Archive - 2013
The Bunker Hill football team started practice on Thursday with two new members to its coaching staff.
Jason Phelps, who was the head coach at Fred T. Foard High School last season, joins the Bears as their defensive coordinator.
Phelps will also teach strength and conditioning at Bunker Hill High.
The Newton-Conover football team opened up its first official practice on Thursday with high hopes.
Brint Russell enters his second season as head coach of the Red Devils.
Russellâs goals for the first few days of practice are simple.
The Wayne Hicks era was officially ushered in at St. Stephens on Thursday with his first practice as head coach.
Hicks was pleased with how his team came out and performed on the practice field.
âIt was very upbeat today,â he said. âIâm very pleased with the progress and the attitudes in particular. On the field, we have a lot of work to do.â
Today is the first official day designated by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) for fall sports practices and tryouts.
Bandys and Maiden high schools are the first of the teams to officially kick off their 2013 campaign.
Both squads are the only two schools with practices in the morning at 9 a.m.
Former Fred T. Foard standout Tanner Fleming officially joined the UNC-Charlotte football team on Wednesday.
Fleming, who played offensive and defensive line for the Tigers during his senior season in 2011, spent last year at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.
The Charlotte Bobcats have re-signed shooting guard Gerald Henderson.
The 2009 first round pick out of Duke University has signed a deal reportedly worth three years and $18 million.
Hendersonâs contract also includes a player option after the 2014-15 NBA season.
No Obituaries were reported at press time.
Donald Edward Horton, 67, of Newton, passed away, Sunday, July 28, 2013, at his residence. The Horton family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton.
Catawba County Emergency Management is asking citizens who reported damage from the July 27 flooding to remain patient as the damage assessment process continues.