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Archive - 2014

July 15th

Area coaches train, trying to improve player safety

July 15, 2014

Sixteen football coaches in the Catawba County School System gathered at Maiden High School on Monday, all in an effort to help aid player safety.

Former Concord High School coach EZ Smith taught the eight-hour seminar, which was sponsored by USA Football’s Heads Up initiative.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

July 15, 2014

Mary Lee Sain, 91, died July 11, 2014 in Burke County. The Sain family has entrusted arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton.

Frankie Violet Flowers Herman, 93 of Hickory, went to her Heavenly home Sunday, July 13th, 2014 at Trinity Ridge. The family will receive friends from 9:30 am-11:00 am Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 at the church.

Jacob Fork gets Extreme

July 15, 2014

A new extreme sport terrain has opened up at Jacob Fork Park in Newton.
The new Pump Track, similar to a BMX track, opened for the public on July 5.

To develop, or not to develop

July 15, 2014

A proposal from the Economic Development Corporation (EDC) has residents on edge as they await a vote from Catawba County Commissioners that may determine the future of the Startown community.

Sweet Frozen Treat at Murray’s Mill

July 15, 2014

Visitors to Murray’s Mill cooled off with free ice cream by Udderly Delicious during Sunday’s ice cream social. Event-goers were treated to bluegrass music, a duck race and tours of the mill.

July 14th

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

July 14, 2014

No Obituaries were reported at press time

July 13th

Hornets add depth at guard, sign Brian Roberts

July 13, 2014

Brian Roberts started his NBA career in 2012 as a New Orleans Hornet.

The 6-foot-1 guard agreed to a two-year, $5.5 million deal on Sunday to continue playing in the NBA — this time as a member of the Charlotte Hornets.

Undrafted after coming out of the University of Dayton in 2008, Roberts spent the 2008-09 season playing basketball for club Galil Gilboa in Israel.

July 12th

Hornets sign former Tar Heel forward Marvin Williams

July 13, 2014

After coming up short in the chase for Utah guard Gordon Hayward, the Charlotte Hornets have settled on another Jazz product.

Forward Marvin Williams has signed a two-year, $14 million deal with the Hornets, according to sources. All of Williams’ contract is guaranteed with no options — team or player.

PREP FOOTBALL: Area teams host summer camps

July 12, 2014

Below are youth football camps for each Catawba County high schools listed in alphabetical order:

Bandys Football Camp
Bandys High School has announced that the Trojan Football Camp will take place from July 24-26.

July 11th

Hornets fall to Warriors in Summer League opener

July 12, 2014

LAS VEGAS — Facing the defending Summer League champions was no easy task for the Charlotte Hornets on Friday.

The Golden State Warriors took a 11-0 advantage early in the contest and led wire-to-wire in a 70-58 victory against the Hornets at the Thomas and Mack Center.

Below is a look at Wednesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Volleyball Bandys...
Kenjon Barner is joining his former college coach, Chip Kelly, as part of the Philadelphia Eagles....
Catawba County's football teams possess a talented group of running backs this fall. Returning to...

 

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