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Tigers playoff success comes despite difficult season

May 16, 2013

Fred T. Foard’s baseball season in 2013 has been anything, but easy.

Despite their struggles, the Tigers are in the third round of the 3A playoffs tonight and aiming to continue their postseason run.

To read more of this story, pick up the Friday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

Lady Indians softball season ended in extras by Enka

May 16, 2013

The St. Stephens softball team fell in nine innings on Thursday, losing 4-3 to Enka in the third round of the 3A softball playoffs.

A sacrifice fly by Enka’s Addison Harris with one out in the ninth inning plated the winning run.

Pitcher Katie Baker had no walks and struck out 18 batters in her final game for the Lady Indians (16-8).

Friday, May 17, 2013

May 16, 2013

Willie Paige “Bill” Brotherton, Jr., 69, of Newton passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at Camelot Manor Nursing & Rehab in Granite Falls. Burke Mortuary in Maiden is serving the Brotherton Family.

Newton’s Unity Day tomorrow

May 16, 2013

Unity Day, the day-long festival that combines a city-wide yard sale, Unity Day celebration and evening entertainment occurs tomorrow.

 All events will take place in downtown Newton.

PREP SOCCER: Saturday's playoff game times set

May 16, 2013

The game times and locations have been set for Saturday's fourth round of the 2A and 3A girls soccer playoffs.

Below is a look at these games:

Prep soccer

2A brackets
Newton-Conover (21-1-1) at South Iredell (20-2-0), 7 p.m.

3A brackets
St. Stephens (19-3-2) at Burns (21-2-1), 6 p.m.

Ballet students pay tribute to lifetime instructor

May 16, 2013

At the age of 93, Louis Nunnery – Catawba County’s renaissance man, dance instructor, choreographer, painter, decorator and collector of luxury cars – passed away on Feb. 11.

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