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October 23rd, 2012
Salisbury had been a pain in the sides of the Maiden tennis team for two of the past three seasons entering the second round of the dual team playoffs.
That trend continued on Tuesday.
The Lady Hornets (18-2) swept doubles and singles competition, eliminating Maiden (18-2) from the tennis postseason, 9-0.
Tuesday marked second round playoff games in 2A and 3A volleyball.
Three Catawba County schools â€” Maiden, Newton-Conover and St. Stephens â€” were in action.
Below are the scores from those games
Maiden 3, North Lincoln 1
St. Stephens 3, North Buncombe 1
South Iredell 3, Newton-Conover 0
Thursday's playoff games
Maiden (21-4) at Polk County (20-5), TBA
RALEIGH â€” With Dwyane Wade out, Chris Bosh turned in the aggressive performance Miami coach Erik Spoelstra wanted to see.
Bosh scored 21 points to help the Heat beat the Charlotte Bobcats 98-92 in a preseason game Tuesday night.
The Hickory soccer team celebrated 11 of its seniors on Monday, and sent them off the home field in style.
The Red Tornadoes (21-1, 10-1) knocked off rival St. Stephens, 2-1, in a â€śBattle of Hickoryâ€ť on the soccer field.
To read more of this story, pick up the Tuesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
Below are Monday's scores from Catawba County soccer games:
Bunker Hill 3, Draughn 1
Richard Xiong scored three goals to lead the Bears to the conference victory against the Wildcats.
With the victory, Bunker Hill (9-8-1, 7-6-0) clinches at least a tie for fourth place.
Newton-Conover 5, East Burke 0
If the Carolina Panthers are going to become the second team to start 1-5 and make it to the playoffs, it won't be under General Manager Marty Hurney.
Hurney was relieved of his duties early Monday morning, the team announced. He had served as the team's GM since 2002.
Another Sunday went by and the Carolina Panthers suffered yet another heartbreaking defeat.
Marred by a few disputable calls late in their game against the Dallas Cowboys, the Panthers dropped their fifth contest of the season, 19-14, at Bank of America Stadium in front of 73,981 fans.
Behind 14 fourth quarter points, eighth-ranked Wofford stunned No. 13 Appalachian State, 38-28, on the football field Saturday in Boone at Kidd-Brewer Stadium.
It was the first time since 2002 that ASU (5-3, 3-2) had lost at home to Wofford (6-1, 4-1).
Lenoir-Rhyne rallied from an 18-point deficit to stun Mars Hill on the football field Saturday, 34-21, in a South Atlantic Conference showdown at Moretz Stadium.
The first round of the prep volleyball playoffs was held on Saturday. Seven Catawba County teams were in action.
After these games were over, three Catawba County schools moved on, including Maiden, Newton-Conover and St. Stephens.
Four schools had their seasons ended, including Bandys, Bunker Hill, Fred T. Foard and Hickory.
Check out the complete results below: