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September 3rd, 2014

Sets of siblings setting the soccer standard at Maiden

September 3, 2014

Two sets of siblings are helping to set a new standard with the Maiden boys soccer program.

The Lichtenwalners — Michael and Patrick — and the Medina-Garcias — Christian and Alonso — are leading the Blue Devils on the pitch this fall, hoping to take the squad to new heights.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's sports scores

September 3, 2014

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

Boys soccer
Lincoln Charter 4, Bandys 2
Fred T. Foard 7, Enka 0
West Iredell 4, Maiden 3
Bunker Hill at North Iredell, no report
Hickory at AC Reynolds, no report

Volleyball
Fred T. Foard 3, Hibriten 0
Hickory 3, South Caldwell 0
North Lincoln 3, Bunker Hill 1

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

September 3, 2014

Ray Donald Poteat, age 81, of Newton, went home to be with his Heavenly Father on Monday, September 1, 2014 at Catawba Regional Hospice. Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton is honored to be serving the Poteat family.

Conover Council discusses sewer rehab, audit

September 3, 2014

A bid for Conover’s Southwest Sewer Rehabilitation Project has been awarded to Iron Mountain Construction Company, Inc. in the amount of $1,317,504.61. This amount plus a construction contingency and administration fees brings the project’s allotted total to $1,723,631.

#1 Rider

September 3, 2014

There was a “Chloe” team during the 2013 CCC Hickory, which was just a few months after she was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma, which is a bone cancer that mostly affects children and adolescents. The tumor was found in her hip in May 2013, and she immediately began chemotherapy and radiation and finished the treatments in March 2014.

September 2nd

Red Devils ranked 10th in first AP poll of the season

September 2, 2014

After two shutouts to start the season, the Newton-Conover football program was rewarded for its play on Tuesday.

The Red Devils are ranked 10th in the first Associated Press poll of the season, which was released on Tuesday afternoon.

The poll is voted on by a statewide panel of prep sports writers.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's sports scores

September 2, 2014

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

Prep volleyball
Hickory at Freedom, ppd. to Sept. 25
South Iredell 3, Maiden 0
St. Stephens 3, Hibriten 0
West Iredell at Bandys, no report

Boys soccer
Alexander Central 3, Bandys 0
Fred T. Foard 6, Bunker Hill 1
Newton-Conover 2, Lake Norman Charter 0

Austin Johnson makes most of second chance in NFL

September 2, 2014

An undrafted rookie in 2012, Austin Johnson was ready to start his NFL career in Baltimore.

After nearly signing with the Ravens, the team discovered a torn labrum in his left shoulder — putting his future in football in jeopardy.

Two years later, Johnson is healthier than ever and is now the starting fullback for the New Orleans Saints.

VIDEO: 2014 NFL preview: Carolina Panthers

September 2, 2014

Sports Illustrated's Don Banks gives his reasons to believe and his reasons to worry for the Carolina Panthers in the 2014 NFL season.

One Last Splash

September 2, 2014

Vanessa Sanchez, age 11 of Newton, and cousin Leslie Sanchez, age 8 of Newton, play with Snoopy, a Shih-Tzu, at the splash pad on Monday.

Newton-Conover has moved up one spot in the third Associated Press poll of the season. Coming off a...
History was made at Murray’s Mill on Monday during the 10th Annual Catawba County Cross-Country...
Below is a look at Monday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Junior varsity...

 

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