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October 2nd

Indians start slow, finish strong on way to 20th win

October 2, 2013

HICKORY — It's not necessarily how you start, but how you finish.

That mantra couldn't be more true than the performance Wednesday by the St. Stephens volleyball team.

The Lady Indians were able to overcome some nerves at the beginning of their match against rival Hickory on their way to a 3-1 conference road win.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's county prep scores

October 2, 2013

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

Girls tennis
Bunker Hill 7, West Caldwell 1
Hickory 9, St. Stephens 0
Maiden 7, Lincolnton 2
Newton-Conover 7, East Lincoln 0
Patton 6, Fred T. Foard 3

Prep volleyball
Fred T. Foard 3, Patton 1
St. Stephens 3, Hickory 1

Boys soccer
Bandys 1, West Lincoln 0

M.S. FOOTBALL ROUND UP: Jags take down Devils

October 2, 2013

Below is a look at Wednesday's middle school football scores across Catawba County:

Middle school football
Arndt 16, Maiden 8
Grandview 36, River Bend 6
Jacobs Fork 22, Newton-Conover 8
Northview 30, Mill Creek 0

October 1st

LRDs beat Lady Blue Devils, move into sole first place

October 1, 2013

Newton-Conover volleyball coach Linda Richards was honored on Tuesday for her history 500th win last week.

The Lady Red Devils responded by saluting their coach the best way they knew how — winning.

Newton-Conover pulled out to early leads in its first two sets against Maiden and pulled away at the end for a four-set home victory in conference play.

Blue Devils enter Top 10 of latest AP prep poll

October 1, 2013

The Maiden football team entered the Top 10 of the Associated Press prep football poll for this first time this seson on Tuesday.

The Blue Devils (5-0, 1-0 in SD-7) are coming off of a 38-17 victory against rival Bunker Hill in Claremont this past Friday.

PREP NOTEBOOK: A look at Tuesday's prep scores

October 1, 2013

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

Prep volleyball
Bandys 3, East Lincoln 0
Bunker Hill 3, West Lincoln 1
Newton-Conover 3, Maiden 1

Prep tennis
Newton-Conover 5, Maiden 4
(continued from Monday)

Wilson making impact after time away from football

October 1, 2013

Until this season, J’len Wilson hadn’t played a competitive snap of football since middle school.

The Bunker Hill junior made a return this fall to the gridiron, where he is making an impact on the Bears squad.

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.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Monday night's prep scoreboard

October 1, 2013

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

Prep volleyball
Fred T. Foard 3, Hibriten 1
Hickory 3, South Caldwell 0
St. Stephens 3, Patton 1

Prep soccer
Bandys 5, East Lincoln 1
Bunker Hill 3, West Lincoln 3
Fred T. Foard 2, Hibriten 0
Hickory 4, South Caldwell 1
Newton-Conover 2, Maiden 1
Patton 1, St. Stephens 0

September 27th

White, Woods help Blue Devils move to 5-0

September 27, 2013

CLAREMONT — Maiden's football game on Friday night against Bunker Hill wasn't pretty, but it was effective.

The Blue Devils (5-0, 1-0) were able to overcome several miscues to come way with a 38-17 SD-7 win against the Bears.

Baker, Red Devils whip Warriors in SD-7 opener

September 27, 2013

NEWTON — Nick Baker scored three touchdowns on the ground to lead Newton-Conover past West Caldwell, 47-7.

Baker, who returned from an ankle injury, tallied 133 yards on nine carries.

To read more of this story, pick up the weekend edition (Saturday through Monday) of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

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