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September 3rd

'Dads 3B Joey Gallo wins pair of awards on Tuesday

September 3, 2013

Hickory Crawads third baseman Joey Gallo closed out his first-ever minor league baseball season with a bang on Tuesday.

The 19-year-old Gallo was named the South Atlantic League Player of the Week for the second time this season.

During the week, Gallo hit seven home runs in six games during the week with 11 RBIs, seven runs and three walks.

PREP NOTEBOOK: A look at Tuesday's prep scores

September 3, 2013

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

Prep girls tennis
Maiden 7, Alexander Central 2
Newton-Conover 6, Draughn 3
St. Stephens 7, Bunker Hill 2

Prep volleyball
Hickory 3, Freedom 0
Maiden 3, Bandys 2
South Iredell 3, Bunker Hill 0
St. Stephens 3, Hibriten 0

Prep boys soccer
Fred T. Foard 6, Burns 1

September 2nd

Johnson impresses in Charlotte 49ers’ first-ever win

September 2, 2013

When Matt Johnson left the prep football field at Lincolnton High School on Nov. 18, 2011, it would be nearly two years later before he would face another opponent.

He certainley didn’t show any signs of rust in UNC-Charlotte’s inaugural game at McColl-Richardson Field on Saturday.

FB Austin Johnson makes Saints’ practice squad

September 2, 2013

Former Hickory High and University of Tennessee standout Austin Johnson has signed with the New Orleans Saints.

Johnson, who was one of 17 players cut by the Saints on Saturday to reduce their roster size to the league mandated 53 players, will be a member of New Orleans’ practice squad.

He will reportedly make $6,000 a week.

August 31st

Clausen, Gettis among 22 players cut by Panthers

August 31, 2013

The Carolina Panthers trimmed their roster from 75 to 53 players on Saturday.

Among the 22 players cut were quarterback Jimmy Clausen, wideout David Gettis, defensive tackle Sione Fua and cornerback Drayton Florence.

August 30th

Ricky Taylor's 5 TDs pace Blue Devils in 55-29 win

August 31, 2013

Maiden running back Ricky Taylor did a little bit of everything for his team on the gridiron Friday.

The senior running back scored three rushing touchdowns, caught another and also returned an interception for a score, helping the Blue Devils win their home opener 55-29 against West Iredell at Blue Devil Stadium.

Trojan 'D' shuts down Tiger offense in 33-2 victory

August 31, 2013

The Bandys football team's defense showed know signs of weakness on Friday against Fred T. Foard despite some difficult conditions in practice earlier this week.

The Trojans (2-0) allowed minus-three yards of total offense from the Tigers in the 33-2 non-conference victory in Catawba.

FOOTBALL ROUND UP: Eckard, Bears claw Indians

August 31, 2013

Running back Jordan Eckard scored three touchdowns, helping Bunker Hill defeat St. Stephens on the road Friday night in Hickory, 39-26.

The Bears (2-0) led 24-6 at halftime behind touchdown runs by Eckard and one each from quarterback Colton Chapman and wideout J’len Wilson.

Bears aim for third-straight SAC football title

August 30, 2013

Lenoir-Rhyne may be heading into its next college football season, but expectations remain the same for the program on the gridiron.

Panthers close out preseason, beat Steelers 25-10

August 30, 2013

With most of its first string starters on bench, the Carolina Panthers successfully closed out their preseason slate at home on Thursday.

Quarterback Derek Anderson threw two touchdown passes, helping Carolina defeat the Pittsburgh Steelers 25-10 at Bank of America Stadium.

Anderson tossed both of his touchdowns in the first half, including a 35-yard pass to Ted Ginn, Jr.

Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy has agreed to go on the Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission List,...
The Newton-Conover boys soccer team survived a downpour in the first half against Lincolnton on...
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