Archive - Apr 2013
A two-RBI single in the top of the eighth inning by Cody Keefer allowed the Greensboro Grasshoppers to spoil the season opener for the Hickory Crawdads with a 4-2 victory on Friday.
Lewis Brinson led Hickory (0-1) with three hits, including an 2-out RBI single in the bottom of the second inning that plated â€˜Dads designated hitter Jordan Akins.
The Fred T. Foard softball team scored three runs in the first and added an insurance run in the bottom of the sixth on its way to a 4-0 victory against Bandys on Friday.
Olivia Purvis, Addie Bolick, Courtney Hull and Lexi Shubert each went 1-for-3 for the Lady Tigers in the game.
Meggie Gentle and Kat Barrow led Bandys with one hit each.
Mike Miller scored a season-high 26 points, helping the defending NBA champion Miami Heat take down the Charlotte Bobcats on Friday, 89-79.
Chris Bosh added 18 points and eight rebounds in the victory by the Heat, who improves to 59-16 on the season.
Rookie Michael-Kidd Gilchrist led Charlotte (18-58) with a double double â€” 18 points and 14 rebounds.
Gene Thomas Jarrett, 82, of Conover, passed away Thursday, April 4, 2013 at his residence. The Jarrett Family is in the care of Robert F. Bennett, Funeral Service Licensee.
Jessalyn Johnson, a Catawba Valley Community College student enrolled in the Emergency Medical Science (Paramedic) program, was awarded the Stephanie Lynn Gabriel Memorial Scholarship established through the CVCC Foundation, Inc.
CHARLOTTE â€” The Miami Heat say LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Ray Allen won't play Friday night against the NBA-worst Charlotte Bobcats, but that Mario Chalmers has been upgraded to a game-time decision.
Chalmers participated in the team's Friday morning shoot-around practice.
The Heat can afford to rest their stars after locking up the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference.
Born into a family of race car drivers, Zach Jarrett is using another sports pedigree to try to drive his own destiny.
The 6-foot-5 third baseman for Hickory High School is focused on finishing his senior season and gearing up for college.
CHARLOTTE â€” The Panthers will visit the defending Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens for a nationally televised preseason game Aug. 22, the NFL announced.
The Panthers open the preseason against at home against the Chicago Bears on Aug. 9.
The next two games are on the road â€” Aug. 15 at the Philadelphia Eagles followed by the game at Baltimore which will be televised by ESPN.
Dr. Karl Dean Custer, 71, of Winchester, Virginia, died Saturday, March 23, 2013 at his residence. Memorial contributions may be made to Emmanuel Baptist Church Mission Fund, 2774 Northwestern Pike, Winchester, Va., 22603, or to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork St., Winchester, Va., 22601.
Steven Dewayne Icard, 37, of Hildebran was arrested Wednesday, April 3 for Felony Manufacturing Methamphetamine, Felony Conspire Manufacture Methamphetamine and Felony Possession/Distribution Meth Precursor. Catawba County Sheriff’s Office was able to make the arrest after finding warrants for Icard that span back to a case in 2011.