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Ticket Sales Closing Thursday For Upcoming Catawba County Sports Hall of Fame Banquet

Ticket sales are under way for the Catawba County Sports Hall of Fame banquet, scheduled for Monday, May 13th at the Highland Recreation Center in Hickory.

The banquet will induct five new members into the Catawba County Sports Hall of Fame. They include former Newton-Conover High School wrestling coach Edward (Eddy) Clark, longtime area baseball umpire and football referee William (Bill) Cline, Hickory High and NC State track athlete Ryan Hill, former Lenoir-Rhyne University and Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC) baseball coach Frank Pait, and former Newton-Conover baseball player and wrestler and longtime auto racing and football analyst Dr. Jerry Punch. The 1978 Maiden High School football team will also enter as this year’s “Team of Distinction”.

Also receiving recognition during the banquet will be the top male and female scholar-athletes from each of the public and private schools throughout Catawba County.

Tickets for the event are $35 and can be purchased at Highland Recreation center, located at 1451 8th St. Dr. NE in Hickory. Sales for the event will end Thursday, May 9th. Tickets will not be sold at the event.

For more information on the event, contact Frank Snider at 828-381-1101.