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Without assistant coach Mackey, Bears play on

September 4, 2012

For the second-straight week, the Bunker Hill football team will be without a key member of its coaching staff.

John Mackey, defensive coordinator for the Bears the past four seasons, became ill last Wednesday afternoon.

While the Bunker Hill players and coaching staff miss a beloved friend, they are all motivated by his absence to win each and every game the rest of the season for him.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Lady Bears win first CVAC match

September 4, 2012

The Bunker Hill volleyball team scored their its conference victory of the season at home against the Lady Wildcats on Tuesday 25-19, 25-19 and 25-17.

Krissy Helms led the Lady Bears (2-8, 1-2) with 17 digs and 19 assists. Megan Fair and Chyenne Pump each added nine kills. Chelsey Lamm added six kills and four aces.

Bunker Hill hosts Bandys on Thursday.

Lady Bucs win second match, shut out Lady Storm

September 4, 2012

The Catawba Valley Community College volleyball team picked up its second win of the season in shutout fashion on Tuesday, knocking off the Davidson County Community College Lady Storm in three-straight sets 25-23, 25-16 and 25-16.

The Lady Bucs (2-0, 1-0) were led by Jennifer Beatty, who tallied 10 kills, while teammate Kailey Russell added seven kills.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

September 4, 2012

Billy Ray Hefner, 82, of Greenville, S.C., formerly of Conover, died Monday, Sept. 3, 2012 at Greenville Memorial Hospital in Greenville, S.C. The Hefner family entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover.

Risk-defying rescue

September 4, 2012

Hickory Rescue Squad volunteer Hunter Hardaway hangs upside down while attaching himself to a victim hanging from the Hickory water tower during Tuesday’s drizzly morning. The rescue mission didn’t include anyone in danger but, was apart of Hardaway’s training hours for his rope technician certification.

Church's mission to educate kids

September 4, 2012

During the summer many children are lounging in the house watching TV, but they probably aren’t reading or doing math problems. Millie Baker, a first-grade teacher at Long View Elementary School decided to change all that when she started a summer tutoring program, formally known as “SLAP” at Thomas Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church.

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