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March 14th

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's spring sports scores

March 15, 2013

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

Prep baseball
Bunker Hill 12, Fred T. Foard 0 (five innings)
St. Stephens 14, Newton-Conover 4 (five innings)

Prep tennis
Newton-Conover 7, Bandys 2
Maiden 8, West Caldwell 1

Prep soccer
Maiden 3, West Caldwell 1

Prep golf

Bobcats sign Jannero Pargo to 10-day contract

March 15, 2013

The Charlotte Bobcats have signed guard Jannero Pargo to a 10-day contract.

In his ninth NBA season, Pargo has played for the Lakers, Raptors, Bulls, Hornets, Hawks and Wizards.

In 14 games this season with Washington and Atlanta, Pargo is averaging 4.0 points and 2.4 assists per game.

The signing of Pargo brings the Bobcats roster up to 15 players.

Friday, March 15, 2013

March 14, 2013

Julius Frances Abernethy Huitt, 86, passed peacefully Feb. 25, 2013 in her Kailua, Hawaii home. Services to remember and celebrate her life will be held at 3 p.m. March 21, at Kailua Baptist Church, 1080 Kailua Road, Kailua, Hi., with a reception to follow.

First female pilot in Catawba passes

March 14, 2013

 Newton native Julius Frances Abernethy Huitt, who set a local record for women in previously male achievements before she and her husband moved to Hawaii more than half a century ago, has died in her adopted state.

Careless cigarette costs chair

March 14, 2013

The Newton Fire Department responded to a reported house fire Wednesday night but found something a little different.

Initial reports at 9:09 p.m. to 911 were from one of the occupants that said the house was on fire and that everyone was attempting to get out, according to fire officials.

March 13th

Ortiz’s bloop single lifts Maiden past N-C in extras

March 14, 2013

Maiden and Newton-Conover made the most of both team’s conference baseball openers on Wednesday.

A bloop single by Maiden shortstop Randal Ortiz in the bottom of the eighth inning lifted the Blue Devils to a 6-5 extra-inning victory against the Red Devils.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's prep scoreboard

March 14, 2013

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

Prep softball
Hibriten 3, St. Stephens 1
Fred T. Foard 4, South Caldwell 0
Maiden 15, Newton-Conover 0
Bandys 9, Kings Mountain 2
Bunker Hill 5, East Burke 1

Prep soccer
Highland Tech 4, Bunker Hill 0
Newton-Conover 3, Lincolnton 0
St. Stephens 5, Hibriten 1
Maiden 3, North Lincoln 1

Thursday, March 14, 2013

March 13, 2013

Georgie Ruth Brown Drum, 93, of Catawba, passed away on March 10, 2013, at Catawba Regional Hospice in Sherrill’s Ford. The Drum family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover.

Men arrested on separate child exploitation

March 13, 2013

March 12th

Foard's Carpenter forgoes senior season, turns pro

March 13, 2013

The world’s most famous golfer is named Tiger.

However, a local Tiger is joining the pro golf ranks.

Fred T. Foard’s Christian Carpenter decided to forgo his senior season of prep golf to pursue a career on the course.

Carpenter was granted a one-year exemption by the National Golf Association Pro Tour. He will play in the Carolina Series.

For the second time in less than a week, the St. Stephens junior varsity football team tasted...
Below is a look at Thursday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Volleyball Bunker...
Will Saenger scored three goals — all in the second half — leading Fred T. Foard to a 5-0 victory...