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August 19th

Hornets’ defense forces seven turnovers in home win

August 19, 2013

The Catawba County Hornets persevered through the rain to pick up their fourth victory of the season on Saturday at Westside/Jaycee Park.

The Hornets defense forced seven turnovers in a 14-0 win against the Carolina Heat.

Catawba County defenders Brent Wilkerson, Tommy Henry and Kyle Loflin each forced two turnovers, while Jarrod Holmes tallied the other.

PREP SPORTS: A look at Monday's scoreboard

August 19, 2013

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

Volleyball
Fred T. Foard 3, West Lincoln 0
Forestview 3, Bandys 2
St. Stephens 3, Lake Norman 2
West Iredell 3, Bunker Hill 1

Soccer
Bandys 5, Draughn 2
East Burke at Bunker Hill, ppd. to 6:45 p.m. Thursday
Enka 2, Fred T. Foard 1

Tennis

August 16th

Maiden gets final preseason test in Olympic Trojans

August 16, 2013

The Maiden football program officially finished its preseason on Friday with a tough test against an out-of-area team.

The Blue Devils hosted Charlotte Olympic in both junior varsity and varsity action.

It was the first scrimmage for the Blue Devils since last Saturday’s Lincoln County Jamboree.

Trojans get a new look with Nike football jerseys

August 16, 2013

The Bandys football team debuted new Nike game jerseys on Friday during the school’s photo day.

The Trojans will also be playing in the new look Garry Butler Memorial Stadium, which was outfitted with new home and away bleachers during the summer, as well as a new scoreboard and play clocks.

Indians football team takes their team pictures

August 16, 2013

St. Stephens High School held its football photo day on Friday afternoon.

The Indians are one of three Catawba County football teams with renovated stadiums this season, including Bandys and Foard.

St. Stephens kicks off its season on Friday, Aug. 23 at home against Bandys.

August 15th

A closer look at the 2013 prep volleyball season

August 15, 2013

Below is a look at each of the seven Catawba County high schools and their prep volleyball teams for the 2013 season:

Bandys

Head coach: Hannah Reynolds

Last season: 10-14, lost in the first round of playoffs

Returning players: Alexis Barr, GaoSee Vang, Amber Krenson, and Regan Smith.

New contributors: Daryann Carr and Madeline Smith.

Tigers debut new stripes for football season

August 15, 2013

The Fred T. Foard High School held picture day on Thursday for its varsity and junior varsity football programs.

The Tigers varsity team debuted new Russell Athletic jerseys for their 2013 fall campaign.

The jerseys and matched are solid light blue with white lettering.

They are also trimmed in orange, and the word “FOARD” is on the front of each uniform above the number.

QBs Vick, Foles lead Eagles over Panthers, 14-9

August 15, 2013

Michael Vick was nearly flawless, Nick Foles looked sharp and the Philadelphia Eagles' quarterback competition remains close.

Vick and Foles each led the Eagles to touchdown drives in a 14-9 victory over Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers on Thursday night.

August 14th

Former Red Devil Lyerly is at home with Trojans

August 14, 2013

Once a Newton-Conover football player, Antonio Lyerly is making new waves this season at Bandys High School.

Lyerly is serving as a volunteer wide receivers and defensive backs coach for the Trojans this fall.

He also plans to coach the Lady Trojans junior varsity basketball team this winter.

Lyerly spent the past two years as sports coordinator at a YMCA in Charlotte.

Lenoir-Rhyne donates football jerseys to Bunker Hill

August 14, 2013

Fans of the Bunker Hill football team will notice a new, yet familiar look this upcoming season.

The Bears will sport Nike jerseys, which were previously worn by the Lenoir-Rhyne University football team.

L-R announced a new partnership this past week with Under Armour to supply the school’s athletic programs with uniforms.

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