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May 20th

Bellas honored by Justice Department

May 20, 2013

Assistant district attorney of N.C.’s 25th Prosecutorial District, Eric Bellas was recognized by the U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday, May 15, during the annual National Missing Children’s Day commemoration in Washington, D.C.

The 25th Prosecutorial District includes Burke, Caldwell and Catawba counties.

May 18th

Johnson wins his record fourth NASCAR All-Star race

May 19, 2013

A five-time Sprint Cup champion, Jimmie Johnson can now refer to himself as a four-time All-Star Race winner after Saturday.

The Sprint Cup Series points leader added to another record to his already impressive resumé by claiming his second-straight All-Star Race trophy at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

McMurray wins Showdown; Stenhouse, Patrick in

May 18, 2013

Jamie McMurray led every lap of the Sprint Showdown on Saturday at Charlotte Motor Speedway, winning the event on Saturday to qualify for the Sprint All-Star Race.

Vikings end Red Devils run in 2A soccer playoffs

May 18, 2013

The Newton-Conover girls soccer team had its season ended by South Iredell on Saturday evening in Troutman.

The Lady Vikings (21-2) scored three goals and clamped up their defense to come away with the 3-0 shutout in the third meeting between the two schools this season.

Miracle Campbell netted two goals for South Iredell, while Katie Hinerman pocketed the other goal for the Lady Vikings.

May 17th

Johnson tries to set record with fourth All-Star win

May 17, 2013

Jimmie Johnson enters this weekend’s Sprint All-Star Race with not only the points lead, but a chance to make history.

The driver of the No. 48 Hendrick Chevrolet will try to win his record fourth All-Star trophy, and in the process, surpass Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jeff Gordon and the late Dale Earnhardt for most victories at the event.

Panthers end Tigers' run in the 3A baseball playoffs

May 17, 2013

Patton put an end to the improbable run in the 3A playoffs by the Fred T. Foard baseball team on Friday.

The Panthers (16-9) scored two runs in the first and fifth innings on their way to a 6-1 victory against the Tigers in Newton.

PREP SPORTS: Friday's Catawba Co. playoff scores

May 17, 2013

Below is a look at tonight's prep playoff scores in baseball, softball and soccer across Catawba County:

Prep baseball
Hickory 5, South Point 2
Patton 6, Fred T. Foard 1

Prep softball
Fred T. Foard 2, Franklin 1
Brevard 3, Bandys 1

Prep soccer
St. Stephens 4, Burns 0

County track and field athletes finish high at 2A meet

May 17, 2013

Catawba County track and field athletes in the 2A ranks competed on Friday at North Carolina A&T for a chance to win a state championship.

Newton-Conover’s Zariyah Moss competed in the most girls track and field events with four.

Moss placed seventh in the 100-meter dash, 10th in the 200-meter dash and fifth in the long jump.

Saturday, May 18, 2013

May 17, 2013

Alice “Pauline” Shook Chandler, 72, of Claremont passed away Friday, May 17, 2013 at Catawba Regional Hospice in Newton. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Chandler family.

Jenkins Funeral Home opens new pavilion

May 17, 2013

Jenkins Funeral Home, 4081 Startown Road, celebrated on Thursday the opening of its new pavilion with a ribbon cutting ceremony with the city of Newton and Catawba County Chamber of Commerce.

“I want to thank you for your commitment to Newton,” Mayor Anne P. Stedman said. You’ve been a good citizen and a good steward.”

Impending rainy weather on Friday has moved the annual rivalry game between Newton-Conover and...
Below is a look at Wednesday's middle school football scores involving Catawba County teams:...
Behind a goal each from Douglas Palma and Aldayr “Hyper” Ozuna, the Newton-Conover boys soccer team...

 

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