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Archive - May 2013

May 26th

10 fans injured when TV cable falls on race track

May 26, 2013

Charlotte Motor Speedway said 10 fans were injured Sunday at the Coca-Cola 600 and three of them were taken to the hospital after a nylon rope supporting a Fox Sports overhead television camera fell from the grandstands and landed on the track surface.

According to CMS spokeswoman Danielle Frye the three people taken to the hospital had "minor injuries that are not life threatening."

May 25th

Indians fall to Crusaders in 3A girls soccer final

May 25, 2013

The St. Stephens girls soccer team came up short in its first appearance in the 3A state championship game.

Christina Gibbons netted two goals and Morgan Reid scored another leading Cardinal Gibbons to a 3-0 victory against the Lady Indians in the 3A final at Dail Stadium on the campus of North Carolina State University in Raleigh.

May 24th

Saint tries to continue solid play, win first state title

May 24, 2013

The St. Stephens girls soccer team competes on Saturday for a chance to win the program’s first state championship.

The Indians have won only four state titles in school history, including three in baseball (1971-73) and one in cheerleading (1987).

The wrestling team also finished as state runner-up in 2001.

Lady Indians forward Hall uses injury as motivation

May 24, 2013

St. Stephens junior defender Amanda Hall is making up for lost time after suffering a grade two strained MCL in her left knee earlier this season.

Hall suffered the injury in a game at Alexander Central on March 28.

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

Saturday, May 25, 2013

May 24, 2013

William Edgar Melvin, Sr., 82, of Hickory, passed away on Thursday, May 23, 2013, at Catawba Regional Hospice.  The Melvin family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home in Hickory.

2013 Unity Award goes to Shuford

May 24, 2013

The Newton City Council on Tuesday recognized Addie Shuford as the 2013 Unity Award recipient. Mayor Anne P. Stedman presented Shuford with the plaque recognizing her contributions to the city.

The award recognizes a Newton resident, business or industry that has contributed to racial and cultural harmony in the city of Newton.

Poppies at the Post Office

May 24, 2013

This weekend you can support soldiers and veterans by wearing a red poppy flower.

During World War I soldiers brought back the red poppy flowers from the battlefields of Belgium. They were the only flowers to grow on the embattled fields.

May 23rd

Saint sisters use bonds off field to build chemistry

May 23, 2013

Two sets of sisters on the St. Stephens girls soccer team are helping to build a special family atmosphere for the Lady Indians.

Caroline and Olivia Holmes, and Taylor and Jordan Black are two pairs of siblings on the squad.

Bandys' Medlin invited to National Super Combine

May 23, 2013

Bandys linebacker Colton Medlin has been invited to the Blue-Grey National Super Combine.

Medlin, a rising senior, will participate in the event on June 8-9 at the home of the NFL’s New England Patriots — Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass.

Denny Hamlin wins the pole for the Coca-Cola 600

May 23, 2013

After suffering a compression fracture in his back earlier this season and spending six weeks out of action, Denny Hamlin is finally back on track.

Hamlin turned a lap of 27.604 (195.624 mph) to win the pole for Sunday's Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Hamlin finished second in his first full race back two weeks ago at Darlington Raceway in the Southern 500.

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