Archive - Sep 2012
Tied 21-21 at the half with twelfth-ranked Montana on Saturday, No. 11 Appalachian State made key plays on offense and defense down the stretch in the clutch.
WINSTON-SALEM â€” Tanner Price scored on a 1-yard sneak with 2:09 left to help Wake Forest rally past North Carolina 28-27 on Saturday in the Atlantic Coast Conference opener for both teams.
Already with 532 rushing yards on the season, Justin Lynch isnâ€™t satisfied with what he has accomplished on the football field yet.
The senior running back tallied 257 rushing yards and all five of his teamâ€™s touchdowns against Fred T. Foard on Friday in Newton.
Lynchâ€™s performance helped the Bears improve to 4-0 with a 35-7 road win against the Tigers.
Newton-Conover put on an array of offensive fireworks on Friday night versus East Surry in a 49-6 non-conference win that earned the Red Devils their second-straight victory of the season.
Red Devils quarterback Kevin Cline accounted for 236 total yards (130 passing, 106 rushing) in the game.
When the final buzzer sounded Friday in Denver, history was made on the football field.
Bandys picked up a 42-18 win against North Lincoln to improve to 3-1 on the season.
More importantly, the 24-point margin of victory gave Trojans head coach Randy Lowman his 200th career coaching win.
The Maiden football team pulled out to a 21-0 halftime lead and never looked back on its way to a 28-7 victory against St. Stephens in Hickory on Friday.
Wide receiver Jose Campos made the first two scores of the game for the Blue Devils (2-2), including a 77-yard run on offense and an 88-yard interception return for another score on defense.
As an offensive and defensive lineman for the St. Stephens football team, senior Corey Cramer knows what its like to battle on the football field every Friday night.
Conflicts off of the field, though, have made Cramer more mentally tougher than anyone could ever expect out of a 17-year-old.
Local non-profits are asking for help. Anything from landscaping to building a horse shoe pit, volunteers are needed around the county. With the help of Catawba County United Way and Duke Power, Days of Caring helps build community effort through volunteer work. For more than 10 years the program enlists projects with local non-profits to help better their cause.
This week I went to the Democratic National Convention in hopes of becoming more educated in politics beyond the stereotypical controversial issues that are advertised and debated every day by politicians and voters alike.
I achieved this, and so much more.
Newtonâ€™s Jacob Fork Park is getting a two-mile mountain bike trail, and the projectâ€™s pedal pushers say the addition will make the site more attractive to regional visitors.
The new amenity wonâ€™t cost the city a dime, either.
Catawba Valley Heritage Alliance (CVHA) President Kenyon Kelly said $15,000 is raised to create a bike trail that is part of a larger master plan for the park.