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Archive - May 2013

May 21st

Eight errors costly in Tigers' playoff loss to Jets

May 21, 2013

The Fred T. Foard softball team committed eight errors on Tuesday en route to a 4-3 loss to Enka in the fourth round of the 3A playoffs in Newton.

Foard, who was the 3A state runner-up last year, finishes its season with a 23-5 overall record.

Michael Jordan: Bobcats changing name to Hornets

May 21, 2013

CHARLOTTE — Michael Jordan wants to "bring the buzz back" to Charlotte.

The Bobcats owner said at a press conference Tuesday evening he's changing his team's name to the Charlotte Hornets beginning in 2014-15.

Bobcats will pick fourth overall in 2013 NBA draft

May 21, 2013

CHARLOTTE — Michael Jordan's Charlotte Bobcats are having just as tough of a time winning the NBA lottery as they are winning basketball games of late.

For the second straight year the Bobcats failed to land the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft lottery despite decent odds.

Charlotte got the fourth overall pick — behind Cleveland, Orlando and Washington — in the league's lottery Tuesday night.

Indians oust Cougars, advance to 3A title game

May 21, 2013

One year ago against Charlotte Catholic, the St. Stephens soccer team tasted the agony of defeat.

This year, the Lady Indians have quenched their appetite for victory.

Macy Franklin’s header goal on a corner kick from Susan Bare helped Saint defeat Charlotte Catholic, 1-0, to advance to Saturday’s 3A state title game.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

May 21, 2013

John Quincy Deal, Jr. 92, of Conover passed away Sunday, May 19, 2013 at Catawba Valley Medical Center. The Deal family is in the care of Robert F. Bennett, Funeral Service Licensee.

Newton woman sentenced

May 21, 2013

Donna Craig Stewart, 48, of Newton, was convicted of two counts Felony First Degree Rape of a Child, Tuesday in Catawba County Criminal Superior Court.

Controlled burn heats up Newton

May 21, 2013

Monday night the Newton Fire Department conducted a controlled burn on West Fourth Street. Firefighters set numerous fires in the house and practiced tactics to control the fires.

Never too old for crayons

May 21, 2013

A local senior entered his first art competition at age 53 with a drawing done using basically crayons.

Rodney Robbins from Maiden, doesn’t like to paint, and he’s barely picked up a drawing pen in the last 30 years, but he recently entered an art show with a pastel drawing that’s surprisingly lively.

May 20th

Lady Indians get a second chance at Lady Panthers

May 20, 2013

Second chances rarely come around in life, but the St. Stephens girls soccer team has just that opportunity tonight against Charlotte Catholic.

After losing 1-0 to the Lady Panthers in last year’s 3A West final, the Lady Indians (20-3-2) will try to avenge that defeat when they host Catholic tonight in Hickory at 6 p.m.

Long-time coaches Morgan, Carpenter enshrined

May 20, 2013

Two long-time area wrestling coaches were honored by the North Carolina Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame on Sunday.

Former Catawba County wrestling coaches Steve Morgan and Larry Carpenter were presented with Lifetime Service to Wrestling awards.

Below is a look at Friday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Girls basketball...
The Greater Hickory Kia Classic golf tournament won't be returning for a 13th year on the Champions...
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Girls basketball...

 

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