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Archive - Sep 2012

September 24th

UNC football player suspended after fight arrest

September 24, 2012

CHAPEL HILL — A walk-on football player at North Carolina has been suspended after he was arrested and charged with assault.

Chapel Hill police arrested 18-year-old Nicholas Apostolos Weiler early Sunday after an officer reported that he saw Weiler hit a person in the face.

Weiler is a freshman punter. He has not played this season.

September 23rd

Former Hickory kicker Succop lifts Chiefs over Saints

September 23, 2012

NEW ORLEANS — Ryan Succop delivered a huge kick in the gut to the reeling New Orleans Saints.

Succop kicked six field goals, one to force overtime in the final seconds and another from 31 yards to lift the Kansas City Chiefs to a 27-24 victory over the Saints, who remain winless through three games since coach Sean Payton was suspended in connection with the NFL's bounty investigation.

Appalachian State rallies past Chattanooga, 34-17

September 23, 2012

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Jamal Jackson threw three touchdown passes and Appalachian State scored 34 consecutive points to erase a 10-point deficit and defeat Chattanooga 34-17 Saturday night.

North Carolina defeats East Carolina, 27-6

September 23, 2012

CHAPEL HILL — Shane Carden twice directed the East Carolina offense to long first-half drives that stalled at the worst possible time. And when things slowed down after halftime, the Pirates were left to lament those missed chances.

STATE ROUND UP: Wolfpack holds off Tigers

September 23, 2012

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Jordan Reid threw for three touchdowns, Andre Clarke ran for two and North Carolina State outlasted Savannah State 45-33 in an offensive shootout Saturday night.

Reid was 22 of 34 for 241 yards of the total 545 yards for the Eagles (2-2, 1-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), while Clarke ran 12 times for 117 yards. Savannah State (0-3, 0-1) amassed 428 offensive yards.

September 21st

Red Devils force 3 fumbles, topple Trojans 35-14

September 22, 2012

After giving up turnovers and creating short fields last week in a loss to rival Maiden, karma favored Newton-Conover on the football field Friday against Bandys.

The Red Devils (3-3, 1-1) forced three fumbles, surging ahead of the Trojans early to eventually come away with a 35-14 win at Gurley Stadium.

CVAC ROUND UP: Yowe's 4 TDs spark Maiden

September 22, 2012

GAMEWELL — With help from running back Grant Yowe, the Maiden football team continued its roll in the Catawba Valley 2A on Friday.

Yowe rushed for four touchdowns, helping the Blue Devils upend winless West Caldwell on the road, 31-0.

Maiden improves to 4-2 overall and 2-0 in conference play, setting up a pivotal conference match-up with South Iredell (5-1, 2-0) next week in Troutman.

NWC 3A/4A ROUND UP: Cougars top Tigers

September 22, 2012

TAYLORSVILLE — Alexander Central racked up 438 yards of total offense on its way to a two-touchdown Northwestern 3A/4A victory against Fred T. Foard on Friday, 28-14.

Of those 438 yards by the Cougars (3-3, 2-0), 204 came from running back Casey Anderson on 17 carries.

Anderson also had a 49-yard rushing touchdown in the contest.

Informed citizens

September 21, 2012

Safety week addresses child

September 21, 2012

Child Passenger Safety Week comes to a close this weekend, but the safety of children continues.

Madi Story went out a winner Monday night during the North Carolina Coaches Association East-West...
In a game that included five ejections, the Catawba County Hornets defeated the rival Carolina...
A native of the state of Washington, Marvin Williams is returning to his North Carolina roots. The...

 

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