Archive - Jul 23, 2013
On the heels of potentially setting the franchiseâ€™s home run record, Hickory was denied its historic moment on Tuesday.
Charleston scored one run in the third, fourth and sixth innings and two in the seventh to come away with a 5-1 victory against the Crawdads at L.P. Frans Stadium.
No Obituaries were reported at press time
Air Force Airman James E. Turnball graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.
Newton City Council member Wes Weaver hopes Newton citizens have recognized his hard work and will express that in November by voting to keep him on the Newton City Council.
The Wal-Mart stores in Hickory and Conover are once again allowing their “Build A Backpack” school supply drive to blend with Catawba County United Way’s Volunteer Center’s “Stuff the Bus” school collection effort.
Hickory Crawdads right-handed pitcher C.J. Edwards, above, was traded by the Texas Rangers along with fellow minor leaguers Mike Olt (Triple-A) and Justin Grimm (Class A) to the Chicago Cubs for right-handed pitcher Matt Garza on Monday night.
Edwards, who was scheduled to start for Hickory on Monday night against Charleston, was assigned to the Cubs High-A affiliate in Daytona, Fla.
New additions to several Catawba County high school football coaching staffs were made on Monday.
These hires were made during Catawba County Schools July board meeting.
New Foard coach Tom Harper will retain most of the assistant coaches under former Tiger leader Jason Phelps, except for the addition of one new coach.
The Catawba County Hornets rolled to a 33-6 victory against the Upstate Vikings in their season opener on Saturday in Gaffney, S.C.
Back up quarterback Jason Kennedy threw three touchdown passes in the game.
Kennedy replaced starter Brandon Streater in the first quarter after he was hurt on a kickoff.
Former Bandys High School pitcher Hunter Harvey made his professional debut on Friday for the Gulf Coast League Orioles.
Harvey allowed one hit and struck out one batter in one inning on the mound against the Gulf Coast League Rays.
â€śIt felt really good,â€ť Harvey said. â€śThey are taking it slow with me.â€ť