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Archive - Mar 2013

March 15th

Trojans win third-straight game, shutout Red Devils

March 15, 2013

After losing three-straight games to start the season, the Bandys baseball team is starting to pick up momentum.

The Trojans spread the wealth around offensively and held Newton-Conover at bay in a 10-0 victory on the diamond Friday.

Johnson has 21 rebounds as Raptors beat Bobcats

March 15, 2013

Even though playoff contention may be slipping out of reach for the Toronto Raptors, Amir Johnson isn't about to slow down.

Johnson had 12 points and a career-high 21 rebounds, and Rudy Gay scored 28 points as the Raptors beat the Charlotte Bobcats 92-78 on Friday night.

"That was a heck of an effort by Amir Johnson," Raptors coach Dwane Casey said. "I can't sing his praises enough."

PREP NOTEBOOK: Friday's prep sports scores

March 15, 2013

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

Prep baseball
Bandys 10, Newton-Conover 0
Bunker Hill 14, South Iredell 7 (eight innings)
West Caldwell 16, Maiden 4
Fred T. Foard 4, Hibriten 3
South Caldwell 6, Hickory 0

Prep softball
Bandys 17, Newton-Conover 0
Bunker Hill 9, South Iredell 4
Maiden 17, W. Caldwell 1 (five innings)

Saturday, March 16, 2013

March 15, 2013

Johnny William Goforth, 49, of Newton, passed away Friday, March 15, 2013 at Catawba Regional Hospice. The Goforth Family is in the care of Robert F. Bennett, Funeral Service Licensee.
 

Students ‘got skills’

March 15, 2013

Second-grade students at Shuford Elementary school are honing their skills both in the classroom and outside of it.

Seven students from Mrs. Angie Sigmon’s second-grade class at Shuford Elementary presented at the North Carolina Technology in Education Society (NCTIES) Conference last Thursday in Raleigh.

March 14th

Aiken tosses no-no in Bunker Hill’s shutout win

March 15, 2013

Two days after being one-hit in a 3-1 loss against East Burke in its CVAC opener, the Bunker Hill baseball team unleashed its frustration upon Fred T. Foard on Thursday.

Bunker Hill pitcher Justin Aiken tossed a no-hitter, and the Bears (3-3) tallied 12 runs on 13 hits in a 12-0 shutout of the Tigers in Newton.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's spring sports scores

March 15, 2013

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

Prep baseball
Bunker Hill 12, Fred T. Foard 0 (five innings)
St. Stephens 14, Newton-Conover 4 (five innings)

Prep tennis
Newton-Conover 7, Bandys 2
Maiden 8, West Caldwell 1

Prep soccer
Maiden 3, West Caldwell 1

Prep golf

Bobcats sign Jannero Pargo to 10-day contract

March 15, 2013

The Charlotte Bobcats have signed guard Jannero Pargo to a 10-day contract.

In his ninth NBA season, Pargo has played for the Lakers, Raptors, Bulls, Hornets, Hawks and Wizards.

In 14 games this season with Washington and Atlanta, Pargo is averaging 4.0 points and 2.4 assists per game.

The signing of Pargo brings the Bobcats roster up to 15 players.

Friday, March 15, 2013

March 14, 2013

Julius Frances Abernethy Huitt, 86, passed peacefully Feb. 25, 2013 in her Kailua, Hawaii home. Services to remember and celebrate her life will be held at 3 p.m. March 21, at Kailua Baptist Church, 1080 Kailua Road, Kailua, Hi., with a reception to follow.

First female pilot in Catawba passes

March 14, 2013

 Newton native Julius Frances Abernethy Huitt, who set a local record for women in previously male achievements before she and her husband moved to Hawaii more than half a century ago, has died in her adopted state.

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