Archive - Oct 1, 2013
Newton-Conover volleyball coach Linda Richards was honored on Tuesday for her history 500th win last week.
The Lady Red Devils responded by saluting their coach the best way they knew how â€” winning.
Newton-Conover pulled out to early leads in its first two sets against Maiden and pulled away at the end for a four-set home victory in conference play.
The Maiden football team entered the Top 10 of the Associated Press prep football poll for this first time this seson on Tuesday.
The Blue Devils (5-0, 1-0 in SD-7) are coming off of a 38-17 victory against rival Bunker Hill in Claremont this past Friday.
Below is a look at Tueday's prep sports scores across Catawba County:
Bandys 3, East Lincoln 0
Bunker Hill 3, West Lincoln 1
Newton-Conover 3, Maiden 1
Newton-Conover 5, Maiden 4
(continued from Monday)
Until this season, Jâ€™len Wilson hadnâ€™t played a competitive snap of football since middle school.
The Bunker Hill junior made a return this fall to the gridiron, where he is making an impact on the Bears squad.
To read more of this story, pick up the Tuesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
Below is a look at Monday night's prep sports scores from across Catawba County:
Fred T. Foard 3, Hibriten 1
Hickory 3, South Caldwell 0
St. Stephens 3, Patton 1
Bandys 5, East Lincoln 1
Bunker Hill 3, West Lincoln 3
Fred T. Foard 2, Hibriten 0
Hickory 4, South Caldwell 1
Newton-Conover 2, Maiden 1
Patton 1, St. Stephens 0
Mary Elizabeth Cooke Campbell, 78, of Newton, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, September, 28, 2013, at Catawba Regional Hospice. The Campbell family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home in Newton, NC.
If you tune into tonight's season premier of "Dukes of Haggling" at 10 p.m. on the Discovery Channel, you may see some familiar sites and faces.
Pumpkin carver Tim Trudgeon is especially busy in September and October. After hand-carving a trailer full of pumpkins at different events across the state, he drives to his home in Mocksville, and loads up the trailer again.
This weekend he was headed to Murray’s Mill in Catawba to demonstrate his craft.
Cyclists riding in the Cycle North Carolina Mountains to the Coast ride travel through Newton on Monday on their way to Murray's Mill. The ride, from Sept. 28 through Oct. 5, stretches 478 miles from Spruce Pine to Atlantic Beach. The cyclists will travel an average of 60-80 miles a day during the ride.
Seven members of Bandys High School varsity volleyball team, joined by several outraged family members, spoke out against the firing of their coach at Monday night's school board meeting.