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May 10th

Saturday, May 11, 2013

May 10, 2013

Jack Adkins, 74, of Hickory, passed away on Thursday, May 9, 2013 at his residence. The Adkins family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home and Cremations in Conover.

Mother charged in toddler’s death

May 10, 2013

LONG VIEW — A Catawba County woman has been arrested and charged with the death of her son earlier this month.

Twenty-one-year-old Whitney Weathers of Long View was arrested Thursday and charged with felony child abuse.

Weather’s boyfriend, William Howard Lail III was charged with murder May 3 after police found their 20-month-old son dead.

Casey awarded by Conover

May 10, 2013

On Friday evening April 5, Catawba County EMS, Conover Fire Department and Conover Police were alerted to respond to a report of a small child calling 911 reporting that her mother was not breathing. 

School creates buddy program for students

May 10, 2013

Every other Friday Shuford Elementary welcomes a large group of high school students. The students aren’t there to observe. They are there to visit friends.
 

May 9th

Tate, Barrymore aim to add N-C's 4th doubles title

May 9, 2013

John Tate and Tyler Barrymore will try to give Newton-Conover High School its fourth-straight doubles tennis title when they compete this Friday and Saturday in Cary at the 2A Individual Tennis State Championships.

Two years ago, N-C’s Will Huggins and Hang Lak Choi came away with a 2A doubles tennis titles.

Lady Red Devils roll past Madison into round two

May 9, 2013

Behind two goals each from Chaniece Moss and Kara Schell, the Newton-Conover girls soccer team earned a 6-0 victory against Madison on Thursday.

The win by the Lady Red Devil is their 11th in a row.

Newton-Conover (19-1-1) advances to Saturday’s 2A second round, where they will travel to East Lincoln (12-9-2) for a 7 p.m. game.

PREP PLAYOFFS: Updated postseason brackets

May 9, 2013

Below is a look at the updated prep playoff schedule for baseball, soccer, softball and tennis involving teams across Catawba County:

Prep baseball

2A brackets
Bunker Hill (13-10) at Polk County (14-8), 7 p.m. Friday
Maiden (11-11) at Shelby (16-7), 7 p.m. Friday
N. Lincoln (8-15) at Bandys (18-7), 7 p.m. Friday

3A brackets

Crawdads pitcher Edwards wins honor from Rangers

May 9, 2013

Hickory Crawdads pitcher C.J. Edwards was named the Texas Rangers minor league pitcher of the month on Thursday.

The 21-year-old Edwards is 1-1 on the mound this month with a 1.93 ERA (five earned runs in 23.1 innings).

He has struck out 29 batters and allowed just seven walks, holding opposing batters to a .176 average.

May 8th

Seven goals helps to power Indians past Jaguars

May 8, 2013

The St. Stephens girls soccer team made an emphatic statement to open their 3A playoff appearance on Wednesday.

The Lady Indians (17-3-2) scored seven goals, including two each from Macy Franklin and Olivia Holmes, on their way to a 7-0 shutout against Forestview.

PREP SOCCER: Wednesday's 2A, 3A playoff scores

May 8, 2013

Below is a look at Wednesday's prep soccer scores from across Catawba County:

Prep soccer

2A playoffs
Owen 4, Bandys 0
Shelby 4, Maiden 1 (final/Tuesday)
Pisgah (3-13-1) at Newton-Conover (18-1-1), 6 p.m. Thursday

3A playoffs (today at 7 p.m., unless noted)
Fred T. Foard 3, Franklin 0
St.Stephens 7, Forestview 0
Tuscola 2, Hickory 1

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