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September 18th

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's county prep scores

September 18, 2013

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

Volleyball
Hickory 3, Hibriten 0
Maiden 3, Forestview 1
St. Stephens 3, Fred. Foard 1

Girls tennis
St. Stephens 5, Fred T. Foard 4

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

September 17th

Boyles, Juerges take titles; Tigers sweep team honors

September 17, 2013

No cross-country team had ever went three-straight years winning both the boys and girls titles at the Catawba County Cross-Country Championships.

That was until Tuesday.

Fred T. Foard made history by taking down both honors at the event, which was held at Murray’s Mill.

PREP NOTEBOOK: A look at Tuesday's prep scores

September 17, 2013

Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores:

Volleyball
Bandys 3, Lincolnton 0
Bunker Hill 3, East Lincoln 0
Maiden 3, West Caldwell 0
Newton-Conover 3, West Lincoln 0
St. Stephens 3, Burns 0

Girls tennis
Bandys 9, Lincolnton 0
East Lincoln 5, Bunker Hill 4
Maiden 9, West Caldwell 0
Newton-Conover 6, West Lincoln 3

Coach Rivera: Panthers need to 'get over the hump'

September 17, 2013

CHARLOTTE — Coach Ron Rivera said the Panthers have to find a way to close out games if they're ever going to take the next step as a football team.

So far that hasn't happened.

September 16th

PREP NOTEBOOK: Monday's prep sports scores

September 16, 2013

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

Boys soccer
Bunker Hill 2, East Lincoln 2
Fred T. Foard 2, South Caldwell 1
Lincolnton 3, Bandys 0
Newton-Conover 4, West Lincoln 0
St. Stephens 2, Freedom 1
Watauga 4, Hickory 1

Volleyball
Bunker Hill 3, North Wilkes 0
Fred T. Foard 3, South Caldwell 0
Hickory 3, Watauga 2
St. Stephens 3, Freedom 0

Panthers lose starting FS Charles Godfrey for season

September 16, 2013

Panthers starting free safety Charles Godfrey is out for the remainder of the season with a torn right Achilles tendon, adding to the team's troubles following a 0-2 start.

Team spokesman Charlie Dayton made the announcement Monday shortly after coach Ron Rivera's press conference.

QB Johnson throws 5 INTs in 49ers’ first-ever loss

September 16, 2013

The first two games in the history of the Charlotte 49ers football program ran like clockwork.

The third 49ers’ game didn’t go according to plan.

Charlotte (2-1) made seven turnovers in a 40-13 loss to the North Carolina Central Eagles on Saturday at Richardson Stadium.

Panthers lose another close one, fall to Bills

September 16, 2013

The Carolina Panthers' close losses are becoming more and more painful.

In the latest, they gave up a last-second touchdown to the Buffalo Bills in a 24-23 defeat Sunday.

"This is like going to the dentist and getting several teeth pulled without any anesthesia, laughing gas, nothing," said Panthers receiver Steve Smith. "It's tough and it's sickening."

September 13th

Special teams mistakes cost Newton-Conover in loss

September 14, 2013

Special teams issues plagued Newton-Conover on Friday night against Freedom.

Those mistakes led to the Red Devils falling behind in the first half en route to a 45-32 loss to the Patriots at Gurley Stadium.

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.

McRee tosses 6 touchdowns in Blue Devils' 63-0 win

September 13, 2013

Jake McRee threw six touchdown passes in a 63-0 home rout by Maiden against St. Stephens.

McRee tossed four of his scores to tight end Alex White — two in each half.

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.

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