Archive - Aug 2012 - Sports Article
After a week off, the Catawba County Hornets semi-pro football team is back in action this Saturday when it travels to take on the Richmond County Golden Bears (0-3).
The Hornets are coming off of a thrilling 6-0 victory over the Iredell Warriors two weeks ago â€” the teamâ€™s first win against Warriors in its last 16 tries.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. â€” The Panthers have waived/injured offensive tackle Lee Ziemba and signed free agent guard Andre Ramsey.
While athletes from around the globe are currently competing in London for a chance at Olympic gold, one Catawba teen is aiming to reach that stage one day.
Brittany Moss, who many in the Bandys community know also as a standout basketball player for the Lady Trojans, competed at the AAU Junior Olympic Games in Houston, Texas from July 28 to Aug. 4.
The Hickory Crawdads game with the Asheville Tourists scheduled on Thursday was postponed due to weather.
The game will be made as a doubleheader Friday starting at 5 p.m. The second game will follow, along with post-game fireworks.
West Virginia â€” 26-21
Hickory â€” 25-21
Hagerstown â€” 25-22
Lakewood â€” 25-22
Greensboro â€” 23-24
Delmarva â€” 18-27
Bandys senior pitcher Hunter Harvey has been featured by Baseball America on its website.
The article talks about Harveyâ€™s baseball future, as well as the lineage of his family playing professional baseball, including his father, Bryan, and brother, Kris.
Hunter, a 6-foot-3, 170-pound pitcher, tallied a 7-0 pitching record this past season with a 1.81 ERA and 106 strikeouts.
Newton-Conover and Fred T. Foard football fans got a first glimpse of their teams during Wednesday's FCA Jamboree hosted by the Tigers.
The Red Devils played against 3A power South Point, while the Tigers competed against 2A West Iredell.
Trailing 5-4 entering the bottom of the ninth, Hickory catcher Kellin Deglan smacked a two-run homer to right field to lift the Crawdads to a dramatic 6-5 victory over the visiting Asheville Tourists at L.P. Frans Stadium on Wednesday.
The walkoff by Deglan is the team's eighth this season â€” the most for the club in any season since 2005.
CHARLOTTE â€” The Charlotte 49ers are making changes to their 2013 and 2014 football schedules.
Next season's schedule is changing with word of a home game against Division III Wesley College on Nov. 9. That game will take the place of a previously scheduled home contest against North Greenville.
Coach Brad Lambert's team has also moved its 2013 game against Old Dominion to Nov. 16.
For the first time in three years, Maiden High School has a battle for the top quarterback position.
Matt Johnson, a three-year starter at quarterback for the Blue Devils, graduated this past June after he tallied 1,789 passing yards, 1,077 rushing yards and 30 total touchdowns in 2011.
Fred T. Foard and Maiden high schools have decided to change their football helmet designs starting with this season.
The new designs were officially released during both team's picture days on Monday.