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5 names in 2015 Catawba County Sports HOF class

April 14, 2015

The Catawba County Sports Hall of Fame will add five members on May 11 to its list of 61 names already enshrined.

The Hall of Fame’s 2015 class was announced on Tuesday at the Highland Recreation Center, and it features a longtime head coach, two former prep standouts, a journeyman race car driver and a bass fisherman.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's sports scoreboard

April 14, 2015

Below are a list of Tuesday's prep sports schedule changes due to inclement weather in the area:

Baseball
Newton-Conover 9, Maiden 3
Watauga at Fred T. Foard, no report
West Lincoln at Bunker Hill, ppd. to Wednesday
Hibriten at St. Stephens, ppd. to Wednesday
Bandys at West Caldwell, ppd. to Wednesday

Softball
Fred T. Foard 16, Watauga 0

PREP SPORTS: Tuesday's game postponements

April 14, 2015

Below are a list of Tuesday's prep sports schedule changes due to inclement weather in the area:

Baseball
Hibriten at St. Stephens, ppd. to Wednesday
Newton-Conover at Maiden, moved to 4:30 p.m. (JV after)
West Lincoln at Bunker Hill, moved to 6 p.m. (JV cancelled)
Bandys at West Caldwell, ppd. to Wednesday
Watauga at Fred T. Foard, still on

Softball

Maiden's Ikard wins NCHSAA sportsmanship award

April 10, 2015

Maiden senior cheerleader Amity Ikard takes pride in how she conducts herself while competing.

JV TOURNAMENT: Bears repeat as champs

April 10, 2015

Below is a look at Friday's scores from the Catawba County JV baseball tournament at Bunker Hill High School:

Consolation games (at Bunker Hill H.S.)
No. 4 West Caldwell 2, No. 6 Fred T. Foard 0
No. 2 Hickory 12, No. 7 Newton-Conover 2

Championship game (at Bunker Hill H.S.)
No. 1 Bunker Hill 7, No. 3 Alexander Central 1
(Bears second-straight title win)

Crawdads three-hit Hagerstown in their opener

April 9, 2015

Giving up just two runs and three hits, the Hickory Crawdads earned a 5-2 win in their season opener Thursday at L.P. Frans Stadium against the Hagerstown Suns.

'Dads starter Ariel Jurado and relievers Adam Parks and John Fasola combined for the three-hitter, striking out 15 Suns batters during the contest.

JV BASEBALL TOURNAMENT: Thursday scoreboard

April 9, 2015

Below is a look at Thursday's scores from the Catawba County JV baseball tournament at Bunker Hill High School:

First-round scores
No. 4 5 St. Stephens 9, No. 4 West Caldwell 4
No. 3 Alexander Central 2, No. 6 Fred T. Foard 1
No. 2 Hickory 8, No. 7 Newton-Conover 4

Semifinals
No. 1 Bunker Hill 10, No. 5 St. Stephens 1

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's prep scoreboard

April 9, 2015

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

Baseball
Bandys 4, Freedom 2
Pine Lake Prep 13, Bandys 8 (from Wednesday)

Softball
Cherryville 16, Maiden 6 (6 inn.)
Cherryville 5, Shelby 3 (from Wednesday)

EASTER CLASSIC: Watauga wins 1st title in 1st try

April 8, 2015

Below is a look at Monday's first-round scores and Tuesday's schedule for the 25th Annual Catawba County Easter Baseball Classic:

Monday’s first-round scores (at the Hickory American Legion Fairgrounds)
No. 7 Fred T. Foard 7, No. 2 Hickory 2
No. 3 Bunker Hill 12, No. 6 St. Stephens 6
No. 1 Maiden 8, No. 8 West Caldwell 7
No. 4 Watauga 9, No. 5 Newton-Conover 0

EASTER CLASSIC: Tuesday's second day scores

April 7, 2015

Below is a look at Monday's first-round scores and Tuesday's schedule for the 25th Annual Catawba County Easter Baseball Classic:

Monday’s first-round scores (at the Hickory American Legion Fairgrounds)
No. 7 Fred T. Foard 7, No. 2 Hickory 2
No. 3 Bunker Hill 12, No. 6 St. Stephens 6
No. 1 Maiden 8, No. 8 West Caldwell 7
No. 4 Watauga 9, No. 5 Newton-Conover 0

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