Archive - Jan 24, 2013
In its program's historic 100th game, the Catawba Valley Community College women's basketball team came away victorious.
The 14th-ranked Lady Bucs knocked off Guilford Tech 64-44 on Thursday at the Tarlton Complex.
To read more of this story, pick up the Friday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
Tied atop the CVAC girls basketball standings, something had to give Thursday in Catawba when Bandys hosted East Burke.
The Lady Trojans scored 23 points in the fourth quarter, helping them come away with a 63-55 victory and remain perfect in Catawba Valley 2A play.
The Fred T. Foard wrestling team moved to 31-1 overall and 3-0 in Northwestern 3A/4A competition with a 63-7 victory against Watauga on Thursday.
Below are the results from that match:
Fred T Foard 63, Watauga 7
106: Isaac Hollar (FTF) won by forfeit
113: Mark Townsend (W) maj. dec. Josh Underwood, 17-6
120: Mikey Vincent (FTF) dec. Gus Coffey, 4-3
The Catawba County Sheriffs department is asking for public assistance in identifying an armed robbery suspect.
The Sun House convenience store located at 1901 U.S. 70 SW in Hickory was held up at gunpoint Monday night a few minutes after 10:30 p.m. according to sheriff records.
The National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE), the nation’s leading organization focused on promoting entrepreneurship through community colleges, has named Gary Muller with Catawba Valley Community College among its first-ever NACCE Fellows in Community Outreach.
Business minds, owners and interested citizens joined the Catawba County Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, Jan. 23 for its annual Legislative Issues Luncheon. The luncheon was served to it’s full room of guests at the Crowne Plaza in Hickory.
Following the announcement today by the NBA's New Orleans Hornets to change their team name to the Pelicans next season, the Charlotte Bobcats released a statement regarding the decision.
Below are the postponements and cancellations of Friday's high school sports action:
Maiden at Newton-Conover (postponed to Monday, Jan. 28)
Draughn at Bandys, postponed (likely to Wednesday, Jan. 30)
Bunker Hill at East Burke, still on
Fred T. Foard at Watauga, still on
St. Stephens at Alexander Central, still on (will play Saturday if they can't Friday)
Seniors Anthony and Andrew Christopher both wrestle, but they share more than just a mat.
Separated by school lines, the brothers have battled through not only their wrestling opponents, but more than any high school student should ever have to.
Thanks in part to forward Josh Smith and the Atlanta Hawks, the Charlotte Bobcats' lengthy home losing streak grew to 16 games on Wednesday.
Smith scored 30 points and grabbed 13 rebounds for his 15th double double of the season, leading Atlanta to a 104-92 victory against Charlotte at Time Warner Cable Arena.