Archive - Jul 2013
Catawba County Emergency Management continues to monitor lake and river levels that caused July 5 flooding in the Carpenters Cove area of Lookout Shoals.
“The recent flooding was the result of daily rainfall from June 28 through July 5 inches Catawba County Emergency Management Coordinator, Karyn Yaussy said.
A search team spent about 10 hours, Saturday canvassing a neighborhood and wooded area looking for Kevin Glenn Bowman, a 33-year-old Conover man, who has not been seen by his family for nearly a week. Bowman was reported missing last Tuesday. His family last saw him on June 30 when they met for dinner.
After nearly a week off from competition, Hickory Post 48 finally kicked off its first round playoff series with Kings Mountain on Monday.
Hickory showed little signs of rust, tallying 24 runs and 18 hits to sweep doubleheader action.
Post 48 coach Fore Rembert was concerned about the time his team had in between games.
The gym at St. Stephens High School will have a new floor next school year, and after Monday, a new girls basketball coach.
Todd Davis, who has coached the Lady Indians in each of the past 13 seasons, stepped down on Monday to take a new position as assistant athletic director at the school.
Davis also coached the varsity girls tennis team this past season.
Already a two-time World Series winner, Madison Bumgarner is adding the title of All-Star to his baseball resumÃ©.
The 23-year-old southpaw, who was born in Hickory, was selected by manager Bruce Bochy as a member of the National League All-Star team.
The selections were announced on Saturday.
Rain continues to postpone the opening round Area IV playoff series between Hickory Post 48 and Kings Mountain Post 155.
The two teams, who were scheduled to play a 3 p.m. Sunday doubleheader in Kings Mountain, will instead play on Monday in doubleheader action at 5 p.m. at Henkel-Alley Field.
Field conditions once again postponed Hickory Post 48's first round playoff series against Kings Mountain Post 155.
The two teams were scheduled to play a doubleheader on Saturday at Henkel-Alley Field, but rains during the past couple of days dampened the field beyond safe playing condition.
Before she heads off to Wingate University to play, St. Stephens forward Macy Franklin has two games left in her prep soccer career.
Franklin is one of 18 players selected to play in the Seventh Annual Clash of the Carolinas.
Matt Williams is making it three Catawba County high schools in as many years.
Williams, who played quarterback at Hickory High last season and for St. Stephens High the year prior, has transferred to Fred T. Foard High School for his senior season.
He follows current Foard coach Tom Harper from the Red Tornadoes to the Tigers.
The Charlotte Bobcats were busy signing players for the second-straight day on Friday.
Forward Josh McRoberts re-signed with Charlotte for a deal reportedly worth two years and $5.5 million.
McRobertsâ€™ new contract also reportedly includes a second-year player option.