Archive - Sep 2013
Behind the play of quarterback Landon Hammer, the Alexander Central football team made it two wins in as many weeks against Catawba County squads.
Hammer scored three touchdowns to lead the Cougars past its former conference mate St. Stephens, 49-14, in Taylorsville.
The Indians fall to 0-4 overall on the season.
Below is a look at next week's games across Catawba County:
Friday, Sept. 27
East Lincoln at Bandys
Maiden at Bunker Hill
West Caldwell at Newton-Conover
Fred T. Foard at Freedom (Gene)
Hickory at Patton
St. Stephens at Watauga
Take in visual arts, music and more on Saturday when the ninth annual ArtFEST comes to downtown Newton.
Hosted by the city of Newton Festival & Events Committee, the festival is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
William Douglas “Doug” Brice, 58, of Maiden died Sept. 12, 2013, at his residence. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. The interment will be in the church cemetery.
Alexander Central ran the football and controlled the clock in a 26-16 junior varsity football win against St. Stephens on Thursday.
The Cougars (2-1) held possession for nearly 27 minutes in the contest, while the Indians (0-3) had the football for just over 12 minutes.
Below is a look at Thursday's prep sports scores across Catawba County:
Bunker Hill 3, Bandys 0
Maiden 3, West Lincoln 0
Newton-Conover 3, Lincolnton 0
Bandys 9, Bunker Hill 0
Maiden 8, West Lincoln 1
Newton-Conover 8, Lincolnton 1
Maiden 4, East Burke 4
Joseph “Joe” Scott Jr., 66, of Conover, passed away Tuesday, September 17, 2013, at Catawba Valley Medical Center. The Scott family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Cremations in Newton.
After years of committing crimes, Jason Matthew Davis, 30, of Newton will spend no less than 51 months in prison.
Davis was convicted of felony possession of stolen goods and habitual felon status on Wednesday in Catawba County Criminal Superior Court.
This month marks the 50th anniversary of Lake Norman’s construction.
The creation of the lake submerged the 70-person community of Long Island, N.C., the East Monbo Mill, 23 miles worth of roads and several other landmarks.
And they are all still there, under the water, half a century later.
A three-sport athlete at Fred T. Foard, Maggie Gettys is making waves off of the field of competition.
The Tiger senior is one of 16 students across the state on the North Carolina High School Athletic Associationâ€™s (NCHSAA) Student Athlete Advisory Council.
Each high school in the state is allowed to give one student an application to join the council.