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November 14th

Focused Blue Devils not forgetting '12 playoff loss

November 15, 2013

MAIDEN — The Maiden football team hasn't forgotten a painful loss to Thomasville in last year's playoffs.

The Blue Devils come in focused tonight for their first-round match-up against Forbush in Maiden.

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.

Wepner, Palozzi earn top SD-7 soccer honors

November 15, 2013

A pair of Newton-Conover soccer members earned top honors in the Southern District 7 Athletic 2A in 2013-14.

The Red Devils' Franklin Wepner was awarded the conference's Offensive Player of the Year, while Angelo Palozzi was named SD-7 Coach of the Year.

Seven Catawba County athletes sign with colleges

November 15, 2013

Seven Catawba County athletes, including two each at Bandys, Bunker Hill and St. Stephens high school, signed with college and universities on Wednesday.

An athlete at Hickory High School also made her college decision

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.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

November 14, 2013

Clyde Ray Milburn, 74, of Lincolnton died Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013 at CMC Lincoln in Lincolnton. Memorials may be made to: Hospice of Lincoln County.

Cathy Buchanan Burnett, age 54, of Newton, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013 at Catawba Regional Hospice in Newton. Memorials may be made to Catawba Regional Hospice, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, NC 28658.

Russell resigns as Red Devils head coach

November 14, 2013

After a 2-9 season and missing the playoffs for the first time in 10 seasons, Brint Russell has resigned as the head football coach at Newton-Conover High School.

Russell submitted his official letter of resignation on Wednesday to Newton-Conover City School officials.

Burning down to build

November 14, 2013

A set of buildings on the 200 block of South Brady Avenue were set on fire Wednesday to make room for the new fire station in Newton.

Emergency personnel were gathered at the set of buildings at around 3 p.m.

Part of South Brady Avenue was closed until the Newton Fire Department.

November 13th

New boutique opens in Maiden

November 13, 2013

With a new store front, new location and new merchandise, Tanisha Fowler is ready to welcome customers into her boutique, Chic Armoire, located at 16 W Main St. in Maiden. Fowler opened her doors to curious locals on Oct. 7. During that time Fowler has welcomed more vendors into her store.

Soccer showdown on a snowy field

November 13, 2013

Marvin Ridge's Jason Corday and Fred T. Foard's Zach Durham battle the elements and each other during Tuesday's 3A West championship game in Waxhaw. For more on the Tigers game against the Mavericks, see Sports on Page 10.

BREAKING: Russell resigns as Red Devils' coach

November 13, 2013

NEWTON — After a 2-9 season and missing the playoffs for the first time since 2004, Brint Russell has resigned as the head football coach at Newton-Conover High School.

Russell submitted his official letter of resignation on Wednesday to Newton-Conover City School officials.

The search for a new head varsity football coach will start immediately.

November 12th

Tigers can’t overcome Mavericks, snow in 4-1 loss

November 13, 2013

WAXHAW — Battling the elements and Marvin Ridge on Tuesday, the Fred T. Foard’s dream soccer season came to an end.

The Tigers gave up three first-half goals, falling to the Mavericks, 4-1, in the 3A West championship game.

Since a successful 2008 season, the Fred T. Foard football program has struggled. With three head...
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