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February 26th

Driven by his mom’s spirit, Klutz tries to win state title

February 27, 2013

Austin Klutz will never forget the life-changing moment that happened to him and his family this past October.

However, the Newton-Conover sophomore wrestler is hoping to make brighter memories this Saturday.

Blake Griffin, Clippers blow out Bobcats 106-84

February 27, 2013

With the NBA's worst team in town, the Los Angeles Clippers were conscious not to play down to the Bobcats' level.

Blake Griffin scored 24 points, keying a decisive second-quarter burst that put the Clippers in command en route to a 106-84 victory Tuesday night that improved their home record to 23-6.

PREP BASKETBALL: Wednesday's playoff schedule

February 26, 2013

Below is a look Wednesday's second round prep basketball playoff games across Catawba County along with each game's time:

3A boys (Section 4)
No. 6 Hickory (22-6) at No. 3 Fred T. Foard (23-4), 7 p.m.
**Winner gets either No. 2 Tuscola (24-4) or No. 7 Ashbrook (19-8)**

2A girls (Section 4)
No. 7 Madison (19-9) at No. 2 Bandys (25-2), 6 p.m.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

February 26, 2013

Milton Eugene Cline, 85, of Newton died Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at Catawba Regional Hospice, Newton. Memorials may be made to Gospel Light Baptist Church.

Mai Zoua Vang, 39, of Morganton died Feb. 15, 2013 at her residence.  Burial will follow on Sunday noon at Catawba Memorial Park.
 

Legion honors local officials

February 26, 2013

The American Legion Post 16 held it’s annual Officer/Firefighter of the year awards at the legion hall Monday, Feb. 25 at  noon.
  

CVS stores robbery

February 26, 2013

A Lincoln County woman was arrested Monday evening and charged in connection with a pair of pharmacy robberies in Newton and Conover.

The woman’s daughter, 19-year-old Chandra Griffin, who was in the vehicle when her mother was taken into custody, also faces misdemeanor drug charges, authorities say.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

February 26, 2013

Bernard Forney Huffman, 84, of Newton died Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 at Catawba Valley Medical Center. The Huffman family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton.

February 25th

Lady Trojans eliminate LRDs for second-straight week

February 25, 2013

The Bandys girls basketball team had Newton-Conover's number for the second-straight week on Monday.

The Lady Trojans (25-2) pulled out to a double digit lead on their way to a 68-37 victory at Bost-Matheson Gymnasium, eliminating the Lady Red Devils (15-11) from the postseason.

Tornadoes survive overtime scare from St. Stephens

February 25, 2013

Senior Raheim Connelly scored eight points in overtime on Monday, helping the Hickory boys basketball team survive a thriller in the first round of the 3A playoffs with a 67-59 victory against rival St. Stephens.

The Indians finish their season with a 19-8 record overall.

BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS: Monday's playoff scores

February 25, 2013

Below is a look at Monday night's first round playoffs scores from prep basketball across Catawba County:

2A girls
Bandys 68, Newton-Conover 37

3A girls
Hickory 78, Ashbrook 53
R-S Central 68, Fred T. Foard 58

2A boys
West Caldwell 60, Newton-Conover 52
Shelby 87, Bunker Hill 55

3A boys
Fred T. Foard 87, Patton 48

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