Archive - Apr 2013 - Sports Article
Maidenâ€™s Isaiah Henderson credits Rick Lomax with starting his pole vaulting career.
Now, the Maiden senior is hoping to honor the late coachâ€™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.
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.
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.
Below is a look at Thursday's sports action from across Catawba County:
Maiden 2, Bandys 1
Bunker Hill 7, Newton-Conover 1
Fred T. Foard 3, St. Stephens 1
Maiden 8, Bandys 1
Bandys 3, Maiden 0
Newton-Conover 4, West Caldwell 1
St. Stephens 1, Fred T. Foard 0
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.
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.
Below is a look at Wednesday's sports scores from across Catawba County:
St. Stephens 11, Maiden 0 (five innings)
Minor league baseball
Hickory 6, Asheville 5
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.
Double plays on defense and doubles on offense defined Bunker Hillâ€™s 4-2 softball victory against Draughn on Tuesday.
The Lady Bears (6-9, 6-4) made four inning-ending double plays in seven innings.
Offensively, Montana Linebergerâ€™s two RBI double in the bottom of the third pace Bunker Hill.
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores from across Catawba County:
Bandys 13, West Caldwell 3
Draughn 18, Bunker Hill 9
East Burke 2, Newton-Conover 1 (nine innings)
Fred T. Foard 1, Hibriten 0
Maiden 14, South Iredell 1 (five innings)
Bandys 12, West Caldwell 1
Bunker Hill 4, Draughn 2
East Burke 9, Newton-Conover 0