Archive - 2013 - Sports Article
Former Freedom football coach Mike Helms is the next prep football coach at Hickory High School.
Helms' hire was approved during a special session of the Hickory Public Schools Board of Education on Wednesday.
Below is a look at Friday's third round playoff games and start times involving prep baseball and softball teams across Catawba County:
Hickory (15-10) at South Point (23-1), 7 p.m.
Patton (15-9) at Fred T. Foard (13-13), 7 p.m.
Bandys (13-8) at Brevard (20-3), 5:30 p.m.
The offense for the Bandys baseball team was cold during its 2A playoff appearance.
That trend continued on Tuesday.
The Trojans, which had just two hits in a 1-0 first-round win against North Lincoln, tallied just one hit in a 4-0 second-round loss to the Shelby Golden Lions on Tuesday in Catawba.
Below is a look at Tuesday's second round prep playoff scores involving baseball and softball teams across Catawba County:
East Rutherford 7, Bunker Hill 1
Shelby 4, Bandys 0
Hickory 7, Asheville 2
Fred T. Foard 6, North Gaston 4
Bandys 7, North Lincoln 6
The Newton-Conover golf team made history on Tuesday at Longleaf Golf and Country Club in Southern Pines, becoming the school's first squad to capture a state title in the sport.
Newton-Conover varsity girls basketball Ike Williams has accepted an assistant coaching position with the women's basketball program at Catawba Valley Community College.
Nick Schroeder, CVCC's sports information director, confirmed that Williams had accepted the position on Tuesday.
With its season on the line, the Newton-Conover boys tennis teamâ€™s hopes of reaching the 2A dual team semifinals hinged on the elbow of Tyler Barrymore.
The junior overcame his injured right arm and a pair of 3-0 deficits in set two and a third-set tiebreaker in his singles match with West Davidsonâ€™s Brett Moore.
The Newton-Conover boys golf team is in first place by eight strokes after the first day of the 2A state golf tournament at Longleaf Golf and Country Club in Southern Pines.
Alex Hefner paced the Red Devils by carding a round of 70, which puts him in sole possession of the lead in the event.
N-C teammate Trey Burton wasnâ€™t far behind, tying for second place with a round of 72.
Below is a look at Tuesday and Wednesday's second round prep playoff games involving baseball, softball and soccer teams across Catawba County:
Prep baseball (on Tuesday)
Shelby (17-7) at Bandys (19-7), 7 p.m.
Bunker Hill (14-10) at East Rutherford (16-9), 7 p.m.
Asheville (12-13) at Hickory (14-10), 7 p.m.
Gretchen Crider scored two goals and assisted on another, helping the Newton-Conover girls soccer team defeat East Lincoln 4-1 on Saturday in Denver.
Chaniece Moss also pocketed a goal and made an assist for the Lady Red Devils (20-1-1). Jennifer Nungaray netted the final Newton-Conover goal, while Sarah Gill made the final LRD assist.
N-C goalkeeper Taylor Petty made four assists.