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April 9th

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

April 9, 2013

Carolyn Somers Leagon, 75, of Newton, passed away Sunday, April 7, 2013 at her home after a period of declining health. The Leagon family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Cremations in Newton.

April 8th

Red Devils sweep team, individual county golf titles

April 8, 2013

Monday was a good day to be a golfer at Newton-Conover High School.

The Red Devils took team honors during the 21st Catawba County championships, while Newton-Conover’s Trey Burton earned medalist honors at the event.

To read more of this story, pick up the Tuesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Monday scores, Tuesday schedule

April 8, 2013

Below is a look at Monday's scores and Tuesday's updated schedule of games:

Monday scores

Prep soccer
Newton-Conover 3, East Burke 1

Prep tennis
Newton-Conover 7, South Iredell 2

Tuesday schedule changes

Prep soccer
Draughn at Bandys, moved to 6 p.m. Thursday

Prep softball

Williams clutch homer lifts Crawdads past Drive

April 8, 2013

A two-out, two-run homer by left fielder Nick Williams in the bottom of the ninth inning helped give the Hickory Crawdads a 5-4 victory against Greenville on Monday.

The win by the 'Dads over the Drive is their second of the season.

The Crawdads hit three home runs in Monday night’s game, including bombs by second baseman Ryan Rua, third baseman Joey Gallo and Williams.

April 5th

Crawdads drop their season opener to Greensboro

April 5, 2013

A two-RBI single in the top of the eighth inning by Cody Keefer allowed the Greensboro Grasshoppers to spoil the season opener for the Hickory Crawdads with a 4-2 victory on Friday.

Lewis Brinson led Hickory (0-1) with three hits, including an 2-out RBI single in the bottom of the second inning that plated ‘Dads designated hitter Jordan Akins.

Lady Tigers score early, shut out Lady Trojans

April 5, 2013

The Fred T. Foard softball team scored three runs in the first and added an insurance run in the bottom of the sixth on its way to a 4-0 victory against Bandys on Friday.

Olivia Purvis, Addie Bolick, Courtney Hull and Lexi Shubert each went 1-for-3 for the Lady Tigers in the game.

Meggie Gentle and Kat Barrow led Bandys with one hit each.

Without James and Wade, Heat still beat Bobcats

April 5, 2013

Mike Miller scored a season-high 26 points, helping the defending NBA champion Miami Heat take down the Charlotte Bobcats on Friday, 89-79.

Chris Bosh added 18 points and eight rebounds in the victory by the Heat, who improves to 59-16 on the season.

Rookie Michael-Kidd Gilchrist led Charlotte (18-58) with a double double — 18 points and 14 rebounds.

Saturday, April 6, 2013

April 5, 2013

Gene Thomas Jarrett, 82, of Conover, passed away Thursday, April 4, 2013 at his residence. The Jarrett Family is in the care of Robert F. Bennett, Funeral Service Licensee.

Johnson awarded Gabriel memorial scholarship by CVCC Foundation

April 5, 2013

Jessalyn Johnson, a Catawba Valley Community College student enrolled in the Emergency Medical Science (Paramedic) program, was awarded the Stephanie Lynn Gabriel Memorial Scholarship established through the CVCC Foundation, Inc.

James, Allen, Wade out vs. 'Cats; Chalmers uncertain

April 5, 2013

CHARLOTTE — The Miami Heat say LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Ray Allen won't play Friday night against the NBA-worst Charlotte Bobcats, but that Mario Chalmers has been upgraded to a game-time decision.

Chalmers participated in the team's Friday morning shoot-around practice.

The Heat can afford to rest their stars after locking up the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference.

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