Archive - Oct 2013 - Sports Article
DENVER â€” For the second time in three seasons, East Lincoln is forfeitting a win on the gridiron.
Mustangs athletic director and head football coach Mike Byus sent out a press release to local media Wednesday morning notifying them of the school's decision to forfeit its first three games of the season.
HICKORY â€” The St. Stephens volleyball team remained perfect on the season Tuesday with a 3-0 victory against North Henderson in the second round of the 3A playoffs.
The Lady Indians improve to 25-0 on the season.
To read more of this story, pick up the Wednesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep playoff scores involving Catawba County teams:
Bunker Hill 3, Brevard 1
Carson 3, Fred T. Foard 0
Newton-Conover 3, Polk County 2
St. Stephens 3, North Henderson 0
South Iredell 3, Hickory 0
Bandys 5, Surry Central 4
Last week couldn't have went better for Alex White.
The Maiden tight end and linebacker found out he was accepted to Harvard University, where he has verbally committed.
White is the second Catawba County athlete to commit to Harvard in the past two years. St. Stephens' Sava Turcanu is swimming for the Crimson this fall.
NEWTON â€” On a night when the Newton-Conover soccer team honored its four seniors, it was a junior and a freshman that led the Red Devils to victory.
Alan Espirillaâ€™s goal with less than 10 minutes left was the difference maker for Newton-Conover in a 2-1 victory against West Caldwell at Gurley Stadium.
Below is a look at Tuesday's second round of the 2A and 3A prep volleyball playoff match ups and times involving Catawba County teams:
Polk County (13-7) at Newton-Conover (18-4), 6:30 p.m.
Bunker Hill (20-6) at Brevard (18-6), 6 p.m.
North Henderson (21-2) at St. Stephens (24-0), 6 p.m.
Fred T. Foard (16-8) at Carson (30-0), 6 p.m.
CONOVER â€”Â Michael Allen is the 11th Annual Greater Hickory Kia Classic champion.
Allen birdied the last two holes of his final round, including the first hole of a playoff with Olin Browne, to claim the title.
To read more of this story, pick up the Tuesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
CONOVER â€”Â Bernhard Langer has the outright lead by two shots after the second round of the Greater Hickory Kia Classic.
Langer was 4-under on Saturday to improve to 10-under at the tournament. He leads a trio of golfers, including Michael Allen, Brad Bryant and John Riegger, by two strokes.
Below is a look at today's 2A and 3A prep volleyball playoff scores involving Catawba County teams:
Newton-Conover 3, Shelby 0 (25-15, 25-9, 25-7)
Bunker Hill 3, R-S Central 1 (25-6, 25-13, 19-25, 25-13)
Draughn 3, Bandys 2 (25-17, 25-17, 25-16)
Mountain Heritage 3, Maiden 0 (25-22, 25-20, 25-14)
Second round (on Tuesday)
CONOVER â€” Eighty-one golfers started the three-day battle on Friday to attempt to master the 6,871-yard modified Champions Course at Rock Barn.
Three of those golfers â€” Bernhard Langer, Dick Mast and Anders Foresbrand â€”Â are tied for the lead heading into Saturday's second round of the 11th Greater Hickory Kia Classic.