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September 10th, 2014
As the clock wound down to just under a minute in Wednesdayâ€™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 Devilsâ€™ Aldayr Ozuna needed to capitalize.
Below is a look at Wednesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Hickory 3, Fred T. Foard 0
St. Stephens 3, South Caldwell 1
West Lincoln 3, Bandys 0
Fred T. Foard 5, Hickory 3 (OT)
Maiden 4, Bunker Hill 2
Newton-Conover 2, Bandys 1
St. Stephens 6, South Caldwell 3
Michael Allen was described as a â€śgentlemanâ€™s championâ€ť at Tuesdayâ€™s Greater Hickory Kia Classic Media Day.
In a little more than a month, Allen will defend his GHKC championship during the tournamentâ€™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.
The Newton-Conover football team moved up one spot in this weekâ€™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.
Below is a look at Tuesday's sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Hickory 9, Newton-Conover 0
St. Stephens 7, Bunker Hill 2
Bunker Hill 3, West Caldwell 0
Maiden 3, Lincolnton 0
Newton-Conover 3, East Lincoln 0
Bunker Hill 3, West Caldwell 2
Hickory 3, St. Stephens 2 (from Monday)
Below is a look at Monday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Junior varsity football
Hickory 38, Newton-Conover 13
Fred T. Foard 6, Bunker Hill 3
Fred T. Foard 3, Newton-Conover 0 (from Saturday)
North Iredell 3, Fred T. Foard 0 (from Saturday)
St. Stephens 5, Maiden 4
Carolina Panther quarterback Cam Newton is being held out of today's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to multiple media reports.
Newton continues the road to recovery after suffering a hairline rib fracture against the New England Patriots in the Panthers' third preseason game on Aug. 22
RICHMOND, Va. â€” NASCAR's new win-and-in format had the potential to give one driver a shot at a dramatic last-grasp berth into the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
There were 17 drivers who could have raced their way into the Chase by winning Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway, but Brad Keselowski would have nothing to do with a storybook ending.
Matt Johnson and his Charlotte 49er teammates were left with a bad taste in their mouths following a 33-9 season-opening victory against Campbell last week.
"We worked really hard this week," Johnson said. "We weren't really satisfied with the way we played last week, even with the win."
Newton-Conoverâ€™s defense hadnâ€™t allowed a single point in any of its games so far this season.
Giving up 21 points in the first half against rival Hickory, the Red Devils buckled down, allowing no Red Tornado points in the second half.
Newton-Conover scored 30-straight points en route to a 46-21 victory at Gurley Stadium against Hickory.