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September 12th

PREP FOOTBALL: Friday's gridiron scoreboard

September 12, 2014

Below is a look at Friday's prep football scores in Catawba County and around the area:

Catawba County scores
Alexander Central 36, Bandys 14
Fred T. Foard 28, West Lincoln 14 (postponed - resumes at 6 p.m. Saturday)
Freedom 13, Newton-Conover 13 (tie - game will not be made up)
Maiden 56, St. Stephens 48
Mooresville 42, Hickory 0 (final - game called due to weather)

BREAKING: Prep football affected by weather

September 12, 2014

Inclement weather in the area tonight is causing changes to the prep football schedule.

Below are the schedule changes involving Catawba County teams:

Prep football (week four)
Bandys at Alexander Central, moved to 6:30 p.m.
Fred T. Foard at West Lincoln, 7:30 p.m.
Hickory at Mooresville, 7:30 p.m.
Maiden at St. Stephens, 7:30 p.m.
Newton-Conover at Freedom, 7:30 p.m.

September 11th

Short and sweet: Red Devils win home JV opener

September 11, 2014

It was a short, but sweet first home outing for the Newton-Conover junior varsity football team on Thursday.

The Red Devils (2-1) scored the lone points of their game against Freedom in the first quarter in an 8-0 weather-shortened win at Gurley Stadium.

JV FOOTBALL: Thursday's scoreboard

September 11, 2014

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

Junior varsity football scores
Fred T. Foard 26, West Lincoln 20
Maiden at St. Stephens, ppd. to Monday
Newton-Conover 8, Freedom 0 (final/after three quarters)
West Iredell 22, Bunker Hill 6

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's sports scores

September 11, 2014

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

Volleyball
Maiden 3, Bunker Hill 1
Newton-Conover 3, Bandys 1
St. Stephens 3, East Burke 1

Girls tennis
Maiden at Bunker Hill, ppd.
Newton-Conover at Bandys, ppd. to Monday

September 10th

'Hyper' Drive: freshman’s header leads to N-C win

September 10, 2014

As the clock wound down to just under a minute in Wednesday’s SD-7 soccer match up between Newton-Conover and Bandys, the contest appeared to be heading for overtime.

Receiving a crossing pass from teammate Alex Tenjhay with just 43 seconds left, the Red Devils’ Aldayr Ozuna needed to capitalize.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's sports scores

September 10, 2014

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

Volleyball
Hickory 3, Fred T. Foard 0
St. Stephens 3, South Caldwell 1
West Lincoln 3, Bandys 0

Boys soccer
Fred T. Foard 5, Hickory 3 (OT)
Maiden 4, Bunker Hill 2
Newton-Conover 2, Bandys 1

Girls tennis
St. Stephens 6, South Caldwell 3

September 9th

'Gentleman's champion:' Allen set to defend title

September 9, 2014

Michael Allen was described as a “gentleman’s champion” at Tuesday’s Greater Hickory Kia Classic Media Day.

In a little more than a month, Allen will defend his GHKC championship during the tournament’s 12th annual event.

To read more of this story, pick up the Wednesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

Red Devils rise one spot to No. 9 in latest AP poll

September 9, 2014

The Newton-Conover football team moved up one spot in this week’s Associated Press prep football poll.

The Red Devils, who were ranked 10th in the first poll of the season last week, received a total of 33 votes this week to jump to No. 9.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's sports scores

September 9, 2014

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

Girls tennis
Hickory 9, Newton-Conover 0
St. Stephens 7, Bunker Hill 2

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

Boys soccer
Bunker Hill 3, West Caldwell 2
Hickory 3, St. Stephens 2 (from Monday)

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