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Championship well within reach for Lenoir-Rhyne

December 19, 2013

“It hasn’t hit me yet that we are playing for the National Championship,” said junior running back Jarrod Spears.

Spears and his teammates are nearly 500 miles from home in Florence, Ala. gearing up to face second ranked Northwest Missouri State (14-0) in the NCAA Division II National Championship game

Statewide Innovation Starts in Catawba County

December 19, 2013

Innovation. It’s happening, and it’s happening right here in Catawba County.

Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC), the city of Conover and Fayetteville Technical Community College have partnered together to help launch a pilot program across the state which will help bring and keep new jobs in NC.

Red Devils open SD-7 slate with win over Warriors

December 19, 2013

The match up of boys basketball titans in the Southern District 7 between Newton-Conover and West Caldwell lived up to expectations on Thursday night.

Tyrell Fleming scored a go-ahead bucket in the final minute of the contest, while the Red Devils made their free throws down the stretch, in a 59-56 victory against the Warriors in both team's conference openers.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's sports scores

December 19, 2013

Below is a look at Thursday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:

Girls basketball
Maiden 65, Bunker Hill 57
Newton-Conover 38, West Caldwell 32

Boys basketball
Bunker Hill 61, Maiden 49
Newton-Conover 59, West Caldwell 56

Thursday, December 19, 2013

December 19, 2013

Kristi Michelle Hall Fulbright, age 35, of Maiden passed away Monday, Dec. 16, 2013 at CMC-Lincoln. Memorials may be made to Claremont Elementary School, 3384 E. Main Street, Claremont, NC 28610.

James Alan Jana, age 52, of Claremont, died Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem. A memorial service will be held for Mr. Jana at a later date in Ohio.

Conover woman 'comes on down' to Price is Right

December 19, 2013

After a long day of waiting in line, Mary Rainey, her mother, and her sisters took their seats in the audience for The Price is Right on Sept. 11.

Newton joins forces to keep connecting Thread Trail

December 19, 2013

Conover and Maiden aren’t the only municipalities in Catawba County who are working to connect the community through the Carolina Thread Trail.

Newton is also a major piece of this project.

Lenoir-Rhyne Bears board a bus bound for Alabama

December 19, 2013

The Lenoir-Rhyne football team (13-1) received a big send off on Wednesday morning as they boarded a bus bound for Florence, Ala. to compete in the NCAA Div. II National Championship Game against Northwest Missouri State on Saturday.

Players and coaches were greated by the many fans in attendance for the event, which was held outside of Moretz Stadium in the parking lot.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's sports scores

December 19, 2013

Below is a look at Wednesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:

Girls basketball
South Caldwell 52, Maiden 34
Bunker Hill 52, Fred T. Foard 43

Boys basketball
Bunker Hill 50, Fred T. Foard 46
South Caldwell 52, Maiden 39

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