Archive - Jan 2013
The Carolina Panthers are turning over the keys to their offense to the son of an NFL Hall of Fame coach.
Mike Shula was promoted to offensive coordinator on Friday, the team announced.
The 47-year-old Shula replaces Rob Chudzinski, who stepped down Jan. 10 to take the Cleveland Browns head coaching position.
Below is a updated list of prep and college games for tonight:
Updated prep sports schedule for Friday
Maiden wrestling at Bunker Hill, still on
Cherryville at Fred T. Foard, still on
South Iredell at Newton-Conover, still on
Bandys wrestling at East Burke, postponed
St. Stephens wrestling at West Caldwell (with Hickory and Draughn), postponed
The Catawba County Hornets semi-pro football team takes the national stage on Saturday.
The Hornets compete in the 2013 National Bowl Weekend in Deltona, Florida.
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.
Thursday night's prep basketball games between Fred T. Foard and Watauga have been postponed.
The games between the Tigers and Pioneers, which were the only prep contests slated on Thursday, have been rescheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 30.
This is the second time that the Northwestern 3A/4A basketball match up between Foard and Watauga has been postponed.
Former Bunker Hill standout basketball player Kellie Rhoney saved her best for last.
Pfeiffer Universityâ€™s persistent point guard has the Lady Falcons soaring higher than ever this season.
The 5-foot-6 senior credits a newfound team chemistry to most of her teamâ€™s success this season.
The Catawba County Board of Commissioners has approved architectural plans for the new Sherrills Ford Branch Library.
The 10,000-sq.-ft. facility to be erected on 2.5 acres near the intersection of N.C. 150 and Sherrills Ford Road, is expected to be completed in 2014. Commissioners have set aside $2.9 million over multiple fiscal years to make it happen.
Sheriff Coy Reid announced today that the Catawba County Jail is launching a new inmate video visitation program.
A rear-end collision occurred just before 9 a.m. at the intersection of Northwest Boulevard and 7th Street in Newton. A pick-up truck struck a passenger car from behind.
The driver of the passenger car was transported to Catawba Valley Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. The rainy conditions did factor into the accident.
In just her junior season on the court, Bandys' Madi Story already knows where she wants to invest her basketball future.
Story, the defending Catawba Valley 2A girls basketball player of the year, has verbally committed to play for Appalachian State after her senior year with the Lady Trojans.
Only two schools have ever been crowned champion in three years of the Catawba County swimming championships.
St. Stephens has done it twice.
The Indians took down both the girls and boys titles for the second-straight year Tuesday at the third county swim championships held at the Hickory Foundation YMCA.