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Archive - Oct 2012

October 22nd

Program helps residents avoid becoming victim

October 22, 2012

Catawba County residents can now learn the tricks of scam and fraud artists to protect themselves.

BREAKING NEWS: Panthers fire GM Marty Hurney

October 22, 2012

If the Carolina Panthers are going to become the second team to start 1-5 and make it to the playoffs, it won't be under General Manager Marty Hurney.

Hurney was relieved of his duties early Monday morning, the team announced. He had served as the team's GM since 2002.

October 21st

Controversial calls cost Panthers in loss to Cowboys

October 22, 2012

Another Sunday went by and the Carolina Panthers suffered yet another heartbreaking defeat.

Marred by a few disputable calls late in their game against the Dallas Cowboys, the Panthers dropped their fifth contest of the season, 19-14, at Bank of America Stadium in front of 73,981 fans.

October 20th

14-point fourth quarter helps Wofford stun ASU

October 21, 2012

Behind 14 fourth quarter points, eighth-ranked Wofford stunned No. 13 Appalachian State, 38-28, on the football field Saturday in Boone at Kidd-Brewer Stadium.

It was the first time since 2002 that ASU (5-3, 3-2) had lost at home to Wofford (6-1, 4-1).

Bears score 31-straight points, knock off Mars Hill

October 21, 2012

Lenoir-Rhyne rallied from an 18-point deficit to stun Mars Hill on the football field Saturday, 34-21, in a South Atlantic Conference showdown at Moretz Stadium.

VOLLEYBALL PLAYOFFS: 3 move on, 4 eliminated

October 21, 2012

The first round of the prep volleyball playoffs was held on Saturday. Seven Catawba County teams were in action.

After these games were over, three Catawba County schools moved on, including Maiden, Newton-Conover and St. Stephens.

Four schools had their seasons ended, including Bandys, Bunker Hill, Fred T. Foard and Hickory.

Check out the complete results below:

October 19th

Red Devils top Vikings, force tie atop CVAC standings

October 20, 2012

South Iredell's 19-game win steak in the Catawba Valley 2A is over after Newton-Conover knocked off the Vikings 31-21 in Troutman on Friday.

The game's result ties the conference standings three ways between Newton-Conover (7-3, 5-1), South Iredell (8-2, 5-1) and Maiden (7-3, 5-1).

Blue Devils tally third-straight shutout, oust Bears

October 20, 2012

Three games in three weeks with zero points allowed.

The Maiden football team picked up its third-straight shut out of the season on Friday, knocking off Bunker Hill 24-0 during the Blue Devils' Homecoming game.

FOOTBALL ROUND-UP: Hickory beats St. Stephens

October 20, 2012

Matt Williams return to St. Stephens High School was a successful one.

The sophomore quarterback, who spent last season with the Indians, threw a 60-yard touchdown pass to Jonathan Reid, which helped Hickory defeat St. Stephens 10-0 on Friday.

The Red Tornadoes (6-4, 3-2) added a 33-yard field goal from Michael Bradshaw in the victory.

Santorum speaks on early voting

October 19, 2012

The lawn of Russell House at Lenoir Rhyne University was filled with voters from both party lines on Thursday, Oct. 18. Students stopped their normal routine of going to morning classes while Catawba County residents joined them to hear former U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania  and 2012 Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum speak.

Will Saenger scored three goals — all in the second half — leading Fred T. Foard to a 5-0 victory...
Below is a look at Wednesday's middle school football scores involving Catawba County teams: Middle...
Below is a look at Wednesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Volleyball Fred T...

 

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