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July 2nd

Red Devils make football coaching staff changes

July 2, 2013

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.

July 1st

Hickory tries to carry momentum into Area IV playoffs

July 2, 2013

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 East’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 step down last last week

July 2, 2013

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.

Area IV playoff brackets are officially released

July 1, 2013

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)

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