Archive - Jun 24, 2013
The pitching, offense and defense were firing on all cylinders Monday for Hickory Post 48 in a 13-3 victory against Rutherford County.
To read more of this story, pick up the Tuesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
The Carolina Heat picked up a 13-3 upset victory against the Lincoln County Cardinals on Monday night.
Pitcher Chris Aronis led the Heat (3-9, 3-9) in the win by throwing seven innings, allowing six hits and striking out four Lincoln County batters.
Aronis also went 3-for-3 at the plate with a walk and an RBI. Aronis' three hits were part of 13 base knocks for the Heat.
Junius Robert Gaither, Jr. (Bob), 90, of Newton, passed away at home early Sunday morning June 23, 2013. The Gaither family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home and Crematory in Newton.
The driver of an all-terrain vehicle died after an early morning accident Monday in Catawba County.
The accident happened about 5:30 a.m. Monday along Slanting Bridge Road about a half mile south of the bridge near Tradewinds Drive.
N.C. Highway Patrol officials said the rider, 30-year-old Joseph Hall, was not wearing a helmet.
No one else was injured in the crash.