Archive - Aug 2013
Gov. Pat McCrory has selected a Conover resident and executive with Newton-based Peoples Bank to serve on the N.C. Appraisal Board.
The Hickory American Legion Fair celebrates 100 years in 2013.
Schedule to run Aug. 28 through Sept. 2, the fair will promote the milestone year with the theme “Come celebrate with us.”
Below is a look at each of the seven Catawba County high schools and their prep boys soccer teams for the 2013 season:
Head coach: Mark Simmons
Last season: 6-14, lost in first round of playoffs
Former Bandys High pitcher Hunter Harvey made his debut Tuesday night for the Single-A Aberdeen IronBirds (Md.).
Harvey tossed 4.1 innings in his outing against the Hudson Valley Renegades, allowing four hits, one unearned run, one walk and struck out five batters.
He was tagged with the loss after giving up the gameâ€™s only run in the top of the fifth on an errant pickoff attempt.
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep scores across Catawba County:
Bunker Hill 3, Fred T. Foard 2
South Caldwell 3, Bandys 2
Maiden 7, Mooresville 2
Fred T. Foard 7, Bunker Hill 2
Former Bandys High pitcher Hunter Harvey will make his debut tonight for the Single-A Aberdeen Ironbirds (Md.).
Harvey was promoted to the club on Monday from the Gulf Coast League Orioles.
Donnie Lee Harmon, age 54, of Conover, passed away on Sunday, August 18, 2013, at Catawba Valley Medical Center. The Harmon family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover, NC.
“He was probably thinking, 'I'm stuck here with this old guy,'” says Newton-native Rick Setzer. “I'd leave the school and think it wasn't getting anywhere. Then slowly, after several months, I could see little cracks. He'd talk a little bit. It became 20 questions. Then, somewhere about halfway through the year it became a discussion.”
The Catawba County Hornets persevered through the rain to pick up their fourth victory of the season on Saturday at Westside/Jaycee Park.
The Hornets defense forced seven turnovers in a 14-0 win against the Carolina Heat.
Catawba County defenders Brent Wilkerson, Tommy Henry and Kyle Loflin each forced two turnovers, while Jarrod Holmes tallied the other.
Below is a look at Monday's prep scores from across Catawba County:
Fred T. Foard 3, West Lincoln 0
Forestview 3, Bandys 2
St. Stephens 3, Lake Norman 2
West Iredell 3, Bunker Hill 1
Bandys 5, Draughn 2
East Burke at Bunker Hill, ppd. to 6:45 p.m. Thursday
Enka 2, Fred T. Foard 1