Archive - Sep 25, 2012
Down two of its best players and a third playing hurt, Newton-Conover lost a heartbreaking 2-1 conference soccer contest Tuesday to rival South Iredell.
The CVAC loss is the Red Devilsâ€™ first in conference play since Oct. 25, 2010 against West Caldwell.
The St. Stephens volleyball team avenged a loss earlier this season with a victory against Watauga on Tuesday 25-23, 22-25, 27-25 and 25-21.
The win by the Lady Indians ties them atop the Northwestern 3A/4A with the Lady Pioneers (11-5, 6-1).
Jenna Boliek led Saint (15-1, 7-1) with 14 kills and 12 digs. Breanna Hall added 12 kills and three blocks, while Marisa Jones had six kills.
The CVCC volleyball team continued its roll so far this season on Tuesday, knocking off Johnson and Wales University in three-straight sets 26-24, 25-16 and 26-24.
Jennifer Beatty led CVCC (14-0, 6-0) with 10 kills, while Leah Watts added seven kills and four aces.
A Hickory pastor was arrested Monday and charged with indecent liberties with a child following a police investigation, a Newton Police Department release states.
According to the release, Bradley William Moss, 38, of Newton, was placed in the Catawba County Detention Center with a $100,000 bond. His first appearance in court, the release states, is Wednesday.
Top: Dakota Davidson works on a chalk baseball Saturday during Newtonâ€™s ArtFest. Davidson was finishing Karate practice at Budokan Martial Arts and joined in the chalk-art event. He was one of the first 50 children to sign up for the event. Right: Bunker Hill High School student Brandon Medlin draws a colorful guitar Saturday.
Newton-Conover City Schools are still in the process of developing a budget for a proposed new school building.
Assistant Superintendent David Stegall said the school board is still working on revising its budget and reviewing bids before a final decision is made.
NC Highway Patrol reports drugs and cash were found on the scene of last Sunday’s fatal motorcycle wreck on U.S. 321.
Driver John Franklin, 35, of Claremont, was carrying $1,714 in cash on him when the motorcycle he was driving crashed, NC Highway Patrol Sgt. J. Womack said.