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Post 48 picks up rain-shortened win versus Post 455

June 7, 2013

Hickory Post 48 arrived at Henkel-Alley Field on Friday expecting to play a doubleheader against Lincoln County Post 455.

What it got wasn’t anywhere close to that.

Post 48 picked up 7-6 victory against the Cardinals in a rain-shortened 4 1/2 inning game.

The second contest between the two teams was rained out.No make up date for the game was announced.

Former Hickory standout Hill chasing an NCAA title

June 7, 2013

Former Hickory High and current N.C. State track and field standout Ryan Hill will be chasing history on Saturday.

Hill will be racing in the 1,500-meter run final on Saturday in Eugene, Ore. for a chance to win his 10th All-American award and an NCAA championship.

Hill qualified for the finals by finishing fifth in the first of two semifinal heats on Thursday.

Newton man charged with assault on teen

June 7, 2013

A Newton man has been charged with soliciting and sexually assaulting a Taylorsville teen in a case being investigated by the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office. 

Catawba County Public Health receives Star award

June 7, 2013

As part of its safety recognition program, the N.C. Department of Labor certified Catawba County Public Health as a Carolina Star site. State Labor Commissioner Cherie Berry attended a ceremony at Public Health on Thursday, June 6 to present employees with a certificate and the Carolina Star flag.

Founder and CEO of Sarstedt remembered by Newton facility

June 7, 2013

Walter Sarstedt, 77,  of Nümbrecht, Germany passed away May 17,  after a short period of declining health.
Sarstedt was an engineer, inventor, entrepreneur, teacher, mentor and visionary leader.

Rudisill's 5 RBIs helps Hickory end losing skid

June 7, 2013

Hickory Post 48 overcame an early deficit on the road Thursday to end a three-game losing skid with a 12-11 victory against Waynesville.

Post 48 (4-3, 3-2) trailed 4-0 early, but scored three runs in the third inning and six in the sixth inning to pull ahead and go on to win.

Aaron Rudisill led Hickory with two hits, including a home run, and dorve in five RBIs.

Foard's Shubert named Gatorade Player of the Year

June 7, 2013

Fred T. Foard pitcher Lexi Shubert added another impressive mark to her prep softball career on Thursday.

The graduated senior was named the Gatorade North Carolina Softball Player of the Year.

She is the first Catawba County softball player to win the honor.

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