Skip to main content

Archive - Jan 31, 2012 - Sports Article

Former 'Dads reflect on the team’s past at Hot Stove

January 31, 2012

Kicking off their 20th anniversary campaign in style, the Hickory Crawdads hosted their annual Hot Stove Banquet at Rock Barn Golf and Spa on Monday.

The event featured a number of guest speakers, including former ‘Dads general manager Marty Steele and former Hickory players Josh Bonifay (2000-01), Chris Mader (1993-94) and Jason Evans (1993).

Steele, who was team’s first-ever general manager, recanted the first opening day at its new stadium.

31 county wrestlers ranked in the state

January 31, 2012

The latest individual state prep wrestling polls include 31 Catawba County athletes ranked in the top 10 of their respective weight classes.

The Retrorankings.com lists include 16 area wrestlers in the 2A ranks and 15 in the 3A ranks.

Four wrestlers from three schools are also ranked atop their respective weight classes. They include Newton-Conover’s Ian Canrobert at 106, Foard’s Caleb Griffin at 120, St. Stephens’ Ian Martin at 138 and Foard’s Hayden Albert at 160.

Carolina Panthers change logo for first time

January 31, 2012

CHARLOTTE — The Carolina Panthers have a new look.

For the first time since joining the league in 1995, the Panthers have changed their logo. According to a press release Sunday night, the logo has been designed to provide a "more aggressive, contemporary look to the logo while making it more three-dimensional for ever-increasing digital use."

The Panthers will transition to the refined logo throughout 2012.

The primary tweaks made by the creative department of the National Football League are primarily in the features in the eye and mouth.

Grabbing an early lead and holding off a late charge by rival Hickory, the Fred T. Foard baseball...
Below is a look at the 24th Annual Catawba County Easter Baseball Classic results: Monday's opening...
Below is the schedule for the 24th Annual Catawba County Easter Baseball Classic: 24th Catawba...

 

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes