Archive - Sep 2012
CHARLOTTE â€” The Charlotte Bobcats have announced they'll hold their training camp at UNC Asheville's Kimmel Arena from Oct. 1-6.
Bobcats president of basketball operations Rod Higgins said Wednesday the arena is "an ideal place for our players and coaches to prepare for the coming season."
Felicia Hope Feimster Foster, 51 of Newton died Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012 at Palliative CareCenter & Hospice of Catawba Valley. The Foster family entrusted the arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Off to its best start in recent memory, the Fred T. Foard soccer team passed another early season test on Monday.
Up 1-0 at halftime, the Tigers netted two goals in the second half to pull out the 3-0 win over visiting North Lincoln (6-2-1).
The Hickory Crawdads fell in the final game of the 2012 season, 4-2, against the Greenville Drive, before 6,460 fans at Fluor Field in Greenville on Monday afternoon.
The Crawdads got out to a quick lead with a run against Drive pitcher Jason Garcia in the top of the first frame.