Archive - Oct 23, 2012 - Sports Article
Salisbury had been a pain in the sides of the Maiden tennis team for two of the past three seasons entering the second round of the dual team playoffs.
That trend continued on Tuesday.
The Lady Hornets (18-2) swept doubles and singles competition, eliminating Maiden (18-2) from the tennis postseason, 9-0.
Tuesday marked second round playoff games in 2A and 3A volleyball.
Three Catawba County schools â€” Maiden, Newton-Conover and St. Stephens â€” were in action.
Below are the scores from those games
Maiden 3, North Lincoln 1
St. Stephens 3, North Buncombe 1
South Iredell 3, Newton-Conover 0
Thursday's playoff games
Maiden (21-4) at Polk County (20-5), TBA
RALEIGH â€” With Dwyane Wade out, Chris Bosh turned in the aggressive performance Miami coach Erik Spoelstra wanted to see.
Bosh scored 21 points to help the Heat beat the Charlotte Bobcats 98-92 in a preseason game Tuesday night.
The Hickory soccer team celebrated 11 of its seniors on Monday, and sent them off the home field in style.
The Red Tornadoes (21-1, 10-1) knocked off rival St. Stephens, 2-1, in a â€śBattle of Hickoryâ€ť on the soccer field.
To read more of this story, pick up the Tuesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
Below are Monday's scores from Catawba County soccer games:
Bunker Hill 3, Draughn 1
Richard Xiong scored three goals to lead the Bears to the conference victory against the Wildcats.
With the victory, Bunker Hill (9-8-1, 7-6-0) clinches at least a tie for fourth place.
Newton-Conover 5, East Burke 0