May 2nd, 2013
David Wesley Bruner, 28, of Maiden, died Tuesday, April 30, 2013. Memorials may be made to Sweetwater Presbyterian Church, 500 21st Street, SE, Hickory, N.C., 28602.
Catawba County’s first-ever mud run, the Montessori Mudstacle, took in proceeds of over $26,000 to benefit Montessori at Sandy Ford according to Mary Helen Cline, director of the school.
The Teen Christmas Committee, part of Catawba County’s Christmas Bureau, was one of 21 recipients of the Governor’s Medallion Award last week in Raleigh.
Governor Pat McCrory and First Lady Ann McCrory presented Rose Arant, Chair of the Committee, with the state’s highest award for volunteer service.
Newton-Conover's Brenda Gutierrez picked the perfect time to break through on the soccer field.
The sophomore, who entered Wednesday night's game against Maiden with one goal this season, scored the lone netter in the 69th minute in a 1-0 win for the Lady Red Devils.
Below is a look at Wednesday's sports action from across Catawba County:
Bandys 4, Draughn 2
East Burke 2, Bunker Hill 0
Newton-Conover 1, Maiden 0
St. Stephens 6, Alexander Central 0
Minor league baseball
Asheville 10, Hickory 2
Brandon Neil Porter, 26, of Hickory went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday, April 29, 2013. The Randall family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Cremations in Newton.
Frye Regional Medical Center welcomes Sean Gallagher as the hospital’s new chief financial officer.
Gallagher began working at Frye in April 2013, after working most recently as interim CFO of Providence Hospitals in Columbia, SC.
A look at the baseball and softball tournament brackets for the Catawba Valley 2A and Northwestern 3A/4A:
First round (on Thursday)
No. 8 Newton-Conover at No. 1 Bandys, 7 p.m.
No. 5 Maiden at No. 4 West Caldwell, 7 p.m.
No. 7 South Iredell at No. 2 Draughn, 7 p.m.
No. 6 East Burke at No. 3 Bunker Hill, 7 p.m.
The Bunker Hill baseball team spoiled â€śSenior Nightâ€ť for Bandys, but the Trojans were the ultimate winners on Tuesday night.
By virtue of Draughnâ€™s 10-6 loss to Maiden in extra innings, the Trojans claim their first outright CVAC title since 2001.
Below is a look at Tuesday's sports action from across Catawba County:
Bunker Hill 6, Bandys 4 (nine innings)
Maiden 10, Draughn 6 (nine innings)
Newton-Conover 6, West Caldwell 0
Northwestern 3A/4A baseball tournament
No. 3 Watauga 15, No. 6 St. Stephens 3
No. 5 Fred T. Foard 2, No. 4 Hickory 1