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September 25th, 2012
Down two of its best players and a third playing hurt, Newton-Conover lost a heartbreaking 2-1 conference soccer contest Tuesday to rival South Iredell.
The CVAC loss is the Red Devilsâ€™ first in conference play since Oct. 25, 2010 against West Caldwell.
The St. Stephens volleyball team avenged a loss earlier this season with a victory against Watauga on Tuesday 25-23, 22-25, 27-25 and 25-21.
The win by the Lady Indians ties them atop the Northwestern 3A/4A with the Lady Pioneers (11-5, 6-1).
Jenna Boliek led Saint (15-1, 7-1) with 14 kills and 12 digs. Breanna Hall added 12 kills and three blocks, while Marisa Jones had six kills.
The CVCC volleyball team continued its roll so far this season on Tuesday, knocking off Johnson and Wales University in three-straight sets 26-24, 25-16 and 26-24.
Jennifer Beatty led CVCC (14-0, 6-0) with 10 kills, while Leah Watts added seven kills and four aces.
St. Stephens and Fred T. Foard high schools squared off on the tennis court Monday both trying to pick up their first conference win of the season.
Taking three-of-four singles matches that went to third-set tiebreakers, the Lady Tigers notched their first Northwestern 3A/4A victory of the season, topping the Lady Indians, 5-4.
In a battle of top soccer teams in the Northwestern 3A/4A, Fred T. Foard and St. Stephens played to a draw.
The Tigers and Indians each scored three goals in a 3-3 tie on the soccer field Monday in Newton.
Andrew Bare put the Indians (8-4-1, 3-0-1) up 1-0 early after an assist from Nich Bryant, but Foard's Logan Winstead equalized the contest with an unassisted goal of his own.
CHAPEL HILL â€” A walk-on football player at North Carolina has been suspended after he was arrested and charged with assault.
Chapel Hill police arrested 18-year-old Nicholas Apostolos Weiler early Sunday after an officer reported that he saw Weiler hit a person in the face.
Weiler is a freshman punter. He has not played this season.
NEW ORLEANS â€” Ryan Succop delivered a huge kick in the gut to the reeling New Orleans Saints.
Succop kicked six field goals, one to force overtime in the final seconds and another from 31 yards to lift the Kansas City Chiefs to a 27-24 victory over the Saints, who remain winless through three games since coach Sean Payton was suspended in connection with the NFL's bounty investigation.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. â€” Jamal Jackson threw three touchdown passes and Appalachian State scored 34 consecutive points to erase a 10-point deficit and defeat Chattanooga 34-17 Saturday night.
CHAPEL HILL â€” Shane Carden twice directed the East Carolina offense to long first-half drives that stalled at the worst possible time. And when things slowed down after halftime, the Pirates were left to lament those missed chances.
SAVANNAH, Ga. â€” Jordan Reid threw for three touchdowns, Andre Clarke ran for two and North Carolina State outlasted Savannah State 45-33 in an offensive shootout Saturday night.
Reid was 22 of 34 for 241 yards of the total 545 yards for the Eagles (2-2, 1-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), while Clarke ran 12 times for 117 yards. Savannah State (0-3, 0-1) amassed 428 offensive yards.