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November 15th

PREP FOOTBALL: Friday's first round playoff scores

November 15, 2013

Below are the prep football playoff scores involving area teams:

First-round playoff scores
Maiden 35, Forbush 0
Bunker Hill 20, Ashe County 17
East Lincoln 35, Bandys 27
Pisgah 31, Hickory 14
Lincolnton 14, Thomasville 7
Forestview 63, Carson 48
Monroe 46, R-S Central 6
Crest 38, Hickory Ridge 20
Cherryville 42, Highland Tech 14
West Forsyth 27, Vance 14

November 14th

Focused Blue Devils not forgetting '12 playoff loss

November 15, 2013

MAIDEN — The Maiden football team hasn't forgotten a painful loss to Thomasville in last year's playoffs.

The Blue Devils come in focused tonight for their first-round match-up against Forbush in Maiden.

To read more of this story, pick up the Friday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

Wepner, Palozzi earn top SD-7 soccer honors

November 15, 2013

A pair of Newton-Conover soccer members earned top honors in the Southern District 7 Athletic 2A in 2013-14.

The Red Devils' Franklin Wepner was awarded the conference's Offensive Player of the Year, while Angelo Palozzi was named SD-7 Coach of the Year.

Seven Catawba County athletes sign with colleges

November 15, 2013

Seven Catawba County athletes, including two each at Bandys, Bunker Hill and St. Stephens high school, signed with college and universities on Wednesday.

An athlete at Hickory High School also made her college decision

To read more of this story, pick up the Thursday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

November 13th

BREAKING: Russell resigns as Red Devils' coach

November 13, 2013

NEWTON — After a 2-9 season and missing the playoffs for the first time since 2004, Brint Russell has resigned as the head football coach at Newton-Conover High School.

Russell submitted his official letter of resignation on Wednesday to Newton-Conover City School officials.

The search for a new head varsity football coach will start immediately.

November 12th

Tigers can’t overcome Mavericks, snow in 4-1 loss

November 13, 2013

WAXHAW — Battling the elements and Marvin Ridge on Tuesday, the Fred T. Foard’s dream soccer season came to an end.

The Tigers gave up three first-half goals, falling to the Mavericks, 4-1, in the 3A West championship game.

Cory Morgan leaving Indians boy soccer program

November 13, 2013

HICKORY — Cory Morgan has stepped down as the head coach of the boys soccer team at St. Stephens High School.

Morgan gave his notice to school officials and notified the team of his decision on Tuesday.

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.

Former Red Devil football player Forney awarded

November 12, 2013

FOREST, Va. - Emory & Henry College junior linebacker Paul Forney has been named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week, ODAC officials announced Sunday.

The Newton native wins the award for the second time in his career. Last season, Forney was selected for weekly honors after the Wasps’ victory over Maryville on Sept. 8.

November 11th

Fred T. Foard senior midfielder Khong Lo is ‘dynamic’

November 12, 2013

NEWTON — Faced with admitting a freshman to his varsity program three years ago, Fred T. Foard soccer coach Scottie Goforth made a difficult decision.

“It’s a hard call to have a freshman on varsity,” Goforth said. “While they are technically ready, are they emotionally ready? It was an experiment that has paid off.”

November 9th

PREP SOCCER: Tigers advance to 3A West final

November 9, 2013

NEWTON — The Fred T. Foard soccer team's dream season continued on Saturday.

The Northwestern 3A/4A champion Tigers (19-5-3) advanced to the 3A West finals with a 3-1 home victory against Weddington in the fourth round of the playoffs.

The Warriors, who knocked off St. Stephens to earn the right to play Foard, finish their season with a 17-8 record.

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