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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.

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.

Youth baseball event invading Newton next week

July 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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.

Junior golfers tee off at Glen Oaks Golf Club

July 17, 2012

Fifty-seven youth golfers in five age groups teed off Monday at the sixth Catawba Valley Junior Golf Tour event of the summer season at Glen Oaks Golf Club in Maiden.

Next week's Catawba Valley Junior Golf Tour event takes place at Hampton Heights Golf Course in Hickory.

Hornets blank Red Wolves in season opener

July 17, 2012

In front of more than 150 fans, the Catawba County Hornets made an emphatic statement to start their season Saturday, rolling to a 62-0 victory against the visiting Winston-Salem Red Wolves at Westside/Jaycee Park.

The Hornets will try to improve to 2-0 this Saturday when they host the Albemarle Panthers at Westside/Jaycee Park at 8 p.m.

Shorebirds hammer Crawdads on diamond, 15-3

July 17, 2012

SALISBURY, Md. — Scoring 12 runs in the first three innings, the Delmarva Shorebirds hammered the Hickory Crawdads, 15-3, on Monday.

The first two batters in the Delmarva batting order — center fielder Glynn Davis and second baseman Jerome Pena — combined for seven of the Shorebirds' 13 RBIs in Monday's contest.

'Dads veteran Torres continues to grow, work hard

July 14, 2012

While the 'Dads Kevin Torres hasn't had a lot of chances to play, he is trying to make the most of them.

The 6-foot-3, 195-pound catcher said watching last season's Hickory squad make it to and compete int he playoffs help him mature as a baseball player.

BlueClaws slip by Crawdads on late single, 3-2

July 14, 2012

Tied 2-2 late in Friday's South Atlantic League contest, the Lakewood BlueClaws got a timely hit from Brock Stassi to pick up a 3-2 victory over the Hickory Crawdads.

Stassi's single in the bottom of the ninth plated catcher Gabriel Lino, who reached base earlier in the inning on a walk.

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