Archive - Jul 2013
Today is the first official day designated by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) for fall sports practices and tryouts.
Bandys and Maiden high schools are the first of the teams to officially kick off their 2013 campaign.
Both squads are the only two schools with practices in the morning at 9 a.m.
Former Fred T. Foard standout Tanner Fleming officially joined the UNC-Charlotte football team on Wednesday.
Fleming, who played offensive and defensive line for the Tigers during his senior season in 2011, spent last year at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.
The Charlotte Bobcats have re-signed shooting guard Gerald Henderson.
The 2009 first round pick out of Duke University has signed a deal reportedly worth three years and $18 million.
Hendersonâ€™s contract also includes a player option after the 2014-15 NBA season.
No Obituaries were reported at press time.
Donald Edward Horton, 67, of Newton, passed away, Sunday, July 28, 2013, at his residence. The Horton family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton.
Catawba County Emergency Management is asking citizens who reported damage from the July 27 flooding to remain patient as the damage assessment process continues.
Catawba County Emergency Management has formally requested disaster assistance from the State of North Carolina for victims of the July 27 flooding.
A letter asking for state disaster assistance was sent to the North Carolina Division of Emergency Management on Monday.
The Fred T. Foard football program waited nearly all summer to gets it first action in 2013, but it finally did on Tuesday.
The Tigers participated in its first 7-on-7 drills at Rudisill Stadium on the campus of Cherryville High School.
Among the teams involved in the 7-on-7 drills were the Tigers, the Ironmen, Bessemer City and Lincolnton.
All seven of Catawba County's prep football teams officially open practice on Thursday.
The North Carolina High School Athletic Association designates Thursday as the first official tryouts and/or practice for all fall sports teams, including football, cross-country, volleyball, girl's golf and boy's soccer.
Below are the football practice times for each high school: