Archive - 2014
RICHMOND, Va. â NASCAR's new win-and-in format had the potential to give one driver a shot at a dramatic last-grasp berth into the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
There were 17 drivers who could have raced their way into the Chase by winning Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway, but Brad Keselowski would have nothing to do with a storybook ending.
Matt Johnson and his Charlotte 49er teammates were left with a bad taste in their mouths following a 33-9 season-opening victory against Campbell last week.
"We worked really hard this week," Johnson said. "We weren't really satisfied with the way we played last week, even with the win."
Newton-Conoverâs defense hadnât allowed a single point in any of its games so far this season.
Giving up 21 points in the first half against rival Hickory, the Red Devils buckled down, allowing no Red Tornado points in the second half.
Newton-Conover scored 30-straight points en route to a 46-21 victory at Gurley Stadium against Hickory.
Behind Matt Williamsâ five touchdown passes, Fred T. Foard ended a 20-game losing streak on Friday with a 49-21 victory against Bunker Hill.
Williams completed 17-of-25 passes for 223 yards â 115 of those to Tyler Johnson.
Below is a look at Friday night's prep football scores in Catawba County and across the state:
Catawba County scores
Bandys 42, Chase 7
Fred T. Foard 49, Bunker Hill 21
Newton-Conover 46, Hickory 21
Anson County 35, South Stanly 8
Arendell-Parrott Academy 54, Lawrence Academy 6
Ayden-Grifton 14, North Pitt 7
Shirley Jane Wilkinson Harvey, 67 entered into the everlasting joy of eternal life with Christ on Thursday, September 4, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer. Bennett Funeral Service in Conover is serving the Harvey family.
Whoever said that local furniture manufacturing was a dying industry may want to reconsider that thought.
CR Laine in Hickory is now looking to fill several current positions that are open due to recent expansions. These positions and requirements are:
âShe was strong willed and determined,â said Melanie Lutz.
Melanieâs best friend was diagnosed with breast cancer just before her 40th birthday. After a loss of function in her left arm and a battle that lasted eight years, Terry Wright passed away at age 48.
The 32 person cast of âGuys and Dollsâ will take audiences on a tour of New York, from the heart of Times Square to the sewers under the city this weekend.
Newton native Bishop Rick Mungro remembered the thrilling feeling of standing on the street corner near his childhood school â Catawba Countyâs now-defunct Central High School â and singing with his friends each afternoon.