Archive - 2013
CONOVER â€”Â The first round of the Greater Hickory Kia Classic tees of on Friday at Rock Barn Golf & Spa.
The tournament wrapped up its pre-event festivities on Thursday with the final two Pro-Am tournaments.
CATAWBA â€” Longtime rivals Bandys and Maiden collide on the gridiron tonight for the 61st time in the two program's storied history.
Both teams have battled the injury bug so far this season â€”Â mainly at the running back position.
Below is a look at Thursday's junior varsity football scores across Catawba County:
Thursday's JV football scores
East Lincoln 8, Newton-Conover 6
Lincolnton 20, Bunker Hill 0
Patton 8, Fred T. Foard 0
Maiden 32, Bandys 12
St. Stephens 8, Hickory 6
CHARLOTTE â€”Â In front of 16,283 young men and women, the Charlotte Bobcats picked up a 110-84 victory against the Philadelphia 76ers in preseason NBA action early Thursday morning.
A 21-year-old Lenoir-Rhyne baseball player was hospitalized with serious injuries after being struck by a train early Thursday morning about a mile from campus.
Sources have identified the victim as Ryan Hamner. A witness has said he appeared to be asleep on the tracks.
No obituaries were reported at press time
Professional golfer Rocco Mediate, above, was a member of one of 56 teams during Pro-Am action at the Greater Hickory Kia Classic on Wednesday. The 50-year-old Mediate is making his first appearance at the Classic later this weekend. For full results from Wednesday's Pro-Ams, see Sports on Page 10.
Below is a look at Wednesday's middle school football scores involving Catawba County teams:
Middle school football scores
Arndt 38, Newton-Conover 6
Grandview 20, Mill Creek 8
Maiden 28, River Bend 6
Northview 14, Jacobs Fork 8 (OT)
MORGANTON â€” The Watauga Pioneers swept both team honors during Wednesdayâ€™s Northwestern 3A/4A Cross-Country meet at Freedom High School.
The Pioneers scored 43 points on the boys side and 41 on the girls side to win both championships.
Below is a look at Wednesday's prep soccer scores across Catawba County:
East Lincoln at Maiden, ppd. to Thurday (power outage)
Fred T. Foard 3, Freedom 3
Hickory 3, Patton 0
Newton-Conover 4, Bunker Hill 2
St. Stephens 2, Watauga 1
West Caldwell 1, Bandys 0