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May 26th, 2015

AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL: Tuesday's scores

May 26, 2015

Below is a look at Tuesday's American Legion baseball scores involving teams from Catawba County:

American Legion scores
Hickory 9, Burke County 3 (Post 48 improves to 3-0)

Foard grad DiBenedetto finding his way in NASCAR

May 26, 2015

A California boy with a dream of being a race car driver, Matt DiBenedetto’s road to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has been anything, but straight.

Thriving through different types of adversity throughout his career, the Fred T. Foard grad is racing on stock car racing’s biggest stage with its most elite drivers.

May 24th

O-N-E EXCLUSIVE: Q&A with Archie Manning

May 24, 2015

The Hickory Sportsman’s Club welcomed Ole Miss quarterback Archie Manning for its bi-annual meeting at Rock Barn Golf & Spa in Conover on Wednesday.

Manning, a former No. 2 overall pick in the NFL Draft and a Louisiana native, is the father of three sons, including the eldest, Cooper, and current NFL quarterbacks Peyton and Eli Manning.

May 22nd

AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL: Friday's local scores

May 23, 2015

Below is a look at Friday's local American Legion baseball scores:

Area IV scoreboard
Hickory 13, Kings Mountain 10

May 21st

Kenseth wins pole for NASCAR's Coca-Cola 600

May 21, 2015

CONCORD — Matt Kenseth is hoping history repeats itself Sunday night at the Coca-Cola 600.

Kenseth won his second Sprint Cup pole of the season Thursday night for NASCAR's longest race. He turned in a dominating lap of 194.252 mph at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the third round of NASCAR's knockout qualifying format.

May 20th

PREP PLAYOFFS: Wednesday's third-round scores

May 20, 2015

Below is a look at Wednesday's third-round playoff scores involving Catawba County teams:

Girls soccer
Sun Valley 4, St. Stephens 1 (Lady Indians end season 15-8-1)
A.C. Reynolds 5, Fred T. Foard 1 (Lady Tigers end season 15-8-1)

Catawba native Bobby Isaac to join NASCAR Hall

May 20, 2015

CHARLOTTE — Catawba native Bobby Isaac, Speedway Motorsports Executive Chairman Bruton Smith and two-time Sprint Cup champion Terry Labonte topped the newest group of five headed to the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

NASCAR drivers Curtis Turner and modified series champion Jerry Cook completed the hall's seventh class Wednesday.

Red Hawks defy odds to reach College World Series

May 20, 2015

Searching to find its identity, the CVCC baseball team won only 10 of its first 23 games to start this spring season.

Nearly two months to the date later, the Red Hawks have defied the odds to reach the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) World Series in Enid, Okla. and are hoping to make some noise when the tournament starts this weekend.

May 19th

PREP PLAYOFFS: Third-round game dates, times

May 19, 2015

Below is a look at Wednesday's third-round playoff game times involving Catawba County teams:

Girls soccer
Sun Valley (13-9-1) at St. Stephens (15-7-1), 6:30 p.m. Wednesday
Fred T. Foard (15-7-1) at A.C. Reynolds (20-4), 6 p.m. Wednesday

BREAKING: Wilkinson named N-C basketball coach

May 19, 2015

Newton-Conover High School is turning to an alumni to guide its boys basketball program.

After spending the past 15 years at Bunker Hill High School, Matt Wilkinson is returning home as the next leader of the Red Devils boys basketball team.

He was announced as the next head coach on Tuesday morning.

Wilkinson replaces Jonathan Tharpe, who stepped down as head coach on March 13.

Below is a look at Tuesday's American Legion baseball scores involving teams from Catawba County:...
A California boy with a dream of being a race car driver, Matt DiBenedetto’s road to the NASCAR...
The Hickory Sportsman’s Club welcomed Ole Miss quarterback Archie Manning for its bi-annual meeting...

 

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