Archive - Aug 2013
Eighty-three teenagers telling summer vacation stories, banging on drums and blowing trumpets doesn't phase Haskew Smith.
He's used to the kids who “maybe cut-up in other classes, but do well with tactile, kinesthetic learning,” the band instructor says.
After a crazy schedule on Saturday, Newton-Conoverâ€™s second football scrimmage against Forestview on Tuesday went much smoother .
The Red Devils hosted the Panthers in the second of their three scrimmages this preseason at Gurley Stadium.
Newton-Conover was set to play Chesnee (S.C.) at the State Line Showdown at Boiling Springs High School near Spartanburg on Saturday.
Fred T. Foard first-year head football coach Tom Harper returned to his old stomping grounds on Tuesday for his teamâ€™s first preseason scrimmage.
The Tigers traveled to Alexander Central, where Harper coached from 2007-11. He led the Cougars to five playoff appearances in as many years during his time there.
The Cougars were 34-26 under Harper, including a 19-11 mark in league play.
Harold “Shorty” Edwards, age 80, of Sherrills Ford passed away Friday, August 9, 2013, at Wake Forest Medical Center in Winston-Salem. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Edwards family.
The Catawba County Hornets kept their perfect record intact on Saturday with a 28-6 win against the Triangle Nighthawks in Raleigh.
Catawba County (3-0) took an early lead when quarterback Brandon Streater connected with wide receiver Centrail Williamson on a 23-yard pass in the first quarter.
Desmond Burch added a two-point conversion run to make it 8-0.
Carson-Newman was voted by the South Atlantic Confernce head coaches as the favorite to win the conference title in 2013.
Tommy Henry has attempted to tackle every obstacle in his life no matter what has been throw his way.
Now, the 6-foot, 240-pound linebacker is in his fourth year of playing football for the Catawba County Hornets and hoping to have another chance to play at the next level.
Hickory Crawdads All-Star OF Lewis Brinson was named the Texas Rangers Minor League Defender of the Month for the month of July, becoming the 5th different Crawdad to win a monthly award in 2013.
Josh Norman might of had some rookie jitters in 2012, but he certainly showed none in Friday night's preseason game against the Chicago Bears.
Norman, a Coastal Carolina product, intercepted two passes and returned one of them for a touchdown in the Panthers' 24-17 victory against the Bears at Bank of America Stadium.