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August 5th

Newton-Conover ‘Big Red’ passes are on sale now

August 5, 2013

Newton-Conover High School is currently selling “Big Red” 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.

August 2nd

Asst. coach Enck brings Northern flair to Blue Devils

August 2, 2013

From the “Big Apple” to the “Biggest Little Football Town in the World” — 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 Devils’ wide receiving corps for the first time this fall season.
Enck compares his hometown of Massapequa, N.Y. to Maiden.

Ryan Gettys taking over two Tigers tennis programs

August 2, 2013

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.

Harvey fans eight in his third outing for GCL Orioles

August 2, 2013

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.

Harvey’s eight punch outs were part of 15 total team strikeouts.

August 1st

Former head coaches Phelps, Miller join BH staff

August 1, 2013

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.

73 suit up for first Newton-Conover football practice

August 1, 2013

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.
Russell’s goals for the first few days of practice are simple.

Both Hicks and Indians are under ‘One Heartbeat’

August 1, 2013

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.

“It was very upbeat today,” he said. “I’m very pleased with the progress and the attitudes in particular. On the field, we have a lot of work to do.”

July 31st

Prep football teams open practice starting today

July 31, 2013

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 Tiger lineman Tanner Fleming joins 49ers

July 31, 2013

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.

Gerald Henderson returning to the Charlotte Bobcats

July 31, 2013

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.

Henderson’s contract also includes a player option after the 2014-15 NBA season.

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