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Archive - Apr 2014

April 14th

Four are added to Catawba County's sports hall

April 14, 2014

The Catawba County Sports Hall of Fame is expanding its membership by four this year.

The Class of 2014 for the county’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.

PREP SPORTS: Monday's sports scoreboard

April 14, 2014

Below is a look at Monday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:

Baseball
Fred T. Foard 9, Newton-Conover 1

Softball
Fred T. Foard 5, West Lincoln 1
St. Stephens 27, Hickory 2

Girls soccer
St. Stephens 0, Hickory 0

Boys tennis
Southern District 7 Athletic 2A Tournament, ppd. to Wednesday

PREP SPORTS: Weather affects part of Monday action

April 14, 2014

Below is a look at Monday's prep sports postponements involving Catawba County teams:

Baseball
Fred T. Foard at Newton-Conover, 4 p.m. (Varsity only)
St. Stephens at Hickory, still on

Boys tennis
Southern District 7 Athletic 2A tournament, ppd. to Wednesday

Girls soccer
St. Stephens at Hickory, moved to 4:30 p.m. (Varsity only)

Saturday, April 12, 2014

April 14, 2014

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.

April 11th

PREP NOTEBOOK: Friday's sports scores

April 11, 2014

Below is a look at Friday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:

Baseball
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

Softball
Bandys 12, Lincolnton 1
Hibriten 11, Fred T. Foard 8
St. Stephens 16, Patton 9
West Lincoln 16, Newton-Conover 0

Sherrills Ford library construction well underway

April 11, 2014

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.

April 10th

Late rally lifts Crawdads to victory in home opener

April 10, 2014

Hickory left fielder Jairo Beras picked the perfect time for his first hit in Thursday’s game against the Asheville Tourists.

Beras’ 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.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's sports scores

April 10, 2014

Below is a look at Thursday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:

Baseball
Maiden 7, West Caldwell 6
Newton-Conover 8, St. Stephens 6

Softball
Bunker Hill 12, Bandys 2
Maiden 7, West Caldwell 0

Girls soccer
Bandys 1, Lincolnton 0
East Lincoln 6, Bunker Hill 0
Hibriten 2, Fred T. Foard 1
Newton-Conover 9, West Lincoln 0

$16.8 million to be reinvested in community colleges

April 10, 2014

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).

McCrory’s visit came with an announcement that will impact the entire North Carolina Community College System.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

April 10, 2014

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.

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