Archive - 2013
CATAWBA âÂ The Bandys boys basketball team used a 14-0 run in the second round to propel themselves past South Iredell en route to a 66-47 home victory on Tuesday.
To read more of this story, pick up the Wednesday through Thursday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Alexander Central 59, St. Stephens 30
Bandys 66, South Iredell 38
Maiden 65, North Lincoln 23
Alexander Central 54, St. Stephens 40
Bandys 66, South Iredell 47
North Lincoln 50, Maiden 40
All three school systems are on a three-hour delay for Tuesday, Nov. 26.
The delays come from a ice storm, which is supposed to move overnight from Monday to Tuesday.
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NEWTON â The Newton-Conover Middle School gym exploded with the sound of excited children on Monday afternoon as they cheered for their teachers in a charity basketball game against Conover Police Department.
The N-CMS staff won the game against the officers of Conover PD, but the event was about much more than the game.
CONOVER â With the spirit of Thanksgiving in mind, the city of Conover announced the winners of its annual art contest for the second-straight year on Monday.
The contest, which was held from Oct. 1 through Nov. 1, asked fourth-grade students âWhat in Conover Are We Thankful For?â
NEWTON â The Newton-Conover boys basketball team dropped a close game with Lake Norman in its home opener on Monday night.
The Red Devils (1-1) rallied in the fourth quarter, but came up short in a 74-71 loss to the Wildcats.
Below is a look at Monday night's prep sports games involving Catawba County teams.
Lake Norman 74, Newton-Conover 71
Lake Norman 54, Newton-Conover 24
Newton Conover 68, West Iredell 4
LINCOLNTON â Lincoln County Sheriffâs deputies and investigators processed a number of suspects during the initial push Wednesday in âOperation Top 40â, a roundup of alleged street level drug dealers in Lincoln and surrounding counties.
NEWTON â Itâs the time of year when twinkling lights and shining ornaments adorn Christmas trees in churches all over, but one tree has inspired something even bigger than warmth and gifts.
âWe work hard putting together our tree,â said Sherrill Ramsier, of First Presbyterian of Newton. âWe thought it would be nice if we could get the community to enjoy our tree, and not just us.â
DENVER â Leading 7-0 early against East Lincoln, the Maiden football team could smell the third round of the 2AA playoffs.
However, the Mustangs scored 28 unanswered points and forced four Maiden turnovers en route to a 42-14 win at David Clark Stadium against the Blue Devils.