Archive - 2013 - Sports Article
Newton-Conover High School is currently selling âBig Redâ sports passes for the upcoming prep sports seasons.
These passes will admit you to any regular season home athletic event during the 2013-14 school year.
Individual passes are $100. Family passes can be also be purchased for $300 and admits four persons.
These passes can be purchased at Newton-Conover High School.
From the âBig Appleâ to the âBiggest Little Football Town in the Worldâ â Jeffrey Enck is bringing a New York state of mind to the Maiden football team.
The Long Island, N.Y. native will coach the Blue Devilsâ wide receiving corps for the first time this fall season.
Enck compares his hometown of Massapequa, N.Y. to Maiden.
Ryan Gettys is returning to coaching at Fred T. Foard High School.
The former Tigers head football coach is taking over the boys and girls tennis programs at Foard.
Gettys had been at Bunker Hill High School as an assistant football coach this past two schools years and also taught personal finance, planning and marketing at the school.
Former Bandys standout pitcher Hunter Harvey had the best start so far of his professional baseball career on Thursday.
The Gulf Coast League (GCL) Orioles pitcher allowed no runs, no hits, one walk and struck out eight batters in three innings against the GCL Red Sox.
Harveyâs eight punch outs were part of 15 total team strikeouts.
The Bunker Hill football team started practice on Thursday with two new members to its coaching staff.
Jason Phelps, who was the head coach at Fred T. Foard High School last season, joins the Bears as their defensive coordinator.
Phelps will also teach strength and conditioning at Bunker Hill High.
The Newton-Conover football team opened up its first official practice on Thursday with high hopes.
Brint Russell enters his second season as head coach of the Red Devils.
Russellâs goals for the first few days of practice are simple.
The Wayne Hicks era was officially ushered in at St. Stephens on Thursday with his first practice as head coach.
Hicks was pleased with how his team came out and performed on the practice field.
âIt was very upbeat today,â he said. âIâm very pleased with the progress and the attitudes in particular. On the field, we have a lot of work to do.â
Today is the first official day designated by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) for fall sports practices and tryouts.
Bandys and Maiden high schools are the first of the teams to officially kick off their 2013 campaign.
Both squads are the only two schools with practices in the morning at 9 a.m.
Former Fred T. Foard standout Tanner Fleming officially joined the UNC-Charlotte football team on Wednesday.
Fleming, who played offensive and defensive line for the Tigers during his senior season in 2011, spent last year at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.
The Charlotte Bobcats have re-signed shooting guard Gerald Henderson.
The 2009 first round pick out of Duke University has signed a deal reportedly worth three years and $18 million.
Hendersonâs contract also includes a player option after the 2014-15 NBA season.