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September 21st, 2014

Pittsburgh pounds Panthers in prime time, 37-19

September 22, 2014

Giving up the third-most rushing yards in franchise history, the Carolina Panthers were methodically picked apart by the Pittsburgh Steelers in a 37-19 loss on Sunday night in Charlotte.

September 19th

Fumbles hurt Maiden in 28-7 loss to Spartans

September 19, 2014

Maiden hadn’t made many mistakes in its first three football games this season.

Game No. 4 Friday against South Caldwell was a different story.

Five fumbles hindered the Blue Devils, who dropped a 28-7 home non-conference game to the Spartans.

Cougars come back in second half to beat Indians

September 19, 2014

With a 24-6 lead at halftime, the St. Stephens football team appeared heading for its second win of the season.

Alexander Central had other plans.

The Cougars outgained the Indians, 277-64, in the second half on their way to a 27-24 win in Hickory.

PREP FOOTBALL: Friday's gridiron scoreboard

September 19, 2014

Below is a look at prep football scores from Catawba County, as well as across the state:

Catawba County prep football scores
Alexander Central 27, St. Stephens 24
South Caldwell 28, Maiden 7

Statewide scores (from Associated Press)
Albemarle 83, Chatham Central 0
Alexander Central 27, Hickory St. Stephens 24
Andrews 28, Copper Basin, Tenn. 24

Friday, September 19, 2014

September 19, 2014

Rachel Evelyn Yoder Elliott, age 79 of Hickory passed away on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at Frye Regional Medical Center in Hickory. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Elliott family.

Nancy Irene Workman Garris, age 84 of Maiden passed away on Thursday, September 18, 2014 at her residence. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Garris family.

Berlin Airlift talk in Hickory

September 19, 2014

Newton business man Ed Ide has a quiet avocation, telling the story of the Berlin Airlift. On Monday, September 22 at 6:00 pm he will make his presentation at the Hickory Public Library near the SALT Block. For over 10 years he has spoken before audiences in schools, civic clubs, veterans homes and universities.

All in the family

September 19, 2014

Behind many of the wrought iron fences, furniture and staircases there lies a story of true family tradition.

Timmerman Manufacturing in Conover is a third generation company — from father to son to son and son-in-law the company has been in the Timmerman family for years.

The 411 on Newton 101

September 19, 2014

Session two of Newton 101 began at the Jacob Fork River.

This river provides the source for Newtons drinking water.

The raw water intake facility pulls approximately 40 million gallons of water from the river into the reservoir or "lake" per week.

September 18th

Indians drop second JV football game of the week

September 18, 2014

For the second time in less than a week, the St. Stephens junior varsity football team tasted defeat.

After falling to Maiden 27-12 on Monday, the Indians another tough road game against Alexander Central on Thursday, 45-6.

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

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's sports scores

September 18, 2014

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

Volleyball
Bunker Hill 3, Bandys 0
Kings Mountain 3, Fred T. Foard 2
Maiden 3, West Lincoln 0
Newton-Conover 3, Lincolnton 0

Prep tennis
Newton-Conover 6, Lincolnton 3

Below is a look at Wednesday's middle school football scores involving Catawba County teams:...
Behind a goal each from Douglas Palma and Aldayr “Hyper” Ozuna, the Newton-Conover boys soccer team...
Below is a look at Wednesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Volleyball Fred T...

 

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