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September 23rd

Panthers FB Mike Tolbert out until Week 13

September 23, 2014

The Carolina Panthers were dealt yet another blow to their already hampered running back situation on Tuesday.

Fullback Mike Tolbert was placed on the injured reserve/designated for return list, meaning he cannot play until Week 13 of the NFL season when Carolina visits the Minnesota Vikings.

Red Devils are up to sixth in latest prep football poll

September 23, 2014

Despite being off last week, the Newton-Conover football team once again moved up in the latest Associated Press prep football poll.

The Red Devils (3-0-1) were tied for sixth place with Franklin (4-1) with 69 total votes.

Newton-Conover also received one first-place vote for the third-straight week.
Southwest Onslow is on top of the 2A poll for the second-straight week.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

September 23, 2014

Eleanor Buff Baxley 79 of Claremont died Saturday, September 20, 2014 at Sherrills Ford Hospice House. The Baxley family is in the care of Bennett Funeral Service of Conover, 828-465-2111.

Mike McClure, age 64 of Lincolnton, passed away Monday, September 22, 2014 at Levine and Dickson Hospice. E. F. Drum Funeral Home is serving the McClure family.

The Pumpkin Craze

September 23, 2014

Leaves have yet to start changing colors, clocks have yet to be set back for Daylight Savings and temperatures are still reaching the 90's, but fall is here. The most common indicator that people have accepted the season change sits atop menus everywhere — the pumpkin craze.

Kicking it in Conover

September 23, 2014

The former Cheerwine factory in Conover will soon be kicking with activity when Shea Stadium Sports opens its doors to soccer players of all ages.

The new indoor soccer complex will begin league play on Nov. 1, with teams ranging from 3 and 4 year olds to 30 and up.

Workforce Problems

September 23, 2014

According to Forbes’ Best Places for Business and Careers list, the Charlotte metro area is ranked 191 out of 200. However, the area is also ranked No. 1 with the lowest cost of doing business.

September 22nd

No. 3 Red Devils blank Bears, move to 11-1

September 22, 2014

The Newton-Conover boys soccer team maintained its dominant play Monday on the road against Bunker Hill.

The Red Devils, ranked third in the latest state rankings in 2A, scored a pair of goals early and held off a late charge by the Bears to come away with a 2-0 conference victory.

The shutout for Newton-Conover (11-1, 5-0) is its eighth this season.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Monday's sports scores

September 22, 2014

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

Volleyball
Fred T. Foard 3, Freedom 0
Watauga 3, St. Stephens 1

Boys soccer
East Lincoln 9, Maiden 0
Freedom 2, Fred T. Foard 0
Hickory 3, Patton 2
Newton-Conover 2, Bunker Hill 0
Watauga 3, St. Stephens 0
West Caldwell 3, Bandys 2 (OT)

Girls tennis

Saturday, September 20, 2014

September 22, 2014

Rodrigo De Jesus Franco Quintero 65 of Newton died Thursday, September 18, 2014 at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte. The Quintero family is in the care of Bennett Funeral Service of Conover, 828-465-2111

VIDEO: UNC Scores TD With Beautiful Fake Field Goal | ACC Must See Moment

September 22, 2014

Madison Bumgarner is the 2014 World Series MVP. The 25-year-old left-handed pitcher led the San...
Below is a look at Wednesday's boys soccer playoff scores involving Catawba County teams: 2A...
Below is a look at Wednesday's final middle school football scores involving teams across Catawba...

 

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