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September 12th, 2012
At the top of its respective conferences, South Iredell and St. Stephens met in a match up of prep volleyballâ€™s best in Hickory on Wednesday.
Battling back and forth almost the entire match, the Lady Indians fought off the Lady Vikings to pick up the non-conference victory in four sets 25-23,18-25, 25-17 and 25-22.
Bouncing back from its first loss of the season, the Fred T. Foard soccer team picked up a 4-0 conference victory against Alexander Central.
The shutout by the Tigers (10-1, 1-1) was their eighth in 11 games this season and fifth on the road.
Scoring goals for Foard were Scottie Whitman, Kenan Ruffner, Ryan Stasiak and Daniel Tomberlin.
CHAPEL HILL â€” Notre Dame got everything it wanted and the Atlantic Coast Conference got Notre Dame.
When Maiden traveled to Bandys for a battle of unbeaten girls tennis teams in the Catawba Valley 2A on Tuesday, something had to give.
The Lady Blue Devils won 5-of-6 singles matches, coming away with a 7-2 victory against the Lady Trojans in Catawba.
The Newton-Conover soccer team opened up play in the Catawba Valley 2A with a 4-0 shutout against Bunker Hill on Tuesday.
Franklin Wepner paced the Red Devils (3-2-1, 1-0-0) with two goals, while Chandler Johnson and Turner Glynn added one each.
Lavell Hall was approved by the Hickory Public Schools board of education Monday night to serve as the interim boys basketball coach at Hickory High School.
It was a special night for both the St. Stephens and Alexander Central high school boys soccer programs on Monday.
The match-up between the Indians and Cougars featured a family coaching affair between father Steve Morgan and his son, Cory.
The Indians, led by Cory, immerged victorious in the game with the 4-0 shut out.
The St. Stephens volleyball team picked up a 3-0 road victory over the Freedom Patriots on Monday.
With the win, the Lady Indians move to 10-1 on the season.
Katelyn Houser led Saint with 13 assists, six kills and five aces. Jenna Boliek, Marisa Jones and Bailey Cloninger added five kills each. Cloninger also made 11 assists.
Lenoir-Rhyne's Joe Anderson has been named the South Atlantic Conference Football Defensive Player Of The Week, league officials announced Monday.
Anderson, a sophomore defensive back from Lilburn, Ga., led Lenoir-Rhyne with a team-high 10 tackles to go along with two pass break-ups and an interception in the Bears' 20-2 home-opening win over Davidson last Saturday night at Moretz Stadium.
All-time PGA Champions Tour wins leader Hale Irwin has joined the field for the 10th annual Greater Hickory Classic at Rock Barn presented by Kia Motors.
The 10th anniversary Greater Hickory Classic at Rock Barn is set for Oct. 8-14, 2012 on the Jones Course at Rock Barn Golf & Spa.