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October 24th

Paws-on reading

October 24, 2013

NEWTON — “A dog can’t be p-i-n-k,” Sarah Wilson, 6, sounds out in a meek, shy voice. Sarah is tucked away in a corner of the Catawba County Library in Newton reading her “Pinkalicious” book. She is wearing pink flip-flops, a pink shirt and pink shorts.

October 23rd

M.S. FOOTBALL ROUND UP: Pirates top Redskins

October 23, 2013

Below is a look at Wednesday's middle school football scores involving Catawba County teams:

Middle school football
Grandview 30, Newton-Conover 0
Jacobs Fork 34, Mill Creek 12
Maiden 18, Northview 14
River Bend 40, Arndt 20

PREP SOCCER: Wednesday's regular season finales

October 23, 2013

Below is a look at Wednesday’s regular season finales in boys soccer:

Prep soccer
Bunker Hill 4, West Lincoln 0
East Lincoln 3, Bandys 2
Fred T. Foard 5, Hibriten 1 (Foard clinches NW 3A/4A title)
Hickory 7, South Caldwell 1
Newton-Conover 9, Maiden 1 (N-C clinches share of SD-7 title)
St. Stephens 2, Patton 2

BREAKING: Mustangs forfeit 3 games, drop to 4-4

October 23, 2013

DENVER — For the second time in three seasons, East Lincoln is forfeitting a win on the gridiron.

Mustangs athletic director and head football coach Mike Byus sent out a press release to local media Wednesday morning notifying them of the school's decision to forfeit its first three games of the season.

Detectives seek tips on string of break-ins

October 23, 2013

DENVER — Detectives have released a photo of an apparent break-in underway late last week and are asking for the public's help in identifying a person appearing in the photo.

The incident is believed to have occurred Friday in northeastern Lincoln County, a little more than a mile south of the Catawba County line.

Big expansion will come with its share of complications

October 23, 2013

NEWTON — Justice may be getting a little messy for a while and require a roundabout path.

Not "justice" the concept, but the Justice Center here in Catawba County, now that county commissioners unanimously and with little fanfare
late Monday approved a $24.6 million bid for Hickory Construction to handle a major expansion at the facility.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

October 23, 2013

Sue Evelyn Baker Hunsucker, 81, of Conover went home to be with her Lord and Savior and her beloved husband Hal on Monday, October 21, 2013, at Catawba Regional Hospice. The Hunsucker family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover, NC.

October 22nd

Indians use chemistry to remain perfect, advance

October 22, 2013

HICKORY — The St. Stephens volleyball team remained perfect on the season Tuesday with a 3-0 victory against North Henderson in the second round of the 3A playoffs.

The Lady Indians improve to 25-0 on the season.

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.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's playoff scoreboard

October 22, 2013

Below is a look at Tuesday's prep playoff scores involving Catawba County teams:

Prep volleyball
Bunker Hill 3, Brevard 1
Carson 3, Fred T. Foard 0
Newton-Conover 3, Polk County 2
St. Stephens 3, North Henderson 0
South Iredell 3, Hickory 0

Prep tennis
Bandys 5, Surry Central 4

Maiden's Alex White accepted, commits to Harvard

October 22, 2013

Last week couldn't have went better for Alex White.

The Maiden tight end and linebacker found out he was accepted to Harvard University, where he has verbally committed.

White is the second Catawba County athlete to commit to Harvard in the past two years. St. Stephens' Sava Turcanu is swimming for the Crimson this fall.

Below is a look at Saturday's first-round scores and the Monday/Tuesday schedule of games for the...
On a St. Stephens swim team with several family ties, the Cherkez sisters help to provide a rock...
Following a week-long journey in Spartanburg, S.C., Josh Ramseur and Tyrell Fleming returned to...

 

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