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September 27th

White, Woods help Blue Devils move to 5-0

September 27, 2013

CLAREMONT — Maiden's football game on Friday night against Bunker Hill wasn't pretty, but it was effective.

The Blue Devils (5-0, 1-0) were able to overcome several miscues to come way with a 38-17 SD-7 win against the Bears.

Baker, Red Devils whip Warriors in SD-7 opener

September 27, 2013

NEWTON — Nick Baker scored three touchdowns on the ground to lead Newton-Conover past West Caldwell, 47-7.

Baker, who returned from an ankle injury, tallied 133 yards on nine carries.

To read more of this story, pick up the weekend edition (Saturday through Monday) of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

LIVE: Friday night prep football scoreboard

September 27, 2013

Below are final scores from Friday night football across the area:

Prep football
Maiden 38, Bunker Hill 17
Newton-Conover 47, West Caldwell 7
East Lincoln 55, Bandys 26
Freedom 65, Fred T. Foard 14
Watauga 42, St. Stephens 21
Lincolnton 21, West Lincoln 13
Mooresville 40, Statesville 49
Burns 55, East Burke 7
Chase 13, Draughn 7
Lincolnton 21, West Lincoln 13

Friday, September 27, 2013

September 27, 2013

Tracy Earl Thomas, age 74, of Newton passed away Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Thomas family.

Simulating health care

September 27, 2013

Catawba Valley Medical Center and Catawba Valley Community College recently formed a working partnership to bring in expertise to the ValleySim Hospital, a training facility at the CVCC campus in Hickory.

September 26th

JV FOOTBALL: Forte's late scores lifts Blue Devils

September 26, 2013

Below is a look at Thursday's junior varsity football scores across Catawba County:

Junior varsity football
East Lincoln 26, Bandys 16
Freedom 27, Fred T. Foard 20
Maiden 38, Bunker HIll 26
Watauga 13, St. Stephens 8
West Caldwell 33, Newton-Conover 22

Johnson named new Fred T. Foard softball coach

September 26, 2013

Shania Johnson is the next head coach of the Fred T. Foard softball team.

Johnson was officially named coach on Thursday by athletic director Rob Bliss.

She replaces David Shubert, who stepped down after this past season, but remains a teacher at Foard.

PREP NOTEBOOK: A look at Thursday's prep scores

September 26, 2013

Below is a look at Thursday's prep sports scores:

Volleyball
Bunker Hill 3, Lincolnton 0
Maiden 3, Bandys 0
Newton-Conover 3, West Caldwell 0
St. Stephens 3, East Burke 0

Girls tennis
Lincolnton 7, Bunker Hill 2
Maiden 7, Bandys 2
Newton-Conover 9, West Caldwell 0

Boys soccer
Asheville at St. Stephens, cancelled

September 25th

Maiden’s Taylor, Vick share special bond on, off field

September 25, 2013

Maiden football players Ricky Taylor and T.J. Vick share more than just the football field.

The duo of Blue Devil running backs have built a brotherhood that is translating to success on and off the field.

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

PREP NOTEBOOK: A look at Thursday's scoreboard

September 25, 2013

Below is a look at Wednesday's prep sports scores across Catawba County:

Boys soccer
Bandys 3, Maiden 2
Lincolnton 1, Bunker Hill 0
St. Stephens 3, Hibriten 1
West Caldwell 1, Newton-Conover 0
Watauga 1, Fred T. Foard 0

Prep volleyball
Hickory 3, Freedom 0
St. Stephens 3, Hibriten 0
Watauga 3, Fred T. Foard 1

Girls tennis

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