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A closer look at the 2013 prep volleyball season

August 15, 2013

Below is a look at each of the seven Catawba County high schools and their prep volleyball teams for the 2013 season:

Bandys

Head coach: Hannah Reynolds

Last season: 10-14, lost in the first round of playoffs

Returning players: Alexis Barr, GaoSee Vang, Amber Krenson, and Regan Smith.

New contributors: Daryann Carr and Madeline Smith.

Tigers debut new stripes for football season

August 15, 2013

The Fred T. Foard High School held picture day on Thursday for its varsity and junior varsity football programs.

The Tigers varsity team debuted new Russell Athletic jerseys for their 2013 fall campaign.

The jerseys and matched are solid light blue with white lettering.

They are also trimmed in orange, and the word “FOARD” is on the front of each uniform above the number.

QBs Vick, Foles lead Eagles over Panthers, 14-9

August 15, 2013

Michael Vick was nearly flawless, Nick Foles looked sharp and the Philadelphia Eagles' quarterback competition remains close.

Vick and Foles each led the Eagles to touchdown drives in a 14-9 victory over Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers on Thursday night.

Thursday, August 16, 2013

August 15, 2013

Betty Jo Miller Howard, 87, died on Aug. 14, 2013, at Catawba Valley Medical Center.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete.

Peggy Joe Crouse Huffman, 74, of Claremont died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory. Memorials may be made to Catawba Regional Hospice in Newton.

Kids and animals on parade

August 15, 2013

 Riley Ross lets freedom ring as she captures the 3- to 4-year-old division in Wednesday’s Baby Parade.

Sheriff: Woman dies trying to flee attack

August 15, 2013

NEWTON — A Newton woman died early Wednesday in Gastonia when a semi struck her as she was attempting to flee from an attacker, according to the Catawba County Sheriff's Office.

Catawba native Bobby Lutz is a finalist for the head men's basketball coaching job at College of...
Todd Starkey is leaving the Lenoir-Rhyne women’s basketball program to take an assistant coaching...
After five seasons, Ryan Succop's career as a Kansas City Chief is over. The Chiefs cut the veteran...

 

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