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Archive - May 10, 2013

Kiser's bases-loaded walk lifts Trojans past Knights

May 10, 2013

In a 2A playoff baseball game between Bandys and North Lincoln that featured a combined four hits and four walks by both teams, one walk that made all the difference.

Trojans senior third baseman Austin Kiser drew a bases-loaded walk from Knights reliever Paul Cochrane in the ninth inning to help Bandys pick up a 1-0 win in Catawba on Friday night.

Baker, Shubert both throw no-hitters in victories

May 10, 2013

St. Stephens' Katie Baker and Fred T. Foard's Lexi Shubert both tossed no-hitters in 3A first round playoff victories on Friday.

Baker struck out 16 batters in a 4-0 victory by the Lady Indians against West Henderson, while Shubert tallied 11 Ks in a 11-0 mercy rule win by the Lady Tigers against Forestview.

PREP PLAYOFFS: Friday's first round scores

May 10, 2013

Below is a look at Friday's first round playoff scores in prep baseball and softball across Catawba County:

Prep baseball

2A first round scores
Bandys 1, North Lincoln 0 (nine innings)
Bunker Hill 10, Polk County 0 (five innings)
Shelby 3, Maiden 2

3A first round scores
Fred T. Foard 6, E. Henderson 4 (10 innings)
Hickory 5, Kings Mountain 4 (10 innings)

Saturday, May 11, 2013

May 10, 2013

Jack Adkins, 74, of Hickory, passed away on Thursday, May 9, 2013 at his residence. The Adkins family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home and Cremations in Conover.

Mother charged in toddler’s death

May 10, 2013

LONG VIEW — A Catawba County woman has been arrested and charged with the death of her son earlier this month.

Twenty-one-year-old Whitney Weathers of Long View was arrested Thursday and charged with felony child abuse.

Weather’s boyfriend, William Howard Lail III was charged with murder May 3 after police found their 20-month-old son dead.

Casey awarded by Conover

May 10, 2013

On Friday evening April 5, Catawba County EMS, Conover Fire Department and Conover Police were alerted to respond to a report of a small child calling 911 reporting that her mother was not breathing. 

School creates buddy program for students

May 10, 2013

Every other Friday Shuford Elementary welcomes a large group of high school students. The students aren’t there to observe. They are there to visit friends.
 

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