Archive - Jul 19, 2012
Returning home from a lengthy eight-game road trip, the Hickory Crawdads put on a show on the mound and behind the plate before a packed crowd of 2,573 fans at L.P. Frans Stadium on Thursday.
CHAPEL HILL â€” North Carolina linebacker Darius Lipford will miss this season after injuring a knee ligament for a second time.
Team officials say Lipford injured his left anterior cruciate ligament Thursday during a rehab session. He is scheduled to have reconstructive surgery in August.
He originally injured the knee during the Independence Bowl last December.
Emma Lee Crawford Vos, 66, of Hickory, wife, mother, and beloved friend went home to be with the Lord on July 17, 2012 at Palliative CareCenter and Hospice of Catawba Valley. The Vos family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home, 940 29th Ave NE, Hickory.
St. Stephens High School has named its next boys soccer coach.
The Indians tabbed Cory Morgan, a former Hickory and Lenoir-Rhyne standout, to be their next leader of the boys soccer program on Thursday.
Morgan replaces Chris Nelson, who stepped down in January after two seasons as the head coach of the team to take a job in South Carolina.
Mildred Ann Huffman Setzer, 65, of Hickory, slipped away peacefully and went to be with the Lord on July 18, 2012 at Palliative CareCenter and Hospice of Catawba Valley. The Setzer family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home, 940 29th Ave NE, Hickory.
A mother has been charged with manslaughter after her five-year-old son drown at a Catawba County boat club earlier this month. Investigators say the woman was drunk when the boy fell into the water.
Economic development leaders say good news is coming for Catawba County.
With a game and a win under their belt, the Catawba County Hornets are preparing this week to face the Stanly County Panthers on Saturday at Westside/Jaycee Park.
The Hornets (1-0) faced the Panthers in their Central Carolinas Football League season opener last year, winning 24-14.
West Montgomery's Ja'Quil Cap scored four times, leading the East squad past the West squad to a 34-9 victory in the 64th Annual East-West All-Star Game in Greensboro on Wednesday.
Newton-Conover players Jake Walker and Jervasse Moss both played in the contest. Moss ran four times for 21 yards and also caught a two-yard pass.