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Archive - Mar 2013

March 8th

Saturday, March 9, 2013

March 8, 2013

Patsy Nelson Cagle took Jesus’ hand and walked through the gates of Heaven on Friday, March 8, 2013 after a period of declining health,  Hickory Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

March 7th

Indians overcome cold start, blank Blue Devils

March 8, 2013

Surrounded by the chilly weather of early March, the St. Stephens girls soccer team got off to a cold start against Mooresville on Thursday, but certainly made up for it quickly.

The Lady Indians (4-0-0) scored three goals in the final 6:36 of the first half, going on to win 4-1 against the Lady Blue Devils in the 14th Annual Lady Indians Memorial Classic soccer tournament.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's spring sports scores

March 7, 2013

Below is a look at Thursday's spring sports scores from across Catawba County:

Prep softball
Fred T. Foard 8, Watauga 2
Maiden 11, Ashbrook 1
North Lincoln 5, St. Stephens 4
Lincoln Charter 14, Bunker Hill 4

Prep tennis
Bandys 8, Bunker Hill 1
Newton-Conover 9, West Caldwell 0

Prep soccer
Bandys 5, Bunker Hill 0

BREAKING: Bobcats' Ramon Sessions out 2-4 weeks

March 7, 2013

Charlotte Bobcats guard Ramon Session will be out 2-4 weeks after suffering a second degree MCL sprain in his left knee, the team announced on Thursday.

Sessions suffered the knee injury during Wednesday night's 99-78 loss to Brooklyn. He scored nine points in 20 minutes against the Nets and left the court under his own control.

Friday, March 3, 2012

March 7, 2013

Martin “Marty” Elkana Hollar, 48, of Conover, died Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at Wake Forest Baptist Health in Winston Salem.  A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, March 9, at 11 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Conover with Rev. Scott Johnson and Rev. Anton Lagoutine officiating.

Showcased in Lenoir

March 7, 2013

Twenty-five minutes north of Hickory, on U.S. 321, JEBCC has offered quality entertainment and rental facilities since 1993.
Jeff Bentley, director of JEBCC, said the center has seen a lot of growth each year.

“It’s quite a challenge for us — a lot of people have misconceptions about the facility,” Bentley said. “We are 95 percent self-supporting — we raise those funds.”

Discarded cigarette causes house fire

March 7, 2013

Newton fire officials determined the cause of a Wednesday morning house fire at 5 South Ervin Avenue was due to a discarded cigarette.

The homeowner noticed smoke coming from a rear room of the house and called 911, according to Newton Fire Chief Kevin Yoder.

“She carried out most of the burning material to the front porch,” Yoder said.

Thursday, March 7, 2013

March 7, 2013

Margaret Hildebran Cline, 92, of Conover, died  on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at Catawba Regional Hospice in Newton. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Drum Funeral Home and Cremations in Conover.

March 6th

Bandys eliminated by Pisgah in Greensboro

March 7, 2013

A pack of hungry, fast-paced Black Bears put an end to Bandys' girls basketball season on Wednesday.

Pisgah (25-6) led nearly the entire game against the Lady Trojans, winning 57-45 at UNC-Greensboro to advance to Saturday's 2A West Region championship game.

Bandys, who was making its fourth-straight appearance at the 2A West Regions, finish its season with a 27-3 record.

Johnson, Williams lead Nets past Bobcats, 99-78

March 7, 2013

When the Brooklyn Nets started to catch fire, there was nothing the Charlotte Bobcats could do.

Joe Johnson and Deron Williams combined for 38 points, helping the Nets overcome a halftime deficit to defeat the Bobcats 99-78 at Time Warner Cable Arena on Wednesday.

Charlotte (13-48) shot just 38 percent from the field in the loss.

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