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December 6th

Lowman reflects on coaching career at Bandys

December 7, 2012

One day after his retirement at Bandys High School, Randy Lowman reflected on his past 26 years as head football coach and a combined 38 years as both a coach and player at the school.

To read more of this story, pick up the Friday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

‘Christmas in the Park’ huge success

December 7, 2012

Tuesday night the City of Conover held its twenty-third annual “Christmas in the Park” celebration that was held in the Downtown Park Gazebo.

“This is the most fun we have had this year,” Conover resident Amy Asheford said. “We moved here in March and didn’t know that Conover really would go all out on a Tuesday night.”

Thursday, December 6, 2012

December 6, 2012

Donald E. Black, age 70, of Newton passed away Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012 at Presbyterian Hospital Hunterville. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Burke Mortuary in Maiden.

Former NFL player visits local school

December 6, 2012

Tuttle Elementary School students from all grade levels cheered with excitement on Tuesday, Dec. 4 when ex-NFL Giants running back, Lee Rouson visited. School principal DeAnna Finger said the visit has been long overdue as the school has been trying to get a speaker for many years now.

December 5th

Former, current Trojans reflect on coach Lowman

December 6, 2012

After 26 years as head football coach at Bandys High School, Randy Lowman has coached hundreds of players on the field.

Some of Lowman's former and current players reflected on their coach after learning of his retirement on Wednesday.

Smith's buzzer beater sinks Charlotte, 100-98

December 6, 2012

Down its closer in Carmelo Anthony late in Wednesday's game against the Charlotte Bobcats, the New York Knicks turned to J.R. Smith.

He made a very worthy replacement.

Smith nailed a 20-foot fadeaway jump shot over top of Bobcats' rookie Michael Kidd-Gilchrist to lift the Knicks to a 100-98 victory in dramatic fashion at Time Warner Cable Arena.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Lady Trojans win by 51 points

December 6, 2012

Brittany Moss scored 23 points to help the Bandys girls basketball team come away with a 51-point victory Wednesday in Hickory against St. Stephens, 102-51.

Haleigh Lackey added 18 points and Morgan Bibey chipped in 17 points for Bandys (3-0).

Autumn Williams led Saint (1-3) with 15 points, while Jodi Kerley added 13 points.

Boys basketball

North Lincoln 59, Maiden 51

BREAKING: Lowman retires as Bandys football coach

December 5, 2012

Bandys football coach Randy Lowman is retiring after 26 years as head coach, the school announced on Wednesday.

Lowman, 58, is also leaving his teaching and athletic director positions. His last day at the school will be Dec. 31.

In 26 years as the leader of the Trojans' football program, Lowman tallied a 206-118-1 overall record, including a 104-75 mark in conference play.

BREAKING: Lowman retires as Bandys football coach

December 5, 2012

Bandys football coach Randy Lowman is retiring after 26 years as head coach, the school announced on Wednesday.

Lowman, 58, is also leaving his teaching and athletic director positions. His last day at the school will be Dec. 31.

In 26 years as the leader of the Trojans' football program, Lowman tallied a 206-118-1 overall record, including a 104-75 mark in conference play.

December 4th

Petty, Shuford guide N-C in a pair of victories

December 5, 2012

The Newton-Conover basketball program picked up a pair of victories on Tuesday in boys and girls competition against East Lincoln.

The Lady Red Devils notched their second win of the season easily by double digits, while the N-C boys basketball team held off a late rally by the Mustangs to come away with their first victory.

Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Girls basketball...
WINSTON-SALEM — Chazz Surratt threw for a score and ran for another to help East Lincoln beat...
Below is a look at Friday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Girls basketball...

 

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