Archive - Nov 19, 2013 - Sports Article
CHARLOTTE â€” As the New England Patriots battled the Carolina Panthers on Monday night at Bank of America Stadium, two local members of the military were part of all the action.
Conover resident Thomas Brandt and Statesville native Chris McBurney were involved in the pre-game festivites of the NFL game, which was televised nationally on ESPN.
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports action involving Catawba County teams:
Alexander Central 53, St. Stephens 46
Bandys 89, North Lincoln 11
North Lincoln 47, Bandys 55
St. Stephens 65, Alexander Central 51
Lake Norman 65, Bandys 12
Newton-Conover 72, Hopewell 9
CHARLOTTE â€” With a camo towel tucked tightly atop his head, Cam Newton went to war Monday night against the New England Patriots.
The 24-year-old Carolina Panthers quarterback continued to show signs of maturity, leading his team to a thrilling 24-20 victory at Bank of America Stadium.
NEWTON â€” The Catawba County Hornets capped their dream season on Saturday with a 30-8 win against the Carolina Thundering Herd at Westside/Jaycee Park.
With the victory, the Hornets complete 2013 with a 15-0 record.
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.
SALISBURY â€” The Lenoir-Rhyne football team won its 10th consecutive game with a 48-15 triumph over Catawba in a South Atlantic Conference contest and regular season finale Saturday afternoon at Shuford Stadium.
L-R (10-1, 7-0), ranked No. 14 in NCAA Div. II, rushed for 445 yards on the day.