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Archive - May 2013

May 15th

Chaniece Moss' goal lifts Lady Red Devils past Owen

May 15, 2013

Behind Chaniece Moss’ goal on an Abby Cox assist, the Newton-Conover girls soccer team advanced to the fourth round of the 2A playoffs on Wednesday.

The Lady Red Devils defeated Owen 1-0 in Black Mountain.

Moss’ goal came at the seven-minute mark of the first half, and a stingy LRD defense held on for the one-goal shutout.

Indians' Franklin nets 4 goals in win versus Ashbrook

May 15, 2013

St. Stephens’ Macy Franklin scored four goals on Wednesday — all in the first half — helping the Lady Indians defeat Ashbrook 6-0 in the third round of the 3A playoffs.

BREAKING: Helms to guide Hickory football program

May 15, 2013

Former Freedom football coach Mike Helms is the next prep football coach at Hickory High School.

Helms' hire was approved during a special session of the Hickory Public Schools Board of Education on Wednesday.

Thursday, May 16, 2013

May 15, 2013

Ralph S. Graham of Sherrills Ford, passed away on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at Heartland Care Center of Peoria, Il. A memorial service to celebrate Ralph’s life will be held on June 1, at 2 p.m. at Hopewell UMC, Sherrills Ford. Memorials may be made to Hopewell UMC or Hospice Compassus of Peoria, Il.

Sigmon retires after 20 years

May 15, 2013

After a total of 38 years in local government, 20 of which has been spent in his current role as Claremont’s Fire Chief, Gary Sigmon  has announced his plans to retire effective June 30.

Student raises money

May 15, 2013

In January, Rachel Cooke found out her grandfather, Eddie Travis, had aggressive prostate cancer. Once she found out, Cooke began a grassroots effort to help raise money for not only her grandfather, but for cancer research in the county.
   

PREP PLAYOFFS: Friday's third round games

May 15, 2013

Below is a look at Friday's third round playoff games and start times involving prep baseball and softball teams across Catawba County:

Prep baseball

3A brackets
Hickory (15-10) at South Point (23-1), 7 p.m.
Patton (15-9) at Fred T. Foard (13-13), 7 p.m.

Prep softball

2A brackets
Bandys (13-8) at Brevard (20-3), 5:30 p.m.

3A brackets

May 14th

Golden Lions ends Trojans prep baseball season

May 14, 2013

The offense for the Bandys baseball team was cold during its 2A playoff appearance.

That trend continued on Tuesday.

The Trojans, which had just two hits in a 1-0 first-round win against North Lincoln, tallied just one hit in a 4-0 second-round loss to the Shelby Golden Lions on Tuesday in Catawba.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's round 2 playoff scores

May 14, 2013

Below is a look at Tuesday's second round prep playoff scores involving baseball and softball teams across Catawba County:

Prep baseball

2A brackets

East Rutherford 7, Bunker Hill 1
Shelby 4, Bandys 0

3A brackets

Hickory 7, Asheville 2
Fred T. Foard 6, North Gaston 4

Prep softball

2A brackets

Bandys 7, North Lincoln 6

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

May 14, 2013

David Bandy Hewitt, 84, of Hickory, passed away on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at Catawba Regional Hospice in Newton. The Hewitt family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover.

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