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Fred Funk leads Greater Hickory Classic by 1 stroke

October 13, 2012

Fred Funk took a one-stroke lead over Larry Mize in the Greater Hickory Classic on Saturday, shooting his second straight bogey-free 6-under 66.

"I really jump-started my round with a save on No. 2," Funk said. "I drove it into the bunker and had to wedge it out for par. Then I made a 30-footer (putt) on the next hole (for birdie), and that got me going."

Jackson, Appalachian State outlast Samford 28-25

October 13, 2012

Jamal Jackson threw two touchdowns and running back Steven Miller racked up 186 all-purpose yards Saturday in Appalachian State's 28-25 win over Samford in Southern Conference action.

Appalachian State (5-2, 3-1) built a 21-10 halftime lead behind Jackson's first touchdown pass of the day, a 48-yarder to Miller.

Bears tally 640 total yards, run by Tusculum

October 13, 2012

The Lenoir-Rhyne football team rolled up a season-high 640 yards of total offense, including 569 on the ground, in a 51-6 Homecoming victory over Tusculum on Saturday afternoon.

Three players rushed for over 100 yards for the Bears (4-2, 2-1), including sophomore halfback Jarrod Spears with a game-high 145 yards as L-R won its third-straight contest.

Red Devils blast Wildcats on "Senior Night"

October 13, 2012

The Newton-Conover football team honored its senior class the best way it knew how on Friday — by winning impressively.

The Red Devils tallied 396 total yards, including 126 from senior running back Marquis Pope, on their way to blasting Draughn 41-21 at Gurley Stadium.

Indians' Payne inflicts four TDs against Foard in win

October 13, 2012

"Senior Night" is a special moment for high school students, but for the Fred T. Foard football team, it is a night they want to forget.

St. Stephens running back Marcus Payne scored four touchdowns to lead the Indians to a 35-13 win over the host Tigers on Friday night in Newton.

"They ran the same thing on film" said Foard coach Jason Phelps. "We just could not stop them."

FOOTBALL ROUND-UP: Maiden edges East Burke

October 13, 2012

The Maiden football team continue to stay near the top of the Catawba Valley 2A standings with a 14-0 victory against East Burke.

Jake McRee threw a three-yard touchdown pass to Austin Wright for the Blue Devils' first score, while Grant Yowe scored a second half touchdown on a two-yard run.

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