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October 23rd

PREP SOCCER: Wednesday's regular season finales

October 23, 2013

Below is a look at Wednesday’s regular season finales in boys soccer:

Prep soccer
Bunker Hill 4, West Lincoln 0
East Lincoln 3, Bandys 2
Fred T. Foard 5, Hibriten 1 (Foard clinches NW 3A/4A title)
Hickory 7, South Caldwell 1
Newton-Conover 9, Maiden 1 (N-C clinches share of SD-7 title)
St. Stephens 2, Patton 2

BREAKING: Mustangs forfeit 3 games, drop to 4-4

October 23, 2013

DENVER — For the second time in three seasons, East Lincoln is forfeitting a win on the gridiron.

Mustangs athletic director and head football coach Mike Byus sent out a press release to local media Wednesday morning notifying them of the school's decision to forfeit its first three games of the season.

October 22nd

Indians use chemistry to remain perfect, advance

October 22, 2013

HICKORY — The St. Stephens volleyball team remained perfect on the season Tuesday with a 3-0 victory against North Henderson in the second round of the 3A playoffs.

The Lady Indians improve to 25-0 on the season.

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.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's playoff scoreboard

October 22, 2013

Below is a look at Tuesday's prep playoff scores involving Catawba County teams:

Prep volleyball
Bunker Hill 3, Brevard 1
Carson 3, Fred T. Foard 0
Newton-Conover 3, Polk County 2
St. Stephens 3, North Henderson 0
South Iredell 3, Hickory 0

Prep tennis
Bandys 5, Surry Central 4

Maiden's Alex White accepted, commits to Harvard

October 22, 2013

Last week couldn't have went better for Alex White.

The Maiden tight end and linebacker found out he was accepted to Harvard University, where he has verbally committed.

White is the second Catawba County athlete to commit to Harvard in the past two years. St. Stephens' Sava Turcanu is swimming for the Crimson this fall.

October 21st

Espirilla's late goal lifts Red Devils past Warriors

October 21, 2013

NEWTON — On a night when the Newton-Conover soccer team honored its four seniors, it was a junior and a freshman that led the Red Devils to victory.

Alan Espirilla’s goal with less than 10 minutes left was the difference maker for Newton-Conover in a 2-1 victory against West Caldwell at Gurley Stadium.

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Tuesday's playoff schedule

October 21, 2013

Below is a look at Tuesday's second round of the 2A and 3A prep volleyball playoff match ups and times involving Catawba County teams:

2A playoffs
Polk County (13-7) at Newton-Conover (18-4), 6:30 p.m.
Bunker Hill (20-6) at Brevard (18-6), 6 p.m.

3A playoffs
North Henderson (21-2) at St. Stephens (24-0), 6 p.m.
Fred T. Foard (16-8) at Carson (30-0), 6 p.m.

October 20th

Allen defeats Browne in playoff to win 11th GHKC

October 20, 2013

CONOVER — Michael Allen is the 11th Annual Greater Hickory Kia Classic champion.

Allen birdied the last two holes of his final round, including the first hole of a playoff with Olin Browne, to claim the title.

To read more of this story, pick up the Tuesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

October 19th

Langer leads outright after day two of Classic

October 19, 2013

CONOVER — Bernhard Langer has the outright lead by two shots after the second round of the Greater Hickory Kia Classic.

Langer was 4-under on Saturday to improve to 10-under at the tournament. He leads a trio of golfers, including Michael Allen, Brad Bryant and John Riegger, by two strokes.

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Saturday's playoff scoreboard

October 19, 2013

Below is a look at today's 2A and 3A prep volleyball playoff scores involving Catawba County teams:

2A playoffs

First round
Newton-Conover 3, Shelby 0 (25-15, 25-9, 25-7)
Bunker Hill 3, R-S Central 1 (25-6, 25-13, 19-25, 25-13)
Draughn 3, Bandys 2 (25-17, 25-17, 25-16)
Mountain Heritage 3, Maiden 0 (25-22, 25-20, 25-14)

Second round (on Tuesday)

The Newton-Conover and Bunker Hill volleyball programs added another page to their annual rivalry...
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Volleyball Bandys 3...
Below is a look at Monday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Volleyball Hickory 3...

 

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