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September 20th, 2012
Having played tennis since she was age 6, Cassidy Shell is shining bright on the Bandys tennis team.
As of Wednesday, Shell is 22-0 on the court in both singles and doubles play.
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The Newton-Conover volleyball team avenged a loss to Bandys earlier in the season with a five-set victory Thursday at home 17-25, 25-10, 25-20, 15-25 and 15-7.
The Lady Red Devils improve to 4-11 overall and 3-5 in the CVAC.
Kayla Champion led the Lady Trojans (6-7, 5-3) with 12 kills, 10 digs, five aces, three assists and three blocks.
A year after finishing tied for third in the Catawba Valley 2A, the Maiden volleyball team is on the edge of the top of the conference standings.
The Lady Blue Devils are 10-3 this season with a 7-1 mark in the CVAC.
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The Fred T. Foard volleyball team bounced back from a tough conference loss with a straight-sets victory over Bandys on Wednesday 26-24, 25-23 and 25-18.
Morgan Smith led Foard (13-5) with seven kills, while Madison Hayes added six kills.
Gaosee Vang paced Bandys (6-6) with 25 asssists, four aces, five kills and five blocks.
Hibriten 1, Fred T. Foard 0
CHAPEL HILL â€” North Carolina coach Roy Williams has begun recovering from surgery Wednesday to remove a tumor from his right kidney and is expected to be on the sideline when the season starts.
Still, the coach might need another operation to remove another tumor from his left kidney.
Entering Tuesday with identical 4-1 conference records, the St. Stephens and Fred T. Foard volleyball teams tried to keep alive hopes for a Northwestern 3A/4A championship.
Tied 1-1, the Lady Indians won the third and fourth sets to come away with the pivotal 3-1 victory over the Lady Tigers in Newton.
The Maiden volleyball team picked up a 3-0 victory over East Burke on Tuesday 25-23, 25-14 and 25-14.
By virtue of Bandys loss to South Iredell, the Lady Blue Devils (10-3) moved into sole possession of the No. 2 spot in the CVAC standings with a 6-1 conference record.
Ten prep sports contests from Tuesday were postponed after storms rolled through Catawba County.
Below is a list of the rescheduled dates from these postponed games:
Wednesday, Sept. 19
Bandys at South Iredell tennis, 4 p.m.
Bandys at South Iredell soccer, 5:30 p.m.
East Burke at Maiden tennis, 4 p.m.
East Burke at Maiden soccer, 5 p.m.
Fighting in a second five-set volleyball match this season with Bunker Hill on Monday, the Fred T. Foard volleyball team persevered once again.
The Lady Tigers overcame a 2-1 deficit to win two-straight sets and the match against the Lady Bears 14-25, 25-15, 22-25, 25-21 and 15-10.
Fred T. Foard earned yet another shutout on the soccer field on Monday with a 6-0 victory against South Caldwell.
The Tigers, who now have nine shut outs on the season, improve to 11-1 overall and 2-1 in Northwestern 3A/4A play.
The Spartans fall to 2-8 overall 0-3 in NWC play.