Archive - 2014 - Sports Article
Below is a look at Wednesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Bunker Hill 3, Maiden 0
Fred T. Foard 3, South Caldwell 0
St. Stephens 3, Freedom 0
Fred T. Foard 7, South Caldwell 2
East Lincoln 5, Bunker Hill 2
Lincolnton 5, Bandys 3
Newton-Conover 6, West Lincoln 0
A little more than a week ago, the Bandys volleyball team sent shockwaves through the SD-7 by knocking off top-ranked Maiden.
Newton-Conover avoided the same fate as its archrival.
The Lady Red Devils pulled ahead two sets and held off a late charge by the Lady Trojans to come away with a 3-1 victory Tuesday on â€śSenior Night.â€ť
The Southern District 7 Athletic 2A tennis tournament held its first of two days of competition on Tuesday at Maiden High School.
Four singles players punched their tickets to the 2A West Regionals, while in doubles, Newton-Conoverâ€™s Brittany Connor and Lauren Dillard were one of three teams who advanced to Regionals.
Despite a rivalry win against Maiden on Saturday, the Newton-Conover football team fell one spot in the latest Associated Press 2A poll released on Tuesday.
The Red Devils (5-0-1, 2-0) received more votes this week (62) than they did in last weekâ€™s poll (60), but were surpassed by Franklin.
Entering Monday, Newton-Conoverâ€™s football program never had more than one selection to the prestigious Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas.
A pair of 2014 Red Devils have made the cut for the annual high school football all-star game held in December.
Wide receiver Josh Ramseur and defensive back Tyrell Fleming will play in the contest held at Gibbs Stadium in Spartanburg, S.C. on Dec. 20.
Below is a look at Monday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Hickory 3, Fred T. Foard 0
St. Stephens 3, South Caldwell 1
Fred T. Foard 5, Hickory 0
Maiden at Bunker Hill, ppd. to Wednesday
Newton-Conover 3, Bandys 0
St. Stephens 6, South Caldwell 2
Only fitting that Sunday's NFL match up between Carolina and Chicago came down to the play of a former Bear.
Tight end Greg Olsen caught two touchdown passes, helping the Panthers erase an early deficit and end a two-game losing streak with a 31-24 victory.
Falling behind 14-3 early against Gardner-Webb, the UNC Charlotte football team was faced with an uphill task.
The 49ers dropped their third-straight game by a touchdown or less to the Bulldogs on Saturday in Boiling Springs, 27-24.
Matt Johnson led the Niners, completing 12-of-27 passes for 255 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions.
The No. 6 Lenoir-Rhyne football team matched its best start since 1962 with a 48-17 win over Brevard on Saturday afternoon in a South Atlantic Conference action.
Lenoir-Rhyne senior quarterback Miles Freeman rushed for three scores and passed for another as the Bears built a 41-0 halftime lead en route to the easy win at Brevard Memorial Stadium.
Struggling with the passing game early on in its football game against Maiden, the versatile Newton-Conover offense turned to its running attack.
The Red Devils grounded and pounded their way to 349 rushing yards, running by the rival Blue Devils, 43-35, at Gurley Stadium on Saturday.