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April 24th

England takes over as Lady Bucs basketball coach

April 25, 2013

Tisha England is trading one spot on the bench at Catawba Valley Community College for another.

The former basketball standout at Newton-Conover is taking over as head coach of the Lady Bucs basketball program this winter, the school announced on Wednesday.

Maiden’s Caroline Ward signs with Catawba College

April 25, 2013

For Maiden’s Caroline Ward, good times never seemed so good.

A day after the Lady Blue Devils clinched their first conference softball title since 2006, the Maiden senior catcher signed to play at the next level with Catawba College.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's sports scoreboard

April 25, 2013

Below is a look at Wednesday’s prep scores in the CVAC and Northwestern 3A/4A from across Catawba County:

Prep softball
Fred T. Foard 14, Watauga 0
Bunker Hill 15, West Caldwell 0

Prep baseball
West Caldwell 7, Bunker Hill 5
Fred T. Foard 8, Maiden 3
St. Stephens 5, Newton-Conover 3

Prep soccer
Watauga 3, Fred T. Foard 2

April 23rd

Wayne Hicks officially introduced as Indians coach

April 23, 2013

Wayne Hicks was officially introduced as the football coach at St. Stephens High School on Tuesday during a special press conference in the school's media center.

The reception for Hicks by both players and coaches was positive.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's sports scoreboard

April 23, 2013

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

Prep baseball
Bandys 12, South Iredell 1 (five innings)
Draughn 9, Newton-Conover 0
Hickory 8, St. Stephens 3
Maiden 14, East Burke 7

Prep softball
Bandys 4, South Iredell 0
St. Stephens 15, Hickory 0
Maiden 2, East Burke 1

Prep soccer
East Burke 2, Maiden 1

Fire destroys pick-up

April 23, 2013

A pick-up truck parked in the parking lot of Newton Family Physicians at 767 West First Street, Newton burned and damaged two other passenger cars, Tuesday morning shortly after 10 a.m.
No one was injured.

A black 1985 Chevrolet Silverado Pick-up truck, driven by Willie Mae Wilson, caught fire due to an excessive build-up of oil and debris on the motor.

BREAKING: Bobcats fire Dunlap after one season

April 23, 2013

With their NBA season less than a week from being over, the Charlotte Bobcats announced on Tuesday that they have fired Mike Dunlap after one season as head coach.

The search for Dunlap's replacement will start immediately.

April 22nd

Poplin to lead Red Tornadoes boys hoops program

April 22, 2013

Andy Poplin received approval to serve as the new Hickory High School boys basketball coach during Hickory Public Schools Board of Education meeting on Monday night.

Poplin replaces Lavell Hall, who announced on March 28 that he would not be returning for a second season at the helm of the Red Tornadoes.

BREAKING: Former L-R coach tabbed to lead Indians

April 22, 2013

An assistant coach from a rival program is taking over the helms of the St. Stephens football program.

Wayne Hicks, who has served as an assistant football coach at Hickory High School since 2008, was approved to be the next Indians gridiron leader by Catawba County Schools Board of Education during a close session at its monthly meeting on Monday night.

April 20th

Johnson, Bumgarner play in 49ers first Spring game

April 20, 2013

It had been a long time since Matt Johnson and Zach Bumgarner had touched a football field for live game competition — that was until Saturday.

Both former Catawba County prep football standouts made their much-awaited college football debuts during the Charlotte 49ers first-ever spring football game this past weekend.

Former Hickory High School product Austin Johnson caught his first NFL touchdown on Sunday against...
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