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July 19th, 2012

UNC: LB Lipford out for season with knee injury

July 19, 2012

CHAPEL HILL — North Carolina linebacker Darius Lipford will miss this season after injuring a knee ligament for a second time.

Team officials say Lipford injured his left anterior cruciate ligament Thursday during a rehab session. He is scheduled to have reconstructive surgery in August.

He originally injured the knee during the Independence Bowl last December.

BREAKING: Indians name boys soccer coach

July 19, 2012

St. Stephens High School has named its next boys soccer coach.

The Indians tabbed Cory Morgan, a former Hickory and Lenoir-Rhyne standout, to be their next leader of the boys soccer program on Thursday.

Morgan replaces Chris Nelson, who stepped down in January after two seasons as the head coach of the team to take a job in South Carolina.

Hornets prepare to face Panthers on Saturday

July 19, 2012

With a game and a win under their belt, the Catawba County Hornets are preparing this week to face the Stanly County Panthers on Saturday at Westside/Jaycee Park.

The Hornets (1-0) faced the Panthers in their Central Carolinas Football League season opener last year, winning 24-14.

Walker and Moss both play as East tops West, 34-9

July 19, 2012

West Montgomery's Ja'Quil Cap scored four times, leading the East squad past the West squad to a 34-9 victory in the 64th Annual East-West All-Star Game in Greensboro on Wednesday.

Newton-Conover players Jake Walker and Jervasse Moss both played in the contest. Moss ran four times for 21 yards and also caught a two-yard pass.

July 18th

Panthers DT Neblett suspended 4 games by NFL

July 18, 2012

CHARLOTTE — The NFL has announced that Carolina Panthers backup defensive tackle Andre Neblett has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the regular season for violating the league's policy on performance enhancing substances.

July 17th

Youth baseball event invading Newton next week

July 18, 2012

For the second-straight year, the Startown Optimist Club is hosting a Babe Ruth Baseball tournament — this time in Newton.

The double-elimination tournament features some of the best baseball players in the Southeast region of the United States.

Walker, Moss take field Wednesday in All-Star game

July 18, 2012

Newton-Conover football players Jake Walker and Jervasse Moss take the field for the final time in their prep football careers Wednesday when they play in the 64th Annual North Carolina Coaches Association East-West All-Star Football Game.

The game takes place at Jamieson Stadium at Grimlsey High School in Greensboro.

Delmarva pulls, stays ahead of HIckory for 8-5 win

July 18, 2012

SALISBURY, Md. — Delmarva scored eight runs in the first three innings of Tuesday's game and held off a comeback by Hickory to come away with the 8-5 South Atlantic League victory.

Nick Delmonico and Wynston Sawyer led the Shorebirds (9-16 in the second half, 37-57 overall) with two RBIs each. Glynn Davis, Michael Ohlman and Brenden Webb also drove in an RBI each for Delmarva.

July 16th

Junior golfers tee off at Glen Oaks Golf Club

July 17, 2012

Fifty-seven youth golfers in five age groups teed off Monday at the sixth Catawba Valley Junior Golf Tour event of the summer season at Glen Oaks Golf Club in Maiden.

Next week's Catawba Valley Junior Golf Tour event takes place at Hampton Heights Golf Course in Hickory.

Hornets blank Red Wolves in season opener

July 17, 2012

In front of more than 150 fans, the Catawba County Hornets made an emphatic statement to start their season Saturday, rolling to a 62-0 victory against the visiting Winston-Salem Red Wolves at Westside/Jaycee Park.

The Hornets will try to improve to 2-0 this Saturday when they host the Albemarle Panthers at Westside/Jaycee Park at 8 p.m.

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