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April 25th

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's sports scoreboard

April 25, 2013

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

Prep baseball
Bandys 5, East Burke 3
Maiden 2, Bunker Hill 1 (eight innings)
South Iredell 9, Newton-Conover 4

Prep softball
Bandys 3, East Burke 2
Maiden 14, Bunker Hill 3 (five innings)
South Iredell 3, Newton-Conover 1

Prep soccer
Bandys 5, East Burke 3

Kidnappers arrested

April 25, 2013

Hickory police have arrested four people with kidnapping a man from a Lowe’s Home Improvement store on U.S. 70 in Hickory Monday.

four suspects were arrested around 3:30 a.m.  Tuesday after Hickory Police found the kidnap victim bound with duct tape in a residence just outside the city limits.

Short chase ends in arrest

April 25, 2013

A Catawba county man is in jail after deputies said he led them on a short chase in a stolen van.
Shane Lee Huffman, 34, of 1700 Buffalo Shoals Road, Catawba, faces multiple charges including felony fleeing to elude, larceny of a motor vehicle, driving while impaired and driving with a revoked license.    

Long time Newton business man dies

April 25, 2013

Following the death Wednesday morning at a local hospital of  83-year-old Newton businessman Joseph Schrum Epps, his family gathered to reminisce about the life of the man thousands knew simply as Joe Epps.

District Teacher of the Year honored

April 25, 2013

Shuford Elementary School's faculty and staff met to honor 2012-2013 Teacher of the Year Angie Sigmon on Wednesday, April 24.

Two critically injured in wreck

April 25, 2013

A single car accident Wednesday night in North Newton injured three and closed a portion of North Main Avenue for several hours.

According to Newton police officials, Stacy Lee Puckett from 745 Boundry Street, Newton was traveling south on North Main Ave. at a high rate of speed and lost control of his 2003 Lexus 300 passenger car when he crested the hill near 13th street.

April 24th

England takes over as Lady Bucs basketball coach

April 25, 2013

Tisha England is trading one spot on the bench at Catawba Valley Community College for another.

The former basketball standout at Newton-Conover is taking over as head coach of the Lady Bucs basketball program this winter, the school announced on Wednesday.

Maiden’s Caroline Ward signs with Catawba College

April 25, 2013

For Maiden’s Caroline Ward, good times never seemed so good.

A day after the Lady Blue Devils clinched their first conference softball title since 2006, the Maiden senior catcher signed to play at the next level with Catawba College.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's sports scoreboard

April 25, 2013

Below is a look at Wednesday’s prep scores in the CVAC and Northwestern 3A/4A from across Catawba County:

Prep softball
Fred T. Foard 14, Watauga 0
Bunker Hill 15, West Caldwell 0

Prep baseball
West Caldwell 7, Bunker Hill 5
Fred T. Foard 8, Maiden 3
St. Stephens 5, Newton-Conover 3

Prep soccer
Watauga 3, Fred T. Foard 2

April 23rd

Wayne Hicks officially introduced as Indians coach

April 23, 2013

Wayne Hicks was officially introduced as the football coach at St. Stephens High School on Tuesday during a special press conference in the school's media center.

The reception for Hicks by both players and coaches was positive.

Kenjon Barner is joining his former college coach, Chip Kelly, as part of the Philadelphia Eagles....
Catawba County's football teams possess a talented group of running backs this fall. Returning to...
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Volleyball Bunker...

 

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