Archive - 2014 - Sports Article
Matt Beam returns to his alma mater Friday to lead his Newton-Conover Red Devils into their biggest game of the season against East Lincoln.
A 1995 graduate of East Lincoln High school, Beam has coached against the Mustangs several times, including during his tenures at North Lincoln and Burns.
Below is a look at Thursday's junior varsity football scores involving Catawba County teams:
Oct. 16 scores
Bunker Hill 32, Lincolnton 26
Maiden 26, Bandys 20
Newton-Conover 14, East Lincoln 12
Patton 38, Fred T. Foard 34
St. Stephens 21, Hickory 20
Below is a look at the preliminary first-round prep volleyball playoff match ups involving all seven Catawba County teams:
2A brackets (on Saturday)
No. 17 Maiden (11-6) at No. 16 East Burke (17-5), 4 p.m.
No. 20 West Davidson (7-15) at No. 13 Newton-Conover (13-6), 11 a.m.
No. 24 Bandys (10-8) at No. 8 Bunker Hill (14-6), 2 p.m.
3A brackets (on Saturday)
A year to the day it won last yearâ€™s Southern District 7 Athletic 2A tournament title, the Bunker Hill volleyball team made lightning strike twice on Wednesday.
The Lady Bears came out of the gate strong in a 3-1 win against rival Newton-Conover in the tournament final held at West Caldwell High School.
Corbin Boyles finished his undefeated streak in conference championship meets on Wednesday.
The Maiden senior won his fourth-straight conference championship at Wednesdayâ€™s SD-7 Cross-Country title meet at Southside Park in Newton.
The Bandys boys cross-country team won its fourth-straight team title, led by fourth-place finisher Yates Goodson.
Below is a look at Wednesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
East Lincoln 5, Maiden 3
Fred T. Foard 4, Freedom 2 (Tigers take over first place in NWC)
Newton-Conover 3, Bunker Hill 0 (Red Devils clinch SD-7 title)
St. Stephens 2, Watauga 0
West Caldwell 7, Bandys 2
SD-7 championship (at West Caldwell H.S.)
Below is a look at Wednesday's middle school football scores involving Catawba County teams:
Oct. 15 scores
Newton-Conover 26, Arndt 20
Northview 28, Jacobs Fork 20
Maiden 12, River Bend 6
Mill Creek at Grandview, postponed to today
Mike Helms has resigned as the head coach of the Hickory High School football team.
The Newton-Conover football team remained in seventh place in the latest Associated Press prep football poll for North Carolina, which was released on Tuesday.
The Red Devils (6-0-1) received a total of 74 votes, which was more votes than theyâ€™ve received in the past two weeks (62 and 60, respectively). N-CHS once again received one first-place vote in the poll.
Below is a look at prep sports schedule changes due to inclement weather in the area:
Bandys at Bunker Hill, ppd. to Thursday
SD-7 championships at Southside Park, ppd. to 5 p.m. Wednesday
Girls tennis (dual team playoffs)
Newton-Conover (9-2) at Parkwood (10-1), ppd. to Wednesday