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July 16th

Hornets blank Red Wolves in season opener

July 17, 2012

In front of more than 150 fans, the Catawba County Hornets made an emphatic statement to start their season Saturday, rolling to a 62-0 victory against the visiting Winston-Salem Red Wolves at Westside/Jaycee Park.

The Hornets will try to improve to 2-0 this Saturday when they host the Albemarle Panthers at Westside/Jaycee Park at 8 p.m.

Shorebirds hammer Crawdads on diamond, 15-3

July 17, 2012

SALISBURY, Md. — Scoring 12 runs in the first three innings, the Delmarva Shorebirds hammered the Hickory Crawdads, 15-3, on Monday.

The first two batters in the Delmarva batting order — center fielder Glynn Davis and second baseman Jerome Pena — combined for seven of the Shorebirds' 13 RBIs in Monday's contest.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

July 16, 2012

Kenneth Edward Ramsey, 52, of Claremont, died Thursday, July 12, 2012 at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital. The Ramsey family entrusted the funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton.

Laurels and darts: County's justice system fails to protect lives

July 16, 2012

DARTS

Darts to the Catawba County justice system which has not only failed to keep safe the streets of Catawba County for citizens, but also failed people like Brett VonDrehle in the process.

July 13th

'Dads veteran Torres continues to grow, work hard

July 14, 2012

While the 'Dads Kevin Torres hasn't had a lot of chances to play, he is trying to make the most of them.

The 6-foot-3, 195-pound catcher said watching last season's Hickory squad make it to and compete int he playoffs help him mature as a baseball player.

BlueClaws slip by Crawdads on late single, 3-2

July 14, 2012

Tied 2-2 late in Friday's South Atlantic League contest, the Lakewood BlueClaws got a timely hit from Brock Stassi to pick up a 3-2 victory over the Hickory Crawdads.

Stassi's single in the bottom of the ninth plated catcher Gabriel Lino, who reached base earlier in the inning on a walk.

Saturday, July 14, 2012

July 13, 2012

Farrell Ray “Poss” Gilbert, 90, of Conover, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, July 13, 2012 due to injuries sustained from a recent fall at his home. The Gilbert family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover.

Technology at the fingertips

July 13, 2012

Slow polling

July 13, 2012

Early voting and curbside voting in the primary run-off concludes at 1 p.m. Saturday and so far turnout has been ... slow.

Three years later, DWI trial still looms

July 13, 2012

The roof of Alice Pope's Hickory home has been repaired since a car crashed into the residence on 29th Avenue NE more than three years ago.

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Catawba County's football teams possess a talented group of running backs this fall. Returning to...

 

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