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November 14th, 2011

Dead body found in Maiden

November 14, 2011

Police are investigating a case of a dead body that was discovered in Maiden on Sunday morning.

Catawba County authorities are awaiting a toxicology report for the body of Joe Paul Brown II, who was found dead on the 2300 block of Withers Road in Maiden.

Authorities responded to a call referencing a dead body on Sunday, and Brown was pronounced dead at the scene.

Brown, who lived in the area, did not have any visible trauma to his body, said Catawba County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Joel Fish.

Fire destroys garage in Claremont

November 14, 2011

A fire destroyed a residential garage near Lookout Shoals Lake on Sunday.

It took six fire departments to put out the blaze at 4290 Stewart Road in Claremont that eventually destroyed the storage garage.

The garage was located behind the residence, and fire officials are still investigating the cause of the blaze.

The garage contained trucks, tractors and various equipment that was also damaged in the fire, said Shannon Eckard, a rescue responder with Oxford (Catfish) Fire and Rescue.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

November 14, 2011

Carrie M. Sigmon, 94, of Newton, died Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011 at Abernethy Laurels in Newton.  The Sigmon family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton.

Katherine Alice White, 40, of Newton, died Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011 at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem.  The White family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home and Cremations in Conover.

Metro Jethro Checks in With Outlook

November 14, 2011

Hickory’s Jon Reep returned to the Unifour last weekend to perform before a sellout crowd at the J.E. Broyhill Center. The 2007 Last Comic Standing took time to check in with Outlook readers

November 13th

Panthers topped by Titans, 30-3

November 14, 2011

The Carolina Panthers of 2011 looked like the Panthers that struggled a year ago on Sunday against the Tennessee Titans.

Three points of offense are all the Panthers could muster against a tough and physical Titans defense. Tennessee also made Carolina pay on a few big plays early, allowing them to get ahead and dominate in a 30-3 victory in Charlotte.

"I didn't see a very good football game, truthfully, in every facet of the game" said Panthers coach Ron Rivera.

Many Panthers were frustrated with the end result.

Appalachian State routs Western Carolina, 46-14

November 14, 2011

BOONE — Drew Stewart kicked a school-record six field goals and Appalachian State routed Western Carolina 46-14 on Saturday.

Stewart scored the Mountaineers' (7-3, 5-2 Southern Conference) first 12 points on field goals of 44, 32, 29 and 21 yards. Stewart added field goals of 27 and 24 yards to break Jay Milson's record of four set against Furman in 1991.

Barrow, Toscano share Bandys QB load

November 13, 2011

The Bandys football team's quarterback situation can be described in one word — teamwork.

Sharing responsibilities under center, the duo of senior David Barrow and junior Anthony Toscano has led the Trojans to a strong, comeback season.

Bandys finished with a 3-8 record a season ago and missed the playoffs, but the efforts of Barrow, Toscano and a strong senior class carried the Trojans to the playoffs for the first time since 2009.

However, the Trojans had to conquer adversity to reach the postseason.

Bucs nearly score 100 in victory

November 13, 2011

The CVCC women’s basketball team put on an impressive display Thursday against Milligan College at the Multi-Purpose Complex.

The Lady Bucs nearly broke the 100-point mark in a dominating 91-58 victory over the Lady Buffs.

Page Moore led CVCC with 18 points, while Olivia Sabo, Nicole Gentry and Brianna Mitchell added 14 points.

CVCC trailed early in the Thursday’s game because of a hot three-point shooting start by Milligan. The Lady Buffs hit four early treys, including two by Brooke White, to take a 19-12 advantage in the contest.

November 11th

FRIDAY FOOTBALL: Maiden advances over Polk County, 41-27

November 12, 2011

After giving up 27 first half-points to a potent Polk County offense, Maiden’s Blue Devil defense tamed the Wolverines.

Maiden’s defense refused to allow a second-half score while its offense piled up points on the ground, and the Blue Devils collected a 41-27 victory in Round 2 of the N.C. 2A state playoffs.

The Maiden win sets up second showdown with nearby neighbor Lincolnton. Lincolnton defeated Draughn 42-14.

“We haven’t won a playoff game in a while, and its good to go to the third round,” said Maiden coach Brian Brown.

FRIDAY FOOTBALL: Young runs Trojans to 26-0 win

November 12, 2011

Dominique Young dominated on the ground Friday.

The senior running back, who scored four times last week against Ashe County, reached the end zone three times Friday against the Smoky Mountain Mustangs.

His 28-carry, 152-yard rushing performance, along with a Bandys defense that gave up less than 100 yards of total offense, guided the Trojans to a 26-0 victory over the Mustangs. Bandys advances to the third round of the playoffs for the first time since 2008.

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