Archive - 2014 - Sports Article
Catawba native Bobby Lutz is a finalist for the head men's basketball coaching job at College of Charleston, according to multiple sources.
Lutz, a former UNC Charlotte head basketball coach and current N.C. State associate head basketball coach, interviewed for the Cougar's coaching vacancy on Saturday.
Todd Starkey is leaving the Lenoir-Rhyne womenâ€™s basketball program to take an assistant coaching position at Indiana University, as first reported by The Observer News Enterprise on Saturday.
Starkey accepted a position Thursday on the staff of first-year Indiana head coach Teri Moren, who was hired by the Hoosiers on Aug.9.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Alleghany County 26, Grayson County, Va. 23
BUIES CREEK â€”Â 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).
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
Below is a look at Thursday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Bunker Hill 3, Lincolnton 0
Maiden 3, Bandys 0
Newton-Conover 3, West Caldwell 0
Draughn 5, Newton-Conover 4
Bunker Hill 3, Hibriten 3
Hickory 4, Forestview 3