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Archive - Mar 2013

March 21st

PREP NOTEBOOK: Changes to today's schedule

March 21, 2013

Below are the schedule changes and postponements from today's prep sports action:

Prep golf
CVAC golf at Orchard Hills, ppd. (will be made up some time in April)

Prep softball
Canon McMillan (Pa.) at Fred T. Foard, moved from 6 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

March 20th

Edwards looks back on his 40 years of coaching

March 21, 2013

After 40 total years of coaching, Tommy Edwards decided it was time to hang up the whistle.

Edwards announced his retirement on Tuesday as the women’s basketball coach at Catawba Valley Community College.

Edwards hopes he achieved one goal in his long tenure as coach.

Bobcats top Raptors for third-straight home win

March 21, 2013

Behind 25 points from Byron Mullens and 21 points from Gerald Henderson, the Charlotte Bobcats continued their roll at home on Wednesday.

The Bobcats defeated the Toronto Raptors 107-101, notching their third-straight victory at Time Warner Cable Arena.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's sports scores

March 20, 2013

Below is a look at Wednesday's prep scores from across Catawba County:

Prep tennis
Newton-Conover 9, Bunker Hill 0
Bandys 5, Maiden 4

Prep softball
Bandys 11, Maiden 6
Bunker Hill 11, Newton-Conover 1
St. Stephens 13, East Rutherford 0

Prep baseball
Bandys 7, Maiden 6 (eight innings)
Bunker Hill 7, Newton-Conover 6 (eight innings)

Thursday, March 21, 2013

March 20, 2013

Frank Lee Bailey, Sr., 84, of Sherrill Ford went home to be with his Lord on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 after a courageous fight with cancer. Burke Mortuary in Maiden is serving the Bailey Family.

Traffic stop results in drug arrests

March 20, 2013

Two men were arrested Monday night around 10 p.m. after a traffic stop resulted in drug charges.

‘Red Hot Spelling Bee’ crowns new victors

March 20, 2013

Discovery High School’s “Discombobulated Delegation” took home top honors for winning the seventh annual “Red Hot Spelling Bee” for the Newton Conover Education Foundation.

In all, 22 teams competed Tuesday night. The event was held in the Newton-Conover High School Gymnasium and emceed by Michael Willard from WXRC/WNNC radio.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

March 20, 2013

Gerald Bain Abernethy, 80, of Iron Station died, Sunday, March 17, 2013 at Catawba Regional Hospice in Newton. Memorials may be given to Lebanon United Methodist Church, PO Box 238, Denver, N.C., 28037 and/or Catawba Regional Hospice, 3975 Robinson Rd., Newton, N.C., 28658.

March 19th

Lady Bucs' Tommy Edwards retiring as head coach

March 20, 2013

Tommy Edwards is retiring after four seasons of guiding the CVCC women's basketball program and nearly 40 total years of coaching.

Edwards announced his retirement during the tea's awards banquet on Tuesday evening.

To read more of this story, pick up the Wednesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's spring prep scores

March 20, 2013

Below is a look at Tuesday's prep scores from across Catawba County:

Prep tennis
Bandys 9, West Caldwell 0
Newton-Conover 7, Draughn 2
St. Stephens 9, Fred T. Foard 0
South Iredell 8, Maiden 1

Prep softball
Bandys 5, West Caldwell 2
Draughn 1, Bunker Hill 0
East Burke 15, Newton-Conover 0 (three innings)
Fred T. Foard 2, St. Stephens 0

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