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Archive - Jul 2013

July 9th

State of emergency ends for now

July 9, 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.

Conover man missing

July 9, 2013

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.

July 8th

Hickory tallies 24 runs in wins against Kings Mtn.

July 8, 2013

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.

Davis named assistant AD, steps down from coaching

July 8, 2013

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.

Giants' Madison Bumgarner tabbed an NL All-Star

July 8, 2013

Already a two-time World Series winner, Madison Bumgarner is adding the title of All-Star to his baseball resumé.

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.

July 7th

Hickory's series opener is moved to Monday

July 7, 2013

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.

July 6th

Post 48's playoff game moved for fourth-straight day

July 6, 2013

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.

July 5th

St. Stephens forward Macy Franklin ready for ‘Clash’

July 5, 2013

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.

Hickory QB Williams transfers to third county school

July 5, 2013

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.

Josh McRoberts re-signs with the Charlotte Bobcats

July 5, 2013

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.

McRoberts’ new contract also reportedly includes a second-year player option.

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