Archive - Apr 2014
The Catawba County Sports Hall of Fame is expanding its membership by four this year.
The Class of 2014 for the countyâ€™s sports hall was officially announced during a press conference at the Highland Recreation Center on Monday in Hickory.
Among those joining the hall in its 14th class are Jeff Barkley, Odell Moose, Beth Laney Queen and John Lentz.
Below is a look at Monday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Fred T. Foard 9, Newton-Conover 1
Fred T. Foard 5, West Lincoln 1
St. Stephens 27, Hickory 2
St. Stephens 0, Hickory 0
Southern District 7 Athletic 2A Tournament, ppd. to Wednesday
Below is a look at Monday's prep sports postponements involving Catawba County teams:
Fred T. Foard at Newton-Conover, 4 p.m. (Varsity only)
St. Stephens at Hickory, still on
Southern District 7 Athletic 2A tournament, ppd. to Wednesday
St. Stephens at Hickory, moved to 4:30 p.m. (Varsity only)
Mozelle Ellen Kennedy Grindel, 83, of Newton, passed away Thursday April 10, 2014 at Catawba Regional Hospice. Catawba Memorial Park, Funerals & Cremations is providing professional services to the Grindel Family.
Below is a look at Friday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Bunker Hill 5, East Lincoln 4
Fred T. Foard 13, Hibriten 8
Lincolnton 10, Bandys 3
Patton 11, St. Stephens 5
West Lincoln 3, Newton-Conover 2
Bandys 12, Lincolnton 1
Hibriten 11, Fred T. Foard 8
St. Stephens 16, Patton 9
West Lincoln 16, Newton-Conover 0
The new branch of Catawba County Library on Sherrills Ford Road will soon be opening its doors.
The new branch is near the corner of Hwy 150 and Sherrils Ford Road, just a short distance from the current facility.
Hickory left fielder Jairo Beras picked the perfect time for his first hit in Thursdayâ€™s game against the Asheville Tourists.
Berasâ€™ single in the bottom of the 10th inning lifted the Crawdads to a 6-5 victory against the Tourists in the new renovated L.P. Frans Stadium.
Below is a look at Thursday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Maiden 7, West Caldwell 6
Newton-Conover 8, St. Stephens 6
Bunker Hill 12, Bandys 2
Maiden 7, West Caldwell 0
Bandys 1, Lincolnton 0
East Lincoln 6, Bunker Hill 0
Hibriten 2, Fred T. Foard 1
Newton-Conover 9, West Lincoln 0
Governor Pat McCrory made his second stop in Catawba County this week with a tour alongside middle school students of the Manufacturing Solutions Center (MSC) and the simulated hospital at Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC).
McCroryâ€™s visit came with an announcement that will impact the entire North Carolina Community College System.
Naomi Sigmon Carter, 83, of Claremont, went to be with her Lord Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at Frye Regional Medical Center. The Carter family is in the care of Robert F. Bennett, Funeral Service Licensee, 828-465-2111.