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October 23rd, 2014

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Thursday's third-round scores

October 23, 2014

Below is a look at Thursday's third-round volleyball playoff scores involving Catawba County teams:

2A playoffs
Bunker Hill 3, Maiden 1 (23-25, 26-24, 25-22, 25-18)
- Lady Bears improve to 20-6
- Lady Blue Devils end season 16-8

Newton-Conover 3, Brevard 1 (25-19, 23-25, 25-21, 25-23)
- Lady Red Devils improve to 17-7

3A playoffs

JV FOOTBALL: Thursday's county scores

October 23, 2014

Below is a look at Thursday's junior varsity football scores involving Catawba County teams:

Oct. 23 scores
Bunker Hill at Bandys, ppd. to Monday
Hickory 44, Fred T. Foard 7
Lincolnton 32, Newton-Conover 18
South Caldwell 39, St. Stephens 19
West Lincoln 22, Maiden 15

VIDEO: Academic Scandal Shocks UNC

October 23, 2014

A scandal involving bogus classes and inflated grades at the University of North Carolina was bigger than previously reported, a new investigation found. (Oct. 23)

Thursday, October 23, 2014

October 23, 2014

T. David West, age 23, of Newton, died unexpectedly Tuesday, October 21, 2014 in Greensboro. Arrangements are incomplete at Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton.

Norman “Cookie” Yates, 62, of Newton passed away on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at Catawba Regional Hospice. The Yates family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover, NC.

Halloween Hot Spot

October 23, 2014

Bones have begun peeking out of the dirt at the corner of N. Ashe Ave and W. 10th Street in Newton. Webs and witches have taken over the trees and rats and bats squeak freely across the sidewalk.

October 22nd

Red Devils top Maiden, go 14-0 in conference games

October 22, 2014

Since a 4-2 loss on Aug. 23 to Statesville, the Newton-Conover boys soccer team has been simply unstoppable.

The Red Devils sent their seniors out in style on Wednesday, defeating rival Maiden 4-1 on "Senior Night" at Gurley Stadium.

M.S. ROUND UP: Wednesday's football scores

October 22, 2014

Below is a look at Wednesday's middle school football scores involving Catawba County teams:

Oct. 22 scores
H.M Arndt 36, River Bend 0
Mill Creek 12, Jacobs Fork 0
Newton-Conover 36, Grandview 6
Northview 28, Maiden 6

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Thursday's third-round matches

October 22, 2014

Below is a look at Thursday's third-round volleyball playoff matches involving Catawba County teams:

2A playoffs
Maiden (16-7) at Bunker Hill (19-6), 5 p.m.
Newton-Conover (15-7) at Brevard (20-5), 6 p.m.

3A playoffs
Marvin Ridge (23-1) at Hickory (23-1), 7 p.m.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

October 22, 2014

Austin Ray Hedrick 16 of Claremont died Friday, October 17, 2014. The Hedrick family is in the care of Bennett Funeral Service of Conover, 828-465-2111.

Terry Gordon Bollinger 60 of Newton died Monday, October 20, 2014 at his residence. The Bollinger family is in the care of Bennett Funeral Service of Conover, 828-465-2111.

Nights of Fright

October 22, 2014

Take a trip to the Trail of Fear — if you dare.

15 years ago, the original Trail of Fear was located in the Startown community. Nestled on 30 acres, it was idealistically remote. But, when rent became too high, Bobby Hyler, creator and owner, invested in land behind Fred T. Foard High School.

Rushing for 449 yards, Lincolnton dominated in its football game Friday night at Gurley Stadium,...
Down 14-0 in the first quarter to Hickory, the Fred T. Foard football didn't fret. The Tigers...
Below is a look at Friday's prep football scores involving Catawba County teams and a statewide...

 

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