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Archive - Jul 2012

July 5th

Post 48 wins 11-4 to take a 2-0 series advantage

July 5, 2012

Hickory Post 48 picked up an 11-4 road victory over Kings Mountain Post 155 on Wednesday, moving within one game of advancing to the second round of the Area IV playoffs.

Hickory (17-4) was led in victory by pitcher Ben Watson, who tossed a complete game and allowed eight hits, four runs (all earned), 10 walks and struck out 10 Kings Mountain batters.

July 4th

Crawdads one-hit Shorebirds, earn 3-1 victory

July 5, 2012

The Hickory Crawdads returned home in style on Wednesday before 5,468 fans — the most people to attend a single 'Dads game at L.P. Frans Stadium in the past five years.

Left-handed starting pitcher Will Lamb and right-handed reliever Nick McBride combined to toss a one-hitter, helping the Crawdads to a 3-1 Independence Day victory over the Delmarva Shorebirds.

Thursday, July 5, 2012

July 4, 2012

Margaret Cecelia Clark, age 71, of Newton passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at Brian Center in Hickory. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Clark family.

Patriot parade

July 4, 2012

When Edith Pirkle moved from Lake Norman to Maiden, she said she felt like the town was missing something.

"The town didn't have a parade," she said. "I thought, 'What could I do?' So I started a a parade for the Fourth of July."

DA details convictions

July 4, 2012

Twenty-nine defendants were convicted of felony offenses and sentenced during the week of Criminal Superior Court held June 25 – June 29, 2012 in Burke, Caldwell and Catawba County.

Catawba County defendants convicted include:

Crafting images of small-town American life

July 4, 2012

Close your eyes and picture it: small-town America.

Newton hosts July 4 pool bash

July 4, 2012

Looking for something “cool” to do locally this July 4th?

The Newton Parks & Recreation Department is planning an “Independence Day Splash Bash” at the city of Newton Swimming Pool on Wednesday, 1-6 p.m.

For the price of pool admission, area residents can visit the pool for a refreshing swim, and join in games, contests, and activities for the entire family.

July 3rd

Cole McGraw's walk gives Hickory 1-0 series lead

July 4, 2012

A bases-loaded walk by Cole McGraw in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted Hickory Post 48 to a 12-11 victory over Kings Mountain Post 155 on Tuesday at Henkel-Alley Field at the American Legion Fairgrounds.

With the win, Hickory (16-4) takes 1-0 series lead over Kings Mountain (3-12).

'Dads beat 'Hoppers, 7-6, for second-straight day

July 4, 2012

For the second-straight day, the Hickory Crawdads picked up a 7-6 road victory over the Greensboro Grasshoppers on Tuesday.

The Crawdads remain undefeated in the month of July, improving to 10-3 in the second half and 46-36 overall.

'Dads pitcher Jerad Eickhoff picked up his 10th in of the season — the first Crawdad to accomplish the feat this season.

AP Source: Bobcats interview UNLV's Augmon

July 3, 2012

CHARLOTTE — A person familiar with the situation says the Charlotte Bobcats have interviewed former UNLV star and current Running Rebels assistant coach Stacey Augmon for a spot on Mike Dunlap's coaching staff.

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