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July 19th, 2012

Trying to 'make' it

July 19, 2012

Economic development leaders say good news is coming for Catawba County.

Hornets prepare to face Panthers on Saturday

July 19, 2012

With a game and a win under their belt, the Catawba County Hornets are preparing this week to face the Stanly County Panthers on Saturday at Westside/Jaycee Park.

The Hornets (1-0) faced the Panthers in their Central Carolinas Football League season opener last year, winning 24-14.

Walker and Moss both play as East tops West, 34-9

July 19, 2012

West Montgomery's Ja'Quil Cap scored four times, leading the East squad past the West squad to a 34-9 victory in the 64th Annual East-West All-Star Game in Greensboro on Wednesday.

Newton-Conover players Jake Walker and Jervasse Moss both played in the contest. Moss ran four times for 21 yards and also caught a two-yard pass.

July 18th

Panthers DT Neblett suspended 4 games by NFL

July 18, 2012

CHARLOTTE — The NFL has announced that Carolina Panthers backup defensive tackle Andre Neblett has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the regular season for violating the league's policy on performance enhancing substances.

July 17th

Youth baseball event invading Newton next week

July 17, 2012

For the second-straight year, the Startown Optimist Club is hosting a Babe Ruth Baseball tournament — this time in Newton.

The double-elimination tournament features some of the best baseball players in the Southeast region of the United States.

Walker, Moss take field Wednesday in All-Star game

July 17, 2012

Newton-Conover football players Jake Walker and Jervasse Moss take the field for the final time in their prep football careers Wednesday when they play in the 64th Annual North Carolina Coaches Association East-West All-Star Football Game.

The game takes place at Jamieson Stadium at Grimlsey High School in Greensboro.

Delmarva pulls, stays ahead of HIckory for 8-5 win

July 17, 2012

SALISBURY, Md. — Delmarva scored eight runs in the first three innings of Tuesday's game and held off a comeback by Hickory to come away with the 8-5 South Atlantic League victory.

Nick Delmonico and Wynston Sawyer led the Shorebirds (9-16 in the second half, 37-57 overall) with two RBIs each. Glynn Davis, Michael Ohlman and Brenden Webb also drove in an RBI each for Delmarva.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

July 17, 2012

Frances Spencer Winters, 90, of Conover, went to be with her Lord on Monday, July 16, 2012 at Palliative CareCenter and Hospice of Catawba Valley.  The Winters family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremation in Conover.

Trailblazers

July 17, 2012

Four trailblazers in the Newton-Conover City Schools system were appropriately saluted for their service to the school system — with red blazers.

Recently Newton-Conover City Schools presented the first Red Blazer Awards to four individuals who have played an integral role to the success of the school system.

19 charged with DWI

July 17, 2012

Police issues 880 traffic and criminal violations in Catawba County during the "Booze it and Lose it" campaign during the July 4 holiday period. Among those there were 19 driving while intoxicated arrests made in the county.

Statewide, there were 63,485 traffic and criminal violations during the period, including 1,937 DWI arrests.

Below is a look at Wednesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Girls basketball...
For the seventh time in the past eight years, the Newton-Conover wrestling team won a conference...
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Girls basketball...

 

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