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April 15th

Newton residents safe following Boston attacks

April 15, 2013

A pair of Newton residents, including 27-year-old Richard Harris and 31-year-old Jennifer Brown, appear to be safe following Monday's attacks at the 117th Boston Marathon.

Five Catawba County natives were among the field of 27,000 entrants in the Marathon, including Harris, Brown and Hickory residents Angela Hamilton, John Johnsen and Katie Ledford.

County athletes receive advice from ACC’s best

April 15, 2013

Catawba County prep basketball players collided on the court Saturday with top college basketball players for the 35th Annual ACC Barnstorming Tour at David Craft Gymnasium at Hickory High School.

Among the many college players in attendance for the event were Duke’s Ryan Kelly, Mason Plumlee and Seth Curry.

Henderson, Walker lead Bobcats over Knicks 106-95

April 15, 2013

The Charlotte Bobcats have a chance to shed the label of NBA's worst team heading into the offseason.

The Bobcats enter the season finale Wednesday night tied with Orlando for the worst record in the NBA at 20-61. Both teams have one game left — the Bobcats host Cleveland, while the Magic visit Miami.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Monday's prep scoreboard

April 15, 2013

Below is a look at Monday's prep scores from around Catawba County:

Prep tennis
Maiden 8, Fred T. Foard 1
Newton-Conover 9, Bunker Hill 0 (Red Devils clinch CVAC title)

Prep golf

Catawba Valley 2A (at Glen Oaks)

Team scores
1. Maiden, 310
2. Newton-Conover, 323
3. South Iredell, 359
4. East Burke, 361
5. Bunker Hill, 386
6. West Caldwell, 405

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

April 15, 2013

Burnette Davis Blanton, 69 of Conover, passed away Friday, April 12, 2013 at Frye Regional Medical Center. The Blanton Family is in the care of Robert F. Bennett, Funeral Service Licensee.

A weekend for the boys

April 15, 2013

Over the weekend, boys across Catawba County came together at the 2013 Boy Scout Lakeland District Spring Camporee that was hosted by Dr. Bob Hart and his wife, Becky,  at historic Hart Square in western Catawba County.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Weather forces schedule changes

April 15, 2013

Below is a look at Monday's spring sports schedule changes due to inclement weather:

Prep baseball
Maiden at St. Stephens, ppd. to Wednesday

Prep golf
Catawba Valley 2A at Glen Oaks, still on
Norwestern 3A/4A at Brushy Mountain, still on

Prep softball
Bandys at West Caldwell, ppd. to 5 p.m. Wednesday

April 12th

Gentle's 3 RBIs pace Trojans past Red Devils

April 12, 2013

Behind the play of junior catcher Meggie Gentle, the Bandys softball team continued to keep pace near the top of the Catawba Valley 2A standings with an 8-1 home victory against Newton-Conover on Friday.

Intimidators score 10 runs, defeat Crawdads

April 12, 2013

The Kannapolis Intimidators scored 10 runs on 10 hits to defeat the Hickory Crawdads 10-2 in minor league baseball action on Friday.

Jason Coats, Michael Johnson and Patrick Palmeiro each drove in two runs to lead the Intimidators (6-3).

Jordan Akins paced Hickory (3-6) with one RBI and one run scored on a 1-for-4 day at the plate.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Friday's prep sports scores

April 12, 2013

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

Prep baseball
Bandys 7, Newton-Conover 1
Bunker Hill 10, South Iredell 5
Hibriten 5, St. Stephens 4
South Caldwell 8, Fred T. Foard 1

Prep softball
Bandys 8, Newton-Conover 1
South Caldwell 2, Fred T. Foard 1
South Iredell 9, Bunker Hill 4

Prep soccer

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