frans Stadium on Saturday at the Hickory Crawdads game against the Greensboro Grasshoppers.
During his time at the game, O-N-E Sports Editor Cody Dalton spoke to Lawler and interviewed him on a variety of topics.
Q: Growing up, did you play a lot of sports or were you involved in sports a lot?
Caldwell County Post 29 avenged a loss earlier in the season to Hickory Post 48, picking up a 7-5 victory at M.S Deal Stadium in Granite Falls on Tuesday.
Hickory (15-2, 10-2) and Caldwell County (16-2, 9-2) are tied atop the Area IV West Division. Both have two Western Division losses.
Post 48 handed Post 29 a 9-0 defeat on June 4, giving Caldwell County its first loss of the season.