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April 15th

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

April 15, 2013

Burnette Davis Blanton, 69 of Conover, passed away Friday, April 12, 2013 at Frye Regional Medical Center. The Blanton Family is in the care of Robert F. Bennett, Funeral Service Licensee.

A weekend for the boys

April 15, 2013

Over the weekend, boys across Catawba County came together at the 2013 Boy Scout Lakeland District Spring Camporee that was hosted by Dr. Bob Hart and his wife, Becky,  at historic Hart Square in western Catawba County.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Weather forces schedule changes

April 15, 2013

Below is a look at Monday's spring sports schedule changes due to inclement weather:

Prep baseball
Maiden at St. Stephens, ppd. to Wednesday

Prep golf
Catawba Valley 2A at Glen Oaks, still on
Norwestern 3A/4A at Brushy Mountain, still on

Prep softball
Bandys at West Caldwell, ppd. to 5 p.m. Wednesday

April 12th

Gentle's 3 RBIs pace Trojans past Red Devils

April 12, 2013

Behind the play of junior catcher Meggie Gentle, the Bandys softball team continued to keep pace near the top of the Catawba Valley 2A standings with an 8-1 home victory against Newton-Conover on Friday.

Intimidators score 10 runs, defeat Crawdads

April 12, 2013

The Kannapolis Intimidators scored 10 runs on 10 hits to defeat the Hickory Crawdads 10-2 in minor league baseball action on Friday.

Jason Coats, Michael Johnson and Patrick Palmeiro each drove in two runs to lead the Intimidators (6-3).

Jordan Akins paced Hickory (3-6) with one RBI and one run scored on a 1-for-4 day at the plate.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Friday's prep sports scores

April 12, 2013

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

Prep baseball
Bandys 7, Newton-Conover 1
Bunker Hill 10, South Iredell 5
Hibriten 5, St. Stephens 4
South Caldwell 8, Fred T. Foard 1

Prep softball
Bandys 8, Newton-Conover 1
South Caldwell 2, Fred T. Foard 1
South Iredell 9, Bunker Hill 4

Prep soccer

Bandys High School holds annual Agriculture Day

April 12, 2013

Thunderstorms cleared just in time for Bandys High School to hold its annual Agriculture Day. The fact filled day began at 9 a.m. as Future Farmers of America students and Bandys teachers navigated eight elementary schools through each of the stations.
  

Damage, but no injuries

April 12, 2013

A single car accident Thursday night just before 8 p.m., severely damaged an occupied residence at 3083 Buffalo Shoals Road, Maiden.

There were no injuries reported.

Bandys Fire Department officials said the occupants of the house were sitting in the room where the Honda passenger car struck.

April 11th

St. Stephens tennis team salutes seniors with sweep

April 11, 2013

The St. Stephens tennis team honored its five senior members on Thursday and continued its roll this season in the process.

The Indians swept rival Fred T. Foard in singles and doubles play to come away with a 9-0 conference win at home.

Saint improves to 7-1 overall and 4-0 in NWC play, while Fred T. Foard drops to 1-9 overall and 0-4 in conference tennis matches.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's sports scores

April 11, 2013

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

Prep baseball
West Caldwell 12, Maiden 1

Prep softball
Maiden 12, West Caldwell 2 (six innings)

Prep soccer
Bandys 4, Draughn 0
West Caldwell 1, Maiden 0

Prep tennis
Lincolnton 6, Bunker Hill 3
Maiden 9, West Caldwell 0

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