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October 11th, 2012
Dale Earnhardt Jr. will miss the next two races with his second concussion in the past six weeks, ending the championship chances of NASCAR's most popular driver.
The first concussion, suffered in a crash during an Aug. 29 tire test at Kansas, went undiagnosed until Wednesday, when Earnhardt was examined in Charlotte for lingering effects from Sunday's crash at Talladega.
The 20th edition of the United Way Unifour Cross Country Invitational lived up to expectations on Wednesday.
A new boys championship race record was set. Two new individual and team champions were also crowned in the championship races at the event.
The Fred T. Foard soccer team picked up a road conference victory Wednesday against South Caldwell.
Daniel Tomberlin, Kenan Ruffner, Scottie Whitman and Mario Carrillo each scored goals for the Tigers (13-5-1, 4-4-1).
Whitman also recorded an assist on Ruffner's goal.
St. Stephens 3, Hibriten 1
Panthers announced Wednesday that Pro Bowl center Ryan Kalil is out for the season after suffering a left foot injury.
Kalil was injured in Carolina's 16-12 loss to Seattle, although he continued playing.
Kalil went to see Dr. James Anderson on Tuesday and it was determined he had a Lisfranc injury â€” torn a ligament that supports the middle of his foot.
Super Bowl champion and Washington Redskins Ring of Fame member Joe Theismann visited Rock Barn Golf & Spa in Conover on Tuesday.
Theismann took part in the 10th Annual Dale Jarrett Celebrity Shootout â€” part of the 10th Anniversary Greater Hickory Classic week.
During his time in Conover, O-N-E Sports Editor Cody Dalton spoke to Theismann and asked him a couple of questions.
Below are results from Tuesday's first day of the Catawba Valley 2A girls tennis tournament at Maiden:
Singles (Round 1)
Bandys 3, Draughn 0
Bunker Hill 3, East Burke 0
Fred T. Foard 3, Hibriten 0
Maiden 3, Newton-Conover 2
Draughn 1, Bandys 0
East Burke 3, Bunker Hill 1
Newton-Conover 9, Maiden 0
For only the second time in its history, the Greater Hickory High School Classic was settled on a scorecard playoff.
Tied with a pair of 36s, Maiden's Thomas Lilly and Fred T. Foard's Christian Carpenter were separated by what they shot on the 18th hole.
Lilly's birdie score was better than Carpenter's par, as the Maiden senior golfer became the first Blue Devil to claim the Classic crown.
The St. Stephens volleyball team won its 20th game of the season on Monday, knocking off Freedom in Hickory 25-9, 25-7 and 25-15.
Rebecca Millsaps and Jodi Kerley led Saint (20-1) with seven digs each. Katelyn Houser added 10 assists and five kills.
Fred T. Foard 4, Alexander Central 0
Lenoir-Rhyne's Michael Green has been named the South Atlantic Conference defensive player of the week, league officials announced on Monday.
Green wins the honor for the second-straight week.
Green, a junior defensive back from Kingsland, Ga., finished with six tackles including two fumble recoveries in L-R's 34-6 win over Brevard last Saturday in Brevard.