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August 30th

BREAKING: Former Tornado Succop cut by Chiefs

August 30, 2014

After five seasons, Ryan Succop's career as a Kansas City Chief is over.

The Chiefs cut the veteran NFL kicker and former Hickory High standout on Saturday as part of reducing the team's roster to the NFL mandatory 53 players.

Panthers make final roster cuts, get roster to 53

August 30, 2014

The Carolina Panthers reduced their roster to the NFL mandatory 53 players by 4 p.m. on Saturday.

A total of 21 players were either waived or released on Saturday by the Panthers. Among the notable releases were safety Robert Lester, guard Chris Scott and wide receiver Tavarres King.

August 29th

Stanley, defense leads N-C in second shutout

August 29, 2014

Facing 4th and 9 on its opening drive, the Newton-Conover football team capitalized on a special teams miscue by Lexington.

Realizing wide receiver Josh Ramseur was uncovered, N-C quarterback Cameron Stanley completed a 46-yard pass to the 6-4 wideout.

For Lexington, it was all downhill from there.

Indians grind out win on the road against the Bears

August 29, 2014

After more than 1,000 yards of offense and 16 total touchdowns, the St. Stephens Indians came away victorious Friday against Bunker Hill.

After scoring with 31 seconds left, the Indians stopped a two-point conversion with no time remaining to win 57-55 in Claremont.

PREP FOOTBALL: Friday's gridiron scoreboard

August 29, 2014

Below is a look at Friday's prep football scores from Catawba County and across the state:

Catawba County prep football scores
Bandys 28, Fred T. Foard 21
Maiden 35, West Iredell 21
Newton-Conover 39, Lexington 0
St. Stephens 57, Bunker Hill 55
South Iredell 34, Hickory 27

Statewide scoreboard
Alleghany County 26, Grayson County, Va. 23

August 28th

Johnson, 49ers open second season with 33-9 win

August 28, 2014

BUIES CREEK — Matt Johnson and the Charlotte 49ers football team kicked off their second-ever campaign with a 33-9 victory on the road Thursday night against Campbell.

Johnson completed 14-of-30 passes for 189 yards in the contest for the Niners (1-0).

JV FOOTBALL: Thursday's scoreboard

August 28, 2014

Below is a look at Thursday's junior varsity football scores involving Catawba County teams:

JV football scores
Bandys 32, Fred T. Foard 0
Maiden 26, West Iredell 14
Newton-Conover 28, Lexington 16
St. Stephens 42, Bunker Hill 32

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's sports scores

August 28, 2014

Below is a look at Thursday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:

Volleyball
Bunker Hill 3, Lincolnton 0
Maiden 3, Bandys 0
Newton-Conover 3, West Caldwell 0

Prep tennis
Draughn 5, Newton-Conover 4

Boys soccer
Bunker Hill 3, Hibriten 3
Hickory 4, Forestview 3

August 27th

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's sports scores

August 27, 2014

Below is a look at Wednesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:

Volleyball
Fred T. Foard 3, Freedom 0
Hickory 3, Patton 0
Kings Mountain 3, Fred T. Foard 2 (late Tuesday)
Watauga 3, St. Stephens 1

Boys soccer
Bunker Hill 6, Cherryville 0
Hickory 2, Bandys 0
Lincoln Charter 3, Maiden 2
St. Stephens 4, West Forsyth 0

August 26th

Red Devils rally, edge Bears on volleyball court

August 26, 2014

The Newton-Conover and Bunker Hill volleyball programs added another page to their annual rivalry on Tuesday.

The two squads, which met in last year’s SD-7 tournament championship game, battled until the final point of every set of Tuesday’s match.

In the end, Newton-Conover came away with a straight-sets victory to pull ahead in the Southern District 7 standings early in the season.

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