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March 12th

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's game cancellations

March 12, 2013

Below is a list of postponements from Tuesday's prep sports action:

Prep baseball
Newton-Conover at Maiden, postponed to Wednesday at 7 p.m.
Hibriten at St. Stephens, postponed to Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

Prep softball
Hibriten at St. Stephens, postponed to Wednesday at 4:30 p.m.
Newton-Conover at Maiden, postponed to Wednesday at 4:30 p.m.

March 11th

Blue Devils beat Bears, tune up for N-C showdown

March 12, 2013

Jon Huffman said his team's play wasn't pretty, but it was enough to get the job done.

The Maiden boys tennis team won four singles matches and two doubles contest to defeat Bunker Hill 6-3 on Monday.

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

PREP NOTEBOOK: Monday's spring sports scores

March 12, 2013

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

Prep soccer
Bandys 1, East Lincoln 0
Maiden 3, Highland Tech 2
Newton-Conover 7, Lincolnton 1

Prep tennis
Maiden 6, Bunker Hill 3
Newton-Conover at Mooresville, ppd. (no make-up date announced)

Prep softball
Maiden 9, Lincolnton 2
Newton-Conover 17, Statesville 7

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

March 11, 2013

Georgie Ruth Brown Drum, 93, of Catawba, died on March 10, 2013, at Catawba Regional Hospice in Sherrill’s Ford. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Drum Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Conover.

Small fire no match

March 11, 2013

A small neighborhood crowd gathered to watch the Newton Fire Department quickly control an apartment fire Friday, March 8, at 115 East Thirteenth Street.

The occupants were cooking and accidentally started a fire that damaged the kitchen cabinets, the wall and the ceiling according to fire officials.

Mother arrested for child abuse

March 11, 2013

Newton Police Department arrested Twyla Gayle Stewart, 25, of 815 East First street, Newton, Saturday for misdemeanor child abuse.

March 9th

Panthers cut CB Chris Gamble in cap saving move

March 9, 2013

Three days shy of turning 30 years old, Carolina Panthers cornerback Chris Gamble received some career-changing news.

The Panthers announced Friday they have released the ninth-year defensive back — the franchise's all-time leader in interceptions (27) and passes defended (94).

March 8th

Angler Cherry casts away problems, catches dreams

March 9, 2013

Even at age 4, Hank Cherry knew he wanted to be a fisherman.

Durant, Thunder strike down Bobcats, 116-94

March 9, 2013

It wasn't nearly as bad the result a few months ago, but the Oklahoma City once again had the Charlotte Bobcats' number on Friday.

Trailing by a point after the first quarter, the Thunder outscored the Bobcats 88-65 in the final three quarters of play, eventually picking up a 116-94 victory at Time Warner Cable Arena.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Friday's prep & college scores

March 9, 2013

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

Prep baseball
Alexander Central 3, Fred T. Foard 0
South Caldwell 5, St. Stephens 1
Watauga 6, Hickory 0

Prep softball
Alexander Central 6, Fred T. Foard
South Caldwell 2, St. Stephens 1

Prep soccer
Hickory 2, Polk County 0
Maiden 3, Lincolnton 0

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