Archive - 2013
Brett's Ride began in 2004, to honor Brett Gosnell as he fought pediatric cancer.
The University of Virginia student and former Hickory High School valedictorian died in August 2006, following a three-year fight with his illness.
The Claremont Parks and Recreation committee invites you to attend the 17th annual Claremont Daze street festival on Friday and Saturday in downtown.
The festival's main stage will be in the Claremont City Hall Parking lot with vendors along Main Street and a kids corner of rides at the Claremont Police Department.
HICKORY â€” It's not necessarily how you start, but how you finish.
That mantra couldn't be more true than the performance Wednesday by the St. Stephens volleyball team.
The Lady Indians were able to overcome some nerves at the beginning of their match against rival Hickory on their way to a 3-1 conference road win.
Below is a look at Wednesday's prep sports scores across Catawba County:
Bunker Hill 7, West Caldwell 1
Hickory 9, St. Stephens 0
Maiden 7, Lincolnton 2
Newton-Conover 7, East Lincoln 0
Patton 6, Fred T. Foard 3
Fred T. Foard 3, Patton 1
St. Stephens 3, Hickory 1
Bandys 1, West Lincoln 0
Below is a look at Wednesday's middle school football scores across Catawba County:
Middle school football
Arndt 16, Maiden 8
Grandview 36, River Bend 6
Jacobs Fork 22, Newton-Conover 8
Northview 30, Mill Creek 0
Betty E. (Betty Mama) Carpenter, age 83, of Claremont, went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, September 28, 2013 at her residence. Condolences may be sent to the Carpenter family at www.drumfh-conover.com. The Carpenter family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover, NC.
The Perfect Workout in Newton is celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness month by hosting a Zumbathon Glow Party fundraiser to benefit the Komen NC Foothills Race For the Cure.
The Perfect Workout owner, Sharon Rashidi said the event is in its fourth year, with the event being held for the first time at the gym.
Retired women's professional golfer, Annika Sorenstam, joined nearly 500 elementary students packed in the North Newton Elementary School gym on Tuesday.
Newton-Conover volleyball coach Linda Richards was honored on Tuesday for her history 500th win last week.
The Lady Red Devils responded by saluting their coach the best way they knew how â€” winning.
Newton-Conover pulled out to early leads in its first two sets against Maiden and pulled away at the end for a four-set home victory in conference play.
The Maiden football team entered the Top 10 of the Associated Press prep football poll for this first time this seson on Tuesday.
The Blue Devils (5-0, 1-0 in SD-7) are coming off of a 38-17 victory against rival Bunker Hill in Claremont this past Friday.