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Archive - Feb 2014

February 3rd

Host Red Devils win SD-7 wrestling tournament

February 4, 2014

The Newton-Conover wrestling team defended home turf on Saturday at the Southern District 7 Athletic 2A tournament.

The host Red Devils won the event by tallying 224.5 total points to second-place West Caldwell’s 159 points

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

Tigers claim Northwestern 3A/4A wrestling title

February 3, 2014

The Fred T. Foard wrestling team claimed the Northwestern 3A/4A championship during Saturday’s conference match at Patton High School.

The Tigers tallied 243.5 points, which was better than St. Stephens’ 156 points.

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

Saturday, February 1, 2014

February 3, 2014

Phillip “Phil” Talmadge Leonard, age 80, of Catawba, died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014 at his residence. The Leonard family is in the care of Robert F. Bennett, Funeral Service Licensee, 828-465-2111.

January 31st

Board of Elections Director Brewer retiring Feb. 28

February 1, 2014

With the director of the Catawba County Board of Elections retiring this month and the 2014 election cycle escalating, the three-member local elections board is scrambling to hire a replacement for him.

Local restaurants gear up for ‘Super Sunday’

February 1, 2014

On Sunday, the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawk will square off against one another in the 48th edition of the Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey.

Local restaurants in Catawba County are also gearing up for the big game, as well.

Lady Trojans roll to their 17th win of the season

February 1, 2014

Nobody has been able to stop the Bandys girls basketball team this entire season.

After Friday, you can add Lincolnton to the list of unsuccessful challengers.

The Lady Trojans pulled ahead 35-7 after one quarter on their way to a 94-26 win against the Lady Wolves.

Bandys improves to 17-0 overall and 8-0 in conference games.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Friday's sports scores

February 1, 2014

Below is a look at Friday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:

Boys basketball
East Lincoln 66, Bunker Hill 55
Fred T. Foard 53, Hibriten 51
Lincolnton 59, Bandys 40
Newton-Conover 91, West Lincoln 54
Patton 77, St. Stephens 62
West Caldwell 59, Maiden 40

Girls basketball
Bunker Hill 48, East Lincoln 20
Bandys 94, Lincolnton 26

Will Saenger scored three goals — all in the second half — leading Fred T. Foard to a 5-0 victory...
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