Archive - Nov 29, 2012 - Sports Article
Franklin Wepner brings a whole new definition to multi-tasking.
Coming off a successful season on the soccer field, the Newton-Conover junior is aiming to win a second state wrestling title on the mat this winter.
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.
St. Stephens High School hosts the Indian Classic wrestling tournament for the 41st time in its history on Saturday.
The event is the oldest one-day high school wrestling tournament in North Carolina.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. tied Bill Elliott's record of 10 consecutive wins as NASCAR's most popular driver, and was just as nervous accepting it Thursday as he was when he received his first honor.
The St. Stephens wrestling team tuned up for Saturday's 41st Annual Indian Classic by hosting a tri-match with Ashbrook and Ashe County on Wednesday.
The Indians swept their matches on the evening, improving to 5-2 on the season.
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.
The CVCC men's basketball team fell in a close contest Wednesday against ninth-ranked Div. I Spartanburg Methodist, 68-62.
Three Buccaneers were in double figures, including Josh McClain with 12 points. Preston Earle and Anthony Hilliard both added 10 points for CVCC (6-2).
Dajohn Rowland scored a game-high 14 points for Spartanburg Methodist (10-0), while Ronell Crocket added 12 points.