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February 28th

PREP BASKETBALL: Friday's playoff schedule

February 28, 2013

Below is a look Friday's 2A and 3A third round sectional semifinal playoff games in prep basketball across Catawba County along with each game's time:

3A girls (Section 3)
No. 4 Tuscola (20-7) at No. 1 Hickory (25-2), 6:30 p.m.

**Winner meets either No. 6 Franklin (23-6) or No. 10 Enka (13-15) next Thursday at UNC-Greensboro**

3A boys (Section 4)

February 27th

Falgout's 18 pushes Foard past Hickory, into round 3

February 27, 2013

Down teammates Jordan Turner and Daniel Tomberlin, senior Brice Falgout stepped up when his team needed him.

Falgout scored 18 points, helping the Fred T. Foard boys basketball team (24-4) advance to the third round of the 3A playoffs with a 58-56 win against Hickory.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's playoff scores

February 27, 2013

Below is a look Wednesday's second round prep basketball playoff scores across Catawba County and Friday's third round schedule:

3A boys (Section 4)
No. 3 Fred T. Foard 58, No. 6 Hickory 56

2A girls (Section 4)
No. 2 Bandys 70, No. 7 Madison 43

3A girls (Section 3)
No. 1 Hickory 64, No. 9 R-S Central 60

Thursday, February 28, 2013

February 27, 2013

Lisa Ann DiCecco, 90, of Hickory died Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2013 at Frye Regional Medical Center. No services are planned at this time. 

Macedonio Francisco Viruel Lopez, 36, of Lincolnton died Feb. 23, 2013 in Lincolnton.   Burial will be in Mexico at a later date.

Bandys’ Torrence named ‘Student of the Month’

February 27, 2013

The Sherrills Ford-Terrell Rotary Club has started a program to honor a “Student of the Month.”

Their first recipient of this award was given to Jared Torrence.

Torrence is currently a senior at Bandys High School.  He was nominated for this award by school faculty.

LRU students arrested on drug charges

February 27, 2013

Two Lenoir-Rhyne University students were arrested on campus for drug related charges Monday, Feb.25.

D e v o n Sutherland, 21, of 743 6th St NE, Hi c k o r y, was arrested across the street from the Fritz-Conrad dormitories at about 11 p.m.

February 26th

Driven by his mom’s spirit, Klutz tries to win state title

February 27, 2013

Austin Klutz will never forget the life-changing moment that happened to him and his family this past October.

However, the Newton-Conover sophomore wrestler is hoping to make brighter memories this Saturday.

Blake Griffin, Clippers blow out Bobcats 106-84

February 27, 2013

With the NBA's worst team in town, the Los Angeles Clippers were conscious not to play down to the Bobcats' level.

Blake Griffin scored 24 points, keying a decisive second-quarter burst that put the Clippers in command en route to a 106-84 victory Tuesday night that improved their home record to 23-6.

PREP BASKETBALL: Wednesday's playoff schedule

February 26, 2013

Below is a look Wednesday's second round prep basketball playoff games across Catawba County along with each game's time:

3A boys (Section 4)
No. 6 Hickory (22-6) at No. 3 Fred T. Foard (23-4), 7 p.m.
**Winner gets either No. 2 Tuscola (24-4) or No. 7 Ashbrook (19-8)**

2A girls (Section 4)
No. 7 Madison (19-9) at No. 2 Bandys (25-2), 6 p.m.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

February 26, 2013

Milton Eugene Cline, 85, of Newton died Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at Catawba Regional Hospice, Newton. Memorials may be made to Gospel Light Baptist Church.

Mai Zoua Vang, 39, of Morganton died Feb. 15, 2013 at her residence.  Burial will follow on Sunday noon at Catawba Memorial Park.
 

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