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Cline’s 298 yards lifts Red Devils, Russell to first win

September 1, 2012

Quarterback Kevin Cline made sure Newton-Conover’s third game was its charm.

The senior signal-caller combined for 298 yards and four touchdowns, helping the Red Devils win their first game of the season, 50-3, at St. Stephens on Friday night in Hickory.

“We practiced (passing) all week and ran it in warm-ups,” Cline said. “We got the ball to our athletes and let them run.”

Hickory survives Maiden rally, holds on for 27-25 win

September 1, 2012

Hickory built an early lead and fought off a late rally by Maiden to come away with the 27-25 home victory at Frank Barger Stadium on Friday.

The Red Tornadoes (2-1) took a 7-0 lead in the first quarter when quarterback Matt Williams found receiver Daniel Davis for a eight-yard touchdown that capped an 80-yard drive.

Mustangs top Trojans, spoil Lowman's shot at win 200

September 1, 2012

Randy Lowman will have to wait at least another week for his historic 200th coaching victory.

Bandys fell behind at halftime, while East Lincoln continued to pile on the points and the yards in the second half on its way to a 48-20 road win in Catawba on Friday.

Another second half surge sends Bears to 3-0

September 1, 2012

Bunker Hill outscored North Lincoln 33-9 in the second half on its way to a 39-16 victory over the Knights in Claremont on Friday.

It was the third time in three weeks that the Bears (3-0) have trailed at halftime only to dominate the second half.

Benfield's late TD run helps Tigers improve to 2-1

September 1, 2012

A 36-yard run by Sam Benfield with 2:13 left ended up being the winning score, lifting Fred T. Foard to its second victory of the season, 34-41, over West Lincoln.

Benfield rushed nine times for 123 yards and two touchdowns in the contest, including the game's opening score on a 39-yard run.

August 30th

Crawdads win 3-1 in regular season home finale

August 30, 2012

The Hickory Crawdads kept their playoff hopes alive, treating fans to a win in the team’s regular season home finale Thursday.

Hickory’s Zach Cone and Drew Robinson both homered, while starting pitcher Will Lamb allowed no runs in five innings, helping lift the Crawdads to the 3-1 victory against the Lexington Legends at L.P. Frans Stadium.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Lady Indians fall in NWC opener

August 30, 2012

St. Stephens lost its opener in the Northwestern 3A/4A conference in four sets to Watauga on Thursday 25-17, 25-19, 21-25 and 25-20.

Breanna Hall and Jenna Boliek led Saint (6-1, 0-1) with seven kills each. Baily Cloninger tallied 13 assists, while Katelyn Houser added 11 assists and eight digs.

Defensively, Ashley Markland recorded 15 digs.

Maiden 3, Bunker Hill 0

JV FOOTBALL ROUND-UP: Thursday's area scores

August 30, 2012

Jayvee football season continued on Thursday with four match-ups featuring Catawba County football squads.

Five Catawba County football squads were all in action Thursday night.

Below are scores from the county, as well as ones in the surrounding areas.

Local scores
East Lincoln 19, Bandys 0
Fred T. Foard 19, West Lincoln 6
North Lincoln 40, Bunker Hill 14

Panthers comeback versus Steelers falls short, 17-16

August 30, 2012

A 50-yard field goal attempt by Justin Medlock with 32 seconds left sailed wide left, enabling the Pittsburgh Steelers to hold on for the 17-16 victory over the Carolina Panthers in both team's preseason finales on Thursday.

Quarterback Charlie Batch led Pittsburgh (3-1), throwing for 102 yards, including a 37-yard first-quarter touchdown to Emmanuel Sanders.

August 29th

Xiong, Hernandez pace Bears in route of Ironmen

August 29, 2012

After beating Cherryville 4-1 earlier this season, the Bunker Hill soccer team was even more impressive in its second outing against the Ironmen.

Paced by a three-goal performance from freshman Richard Xiong, the Bears blanked Cherryville 7-0 in Claremont on Wednesday.

For the second time in less than a week, the St. Stephens junior varsity football team tasted...
Below is a look at Thursday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Volleyball Bunker...
Will Saenger scored three goals — all in the second half — leading Fred T. Foard to a 5-0 victory...

 

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