Archive - Dec 19, 2013
â€śIt hasnâ€™t hit me yet that we are playing for the National Championship,â€ť 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
Innovation. Itâ€™s happening, and itâ€™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.
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.
Below is a look at Thursday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Maiden 65, Bunker Hill 57
Newton-Conover 38, West Caldwell 32
Bunker Hill 61, Maiden 49
Newton-Conover 59, West Caldwell 56
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.
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.
Conover and Maiden arenâ€™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.
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.
Below is a look at Wednesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
South Caldwell 52, Maiden 34
Bunker Hill 52, Fred T. Foard 43
Bunker Hill 50, Fred T. Foard 46
South Caldwell 52, Maiden 39