Archive - Jul 2013 - Sports Article
The Newton-Conover football program made some major changes to its coaching staff entering this fall 2013 season.
Five assistant coaches under Brint Russell in 2012 will not return to the staff.
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.
Hickory starts the American Legion Area IV playoffs on Wednesday in familiar territory.
Post 48 opens play as the No. 3 seed in the West against Kings Mountain, the Eastâ€™s sixth-seeded squad.
Coaches from all across Area IV gathered on Monday evening in Cherryville to discuss this year's playoffs, including seeding and rules.
Four area prep coaches in four different sports at two high schools stepped down late last week.
Bunker Hill athletic director Lee Miller sent out an email stating that Bears volleyball coach Julie Harris, Bears softball coach Danny Sifford and Bears cross-country/track coach John Sullivan had all resigned.
The pairings for the American Legion Area IV playoffs were released on Monday in Cherryville.
Below is a look at the pairings for the first round, which is a best-of-5 format.
Seeding for playoffs
First round (division record in parenthesis)
Mint Hill, No. 1 East (13-3) vs. Burke County, No. 8 West (6-10)