Archive - 2013
The pairings for the American Legion Area IV playoffs were released on Monday in Cherryville.
Below is a look at the pairings for the first round, which is a best-of-5 format.
Seeding for playoffs
First round (division record in parenthesis)
Mint Hill, No. 1 East (13-3) vs. Burke County, No. 8 West (6-10)
Mildred “Millie” Little Bauguess, 80, of Claremont, passed away, Monday, July 1, 2013, at Catawba Valley Assisted Living at Rock Barn in Claremont. The Bauguess family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Cremations in Newton.
Catawba County has expanded its residential recycling program to include a permanent electronics and paint collection area at the Blackburn Landfill.
This service is available year round during regular Landfill operating hours.
There’s plenty to do at the Newton Recreation Center swimming pool, 23 S. Brady Ave. Cool off and celebrate the Fourth of July at the pool, or join later in July for swimming lessons.
Independence Day Splash Blast
Whenever or wherever his team needs him, Colton Chapman is ready to step up to the plate.
The Bunker Hill High School product is slowly becoming a leader for Hickory Post 48 in just his second full season of American Legion baseball.
Mark Story was coaching the Bandys girls basketball team during a tournament last week at Freedom High School.
Little did he know at the time it would be his last act as Lady Trojans coach.
Story will not return this winter to coach the Bandys girls basketball team after being hired by Catawba County Schools to be its new Career and Technical Education (CTE) director.
Hickory head coach Fore Rembert shook up his line up Thursday, and Post 48 responded by shaking up the Area IV West standings.
Tallying 13 hits, Post 48 knocked off Shelby 8-5 in its home regular season finale at Henkel-Alley Field against Post 82.
The Charlotte Bobcats added a big man it desperately needed during Thursdayâ€™s NBA Draft.
The Bobcats took 7-foot University of Indiana power forward Cody Zeller with the fourth overall pick during the draft.
Charlotte was one of the teams that Zeller wanted to be chosen by.
A pair of Hickory Crawdads will represent the Texas Rangers organization on a big stage July 14.
Third baseman Joey Gallo and catcher Jorge Alfaro were both selected to the 2013 Major League Baseball Futures Game at Citi Stadium in New York, N.Y.
The game is part of MLBâ€™s All-Star festivities, which includes the Home Run Derby and All-Star Game.
Betty Ruth Helton, 71, of Newton died Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at Catawba Regional Hospice in Newton. The funeral service will be held on Friday, June 28, at 2:30 p.m. at Burke Mortuary Chapel in Newton with Rev Tim Shook officiating.