Archive - 2013
The Bunker Hill softball team bounced back from a tough loss to Maiden earlier this week by winning 8-4 against rival Bandys on Thursday.
Courtney Adsit and Anna Williams led the Lady Bears (5-7, 5-2) in the victory.
To read more of this story, pick up the Friday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
Below is a look at Thursday's prep scoreboard from across Catawba County:
Alexander Central 6, St. Stephens 0
Bandys 9, Bunker Hill 0
Draughn 12, Maiden 3
Patton 8, Hickory 7
West Caldwell 3, Newton-Conover 0
Alexander Central 8, St. Stephens 2
Bunker Hill 8, Bandys 4
Maiden 3, Draughn 1
West Caldwell 19, Newton-Conover 9
William Morgan Barnett, Jr., 81, passed away March 27, 2013 at Catawba Regional Hospice. The Barnett family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home in Hickory.
Glen Oaks Golf Club members were devastated when they woke and found their club house was destroyed during an early morning fire on Sunday, Feb. 24.
A month later, the course is still in business, but one clubhouse short. Glen Oaks General Manager Dennis Henry said the golf course plans to build back in the same location and predicts a year time frame.
A Lincoln County traffic stop in Denver, resulted in two arrests and the confiscation of a half kilo of cocaine, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.
The Hickory Crawdads released their opening day roster on Thursday, just a week before the team is scheduled to plays its regular season opener against Greensboro.
Three 'Dads are returning for another season with the team, including catcher Jorge Alfaro, outfielder Jordan Akins and catcher Joe Maloney.
Down 19 points and giving up nearly 40 points in the first quarter, the chances of the Charlotte Bobcats winning Wednesday night against the Orlando Magic looked bleak.
However, the 'Cats powered back behind 34 points each from Kemba Walker and Gerald Henderson to defeat the Magic 114-108 in a match-up featuring two NBA teams with the worst records.
Maiden baseball player Randal Ortiz is living the American dream and playing the sport he loves after spending the first 16 years of his life in Puerto Rico.
Ortiz grew up in Bayamon â€” the second-largest city in Puerto Rico with more than 200,000 residents.
He started playing baseball at age 4 and was instantly drawn to the game.
Below is a look at Wednesday's prep scoreboard from across Catawba County:
Hibriten 7, Bunker Hill 2
Newton-Conover 6, Watauga 3
South Iredell 4, Newton-Conover 1
Prep track and field
Thomas Wayne “Sid” Coulter, 66, of Newton died Monday, March 25, 2013 at his residence. The Coulter family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton.