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October 10th

Warriors clip Blue Devils in two overtimes, 28-27

October 10, 2014

The Maiden football team drove to the West Caldwell one-yard line twice in the final three minutes, but the Blue Devils couldn’t come through.

Rakeem Spikes’ four-yard touchdown run on 4th and 4 helped the Warriors pull off the 28-27 double-overtime victory on the road against Maiden on Friday.

Red Devils win thriller with Rebels, 48-41

October 10, 2014

Jalen Conner’s 32-yard catch from Cameron Stanley with 4:44 left was the difference maker for Newton-Conover in a 48-41 victory against West Lincoln on Friday.

Newton-Conover improves its record to 6-0-1 overall and 3-0 in SD-7 games heading into a crucial match up next Friday with another perennial power in East Lincoln.

PREP FOOTBALL: Friday's gridiron scoreboard

October 10, 2014

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

Catawba County scores
East Lincoln 56, Bunker Hill 0
Fred T. Foard 41, Hibriten 27
Lincolnton 29, Bandys 16
Newton-Conover 48, West Lincoln 41
St. Stephens 36, Patton 30
South Caldwell 35, Hickory 28
West Caldwell 28, Maiden 27 (2 OT)

VIDEO: Best Seasonal Produce for Fall

October 10, 2014

Summer may be over, but there are a few flavorful fruits and veggies that may get you excited for the Fall season! Krystin Goodwin (@Krystingoodwin) has a few of the best harvested produce to inspire you to get cooking this season!

Woman barricades, shoots self

October 10, 2014

A Hickory woman died Thursday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound after she barricaded herself in her home and fired shots at officers, according to Catawba County Sheriff Coy Reid.

At approximately 11:45 a.m. the Sheriff's Office received a call that a woman was threatening to harm herself. When they arrived at her home, located off 15th Ave. SE, several shots were fired.

Journey of Care

October 10, 2014

Lending a hand to someone can be rewarding, especially when that someone is facing an extremely difficult time. For Catawba Valley Medical Center Patient Navigator Kim Weaver, that has become a part of her day-to-day life.

October 9th

JV FOOTBALL: Thursday's county scores

October 9, 2014

Below is a look at Thursday's junior varsity football scores involving Catawba County teams:

Junior varsity football scores
Bunker Hill at East Lincoln, ppd. to Monday
Hibriten 42, Fred T. Foard 0
Lincolnton 35, Bandys 6
Maiden 27, West Lincoln 21
Patton 30, St. Stephens 0
South Caldwell 28, Hickory 16
West Lincoln 42, Newton-Conover 14

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's sports scores

October 9, 2014

Below is a look at Thursday's prep sports scoreboard involving Catawba County teams:

Bunker Hill 3, East Lincoln 1
Maiden 3, West Caldwell 0
Newton-Conover 3, West Lincoln 0

Boys soccer
Fred T. Foard 6, Alexander Central 1

Lott visits LR

October 9, 2014

Four-time Super Bowl winner Ronnie Lott, left, talks with Lenoir-Rhyne Football Head Coach Ian Shields after speaking with the team on Wednesday. Full story on Page 3.

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

Growing Greatness

October 9, 2014

Melissa Early is not your typical young adult. While other young women seem to be interested in celebrity gossip, the latest fashion trends and exercising to wear them, she is trying to stand apart. Early would rather put on a pair of overalls, get into the dirt, and grow something useful. Her goal is to produce healthy vegetables and inspire other young people to do so also.

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