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September 19th

Fumbles hurt Maiden in 28-7 loss to Spartans

September 19, 2014

Maiden hadn’t made many mistakes in its first three football games this season.

Game No. 4 Friday against South Caldwell was a different story.

Five fumbles hindered the Blue Devils, who dropped a 28-7 home non-conference game to the Spartans.

Cougars come back in second half to beat Indians

September 19, 2014

With a 24-6 lead at halftime, the St. Stephens football team appeared heading for its second win of the season.

Alexander Central had other plans.

The Cougars outgained the Indians, 277-64, in the second half on their way to a 27-24 win in Hickory.

PREP FOOTBALL: Friday's gridiron scoreboard

September 19, 2014

Below is a look at prep football scores from Catawba County, as well as across the state:

Catawba County prep football scores
Alexander Central 27, St. Stephens 24
South Caldwell 28, Maiden 7

Statewide scores (from Associated Press)
Albemarle 83, Chatham Central 0
Alexander Central 27, Hickory St. Stephens 24
Andrews 28, Copper Basin, Tenn. 24

September 18th

Indians drop second JV football game of the week

September 18, 2014

For the second time in less than a week, the St. Stephens junior varsity football team tasted defeat.

After falling to Maiden 27-12 on Monday, the Indians another tough road game against Alexander Central on Thursday, 45-6.

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

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's sports scores

September 18, 2014

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

Volleyball
Bunker Hill 3, Bandys 0
Kings Mountain 3, Fred T. Foard 2
Maiden 3, West Lincoln 0
Newton-Conover 3, Lincolnton 0

Prep tennis
Newton-Conover 6, Lincolnton 3

September 17th

Saenger’s hat trick propels Tigers past Indians, 5-0

September 17, 2014

Will Saenger scored three goals — all in the second half — leading Fred T. Foard to a 5-0 victory against rival St. Stephens on the soccer field Wednesday.

The Tigers improve their record to 7-3-2 overall and 3-0-1 in Northwestern 3A/4A games this season.

M.S. ROUND UP: Wednesday's football scores

September 17, 2014

Below is a look at Wednesday's middle school football scores involving Catawba County teams:

Middle school football (week one)
Arndt 28, Mill Creek 16
Jacobs Fork 14, Grandview 12
Newton-Conover 26, Maiden 8
Northview 26, River Bend 6

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's sports scores

September 17, 2014

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

Volleyball
Fred T. Foard 3, St. Stephens 1
Maiden 3, Forestview 0

Boys soccer
Bandys 1, Bunker Hill 0
Fred T. Foard 5, St. Stephens 0
Maiden 2, West Lincoln 1

Girls tennis
Bandys 9, Bunker Hill 0
St. Stephens 9, Fred T. Foard 0

BREAKING: Panthers' Hardy goes on exempt list

September 17, 2014

Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy has agreed to go on the Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission List, according to sources and multiple media reports.

Hardy will still be paid his salary of approximately $770,000 per game while on the list, but will not be allowed to participate in all team activities, including practices and games. However, he will be allowed in the team’s facility.

September 16th

Frye, Tapia push Red Devils past Wolves, 2-1

September 16, 2014

The Newton-Conover boys soccer team survived a downpour in the first half against Lincolnton on Tuesday.

The Red Devils poured on the offense during the second half in a 2-1 victory against the Wolves.

Newton-Conover moves to 10-1 overall and 4-0 in Southern District 7 games this season.

Maiden hadn’t made many mistakes in its first three football games this season. Game No. 4 Friday...
With a 24-6 lead at halftime, the St. Stephens football team appeared heading for its second win of...
Below is a look at prep football scores from Catawba County, as well as across the state: Catawba...

 

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