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March 3rd, 2015

Empty Bowls, Full Hearts

March 3, 2015

On Saturday, the cafeteria at Saint Stephens High School will be filled with people making a difference.

The 9th annual Empty Bowls, Full Heart event will be held from 5 - 7 p.m. on Saturday, utilizing the creative talents of students, staff and the community to raise money for local soup kitchens and overall hunger awareness.

‘Loud boom’ shakes Conover

March 3, 2015

Brenda Trivette was unloading groceries outside her home on Angel Road in Conover when she heard the explosion.

“All I heard was a loud boom and then I felt the ground shake,” Trivette said. “I actually dropped my bag. Then I turned around and all I could see was black smoke coming from behind the trees.”

March 2nd

Surratts combine for 54 points, end Devils’ season

March 2, 2015

East Lincoln’s 1-2 punch K’Oed Newton-Conover on Monday night, ending the Red Devils’ boys basketball season in the second of the 2A playoffs.

Brothers Chazz and Sage Surratt combined for 54 of the Mustangs’ points in a 75-66 victory in Denver.

PREP BASKETBALL: Monday's second-round scores

March 2, 2015

Below is a look at Monday's first-round playoff basketball scores in the 2A and 3A ranks involving Catawba County teams:

2A girls basketball
Bandys 62, Thomasville 40
(Lady Trojans now 24-1; face Madison at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday)

2A boys basketball
East Lincoln 75, Newton-Conover 66
(Red Devils end season with a 16-8 overall record)

PREP NOTEBOOK: Monday's spring sports scores

March 2, 2015

Below is a look at Monday's spring sports scores involving Catawba County teams:

Baseball
Bandys 10, South Iredell 1
Bunker Hill 8, St. Stephens 3
Maiden 12, West Iredell 2 (six innings)
West Lincoln at Fred T. Foard, ppd. to Tuesday

Girls soccer
Fred T. Foard 2, Mooresville 0
St. Stephens 3, Burns 0

Boys tennis

PREP BASKETBALL: Monday's second-round games

March 2, 2015

Below is a look at Friday's first-round playoff basketball scores in the 2A and 3A ranks involving Catawba County teams:

2A girls basketball
Thomasville (16-6) at Bandys (23-1), 6 p.m. Monday

2A boys basketball
Newton-Conover (16-7) at East Lincoln (20-0), 7 p.m. Monday

3A girls basketball
Hickory 71, Hickory Ridge 23

The O-N-E represented at annual NCPA Awards

March 2, 2015

The Observer News Enterprise’s Sports Editor Cody Dalton received an award during the N.C. Press Association’s Annual Awards Ceremony held Thursday at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Dalton earned second place for sports columns in the Daily Division, which includes newspapers with a circulation less than 15,000.

Paying at the Pump

March 2, 2015

The price at the pump factors into nearly every household budget across America — making things run smoothly when the cost of gasoline drops and stretching dollars thin when it skyrockets.

Second suspect in fatal home invasion identified, arrested

March 2, 2015

A tip lead Catawba County Sheriff’s Office deputies to the second suspect in a fatal home invasion that occurred Monday near Claremont — Brandon Lineberger.

Lineberger, 26,was arrested and charged on Wednesday in connection with the incident where alleged accomplice Vernon Bobby Dixon was shot and killed.

February 27th

PREP BASKETBALL: Friday's first-round scores

February 27, 2015

Below is a look at Friday's first-round playoff basketball scores in the 2A and 3A ranks involving Catawba County teams:

2A girls basketball
Bandys 71, Shelby 29
(Lady Trojans play Thomasville in round two Monday at 6 p.m.)
North Wilkes 62, Maiden 47 (Blue Devils end year 12-11)
Wilkes Central 89, Bunker Hill 49 (Bears end year 13-11)

2A boys basketball

Below is a look at Friday's spring sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Baseball East...
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Valentine’s Day 2014 is one Bandys softball player Mary Catherine Sigmon won’t forget.

 

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