September 24th, 2014
Below is a look at Wednesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Fred T. Foard 3, Watauga 0
St. Stephens 3, Hibriten 1
Bandys 4, Maiden 2
Hickory 4, Freedom 3
Fred T. Foard 5, Watauga 1
Newton-Conover 4, West Caldwell 1
St. Stephens 2, Hibriten 0
Newton-Conover battled both West Caldwell and the elements on the soccer field Wednesday.
The Red Devils scored early and late in the first half, pulling ahead en route to a 4-1 conference victory against the Warriors.
Newton-Conover improves to 12-1 overall and 6-0 in conference games this season.
Below is a look at Wednesday's middle school football scores involving teams in Catawba County:
Middle school football (Week 2 scores)
Arndt 8, Northview 0
Jacobs Fork 22, River Bend 0
Mill Creek 14, Newton-Conover 12
Grandview 12, Maiden 6
A grand jury in New York ruled Wednesday that three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart won't face charges in the death of Kevin Ward, Jr.
The incident involving Stewart and Ward, Jr. took place on Aug. 9 at Canandaigua Motorsports Park in Canandaigua, N.Y.
Tuesday, Sept. 23, was National Voter Registration Day. The State Board of Elections announced that its rolls grew by nearly 1.5 million over the last 10 years, bringing to total to 6.5 million registered voters in N.C. That number represents about 9 out of 10 eligible voters in N.C.
Alvin Loy Arrowood, Sr., age 91, of Hickory passed away Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at Catawba Regional Hospice in Newton. He was born September 9, 1923 in Catawba County, Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Arrowood family.
N.C. 16 in Catawba County could make the to-do list for NC Department of Transportation (NCDOT) projects in the coming years.
Sept. 5 2014.
"I came into class that morning expecting to learn horticulture," said Bandys High School Student Travis Goforth, 16. "But instead we learned about a calf being born."
Students in the morning horticulture class spend most of their time learning about plants, but each morning the students take a walk outside to feed the animals used for other agriculture and farming classes.
Megan Fair had two goals when she started her Bunker Hill volleyball career as a freshman in 2011 â€” beat Newton-Conover and break the single-match record for kills by the time she was a senior.
In one swift swoop, Fair completed both goals Tuesday night at home against the rival Lady Red Devils.
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Bandys 3, West Caldwell 0
Bunker Hill 3, Newton-Conover 1
Maiden 3, East Lincoln 0
Bandys 6, West Caldwell 3
East Lincoln at Maiden, ppd. to TBD
Newton-Conover at Bunker Hill, ppd. to TBD