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September 23rd

Wepner scores four goals, Red Devils beat Bears

September 23, 2013

NEWTON — Newton-Conover's Franklin Wepner entered Monday's SD-7 soccer game against Bunker Hill with a sick feeling in his stomach.

He left it with an appetite for scoring.

Wepner netted four goals against the Bears, including two in each half, to help the Red Devils earn a 4-2 conference victory at Gurley Stadium.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Monday's prep scoreboard

September 23, 2013

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

Prep tennis
Fred T. Foard 6, Freedom 3
Maiden 8, Bunker Hill 1
Watauga 8, St. Stephens 1

Prep volleyball
Fred T. Foard 3, Freedom 0
Hickory 3, Patton 0
Kings Mountain 3, Fred T. Foard 2 (on Saturday)
St. Stephens 3, Watauga 0

Prep soccer

September 20th

Blue Devils force three Spartan turnovers in victory

September 20, 2013

The Maiden defense forced three South Caldwell turnovers in a 38-14 victory against the Spartans in Lenoir on Friday.

Maiden improves to 4-0 on the season, while South Caldwell falls to 2-2 overall.

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

Cougars QB scores three TDs; Indians fall to 0-4

September 20, 2013

Behind the play of quarterback Landon Hammer, the Alexander Central football team made it two wins in as many weeks against Catawba County squads.

Hammer scored three touchdowns to lead the Cougars past its former conference mate St. Stephens, 49-14, in Taylorsville.

The Indians fall to 0-4 overall on the season.

PREP FOOTBALL: Next week's schedule of games

September 20, 2013

Below is a look at next week's games across Catawba County:

Friday, Sept. 27
East Lincoln at Bandys
Maiden at Bunker Hill
West Caldwell at Newton-Conover
Fred T. Foard at Freedom (Gene)
Hickory at Patton
St. Stephens at Watauga

September 19th

JV FOOTBALL: Cougars control clock, beat Indians

September 19, 2013

Alexander Central ran the football and controlled the clock in a 26-16 junior varsity football win against St. Stephens on Thursday.

The Cougars (2-1) held possession for nearly 27 minutes in the contest, while the Indians (0-3) had the football for just over 12 minutes.

PREP NOTEBOOK: A look at Thursday's scores

September 19, 2013

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

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

Girls tennis
Bandys 9, Bunker Hill 0
Maiden 8, West Lincoln 1
Newton-Conover 8, Lincolnton 1

Boys soccer
Maiden 4, East Burke 4

September 18th

Fred T. Foard's Gettys leading on, off of tennis court

September 18, 2013

A three-sport athlete at Fred T. Foard, Maggie Gettys is making waves off of the field of competition.

The Tiger senior is one of 16 students across the state on the North Carolina High School Athletic Association’s (NCHSAA) Student Athlete Advisory Council.

Each high school in the state is allowed to give one student an application to join the council.

M.S. FOOTBALL ROUND UP: Wildcats top Red Devils

September 18, 2013

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

Middle school football
Arndt 30, Mill Creek 8
Jacobs Fork 14, Grandview 12
Maiden 20, Newton-Conover 14
Northview 28, River Bend 0

For more on these games, pick up the Wednesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

PREP SOCCER: Wednesday's Catawba Co. scores

September 18, 2013

Below is a look at Wednesday's prep soccer scores:

Boys soccer
Bandys 4, Bunker Hill 1
Fred T. Foard 5, St. Stephens 2
Maiden 4, West Lincoln 1
Newton-Conover 1, Lincolnton 1

For more on these games, pick up the Wednesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

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