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May 2nd, 2015

BREAKING: SD-7 baseball, softball brackets released

May 2, 2015

The baseball and softball tournament brackets in the Southern District 7 Athletic 2A have been released.

Below is a complete schedule of games:

SD-7 baseball

First round (at higher seed)
No. 8 Bandys (4-16) at No. 1 East Lincoln (17-5), 7 p.m. Tuesday
No. 5 Newton-Conover (9-11) at No. 4 Maiden (13-8), 7 p.m. Tuesday

May 1st

BREAKING: Panthers trade up, draft WR Funchess

May 1, 2015

The Carolina Panthers made a splash Friday in the second round of the 2015 NFL Draft.

Trading up with the St. Louis Rams from the 57th pick, Carolina selected Michigan wide receiver Devin Funchess with the 41st pick in the second round of the draft.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Friday's prep scoreboard

May 1, 2015

Below is a look at Friday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:

Bunker Hill 8, West Caldwell 5
Lincolnton 4, Maiden 2
Newton-Conver 5, Bandys 2
Fred T. Foard 9, St. Stephens 5

Bunker Hill 7, West Caldwell 1
Fred T. Foard 5, St. Stephens 2
Lincolnton at Maiden, no report
Newton-Conover at Bandys, no report

VIDEO: Shaq Thompson goes No. 25 to the Carolina Panthers

May 1, 2015

Prosecutor charges 6 Baltimore officers in Gray's death

May 1, 2015

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore's top prosecutor announced criminal charges Friday against all six officers suspended after a man suffered a fatal spinal injury in police custody, saying "no one is above the law."

County finance director takes job with Hickory

May 1, 2015

Rodney Miller has accepted the Assistant City Manager and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) position with the City of Hickory.

Miller was the Assistant Finance Director at the City of Hickory for six years, until 2001, before moving to his current position with Catawba County, as the Finance Director, for the last 14 years.

Rev your engines-Rotary car show coming to Newton

May 1, 2015

“Everybody who’s ever fallen in love with a car will have a great time on Courthouse Square in Newton on Saturday, May 9,” declared local restaurateur Scott Gilleland as he outlined plans for the second annual Newton-Conover Rotary Club Car Show.

One killed in boating accident

May 1, 2015

A Denver man was killed around 2 a.m. Thursday morning when he crashed his ski boat into a dock on Lake Norman, officials said.

VIDEO: 7 Facts You Didn't Know About The Kentucky Derby

May 1, 2015

With the 141st annual Kentucky Derby right around the bend, we're bringing you a list of things you might not have known about the iconic horse race.

April 30th

BREAKING: Panthers select LB Thompson at No. 25

April 30, 2015

The Carolina Panthers selected University of Washington linebacker/safety Shaq Thompson with the 25th selection in Thursday night's NFL Draft.

Thompson's selection was announced by current Carolina Panthers linebacker and Walter Payton Man of the Year recipient Thomas Davis.

Thompson, a 6-foot, 228-pound junior, made 71 tackles, one sack and one interception last season for the Huskies.

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