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October 8th, 2014

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

October 8, 2014

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

Middle school football scores (week four)
Newton-Conover 22, Northview 14
Maiden 14, Jacobs Fork 6
H.M. Arndt 22, Grandview 6
Mill Creek 30, River Bend 0

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's sports scores

October 8, 2014

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

Bunker Hill 3, Maiden 0
Fred T. Foard 3, South Caldwell 0
St. Stephens 3, Freedom 0

Boys soccer
Fred T. Foard 7, South Caldwell 2
East Lincoln 5, Bunker Hill 2
Lincolnton 5, Bandys 3
Newton-Conover 6, West Lincoln 0

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

October 8, 2014

Darrin Wayne Hollar 44 of Claremont died Saturday, October 4, 2014 at Catawba Regional Hospice. The Hollar family is in the care of Bennett Funeral Service of Conover, 828-465-2111.

Back to her Roots

October 8, 2014

Discovery High School rolled out the red carpet on Monday for a special guest speaker — Pauletta Pearson Washington.

Washington is a Newton native who studied music and built a career in Hollywood as an actress. She is known for her work in “Wilma”, “Beloved”, and “The Watsons Go to Birmingham.” She married Denzel in 1983.

City votes on former HT, no tenant named

October 8, 2014

Newton City Council held their regular meeting last night at City Hall.

The room was filled with local faces, a lot who attended only for the public hearing.

One hot topic was to be discussed and everyone had something to say or wanted to hear what was going to be said.

October 7th

Red Devils top Trojans on "Senior Night"

October 7, 2014

A little more than a week ago, the Bandys volleyball team sent shockwaves through the SD-7 by knocking off top-ranked Maiden.

Newton-Conover avoided the same fate as its archrival.

The Lady Red Devils pulled ahead two sets and held off a late charge by the Lady Trojans to come away with a 3-1 victory Tuesday on “Senior Night.”

5 Catawba County athletes punch regional tickets

October 7, 2014

The Southern District 7 Athletic 2A tennis tournament held its first of two days of competition on Tuesday at Maiden High School.

Four singles players punched their tickets to the 2A West Regionals, while in doubles, Newton-Conover’s Brittany Connor and Lauren Dillard were one of three teams who advanced to Regionals.

Red Devils fall one spot in latest AP football poll

October 7, 2014

Despite a rivalry win against Maiden on Saturday, the Newton-Conover football team fell one spot in the latest Associated Press 2A poll released on Tuesday.

The Red Devils (5-0-1, 2-0) received more votes this week (62) than they did in last week’s poll (60), but were surpassed by Franklin.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

October 7, 2014

Alec Calvin Sigmon, age 15, of Claremont, NC, died unexpectedly from injuries sustained from an automobile accident Friday evening, October 3, 2014. Drum Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Conover, NC is honored to serve the Sigmon family.

Gettin’ dizzy at Claremont

October 7, 2014

Left to right: Haley Adkins, 7, Savannah Adkins, 4 and Alyssa McCrary, 7, all of Claremont, spins around on a ride during Saturday’s Claremont Daze festival.

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