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Archive - May 17, 2013

Johnson tries to set record with fourth All-Star win

May 17, 2013

Jimmie Johnson enters this weekend’s Sprint All-Star Race with not only the points lead, but a chance to make history.

The driver of the No. 48 Hendrick Chevrolet will try to win his record fourth All-Star trophy, and in the process, surpass Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jeff Gordon and the late Dale Earnhardt for most victories at the event.

Panthers end Tigers' run in the 3A baseball playoffs

May 17, 2013

Patton put an end to the improbable run in the 3A playoffs by the Fred T. Foard baseball team on Friday.

The Panthers (16-9) scored two runs in the first and fifth innings on their way to a 6-1 victory against the Tigers in Newton.

PREP SPORTS: Friday's Catawba Co. playoff scores

May 17, 2013

Below is a look at tonight's prep playoff scores in baseball, softball and soccer across Catawba County:

Prep baseball
Hickory 5, South Point 2
Patton 6, Fred T. Foard 1

Prep softball
Fred T. Foard 2, Franklin 1
Brevard 3, Bandys 1

Prep soccer
St. Stephens 4, Burns 0

County track and field athletes finish high at 2A meet

May 17, 2013

Catawba County track and field athletes in the 2A ranks competed on Friday at North Carolina A&T for a chance to win a state championship.

Newton-Conover’s Zariyah Moss competed in the most girls track and field events with four.

Moss placed seventh in the 100-meter dash, 10th in the 200-meter dash and fifth in the long jump.

Saturday, May 18, 2013

May 17, 2013

Alice “Pauline” Shook Chandler, 72, of Claremont passed away Friday, May 17, 2013 at Catawba Regional Hospice in Newton. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Chandler family.

Jenkins Funeral Home opens new pavilion

May 17, 2013

Jenkins Funeral Home, 4081 Startown Road, celebrated on Thursday the opening of its new pavilion with a ribbon cutting ceremony with the city of Newton and Catawba County Chamber of Commerce.

“I want to thank you for your commitment to Newton,” Mayor Anne P. Stedman said. You’ve been a good citizen and a good steward.”

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