Archive - 2013
Tracy Earl Thomas, age 74, of Newton passed away Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Thomas family.
Catawba Valley Medical Center and Catawba Valley Community College recently formed a working partnership to bring in expertise to the ValleySim Hospital, a training facility at the CVCC campus in Hickory.
Below is a look at Thursday's junior varsity football scores across Catawba County:
Junior varsity football
East Lincoln 26, Bandys 16
Freedom 27, Fred T. Foard 20
Maiden 38, Bunker HIll 26
Watauga 13, St. Stephens 8
West Caldwell 33, Newton-Conover 22
Shania Johnson is the next head coach of the Fred T. Foard softball team.
Johnson was officially named coach on Thursday by athletic director Rob Bliss.
She replaces David Shubert, who stepped down after this past season, but remains a teacher at Foard.
Below is a look at Thursday's prep sports scores:
Bunker Hill 3, Lincolnton 0
Maiden 3, Bandys 0
Newton-Conover 3, West Caldwell 0
St. Stephens 3, East Burke 0
Lincolnton 7, Bunker Hill 2
Maiden 7, Bandys 2
Newton-Conover 9, West Caldwell 0
Asheville at St. Stephens, cancelled
Maiden football players Ricky Taylor and T.J. Vick share more than just the football field.
The duo of Blue Devil running backs have built a brotherhood that is translating to success on and off the field.
To read more of this story, pick up the Thursday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
Below is a look at Wednesday's prep sports scores across Catawba County:
Bandys 3, Maiden 2
Lincolnton 1, Bunker Hill 0
St. Stephens 3, Hibriten 1
West Caldwell 1, Newton-Conover 0
Watauga 1, Fred T. Foard 0
Hickory 3, Freedom 0
St. Stephens 3, Hibriten 0
Watauga 3, Fred T. Foard 1
Below is a look at Wednesday's middle school football scores across Catawba County:
Grandview 14, Maiden 0
Jacobs Fork 28, River Bend 0
Newton-Conover 38, Mill Creek 0
Northview 12, Arndt 0
The 500th win in the coaching career of Linda Richards may be one of her most important.
The Newton-Conover volleyball team rallied in a fifth-set tiebreaker to come away with a 3-2 victory against Bunker Hill on Tuesday.
The Bandys volleyball team entered Tuesday's game against West Caldwell with a new head coach.
Hannah Reynolds, who has coached the Lady Trojans in each of the past two seasons, was not with the team on Tuesday.
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.