Archive - Nov 7, 2012 - Sports Article
The Newton-Conover soccer team made up for a devastating 3-0 loss to Lincolnton in last yearâ€™s 2A playoffs.
The Red Devils (15-6-1) led 1-0 at halftime and held off a rally by the Wolves in the second half to come away with a 3-1 road victory to advance to the fourth round of the 2A playoffs.
The Catawba Valley Community College women's basketball team picked up its second win of the season on Wednesday with a 92-47 victory over Milligan College at the Tarlton Complex.
Nika Jones led CVCC (2-0) with 24 points and five steals, while former Newton-Conover standout Kadesha Gibbs added 13 points and seven rebounds.
The Lady Bucs led 48-23 at halftime.
The Newton-Conover High School girls and boys basketball teams will be hosting two â€śBattle of the Borderâ€ť Preseason Jamborees the next two Saturdays.
The Red Devilsâ€™ boys varsity and junior varsity squads will compete in games this Saturday against five teams, including North Lincoln, Hough, Legacy Charter, Statesville and Emmanuel Prep.
The Newton-Conover soccer team enters familiar territory on Wednesday.
The Red Devils (14-6-1) travel to Lincolnton today for a third round match up in the 2A state soccer playoffs.
The Wolves (17-4-1) eliminated Newton-Conover from the playoffs last season.
CHARLOTTE â€” The Bobcats announced starting guard Gerald Henderson could miss approximately 2-4 weeks with a sprained left foot.
The Catawba Valley Community College men's basketball team defeated the Montreat College junior varsity squad, 92-62, in a preseason match up Tuesday night.
Sophomore Isaiah Cuthbertson scored a game-high 22 points and also grabbed 16 rebounds.
The Bucs opened their preseason last Thursday with a 91-49 victory against Limestone College's JV squad.