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October 29th

Pump, Davis earn top SD-7 2A volleyball honors

October 29, 2013

The Southern District 7 Athletic 2A announced its awards for the 2013 prep volleyball season earlier this week.

A player from Bunker Hill and a coach from Maiden were the top honorees in the conference.

To read more of this story, pick up the Wednesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

October 29, 2013

Earl Lee Barkley, 92, of Newton, NC, died peacefully at Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, on Thursday, October 24, 2013. The Barkley family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Cremations in Newton.

History comes alive

October 29, 2013

Some 4,000 people from around the region and beyond traveled Saturday to Plateau, in southwest Catawba County, for the 28th annual Hart Square festivital, featuring 97 historic structures dating from 1763 to 1860, along with artisan demonstrations.

October 28th

Battle of unbeatens tonight between Indians, Cougars

October 28, 2013

HICKORY — With a combined 60 wins between them and no losses, a battle of unbeatens takes place tonight on the volleyball court between host St. Stephens and Carson in the 3A West finals.

The winner between the Lady Indians (27-0) and Lady Cougars (33-0) advances to Saturday’s 3A state title game at N.C. State against either Chapel Hill (22-8) or Cardinal Gibbons (26-0) in the finals.

Bandys' Cassidy Shell wins 2A state tennis title

October 28, 2013

CARY — Bandys tennis player Cassidy Shell is a 2A state champion.

The Trojans senior tennis player defeated Shelby’s Nancy Bridges 6-2, 6-0 in the final to claim the title on Saturday.

To read more of this story, pick up the Tuesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

Hornets defeat Colts, win 2013 CCFL championship

October 28, 2013

NEWTON — The Catawba County Hornets are the 2013 Central Carolinas Football League champions.

The Hornets defeated the Carolina Colts for the third time this season on Saturday, 26-6, to claim the trophy.

To read more of this story, pick up the Tuesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

October 25th

Blue Devils pass test, shut down offense of Rebels

October 25, 2013

MAIDEN — The Maiden football team passed a tough test against West Lincoln on Friday night to remain perfect.

The Blue Devil defense held the Rebel offense in check in a 17-3 victory at Blue Devil Stadium.

To read more of this story, pick up the weekend edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

Trojan’s turnovers costly in home loss to Bears

October 25, 2013

CATAWBA — Turnovers were costly for Bandys in a 34-6 Homecoming loss to Bunker Hill.

It was the first time in 10 years that the Bears had defeated the Trojans in Catawba.

To read more of this story, pick up the weekend edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

PREP FOOTBALL: Friday scores around the area

October 25, 2013

Below are a look at Friday's prep football scores across the area:

Friday, Oct. 25 scores
Maiden 17, West Lincoln 3
Bunker Hill 34, Bandys 6
Lincolnton 30, Newton-Conover 7
Hickory 47, Fred T. Foard 0
South Caldwell 41, St. Stephens 0
East Lincoln 68, West Caldwell 7
Watauga 24, Patton 0
Freedom 42, Hibriten 25
South Iredell 34, Alex. Central 7

Friday, October 25, 2013

October 25, 2013

Billy Loy Sipe, 86, of Maiden passed away Thursday, October 24, 2013, at Catawba Regional Hospice in Newton. Burke Mortuary in Maiden is serving the Sipe Family.

Stephanie Joe Whalen Heckathorn, 49, of Hickory died Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, at her residence. No services are planned at this time.

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