Archive - Aug 2013 - Sports Article
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.
Below is a look at Monday's prep scores from across Catawba County:
Fred T. Foard 3, West Lincoln 0
Forestview 3, Bandys 2
St. Stephens 3, Lake Norman 2
West Iredell 3, Bunker Hill 1
Bandys 5, Draughn 2
East Burke at Bunker Hill, ppd. to 6:45 p.m. Thursday
Enka 2, Fred T. Foard 1
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 Saturdayâ€™s Lincoln County Jamboree.
The Bandys football team debuted new Nike game jerseys on Friday during the schoolâ€™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.
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.
Below is a look at each of the seven Catawba County high schools and their prep volleyball teams for the 2013 season:
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.
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 â€śFOARDâ€ť is on the front of each uniform above the number.
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.
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.
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 schoolâ€™s athletic programs with uniforms.