Archive - Jun 27, 2013
The Charlotte Bobcats added a big man it desperately needed during Thursdayâ€™s NBA Draft.
The Bobcats took 7-foot University of Indiana power forward Cody Zeller with the fourth overall pick during the draft.
Charlotte was one of the teams that Zeller wanted to be chosen by.
A pair of Hickory Crawdads will represent the Texas Rangers organization on a big stage July 14.
Third baseman Joey Gallo and catcher Jorge Alfaro were both selected to the 2013 Major League Baseball Futures Game at Citi Stadium in New York, N.Y.
The game is part of MLBâ€™s All-Star festivities, which includes the Home Run Derby and All-Star Game.
Betty Ruth Helton, 71, of Newton died Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at Catawba Regional Hospice in Newton. The funeral service will be held on Friday, June 28, at 2:30 p.m. at Burke Mortuary Chapel in Newton with Rev Tim Shook officiating.
A fast moving storm brought heavy rain and strong winds Wednesday afternoon through Catawba County but did minimal damage overall.
The most significant incident of the storm occurred at 1269 Long Drive in Newton when a large tree fell on an occupied house.
Shelby made the most of its two-out plate appearance against Hickory on Wednesday.
Starting the bottom of the first with two-straight outs, Post 82 scored four runs on four hits and an error against Post 48.
That four-run inning helped propel Shelby to an eventual 6-3 Area IV West Division victory against Hickory at Hoyt Keeter Stadium.