Archive - Feb 20, 2013
When it needed a boost to fuel its engine, the Bandys girls basketball tea became Madi Story powered.
Story scored 38 points, helping the Lady Trojans overcome a sluggish first half against Newton-Conover to advance to Friday's Catawba Valley 2A tournament championship game with a 75-58 win.
Greg Monroe scored 10 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter, stepping up with Brandon Knight on the bench nursing a hyperextended right knee, to lead the Detroit Pistons to a 105-99 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats on Wednesday night.
Knight had 21 points before injuring his knee late in the third quarter.
Below is a look at Tuesday's second round Northwestern 3A/4A boys basketball tournament scores, as well as look at the next round games:
Catawba Valley 2A
No. 1 Bandys 82, No. 8 Maiden 54
No. 2 East Burke 58, No. 7 Draughn 27
No. 3 South Iredell 62, No. 6 Bunker Hill 55
No. 4 Newton-Conover 56, No. 5 W. Caldwell 47
Juanita Garris Smyre, 78, of Newton, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013 at Catawba Regional Hospice in Newton. The Smyre family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home and Cremations in Conover.
This year marks the 16th annual Catawba Valley Pottery and Antiques Festival, held on Saturday, Mar. 23, at the Hickory Metro Convention Center in Hickory, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Each year more than 110 potters and vendors offer their wares and antiques for purchase to the public.
A Conover family was displaced early Tuesday morning by a fire. The residence at 5175 West Piedmont Circle was heavily involved with fire when St. Stephens fire fighters arrived. They were assisted by Oxford Fire Department and the American Red Cross. The fire is still under investigation.
For the second time in as many weeks, a Catawba County head football coach in the Northwestern 3A/4A is stepping down.
Fred T. Foard High School announced in a press release on Wednesday that Jason Phelps has resigned from his post as head football coach effective immediately.
The Hickory boys basketball team took advantage of St. Stephensâ€™ struggles to advance to Fridayâ€™s Northwestern 3A/4A title game with a 74-53 victory against the Indians at David Craft Gymnasium on Tuesday.
The Red Tornadoes meet Foard in Fridayâ€™s tournament final at 8 p.m. at Hickory High School.