Skip to main content

Archive - 2014 - Sports Article

July 2nd

Hickory uses five-run 8th to tie series with Alexander

July 2, 2014

The Area IV playoff series between Hickory Post 48 and Alexander County Post 170 is tied.

Post 48 scored five runs in the bottom of the eighth and held off a furious rally by Post 170 to win 10-7 on Wednesday night at Henkel-Alley Field.

July 1st

Post 170 grabs early lead, goes ahead 1-0 in series

July 1, 2014

Alexander County scored five early runs and held off a late charge from Hickory, winning the first Area IV playoff game between the two teams Tuesday, 5-3.

Game two of the series takes places tonight at Henkel-Alley Field at the American Legion Fairgrounds. Game time is set for 7 p.m.

June 27th

Hickory-Shelby game postponed until Sunday

June 27, 2014

Friday night's Area IV West Division game between Hickory Post 48 and Shelby Post 82 was postponed.

The contest is rescheduled for Sunday at 1 p.m. at Keeter Stadium/Veterans Field in Shelby.

Post 48 (10-11, 8-8 in Area IV West) has two remaining games left in the regular season, including at Henkel-Alley Field on Saturday at 7 p.m. against Burke Post 21.

NBA Draft aids Charlotte's frontcourt, shooting

June 27, 2014

The Charlotte Hornets used Thursday’s NBA Draft to solidying their backcourt and added one of best shooters in this year’s rookie class.

After he dropped surprisingly out of the top five, forward Noah Vonleh went No. 9 to the Hornets.

General manager Rich Cho was surprised when Vonleh fell in the team’s lap.

June 24th

Red Devils gear up, host first 7-on-7 drills

June 24, 2014

Newton-Conover High School hosted its first prep football 7-on-7 on Tuesday.

Head coach Matt Beam and the Red Devils welcomed Davidson Day for nearly two hours of competitive football action at the N-CHS practice field.

To read more of this story, pick up the Wednesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

June 17th

North, South play into extras; Game ends in 4-4 tie

June 17, 2014

There was no champion in the 2014 South Atlantic League All-Star Game at L.P. Frans Stadium on Tuesday.

Playing into the 10th inning, the North and South All-Stars finished tied 4-4 in the contest.

To read more of this story, pick up the Wednesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

June 16th

Hunter Harvey takes the All-Star spotlight tonight

June 16, 2014

He watched his brother Kris pitch at L.P. Frans Stadium when he was a young boy.

He saw his father Bryan coach there, as well.

Now, more than a decade later, Hunter Harvey is the starting pitcher for tonight's South Atlantic League All-Star Game at the historic stadium in Hickory.

June 10th

With all of its roster, Hickory battles Cherryville

June 10, 2014

With a complete roster of players, Hickory Post 48 went to battle on Tuesday night against rival Cherryville at Henkel-Alley Field at the American Legion Fairgrounds.

Fresh off their 2A title series appearance, Bunker Hill players Colton Chapman, Cameron Chapman and Jordan Eckard all started in the contest.

Bears end dream season as 2A state runners-up

June 10, 2014

With tears in their eyes, Marty Curtis addressed the Bunker Hill baseball team following its 4-2 loss to Midway in the third game of 2A state championship series on Saturday at UNC-Greensboro.

June 5th

Curtis ready to lead Bears in first state title series

June 5, 2014

The culmination of a 42-year coaching journey for Marty Curtis takes place tonight as he leads Bunker Hill in game one of the 2A baseball championship series against Midway.

It’s the first time that Curtis, who has coached 31 years at Bunker Hill, has led a team this far.

BUIES CREEK — Matt Johnson and the Charlotte 49ers football team kicked off their second-ever...
Below is a look at Thursday's junior varsity football scores involving Catawba County teams: JV...
Below is a look at Thursday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Volleyball Bunker...

 

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes