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March 18th

Meeting gathers ideas for future projects and performances

March 18, 2013

Teen kicks way to black belt

March 18, 2013

The room is filled with a staunch smell of sweat and blood. There is a blur of kicks, chops and punches all over the room. In the middle is Brooke Randall, 15, of Hickory who recently received her black belt in karate.
  

PREP NOTEBOOK: Monday's sports postponements

March 18, 2013

Below are today's postponements from spring prep sports from across Catawba County:

Prep baseball
East Burke at Newton-Conover, ppd. to Tuesday
Bunker Hill at Draughn, ppd. to Tuesday
Maiden at South Iredell, ppd. to Tuesday
West Caldwell at Bandys, ppd. to Tuesday

Prep softball
East Burke at Newton-Conover, ppd. to Tuesday

March 16th

25 apply for Tigers' coaching job, seven interview

March 17, 2013

Twenty-five persons have applied to be the next head football coach at Fred T. Foard High School, according to athletic director Rob Bliss.

Of those 25 that applied, Bliss said that the school plans to interview seven coaching candidates.

March 15th

Trojans win third-straight game, shutout Red Devils

March 15, 2013

After losing three-straight games to start the season, the Bandys baseball team is starting to pick up momentum.

The Trojans spread the wealth around offensively and held Newton-Conover at bay in a 10-0 victory on the diamond Friday.

Johnson has 21 rebounds as Raptors beat Bobcats

March 15, 2013

Even though playoff contention may be slipping out of reach for the Toronto Raptors, Amir Johnson isn't about to slow down.

Johnson had 12 points and a career-high 21 rebounds, and Rudy Gay scored 28 points as the Raptors beat the Charlotte Bobcats 92-78 on Friday night.

"That was a heck of an effort by Amir Johnson," Raptors coach Dwane Casey said. "I can't sing his praises enough."

PREP NOTEBOOK: Friday's prep sports scores

March 15, 2013

Below is a look at Friday's prep scores from across Catawba County:

Prep baseball
Bandys 10, Newton-Conover 0
Bunker Hill 14, South Iredell 7 (eight innings)
West Caldwell 16, Maiden 4
Fred T. Foard 4, Hibriten 3
South Caldwell 6, Hickory 0

Prep softball
Bandys 17, Newton-Conover 0
Bunker Hill 9, South Iredell 4
Maiden 17, W. Caldwell 1 (five innings)

Saturday, March 16, 2013

March 15, 2013

Johnny William Goforth, 49, of Newton, passed away Friday, March 15, 2013 at Catawba Regional Hospice. The Goforth Family is in the care of Robert F. Bennett, Funeral Service Licensee.
 

Students ‘got skills’

March 15, 2013

Second-grade students at Shuford Elementary school are honing their skills both in the classroom and outside of it.

Seven students from Mrs. Angie Sigmon’s second-grade class at Shuford Elementary presented at the North Carolina Technology in Education Society (NCTIES) Conference last Thursday in Raleigh.

March 14th

Aiken tosses no-no in Bunker Hill’s shutout win

March 15, 2013

Two days after being one-hit in a 3-1 loss against East Burke in its CVAC opener, the Bunker Hill baseball team unleashed its frustration upon Fred T. Foard on Thursday.

Bunker Hill pitcher Justin Aiken tossed a no-hitter, and the Bears (3-3) tallied 12 runs on 13 hits in a 12-0 shutout of the Tigers in Newton.

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