Archive - Aug 28, 2013
When UNC-Charlotte officially kicks off its first-ever football season on Saturday, four former prep standouts with Catawba County ties will be a part of the history.
Football players Matt Johnson (Maiden), Zach Bumgarner (St. Stephens) and Tanner Fleming (Fred T. Foard) will suit for the 49ers in their inaugural football game on Saturday in Charlotte against Campbell at noon.
A mission trip to Honduras during the offseason shaped the way Kyle Guins viewed the world.
The Bunker Hill senior offensive lineman has emerged as a leader for the Bears on the gridiron and is using his faith to bond his teammates together.
Guins and members of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Conover made the trek to El Progreso, Honduras in late July.
Below is a look at Wednesday's prep scores across Catawba County:
Bunker Hill 3, Challenger 0
Carson 3, Maiden 0
Fred T. Foard 3, Freedom 0
Hickory 3, Patton 0
St. Stephens 3, Watauga 1
Prep boys soccer
Bandys 8, North Lincoln 2
Bunker Hill 1, Alexander Central 0
Statesville 1, Fred T. Foard 0
Prep girls tennis
Ray Herman Boston Sr., age 91, of Hickory went home to be with his Lord and his wife, Norma, on Sunday, August 25, 2013, at Trinity Ridge/Lutheran Home in Hickory. The Boston family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Conover.
School officials are saying everything has gone smoothly so far as students returned to classes starting Monday in both the Catawba County and Newton-Conover city schools.
Catawba County schools saw about 16,000 public school students walk through their doors on Monday, where 1,080 teachers awaited them.