Archive - Nov 12, 2013
FOREST, Va. - Emory & Henry College junior linebacker Paul Forney has been named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week, ODAC officials announced Sunday.
The Newton native wins the award for the second time in his career. Last season, Forney was selected for weekly honors after the Waspsâ victory over Maryville on Sept. 8.
A trio of St. Stephens High School teachers and coaches share more than just the location they work with students and athletes.
Bill Baker, Matt Jones and Matt Reep are all veterans of the armed services.
Baker, who has been the Indians head varsity wrestling coach since 1999, was drawn to the military at a very young age.
Cheryl McCombs sings the Star Spangled Banner as featured speaker Lt. Col. Luther K. Ray (in fatigues) and others look on during the Claremont Veterans Day Ceremony on Monday.
Harold L.Saine, 86, of Conover died Sunday,November 10,2013. The Saine family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover, NC.
Eugene Edward Bishop, 82, of Conover died Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, at Catawba Regional Hospice. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. at Bright Light Tabernacle Church.
NEWTON â Faced with admitting a freshman to his varsity program three years ago, Fred T. Foard soccer coach Scottie Goforth made a difficult decision.
âItâs a hard call to have a freshman on varsity,â Goforth said. âWhile they are technically ready, are they emotionally ready? It was an experiment that has paid off.â