Archive - 2013
The Catawba Valley Community College baseball team gave up six runs on nine hits and committed five errors in a 6-5 loss to Brunswick Community College.
The Bucs (20-6, 10-2), who entered this week ranked fourth in the latest National Junior College Athletic Assocation (NCJAA) poll, dropped just their second Carolinas-Virginia conference game of the season.
Avis Hager Upchurch, 91, passed away Friday, March 29, 2013 at Hock Family Pavilion. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m., Monday, April 1, at Clements Funeral Chapel with Rev. Nathan Whittman officiating.
Former Newton-Conover assistant coach Mike Natoli was named the head coach at West Iredell on Thursday.
Natoli takes over the Warriors from Mark Weyker, who spent the past 26 seasons as coach. Weyker led the program to a 124-163 record during his tenure.
From 2004-09, Natoli was an assistant at NCHS under former Red Devils coach Nick Bazzle.
The Bunker Hill softball team bounced back from a tough loss to Maiden earlier this week by winning 8-4 against rival Bandys on Thursday.
Courtney Adsit and Anna Williams led the Lady Bears (5-7, 5-2) in the victory.
To read more of this story, pick up the Friday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
Below is a look at Thursday's prep scoreboard from across Catawba County:
Alexander Central 6, St. Stephens 0
Bandys 9, Bunker Hill 0
Draughn 12, Maiden 3
Patton 8, Hickory 7
West Caldwell 3, Newton-Conover 0
Alexander Central 8, St. Stephens 2
Bunker Hill 8, Bandys 4
Maiden 3, Draughn 1
West Caldwell 19, Newton-Conover 9
William Morgan Barnett, Jr., 81, passed away March 27, 2013 at Catawba Regional Hospice. The Barnett family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home in Hickory.
Glen Oaks Golf Club members were devastated when they woke and found their club house was destroyed during an early morning fire on Sunday, Feb. 24.
A month later, the course is still in business, but one clubhouse short. Glen Oaks General Manager Dennis Henry said the golf course plans to build back in the same location and predicts a year time frame.
A Lincoln County traffic stop in Denver, resulted in two arrests and the confiscation of a half kilo of cocaine, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.
The Hickory Crawdads released their opening day roster on Thursday, just a week before the team is scheduled to plays its regular season opener against Greensboro.
Three 'Dads are returning for another season with the team, including catcher Jorge Alfaro, outfielder Jordan Akins and catcher Joe Maloney.
Down 19 points and giving up nearly 40 points in the first quarter, the chances of the Charlotte Bobcats winning Wednesday night against the Orlando Magic looked bleak.
However, the 'Cats powered back behind 34 points each from Kemba Walker and Gerald Henderson to defeat the Magic 114-108 in a match-up featuring two NBA teams with the worst records.