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Archive - Sep 2012

September 5th

Bobcats to host their training camp in Asheville

September 5, 2012

CHARLOTTE — 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."

Thursday, September 6, 2012

September 5, 2012

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.

September 4th

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.

September 3rd

Tigers top Knights on soccer field, pick up win No. 8

September 3, 2012

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).

Crawdads fall 4-2 in season finale to Drive

September 3, 2012

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.

Catawba native Bobby Lutz is a finalist for the head men's basketball coaching job at College of...
Todd Starkey is leaving the Lenoir-Rhyne women’s basketball program to take an assistant coaching...
After five seasons, Ryan Succop's career as a Kansas City Chief is over. The Chiefs cut the veteran...

 

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