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April 22nd

BREAKING: Former L-R coach tabbed to lead Indians

April 22, 2013

An assistant coach from a rival program is taking over the helms of the St. Stephens football program.

Wayne Hicks, who has served as an assistant football coach at Hickory High School since 2008, was approved to be the next Indians gridiron leader by Catawba County Schools Board of Education during a close session at its monthly meeting on Monday night.

April 20th

Johnson, Bumgarner play in 49ers first Spring game

April 20, 2013

It had been a long time since Matt Johnson and Zach Bumgarner had touched a football field for live game competition — that was until Saturday.

Both former Catawba County prep football standouts made their much-awaited college football debuts during the Charlotte 49ers first-ever spring football game this past weekend.

April 19th

Maiden's Henderson vaulting for late coach Lomax

April 19, 2013

Maiden’s Isaiah Henderson credits Rick Lomax with starting his pole vaulting career.

Now, the Maiden senior is hoping to honor the late coach’s memory with his performance this season.

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

Maiden still searching for girls basketball coach

April 19, 2013

The search for the next girls basketball coach at Maiden High School continues.

The Blue Devils have been without a girls basketball coach since last month when a mutual decision was by then-coach Katie Chapman and schools officials for Chapman not to return.

April 18th

2 Maiden, 4 Foard athletes sign with colleges

April 18, 2013

It was a busy day for Catawba County prep athletes on Thursday with six seniors signing to play in the collegiate ranks.

Among those that signed were two Maiden football players and four Fred T. Foard basketball players.

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.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's sports scoreboard

April 18, 2013

Below is a look at Thursday's sports action from across Catawba County:

Prep baseball
Maiden 2, Bandys 1
Bunker Hill 7, Newton-Conover 1

Prep softball
Fred T. Foard 3, St. Stephens 1
Maiden 8, Bandys 1

Prep soccer
Bandys 3, Maiden 0
Newton-Conover 4, West Caldwell 1
St. Stephens 1, Fred T. Foard 0

Prep tennis

Panthers open at home, have 2 national TV dates

April 18, 2013

The Panthers open the NFL season at home for the first time since 2009 and will play two nationally televised games.

Carolina hosts Seattle in the Sept. 8 season opener.

April 17th

Bunker Hill boys, Hickory girls win county track titles

April 18, 2013

There was a familiar feeling in the air during Wednesday's Catawba County track and field championship meet at Bunker Hill High School.

The Bunker Hill boys and Hickory girls teams repeated their performances from a season ago by each winning county titles.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's sports scoreboard

April 18, 2013

Below is a look at Wednesday's sports scores from across Catawba County:

Prep baseball
St. Stephens 11, Maiden 0 (five innings)

Minor league baseball
Hickory 6, Asheville 5

Bobcats slip by Cavs, end season on winning note

April 18, 2013

Leading by as many as 24 points, the Charlotte Bobcats held off a second half surge by the Cleveland Cavaliers to come away with a 105-98 victory on Wednesday in the team's 2012-13 season finale.

Below is a look at Friday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Girls basketball...
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Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Girls basketball...

 

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