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October 17th

Greater Hickory Kia Classic tees off on Friday

October 17, 2013

CONOVER — 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.

GAME OF THE WEEK: Bandys-Maiden 61st meeting

October 17, 2013

CATAWBA — 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 — mainly at the running back position.

JV FOOTBALL: Thursday's Catawba County scores

October 17, 2013

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

Bobcats sink Sixers, win preseason game 110-84

October 17, 2013

CHARLOTTE — 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.

L-R baseball player struck by train

October 17, 2013

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.

Thursday, October 17, 2013

October 17, 2013

No obituaries were reported at press time

Rocco at Rock Barn

October 17, 2013

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.

October 16th

M.S. FOOTBALL ROUND UP: Redskins roll Red Devils

October 16, 2013

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)

PREP CROSS-COUNTRY: Pioneers sweep NWC titles

October 16, 2013

MORGANTON — The Watauga Pioneers swept both team honors during Wednesday’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.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's prep soccer scores

October 16, 2013

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

Boys soccer
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

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