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Archive - Sep 2012

September 16th

Panthers still irked by Saints' pursuit of records

September 16, 2012

The Panthers' defense has an ax to grind with quarterback Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints.

Safety Charles Godfrey and several other defenders said they're still irked by the Saints decision to pursue NFL records rather than pull their starters in their 45-17 Week 17 rout of the Panthers last season. On Sunday, the division rivals meet in Carolina's home opener.

September 15th

The Citadel powers past Appalachian State, 52-28

September 16, 2012

The Citadel jumped on Appalachian State early, scoring 38 points in the first half en route to a 52-28 victory on Saturday.

The Citadel moves to 3-0 overall and 2-0 in the Southern Conference for the first time since its championship season of 1992.

The Mountaineers (1-2) had won 17 of the past 18 games against the Bulldogs, including eight in a row.

Bears commit 5 turnovers, fall 47-23 to the Eagles

September 16, 2012

Carson-Newman scored the first 20 points of the game en route to a 47-23 win over Lenoir-Rhyne on Saturday afternoon in a South Atlantic Conference football opener at Burke-Tarr Stadium.

The Eagles' Brandon Baker rushed for 104 yards on nine carries and a touchdown, while the Carson-Newman defense forced five fumbles in snapping a two-game losing streak to the Bears.

September 14th

Taylor, Yowe lead Maiden to rivalry win against N-C

September 15, 2012

Separated by six miles in distance, Maiden and Newton-Conover added another classic to its storied football rivalry on Friday.

Behind the performances of Ricky Taylor and Grant Yowe, the Blue Devils pulled ahead early and held off a late charge by the Red Devils to come away with the 38-28 win at home.

Taylor made six catches for 120 yards and three touchdowns in the game.

Bean, Cougars help Bazzle stay perfect versus Saint

September 15, 2012

Nick Bazzle has never lost to St. Stephens High School on the football field. His team kept that record perfect on Friday.

The Cougars got off to a great start and cruised to a 41-0 victory over the Indians in both team's Northwestern 3A/4A opener.

The win was Bazzle's 14th against the Indians with the previous 13 coming as the head football coach of Newton-Conover.

CVAC ROUND-UP: Bears suffer first loss against Cavs

September 15, 2012

Despite leading 21-16 at halftime, Bunker Hill gave up 20 second half points on its way to a disappointing 36-29 Homecoming loss to East Burke in Claremont on Friday.

Larry Clark led the Cavaliers (3-2, 1-0) with 187 rushing yards and a touchdown. Fellow running back Robbie McGee added 91 yards on the ground.

The Cavaliers rushed for 302 yards in the contest.

NWC 3A/4A ROUND-UP: FG lifts Pioneers past Tigers

September 15, 2012

A 39-yard field goal by Alex Parsons as time expired gave Watauga a stunning 28-27 victory against Fred T. Foard during the Tigers' Homecoming game on Friday.

Training 18-0 early in the contest, the Tigers (2-3, 0-1) rallied behind Sam Benfield and Jacob Schmidt in the second half to nearly pull the comeback win.

Umbrellas for Ella

September 14, 2012

“Does it rain in Guatemala?”

September 13th

Red Devils beat Maiden, move to 2-0 in CVAC

September 13, 2012

Continuing its dominant play early in the conference schedule, the Newton-Conover boys soccer team rolled to another win on Thursday.

The Red Devils (4-2-1, 2-0-0) scored three goals in the first half and six more in the second half on their way to a 9-1 road victory over Maiden.

JV FOOTBALL ROUND-UP: Thursday's area scores

September 13, 2012

Jayvee football season continued on Thursday with six match ups featuring seven Catawba County football squads.

Below are scores from the county and others from the surrounding areas.

Local scores
Bandys 14, Draughn 6
E. Burke 21, Bunker Hill 14
Newton-Conover 24, Maiden 12
Alexander Central 27, St. Stephens 22
Watauga 30, Fred T. Foard 6
W-S Reagan 28, Hickory 21

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