Archive - Sports Article
November 7th, 2012
The Newton-Conover High School girls and boys basketball teams will be hosting two â€śBattle of the Borderâ€ť Preseason Jamborees the next two Saturdays.
The Red Devilsâ€™ boys varsity and junior varsity squads will compete in games this Saturday against five teams, including North Lincoln, Hough, Legacy Charter, Statesville and Emmanuel Prep.
The Newton-Conover soccer team enters familiar territory on Wednesday.
The Red Devils (14-6-1) travel to Lincolnton today for a third round match up in the 2A state soccer playoffs.
The Wolves (17-4-1) eliminated Newton-Conover from the playoffs last season.
CHARLOTTE â€” The Bobcats announced starting guard Gerald Henderson could miss approximately 2-4 weeks with a sprained left foot.
The Catawba Valley Community College men's basketball team defeated the Montreat College junior varsity squad, 92-62, in a preseason match up Tuesday night.
Sophomore Isaiah Cuthbertson scored a game-high 22 points and also grabbed 16 rebounds.
The Bucs opened their preseason last Thursday with a 91-49 victory against Limestone College's JV squad.
A dream season for the Catawba County Hornets culminated in a heartbreaking defeat Saturday at Westside/Jaycee Park.
The Hornets (11-2) fell behind early to the Carolina Renegades on their way to a 35-8 loss in the Central Carolinas Football League championship game.
Brian See's goal at the 18-minute mark in the second half helped the Newton-Conover soccer team advance to the third round of the playoffs with a 3-2 victory over Smoky Mountain in Sylva on Saturday.
Chandler Johnson led N-C (14-6-1) with two goals, while Franklin Wepner and Eli Cordes tallied an assist each.
A pair of Catawba County boys runners finished in the top 10 during Saturday's North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) 2A and 3A Cross-Country meets at Beeson Park in Kernersville.
In the 2A meet, Maiden sophomore Corbin Boyles finished with a time of 16:28.61, just under 14 seconds better than his time in the same event last year of 16:46.59.
The Catawba Valley Community College volleyball team advanced to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) National Championships with a pair of victories on Saturday.
With all of its starters in the line up Friday, the Newton-Conover football team pounded Ashe County.
The Red Devils (9-3) tallied 49 points on offense and held the Huskies scoreless to move on to the second round of the 2AA playoffs.
The Maiden-Thomasville rivalry added another page to its great high school football rivalry on Friday.
In a game that wasn't decided until the final 34 seconds, a game-tying Ian Oliver field goal was blocked, leading the Bulldogs (5-7) to an upset win over the Blue Devils, 27-24, in the opening round of the 2A state playoffs in Maiden.