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Four county wrestlers in 2A, 3A wrestling finals

March 1, 2013

Four Catawba County wrestlers advanced to the finals of their respective weight classes on Friday at the 2A and 3A individual state tournament in Greensboro.

Three of those four come from the 2A ranks, including Newton-Conover sophomore Austin Klutz and Bandys seniors Andrew Brotherton and Anthony Christopher.

Trojans beat Cavaliers for 36th straight home win

March 1, 2013

The Bandys girls basketball team’s home winning streak remains in tact, as the Lady Trojans head to Greensboro for the fourth straight year.

Facing East Burke for the fourth time this season, the Lady Trojans (27-2) won the most pivotal of those match ups on Friday, 58-55, to advance to the 2A Western Regionals.

PREP BASKETBALL: Friday's 2A, 3A playoff scores

March 1, 2013

Below is a look Friday's 2A and 3A third round sectional prep basketball semifinal playoff scores across Catawba County:

3A girls (Section 3)
No. 4 Tuscola 61, No. 1 Hickory 57

**Lady Red Tornadoes finish season 25-3**

3A boys (Section 4)
No. 7 Ashbrook 64, No. 3 Fred T. Foard 59 (OT)

**Tigers finish season 23-5**

2A girls (Section 4)

Saturday, March 2, 2013

March 1, 2013

No Obituaries were
reported at press time

Farr receives MADD award

March 1, 2013

Eric Farr with the Office of District Attorney James Gaither was given the 2012 North Carolina MADD Underage Drinking Prevention Hero award on Friday Feb. 22, by Mothers Against Drunk Driving. 

Celebrating Suess

March 1, 2013

In celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday, Newton-Conover Rotary Club members traveled to South Newton Elementary School Friday, March 1 to share the beloved author’s books. Members began reading at 9 a.m. to classes full of students from pre-kindergarten to 2nd grade.

Panthers cut veteran DT Edwards after two seasons

March 1, 2013

The Carolina Panthers cut veteran defensive tackle Ron Edwards on Friday as the team continues to work to clear cap space by the March 12 deadline.

Edwards, who has been in the league for the past 12 seasons, spent the past two years with the Panthers. In 11 games for Carolina in 2012, Edwards recorded 16 tackles and a sack.

Friday, March 1, 2013

March 1, 2013

William “Bill” Lawrence Clarke Sr., known by his friends as honest, smiling Billy, age 80, of Newton passed away Tuesday, Feb.   26, at Catawba Regional Hospice in Newton.  Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Clarke family.

Hickory resident arrested

March 1, 2013

Hickory resident, Amanda Webb Killian, 30, is back in Catawba County jail after charges of Second Degree Trespassing.

Boat accident docks traffic

March 1, 2013

A small boat slipped off its trailer Thursday afternoon, when the driver caught a curb while turning onto Northwest Boulevard from a business. Newton Fire and Police officials and the driver picked up the aluminum boat and placed it on back on the trailer. Traffic was congested for less than 30 minutes on Northwest Boulevard.

Below is a look at Friday's prep wrestling scores involving Catawba County teams: Friday, Nov. 21...
Below is a look at Friday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Boys basketball Fred...
The honors continue to roll in for the Newton-Conover boys soccer program. Fresh off their 2-0 win...

 

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