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Archive - 2014

January 16th

PWX wrestling hosts ‘Taken By Force’ on Saturday

January 16, 2014

For the third time in the past five months, the Premiere Wrestling Xperience (PWX) invades the Hickory Metro Convention Center on Saturday.

The wrestling promotion, which has been in existence since 2003, features some of the top independent professional wrestlers in the country.

Newton-Conover wins its 42nd match of season

January 16, 2014

Building on its first-ever state championship, the Newton-Conover wrestling team continued its winning ways on Thursday.

The Red Devils beat Lincolnton at home, 69-3, for their 42nd victory of the season.

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

GAME OF THE WEEK: Red Devils welcome Bears

January 16, 2014

A week after dethroning East Lincoln to take first place in the Southern District 7 standings, Newton-Conover faces another challenge tonight at home in Bunker Hill.

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

Thursday, January 16, 2014

January 16, 2014

Alan Joseph Valk, 62, of Vale, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2014 at his residence. An informal memorial service will be held Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 at 1 p.m. at Rockin K Ranch in Huntersville.

January 15th

Marching in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 16, 2014

The city of Newton will hold its annual celebration this Monday, Jan. 20 at 11 a.m.

The community is invited to participate in a march from St. Paul United Methodist Church to the old 1924 Court House in Newton.

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

One on O-N-E: What's your biggest dream?

January 16, 2014

On Monday afternoon, the Observer News Enterprise visited local people in the city of Newton to pose the question, “In honor or Martin Luther King Jr., what is your biggest dream?”

O-N-E Staff Reporter Jimmy Hilton asked this question to three people — Shannon Huffman, Zara Saine and William Rice — and took down their responses.

New Red Devils coach focused on the ‘full scope’

January 16, 2014

Looking at the reaction of his 5-year-old son, Matt Beam knew he was destined to be the head football coach at Newton-Conover HIgh School.

"My son, Davis, went through his room dressed up in all red saying 'alright dad, I'm ready to go,’” Beam said. “I really knew then if my family would be alright with it, I would be alright with it. We're excited about the opportunity.”

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday, Friday contests

January 16, 2014

Below is a look at Thursday's and Friday's prep sports contests involving Catawba County teams:

Tonight’s matches

Prep wrestling
Lincolnton at Newton-Conover

Friday’s contests

Prep basketball
Bandys at West Lincoln
Bunker Hill at Newton-Conover
Hickory at Watauga
Maiden at East Lincoln
St. Stephens at Freedom
So. Caldwell at Fred T. Foard

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

January 15, 2014

Sylvia Trevino, 55, of Mountain View, died on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 at her residence. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mountain View Mennonite Church, 5252 Hwy 10 West, Hickory, NC 28602.

January 14th

Trojans sweep Bears on court in a historic night

January 15, 2014

The Bandys girls basketball team did much more than maintain its first-place standing in the SD-7 with a win Tuesday night against rival Bunker Hill.

The Lady Trojans set a school record with their 44th-straight win at Bost-Matheson Gymnasium, defeating the Lady Bears, 78-19.

Through the trails of being an undrafted rookie, Brian Roberts hard work paid off on Wednesday. The...
Madi Story went out a winner Monday night during the North Carolina Coaches Association East-West...
In a game that included five ejections, the Catawba County Hornets defeated the rival Carolina...

 

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