Archive - 2014
NFL on FOX recap the Panthers' nail-biting victory.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Peterâ€™s Ch. Rd.) at a high rate of speed.
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.
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.
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
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.