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Catawba Co. connected to Charlotte 49ers 1st season

August 28, 2013

When UNC-Charlotte officially kicks off its first-ever football season on Saturday, four former prep standouts with Catawba County ties will be a part of the history.

Football players Matt Johnson (Maiden), Zach Bumgarner (St. Stephens) and Tanner Fleming (Fred T. Foard) will suit for the 49ers in their inaugural football game on Saturday in Charlotte against Campbell at noon.

Mission trip impacts Bears senior lineman Kyle Guins

August 28, 2013

A mission trip to Honduras during the offseason shaped the way Kyle Guins viewed the world.

The Bunker Hill senior offensive lineman has emerged as a leader for the Bears on the gridiron and is using his faith to bond his teammates together.

Guins and members of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Conover made the trek to El Progreso, Honduras in late July.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's county prep scores

August 28, 2013

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

Prep volleyball
Bunker Hill 3, Challenger 0
Carson 3, Maiden 0
Fred T. Foard 3, Freedom 0
Hickory 3, Patton 0
St. Stephens 3, Watauga 1

Prep boys soccer
Bandys 8, North Lincoln 2
Bunker Hill 1, Alexander Central 0
Statesville 1, Fred T. Foard 0

Prep girls tennis

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