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October 6th

VIDEO: Panthers beat Bears, 31-24

October 6, 2014

NFL on FOX recap the Panthers' nail-biting victory.

October 5th

Panthers erase deficit, end skid with win over Bears

October 6, 2014

Only fitting that Sunday's NFL match up between Carolina and Chicago came down to the play of a former Bear.

Tight end Greg Olsen caught two touchdown passes, helping the Panthers erase an early deficit and end a two-game losing streak with a 31-24 victory.

October 4th

Niners fall behind early, lose 27-24 to Bulldogs

October 5, 2014

Falling behind 14-3 early against Gardner-Webb, the UNC Charlotte football team was faced with an uphill task.

The 49ers dropped their third-straight game by a touchdown or less to the Bulldogs on Saturday in Boiling Springs, 27-24.

Matt Johnson led the Niners, completing 12-of-27 passes for 255 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions.

Bears stay perfect on the year, beat Tornados, 48-17

October 5, 2014

The No. 6 Lenoir-Rhyne football team matched its best start since 1962 with a 48-17 win over Brevard on Saturday afternoon in a South Atlantic Conference action.

Lenoir-Rhyne senior quarterback Miles Freeman rushed for three scores and passed for another as the Bears built a 41-0 halftime lead en route to the easy win at Brevard Memorial Stadium.

Roberts, Red Devils run past rival Maiden, 43-35

October 5, 2014

Struggling with the passing game early on in its football game against Maiden, the versatile Newton-Conover offense turned to its running attack.

The Red Devils grounded and pounded their way to 349 rushing yards, running by the rival Blue Devils, 43-35, at Gurley Stadium on Saturday.

October 3rd

BREAKING: Two students killed, three others injured

October 4, 2014

On Friday, Oct. 3 at approximately 10:06 p.m., a vehicle was traveling east on Riverbend Road away from NC 16 (entrance closest to St Peter’s Ch. Rd.) at a high rate of speed.

Two late defensive stops help Bandys defeat Warriors

October 3, 2014

Up three points and giving West Caldwell the ball twice with just over four minutes left, the Bandys defense made a stand Friday night during its Homecoming football game.

Pioneers use strong second half to defeat Tigers

October 3, 2014

Down just 21-13 at halftime, Fred T. Foard was on the cusp of a huge win Friday in Boone against Watauga.

However, the Tigers collapsed in the second half, falling 42-13 to the Pioneers.

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

PREP FOOTBALL: Friday's gridiron scoreboard

October 3, 2014

Below is a look at Friday night's prep football scores involving Catawba County teams and state wide:

Catawba County prep football scores
Bandys 10, West Caldwell 7
Freedom 42, Hickory 12
Hibriten 33, St. Stephens 14
Maiden at Newton-Conover, 7 p.m. Saturday
Watauga 42, Fred T. Foard 13
West Lincoln 68, Bunker Hill 28

BREAKING: Rain causing football schedule changes

October 3, 2014

A day after the status of the Newton-Conover/Maiden football game was left in limbo, both schools have agreed to move tonight's contest to Saturday at 7 p.m.

The tailgate before the rivalry game is also moved from Friday to 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

The O-N-E has been in contact with the remaining athletic directors in Catawba County, and no other schedule changes have been made at this time.

Rushing for 449 yards, Lincolnton dominated in its football game Friday night at Gurley Stadium,...
Down 14-0 in the first quarter to Hickory, the Fred T. Foard football didn't fret. The Tigers...
Below is a look at Friday's prep football scores involving Catawba County teams and a statewide...

 

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