November 6th, 2013
LENOIR â€” The Newton-Conover boys soccer team owned the first half of Wednesdayâ€™s 2A playoff game against West Caldwell.
The Warriors, though, scored late to advance.
West Caldwell pocketed two second-half goals, including a controversial score with eight minutes to go, earning a 2-1 victory against the Red Devils at Thuss Stadium.
Below is a look at Wednesday's boys soccer playoff scores involving Catawba County teams:
West Caldwell 2, Newton-Conover 1
(Red Devils finish season 17-5-2)
Fred T. Foard 6, West Iredell 2
Weddington 1, St. Stephens 0
(Indians finish season 14-8-3)
Saturday's fourth-round games
The Newton-Convoer athletic program is hosting a golf tournament on Sunday at River Oaks Golf Club in Statesville.
Sign-ins for the tournament start at noon. The event will get underway a shotgun start at 1 p.m.
For more information, contact N-CHS Assistant Athletic Director John Echerd at 828-612-1171.
Judith â€śRitaâ€ť Hefner Wilson, age 75, of Catawba passed away Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at Catawba Regional Hospice in Sherrills Ford. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Wilson family.
Conover Mayor Lee Moritz Jr. held a strong lead over challenger Don Beal with one precinct outstanding Tuesday night, making Moritz appear the night's big winners.
As of press time, unofficial results showed him with a commanding lead of nearly 79 percent.
On November 3rd 2013, Luther Pinkney Huffman, III entered his Heavenly Home. Bass-Smith Funeral Home in Hickory is serving the family of Luther Pinkney Huffman, III and condolences may be left at www.bass-smithfuneralhome.com.
As parents drive up to Shuford Elementary to drop up their children Tuesday morning, they may not notice anything different, but an invisible line will have moved.
The school is now within the city limits of Conover, following a public hearing and unanimous council action Monday night.
Some folks are going to be very happy about the results of today's city, town and School Board elections. And some folks are going to be greatly disappointed.
A Maiden woman and a Lincolnton man and woman were arrested late Monday on charges related to the death of a Denver woman whose truck was pulled from a pond in northern Lincoln County on Monday.
Detectives say the three ran over the victim with her own truck early Friday morning.
KERNERSVILLE â€” Maiden's Corbin Boyles added another title to his already impressive resumĂ© on Saturday
The Blue Devil junior won the 2A cross-country state championship held at the Redmon Sports Complex.