Archive - Nov 3, 2012 - Sports Article
With all of its starters in the line up Friday, the Newton-Conover football team pounded Ashe County.
The Red Devils (9-3) tallied 49 points on offense and held the Huskies scoreless to move on to the second round of the 2AA playoffs.
The Maiden-Thomasville rivalry added another page to its great high school football rivalry on Friday.
In a game that wasn't decided until the final 34 seconds, a game-tying Ian Oliver field goal was blocked, leading the Bulldogs (5-7) to an upset win over the Blue Devils, 27-24, in the opening round of the 2A state playoffs in Maiden.
For the second time this season, the Bandys football team knocked off East Burke in Catawba on Friday night, 34-7.
In the process, the Trojans (8-4) advance to the second round of the 2AA playoffs.
Quarterback Anthony Toscano completed 7-of-8 passes for 97 yards and three touchdowns for Bandys, while running back Devan Davis rushed 20 times for 129 yards.