Archive - 2013
Lenoir-Rhyne may be heading into its next college football season, but expectations remain the same for the program on the gridiron.
With most of its first string starters on bench, the Carolina Panthers successfully closed out their preseason slate at home on Thursday.
Quarterback Derek Anderson threw two touchdown passes, helping Carolina defeat the Pittsburgh Steelers 25-10 at Bank of America Stadium.
Anderson tossed both of his touchdowns in the first half, including a 35-yard pass to Ted Ginn, Jr.
Betty Marie Cornelius Beatty, age 84, of Sherrills Ford, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 29, 2013, at Abernathy Laurels in Newton. The Beatty family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover.
The fair is underway this week in Newton. The annual event is due to continue through Monday.
Below is a look at Thursday's prep scores across Catawba County:
Prep girls tennis
Newton-Conover 9, Bunker Hill 0
Newton-Conover 3, West Caldwell 0
Bunker Hill 3, Lincolnton 0
Maiden at Bandys, ppd. to Sept. 3
Prep boys soccer
Bunker Hill 1, South Caldwell 1
Lake Norman Charter 3, Bandys 1
Newton-Conover 1, Hickory 1
Below is look at Thursday's JV football scores in Catawba County:
JV football scores
Bandys 22, Fred T. Foard 0 (called in third)
Bunker Hill 20, St. Stephens 14 (OT)
Hickory 6, South Iredell 0 (called at halftime)
Maiden 40, West Iredell 18
Newton-Conover 26, Lexington 6 (called in third)
No obituaries were reported at press time
The Perfect Workout opened to the public in August 2008 in downtown Newton. Five years later the gym has doubled in size as well as doubled in memberships.
“Some members have been here since the beginning,” Rashidi said.
“I have some of the same people in my classes.”
When UNC-Charlotte officially kicks off its first-ever football season on Saturday, four former prep standouts with Catawba County ties will be a part of the history.
Football players Matt Johnson (Maiden), Zach Bumgarner (St. Stephens) and Tanner Fleming (Fred T. Foard) will suit for the 49ers in their inaugural football game on Saturday in Charlotte against Campbell at noon.
A mission trip to Honduras during the offseason shaped the way Kyle Guins viewed the world.
The Bunker Hill senior offensive lineman has emerged as a leader for the Bears on the gridiron and is using his faith to bond his teammates together.
Guins and members of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Conover made the trek to El Progreso, Honduras in late July.