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The Lenoir-Rhyne football team (13-1) received a big send off on Wednesday morning as they boarded a bus bound for Florence, Ala. to compete in the NCAA Div. II National Championship Game against Northwest Missouri State on Saturday.
Players and coaches were greated by the many fans in attendance for the event, which was held outside of Moretz Stadium in the parking lot.
Below is a look at Wednesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
South Caldwell 52, Maiden 34
Bunker Hill 52, Fred T. Foard 43
Bunker Hill 50, Fred T. Foard 46
South Caldwell 52, Maiden 39
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Freedom 80, Fred T. Foard 21
Hickory 68, Patton 50
Watauga 37, St. Stephens 36
Freedom 59, Fred T. Foard 46
Patton 86, Hickory 66
St. Stephens 60, Watauga 59
Fred T. Foard 29, Crest 24
Fred T. Foard 43, Mitchell 15
HICKORY â€” The Lenoir-Rhyne football team gained all 451 of its yards on the ground, rushing its way into the NCAA Div. II Championship game with a 42-14 victory over West Chester on Saturday at Moretz Stadium.
The Bears (13-1) reach their first-ever Div. II championship game, having made the NAIA final in 1959, 1960 and 1962.
For the second time this season, the Newton-Conover boys basketball earned bragging rights against rival Hickory.
Behind 23 points from Josh Ramseur, the Red Devils marched to a 73-49 victory against the Red Tornadoes at home on Friday night.
NEWTON â€” Fred T. Foard senior soccer player Ashley Jolly signed with the University of Tennessee on Friday.
Jolly is graduating early this month from Foard and will enrolled at Tennessee next semester.
Below is a look at Friday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Bandys 89, North Wilkes 63
Hickory 77, Newton-Conover 31
St. Stephens 58, Bunker Hill 51
Bandys 68, North Wilkes 58
Newton-Conover 73, Hickory 49
St. Stephens 65, Bunker Hill 60
Below is a look at Thursday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County schools:
Maiden 50, West Lincoln 32
Maiden 65, West Lincoln 56
A little more than a month after Brint Russell resigned as head coach football coach at Newton-Conover High School, progress is being made to replace him.
According to Newton-Conover High School officials, just under 60 persons have applied for the Red Devils vacant position.
Fred T. Foard and Bandys high schools competed in a tri-match on the mat Wednesday in Newton.
The Tigers and Trojans also competed against the Mooresville Blue Devils at the match.
To read more of this story, pick up the Thursday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.