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No. 8 Newton-Conover upsets top-seeded Bunker Hill

April 1, 2013

What’s been a difficult season for Newton-Conover on the baseball diamond so far in 2013 got just a little brighter on Monday.

The Red Devils drove in 17 runs on 13 hits en route to stunning top-seeded Bunker Hill 17-4 in the first round of the Catawba County Easter Baseball Classic.

Indians slide by Tigers into Classic semifinals

April 1, 2013

St. Stephens baseball coach Chip Watts likened his team’s performance in this year’s Catawba County Easter Baseball Classic to being in the NCAA tournament.

“We talked about March Madness and living for the occasion,” Watts said. “Big players make big plays in big ball games.”

The Tribe made big plays when they mattered the most.

EASTER CLASSIC: Monday scores, Tuesday games

April 1, 2013

Below is a look at Monday's first round scores from the 23rd Catawba County Easter Baseball Classic, as well as Tuesday's slate of games:

Monday's scores
No. 2 St. Stephens 4, No. 7 Fred T. Foard 3
No. 3 Hickory 8, No. 6 South Iredell 2
No. 8 Newton-Conover 17, No. 1 Bunker Hill 4 (six innings)
No. 4 West Caldwell 4, No. 5 Maiden 3

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

April 1, 2013

Bernard Bowman Bock, 88, of Newton passed away Sunday, March 31, 2013 at Abernathy Laurels in Newton. Bass-Smith Funeral Home & Crematory in Hickory is serving the family of Bernard Bowman Bock.

County board conducts business for April

April 1, 2013

The Catawba County Board of Commissioners awarded retired Catawba County Deputy Sheriff Lynn Baker with his badge and service weapon for his 30 years of service.

Search warrant led to two meth arrests

April 1, 2013

Two men were arrested for meth charges around 8:30 p.m. on  Friday, March 29.

Newton Police Captain Tim Hayes said officers originally visited the address, 728 E 18th Street, Newton because of information on a subject. The officers received information on a subject that was believed to be staying at the address.

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