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'Dads Alfaro tries to keep promise made to parents

August 14, 2012

Leaving his native Colombia at age 15, Jorge Alfaro promised both his parents that he would make something of his baseball career.

Four years after that promise, the 19-year-old catcher for the Hickory Crawdads is continuing to try and move up the minor league baseball system.

PREP NOTEBOOK: First day of fall prep sports action

August 14, 2012

The first day of fall prep sports started Tuesday with a full slate of games, including volleyball, girls tennis and boys soccer.

Prep volleyball

Fred T. Foard 3, Bandys 0

The Lady Tigers won a home non-conference volleyball match with the Lady Trojans in three-straight sets, 25-9, 25-18 and 25-23.

St. Stephens 3, Bunker Hill 0

Hornets suffer first loss against Golden Bears, 20-14

August 14, 2012

Facing their first road test of the season on Saturday, the Catawba County Hornets suffered their first setback of the season, falling to the Richmond County Golden Bears, 20-14.

The Hornets fall to 2-1 in the Central Carolinas Football League, while the Golden Bears improve to 1-2.

Texans top Panthers in preseason opener, 26-13

August 12, 2012

CHARLOTTE — The Carolina Panthers kicked off a much anticipated year of football Saturday, but that didn’t stop the Houston Texans from stealing the show.

Tied 13-13 at halftime, the Texans scored 13 unanswered second-half points on their way to a 26-13 preseason victory over the Panthers at Bank of America Stadium.

Panthers give RB Stewart 5-year contract extension

August 11, 2012

CHARLOTTE — The Panthers reached a five-year contract extension with running back Jonathan Stewart on Saturday.

Panthers general manager Marty Hurney says the team is "thrilled" to keep Stewart around to work with fellow running back DeAngelo Williams, who received a five-year contract last year, and new fullback Mike Tolbert.

The new deal keeps Stewart a Panther through 2017.

Hickory hosts Bandys in final football scrimmage

August 10, 2012

With exactly a week until they kick of their seasons, the Hickory Red Tornadoes hosted the Bandys Trojans on Friday in the final scrimmage of the preseason.

Both varsity squads competed in a number of different drills, including blocking, rushing, passing and catching.

The scrimmage finished with a live, game situation for both team’s offenses and defenses.

Catawba Co. Hornets go for 3-0 against Golden Bears

August 10, 2012

After a week off, the Catawba County Hornets semi-pro football team is back in action this Saturday when it travels to take on the Richmond County Golden Bears (0-3).

The Hornets are coming off of a thrilling 6-0 victory over the Iredell Warriors two weeks ago — the team’s first win against Warriors in its last 16 tries.

Panthers waive/injured OT Ziemba; sign G Ramsey

August 10, 2012

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — The Panthers have waived/injured offensive tackle Lee Ziemba and signed free agent guard Andre Ramsey.

Bandys' Brittany Moss sets sights on Olympic goal

August 9, 2012

While athletes from around the globe are currently competing in London for a chance at Olympic gold, one Catawba teen is aiming to reach that stage one day.

Brittany Moss, who many in the Bandys community know also as a standout basketball player for the Lady Trojans, competed at the AAU Junior Olympic Games in Houston, Texas from July 28 to Aug. 4.

Crawdads' game Thursday with Tourists postponed

August 9, 2012

The Hickory Crawdads game with the Asheville Tourists scheduled on Thursday was postponed due to weather.

The game will be made as a doubleheader Friday starting at 5 p.m. The second game will follow, along with post-game fireworks.

Northern Division
West Virginia — 26-21
Hickory — 25-21
Hagerstown — 25-22
Lakewood — 25-22
Greensboro — 23-24
Delmarva — 18-27

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