Archive - Aug 22, 2013
Running back Xzavion Huff made a huge impression in his first-ever junior varsity football game.
The 5-foot-8, 157-pound freshman scored five times and rushed 10 times for 301 yards in Maidenâ€™s 58-28 win against Fred T. Foard on Thursday.
Huff also completed two passes in the contest for 41 yards.
Former Bandys High standout wide receiver Justin Harper is returning to the area to coach.
Harper will serve as an assistant wide receivers coach under Sam Perryman and also serve on the staff under Lenoir-Rhyne head football coach Mike Houston.
Houston has a close relationship with Harper.
Below is a look at Wednesday's prep scores across Catawba County:
Bandys 4, Lincoln Charter 1
Newton-Conover 6, North Iredell 2
Bunker Hill 3, Bandys 1
Fred T. Foard 1, South Iredell 1
Newton-Conover 3, Lincolnton 0
Maiden 3, West Lincoln 0
St. Stephens 3, Kings Mountain 0
James Miller Hood, age 88, of Conover, NC, passed away on Tuesday, August 20, 2013, at Catawba Regional Hospice in Newton. The Hood family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Conover.
NEWTON — While serving in the National Guard during the Gulf War, the Rev. Rick Reid said he was inspired by a chaplain.
While Reid was on the front lines, the chaplain came and collected everyone's phone number to contact families. Through that act of compassion Reid said his own goal of serving in the ministry began.