Archive - 2013 - Sports Article
Below is a look at Tuesday's second round of the 2A and 3A prep volleyball playoff match ups and times involving Catawba County teams:
Polk County (13-7) at Newton-Conover (18-4), 6:30 p.m.
Bunker Hill (20-6) at Brevard (18-6), 6 p.m.
North Henderson (21-2) at St. Stephens (24-0), 6 p.m.
Fred T. Foard (16-8) at Carson (30-0), 6 p.m.
CONOVER â€”Â Michael Allen is the 11th Annual Greater Hickory Kia Classic champion.
Allen birdied the last two holes of his final round, including the first hole of a playoff with Olin Browne, to claim the title.
To read more of this story, pick up the Tuesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
CONOVER â€”Â Bernhard Langer has the outright lead by two shots after the second round of the Greater Hickory Kia Classic.
Langer was 4-under on Saturday to improve to 10-under at the tournament. He leads a trio of golfers, including Michael Allen, Brad Bryant and John Riegger, by two strokes.
Below is a look at today's 2A and 3A prep volleyball playoff scores involving Catawba County teams:
Newton-Conover 3, Shelby 0 (25-15, 25-9, 25-7)
Bunker Hill 3, R-S Central 1 (25-6, 25-13, 19-25, 25-13)
Draughn 3, Bandys 2 (25-17, 25-17, 25-16)
Mountain Heritage 3, Maiden 0 (25-22, 25-20, 25-14)
Second round (on Tuesday)
CONOVER â€” Eighty-one golfers started the three-day battle on Friday to attempt to master the 6,871-yard modified Champions Course at Rock Barn.
Three of those golfers â€” Bernhard Langer, Dick Mast and Anders Foresbrand â€”Â are tied for the lead heading into Saturday's second round of the 11th Greater Hickory Kia Classic.
CATAWBA â€” The Maiden and Bandys football teams played in yet another classic on Friday night at Butler Stadium.
The Blue Devils (8-0, 4-0) took a 21-10 first half lead and held off a late second half charge by the Trojans to come away with a 21-19 SD-7 victory.
Below is a look at Friday's prep football scores across the area:
Prep football scores - Oct. 18
East Lincoln 48, Newton-Conover 7
Lincolnton 35, Bunker Hill 23
Hickory 47, St. Stephens 0
Patton 49, Fred T. Foard 7
West Lincoln 49, West Caldwell 19
Hibriten 45, Watauga 44
Freedom 30, South Caldwell 6
South Iredell 39, North Iredell 7
Statesville 24, Alexander Central 21
CONOVER â€”Â The first round of the Greater Hickory Kia Classic tees of on Friday at Rock Barn Golf & Spa.
The tournament wrapped up its pre-event festivities on Thursday with the final two Pro-Am tournaments.
CATAWBA â€” Longtime rivals Bandys and Maiden collide on the gridiron tonight for the 61st time in the two program's storied history.
Both teams have battled the injury bug so far this season â€”Â mainly at the running back position.
Below is a look at Thursday's junior varsity football scores across Catawba County:
Thursday's JV football scores
East Lincoln 8, Newton-Conover 6
Lincolnton 20, Bunker Hill 0
Patton 8, Fred T. Foard 0
Maiden 32, Bandys 12
St. Stephens 8, Hickory 6