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September 27th

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

M.S. FOOTBALL ROUND UP: Red Devils top Knights

September 25, 2013

Below is a look at Wednesday's middle school football scores across Catawba County:

Wednesday's scores
Grandview 14, Maiden 0
Jacobs Fork 28, River Bend 0
Newton-Conover 38, Mill Creek 0
Northview 12, Arndt 0

September 24th

Richards wins 500th, Red Devils move into first place

September 24, 2013

The 500th win in the coaching career of Linda Richards may be one of her most important.

The Newton-Conover volleyball team rallied in a fifth-set tiebreaker to come away with a 3-2 victory against Bunker Hill on Tuesday.

Reynolds steps down as Lady Trojans head coach

September 24, 2013

The Bandys volleyball team entered Tuesday's game against West Caldwell with a new head coach.

Hannah Reynolds, who has coached the Lady Trojans in each of the past two seasons, was not with the team on Tuesday.

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

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