August 26th, 2014
The Newton-Conover and Bunker Hill volleyball programs added another page to their annual rivalry on Tuesday.
The two squads, which met in last yearâ€™s SD-7 tournament championship game, battled until the final point of every set of Tuesdayâ€™s match.
In the end, Newton-Conover came away with a straight-sets victory to pull ahead in the Southern District 7 standings early in the season.
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Bandys 3, South Caldwell 0
Newton-Conover 3, Bunker Hill 0
Maiden 3, East Lincoln 0
Maiden 9, Fred T. Foard 0
Newton-Conover 7, St. Stephens 2
Norman Bolick Coley, 52, of Conover died unexpectedly Saturday, August 23, 2014 in Lincoln County. Drum Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Conover, NC, is honored to be serving the Coley family.
Ted Jones Hawn, 84, born September 3, 1929, in Catawba County, went to his eternal home on Sunday, August 24, 2014. Drum Funeral Home in Hickory is honored to be serving the Hawn family.
After spending 24 hours on the clock as a fireman, many would spend the next 48 hours off the clock relaxing. Terry Drum, of Conover, chooses instead to get back to his roots and work just as hard on his days off.
Many turned out Sunday to help dedicate the new South Newton Elementary School. As the doors opened for the first time to the public, the halls were quickly brought to life with excited faculty, staff, parents and students who have anxiously awaited this day.
Excited squeals, warm embraces and even a few tears accompanied students across Catawba County as they bid farewell to summer and welcomed a brand new school year. The O-N-E visited Startown Elementary, Shuford Elementary and the brand new South Newton Elementary to capture the emotions as students filled the hallways at these schools.
Below is a look at Monday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Hickory 3, Bunker Hill 1
North Gaston 3, St. Stephens 0
Bunker Hill 2, North Iredell 1
Charlotte Catholic 5, St. Stephens 0
Newton-Conover 2, South Caldwell 0
South Iredell 2, Hickory 1
West Iredell 6, Maiden 4
Perry Lee Johnson, age 92, of Hickory passed away Friday, August 22, 2014 at Hickory Manor in Hickory. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Johnson family.
Carl Clifford Sigmon, 85 of Conover died Thursday, August 21st, 2014 at Catawba Regional Medical Center. He was born January 2nd, 1929. The family will receive friends from 2-3:00 pm Saturday, August 23rd, 2014 at at the funeral home.
A man, dressed from head to toe in protective gear, walks around in a field, spying out his next box to look at. Thousands of little working soldiers buzz all over the place collecting nectar to bring back to their colonies. The man sprays the bees with smoke to calm them down from then removes the top of the box and starts to retrieve the honey combs.
Roy Cooper, North Carolina Attorney General, has filed a motion to dismiss sexual harrassment claims that were filed against District Attorney James C. â€śJayâ€ť Gaither.