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Tigers blank Hilltoppers, continue strong start

August 23, 2012

Already with four wins under its belt, the Fred T. Foard soccer team continued its early season roll.

The Tigers scored one goal in the first half and three in the second on their way to a 4-0 shutout win against the R-S Central Hilltoppers on Thursday.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Bandys stays perfect on court

August 23, 2012

The Bandys tennis team improved to 4-0 overall and 2-0 in the Catawba Valley 2A with a dominant 9-0 victory over South Iredell on Thursday.

Cassidy Shell, the Lady Trojans No. 1 player, led her team with a 6-1, 6-0 victory in singles competition and also teamed with Halie Moore to pick up a 8-0 doubles win.

Prep tennis

Bandys 9, South Iredell 0

Singles

JV FOOTBALL ROUND-UP: Thursday's area scores

August 23, 2012

Jayvee football teams around Catawba County continued their football seasons on Thursday.

All seven Catawba County schools were in action, including Bandys, Bunker Hill, Fred T. Foard, Hickory, Maiden, Newton-Conover and St. Stephens. Below are scores from the county, as well as ones in the surrounding areas.

Local scores
Bandys 12, Fred T. Foard 0

Friday, August 24, 2012

August 23, 2012

Harold David Morrow, 66, of Hickory, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, at his residence after a courageous battle with cancer. The Morrow family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Conover.

Collision course

August 23, 2012

A 19-year-old survived a deadly crash after he merged his motorcycle into a pick-up truck pulling a flatbed trailer on I-40 Thursday morning.

A second nearby wreck forced the closure of both westbound lanes of the interstate at different points for more than an hour.

River search reveals no new clues

August 23, 2012

A river search revealed no new clues as Catawba County Sheriffs Office continues to investigate the disappearance of Ken Mohler.

'Friendship' fills school supply need

August 23, 2012

As school started the halls of Tuttle Elementary School were full of school supply donations,

“The hallway looked like you were walking through the aisles of Wal-Mart,” said Tuttle Principal DeAnna Finger.

The supplies are going to helping needy students in the school. Even the sixth graders were ready to use the supplies Finger said.

Welcome aboard as memories, history continues

August 23, 2012

Reunion Day in Newton is a day to salute soldiers and a day of festivities. Many families travel from afar to come “home” and spend Reunion week in the county they grew up in. In addition to the traditional August get-togethers in Newton, there was another special reunion — a reunion of the highest altitude.
 

Braves score five straight, oust Crawdads in finale

August 23, 2012

In the thick of the South Atlantic League North Division second-half playoff race, the Hickory Crawdads suffered a setback toward making the postseason on Wednesday.

Trailing 3-1, the Rome Braves scored five-straight runs on their way to a 6-4 matinee victory over the Crawdads at L.P. Frans Stadium in the two team's three-game series finale.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Lady Trojans win their first match

August 23, 2012

Bandys won its first volleyball game of the season on Wednesday, topping Lincolnton in three-straight sets, 25-17, 25-15 and 25-12.

Sierra Brotherton led the Lady Trojans (1-2) with six aces, seven kills and 14 blocks. Amber Krenson added five aces, five kills and two blocks.

Kayla Champion led Bandys in digs with 13, while Gaosee Vang recorded a team-high 17 assists.

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