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The Fred T. Foard High School held picture day on Thursday for its varsity and junior varsity football programs.
The Tigers varsity team debuted new Russell Athletic jerseys for their 2013 fall campaign.
The jerseys and matched are solid light blue with white lettering.
They are also trimmed in orange, and the word â€śFOARDâ€ť is on the front of each uniform above the number.
Michael Vick was nearly flawless, Nick Foles looked sharp and the Philadelphia Eagles' quarterback competition remains close.
Vick and Foles each led the Eagles to touchdown drives in a 14-9 victory over Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers on Thursday night.
Once a Newton-Conover football player, Antonio Lyerly is making new waves this season at Bandys High School.
Lyerly is serving as a volunteer wide receivers and defensive backs coach for the Trojans this fall.
He also plans to coach the Lady Trojans junior varsity basketball team this winter.
Lyerly spent the past two years as sports coordinator at a YMCA in Charlotte.
Fans of the Bunker Hill football team will notice a new, yet familiar look this upcoming season.
The Bears will sport Nike jerseys, which were previously worn by the Lenoir-Rhyne University football team.
L-R announced a new partnership this past week with Under Armour to supply the schoolâ€™s athletic programs with uniforms.
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep scores across Catawba County:
Alexander Central 9, Bunker Hill 0
Megan Rader (AC) def. Crystal Thao, 8 -3; Molly Gantt (AC) def. Trysta Symre, 8-0; Jodie Cash (AC) def. Emily Maxfield, 8-0; Hannah Bailey (AC) def. Angel Chang, 8-1; Janie Pannel (AC) def. Laci Frye, 8-0; Lydia Sprinkle (AC) def. Lizabeth Cantera 8-1
After a crazy schedule on Saturday, Newton-Conoverâ€™s second football scrimmage against Forestview on Tuesday went much smoother .
The Red Devils hosted the Panthers in the second of their three scrimmages this preseason at Gurley Stadium.
Newton-Conover was set to play Chesnee (S.C.) at the State Line Showdown at Boiling Springs High School near Spartanburg on Saturday.
Fred T. Foard first-year head football coach Tom Harper returned to his old stomping grounds on Tuesday for his teamâ€™s first preseason scrimmage.
The Tigers traveled to Alexander Central, where Harper coached from 2007-11. He led the Cougars to five playoff appearances in as many years during his time there.
The Cougars were 34-26 under Harper, including a 19-11 mark in league play.
The Catawba County Hornets kept their perfect record intact on Saturday with a 28-6 win against the Triangle Nighthawks in Raleigh.
Catawba County (3-0) took an early lead when quarterback Brandon Streater connected with wide receiver Centrail Williamson on a 23-yard pass in the first quarter.
Desmond Burch added a two-point conversion run to make it 8-0.
Carson-Newman was voted by the South Atlantic Confernce head coaches as the favorite to win the conference title in 2013.
Tommy Henry has attempted to tackle every obstacle in his life no matter what has been throw his way.
Now, the 6-foot, 240-pound linebacker is in his fourth year of playing football for the Catawba County Hornets and hoping to have another chance to play at the next level.