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Hickory's Linebarger wins first Golden Helmet award

August 27, 2013

Hickory High running back Jahiz Linebarger was presented with the first Coca-Cola Golden Helmet Award of the season on Tuesday.

Linebarger, who also plays defensive back for the Red Tornadoes, helped rally Hickory to a 25-20 road victory against Statesville this past Friday.

He rushed for over 110 yards with two touchdowns against Statesville — part of 25 unanswered points in the contest.

Maiden resident Cherry named top rookie angler

August 27, 2013

Maiden resident and angler Hank Cherry is the Bassmaster Elite Series Rookie of the Year.

“Rookie of the year is a great foundation for my career,” Cherry said. “The guys in this rookie class are all great anglers, and it was a real accomplishment to come out on top. I’m going to build from here and someday get an Angler of the Year title.”

PREP NOTEBOOK: A look at Tuesday's prep scores

August 27, 2013

Below is a look at Tuesday's prep scores across Catawba County:

Prep volleyball
Bunker Hill 3, Newton-Conover 1
Maiden 3, East Lincoln 0
Bandys 3, West Caldwell 0
Hickory 3, Starmount 1

Prep boys soccer
Hickory 2, South Iredell 2
St. Stephens 5, Ashbrook 0
West Iredell 8, Maiden 1

Prep girls tennis
Maiden 8, Alexander Central 1

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

August 27, 2013

Ray H. Boston, 91, of Hickory died Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, at Trinity Ridge in Hickory. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.

Maria Trinidad Delgado, 94, of Newton died Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, at Abernethy Laurels of Newton, N.C. The funeral will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, at  Jenkins Funeral Home chapel.

Dedicating new town hall

August 27, 2013

Members of the Maiden Town Council and the mayor prepare their scissors to cut a ribbon outside the new town hall on Sunday afternoon. For more photos from the dedication ceremony, see page 3.

Back to class

August 27, 2013

Sarah Woody brings her children Noah and Layla to Tuttle Elementary in southeastern Catawba County early Monday for their first day of school. Noah is starting first grade and Layla is in second grade.

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