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August 23rd

Tigers blank Hilltoppers, continue strong start

August 23, 2012

Already with four wins under its belt, the Fred T. Foard soccer team continued its early season roll.

The Tigers scored one goal in the first half and three in the second on their way to a 4-0 shutout win against the R-S Central Hilltoppers on Thursday.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Bandys stays perfect on court

August 23, 2012

The Bandys tennis team improved to 4-0 overall and 2-0 in the Catawba Valley 2A with a dominant 9-0 victory over South Iredell on Thursday.

Cassidy Shell, the Lady Trojans No. 1 player, led her team with a 6-1, 6-0 victory in singles competition and also teamed with Halie Moore to pick up a 8-0 doubles win.

Prep tennis

Bandys 9, South Iredell 0

Singles

JV FOOTBALL ROUND-UP: Thursday's area scores

August 23, 2012

Jayvee football teams around Catawba County continued their football seasons on Thursday.

All seven Catawba County schools were in action, including Bandys, Bunker Hill, Fred T. Foard, Hickory, Maiden, Newton-Conover and St. Stephens. Below are scores from the county, as well as ones in the surrounding areas.

Local scores
Bandys 12, Fred T. Foard 0

August 22nd

Braves score five straight, oust Crawdads in finale

August 23, 2012

In the thick of the South Atlantic League North Division second-half playoff race, the Hickory Crawdads suffered a setback toward making the postseason on Wednesday.

Trailing 3-1, the Rome Braves scored five-straight runs on their way to a 6-4 matinee victory over the Crawdads at L.P. Frans Stadium in the two team's three-game series finale.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Lady Trojans win their first match

August 23, 2012

Bandys won its first volleyball game of the season on Wednesday, topping Lincolnton in three-straight sets, 25-17, 25-15 and 25-12.

Sierra Brotherton led the Lady Trojans (1-2) with six aces, seven kills and 14 blocks. Amber Krenson added five aces, five kills and two blocks.

Kayla Champion led Bandys in digs with 13, while Gaosee Vang recorded a team-high 17 assists.

Ex-UNC coach Davis ordered to turn over phone bills

August 22, 2012

RALEIGH — A judge has ordered former University of North Carolina football coach Butch Davis to hand over records of calls made on his personal cell phone related to his job duties.

August 21st

Blue Devils start CVAC title defense with victory

August 21, 2012

After finishing with a perfect CVAC record last season, the Maiden girls tennis team got off on the right football toward a fourth-straight conference title.

Propelled by doubles play, the Lady Blue Devils notched a pivotal 5-3 CVAC victory over Newton-Conover on Tuesday.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tigers win home soccer opener

August 21, 2012

The Fred T. Foard boys soccer team won its home opener against the Crest Chargers in shutout fashion on Tuesday, 2-0.

Mario Carrillo scored on an unassisted goal to open scoring for Foard (4-0-0), while Crest pocketed an own goal for the second netter.

Prep volleyball

St. Stephens 3, Kings Mountain 0

Panthers draw record crowd to Wofford College

August 21, 2012

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — The Carolina Panthers drew record crowds to their training camp at Wofford College this year, Spartanburg tourism officials say.

The team completed training camp at Wofford last week and headed home to Charlotte.

The Spartanburg Convention and Visitors Bureau said Thursday the team attracted more than 44,000 people to the practices between July 27 and Aug. 15.

August 20th

Lady Tigers come back from down 2-1, beat Bears

August 20, 2012

Down two sets in its home volleyball game against Bunker Hill on Monday, the Fred T. Foard volleyball team rallied.

The Lady Tigers (3-0), who trailed 2-1 against the Lady Bears (0-4), fought back to win the fourth set.

Foard went on to win the deciding fifth set to remain unbeaten, 25-20, 18-25, 18-25, 27-25 and 15-8.

For the second time in less than a week, the St. Stephens junior varsity football team tasted...
Below is a look at Thursday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Volleyball Bunker...
Will Saenger scored three goals — all in the second half — leading Fred T. Foard to a 5-0 victory...

 

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