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Archive - Jan 2013

January 26th

Longtime teammates Gibbs, Pitts excel at CVCC

January 26, 2013

Teammates on the Newton-Conover girls basketball team for three years, Samiya Pitts and Kadesha Gibbs have continued their bond at the collegiate level.

Pitts and Gibbs are both playing for the Catawba Valley Community College women’s basketball program this season.

January 25th

BREAKING: Friday's sporting events moved

January 25, 2013

Below are the postponements and cancellations of Friday's high school sports action:

Prep basketball

Maiden at Newton-Conover (postponed to Monday, Jan. 28)

Draughn at Bandys, (postponed to Wednesday, Jan. 30)

Bunker Hill at East Burke, (postponed to Wednesday, Jan. 30)

Fred T. Foard at Watauga, (postponed - no date announced)

January 24th

Lady Bucs are victors in program's 100th game

January 25, 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.

Solid fourth quarter lifts Trojans past Cavaliers

January 25, 2013

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.

Tigers move to 31-1 overall, 3-0 in NWC on mat

January 25, 2013

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

Suspect sought in armed robbery

January 24, 2013

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.

CVCC’s Muller recognized

January 24, 2013

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.

Luncheon covers issues

January 24, 2013

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.
 

BREAKING: Bobcats issue quote on Hornets name

January 24, 2013

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.

BREAKING NEWS: Friday games, matches moved

January 24, 2013

Below are the postponements and cancellations of Friday's high school sports action:

Prep basketball
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)

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