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August 26th, 2012
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. â€” Mark Sanchez looked pretty good for nearly three quarters. He just couldn't get the New York Jets into the end zone â€” again.
Tim Tebow had the play of the game, but also couldn't get that elusive preseason touchdown for the Jets.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. â€” Carolina Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart injured his right ankle late in the first half of the team's preseason game against the New York Jets on Sunday night.
The Panthers announced in the third quarter that Stewart was out for the rest of the game.
A 73-yard punt return touchdown by Hickory junior Cameron Stinson with 34.6 seconds left gave the Red Tornadoes a dramatic 21-15 comeback victory over Newton-Conover at Gurley Stadium on Friday.
â€śI was just ready to run like a track meet,â€ť Stinson said. â€śI was just running for my life. When I got out there, I just knew I had to pick my team up.â€ť
The Bunker Hill football team might start out slow, but it certainly knows how to finish.
The Bears used a 39-point second half, propelled by quarterback Colton Chapman, to blow past county rival St. Stephens on Friday for the 46-7 victory in Claremont.
Without six of its players due to an incident at Thursday's junior varsity football game, the Bandys varsity football team persevered.
The Trojans ran the football 47 times for 272 yards on their way to a 32-0 shutout victory over Fred T. Foard in Newton on Friday.
Quiante Derr led Bandys (2-0) with 102 rushing yards, while Dillon Street added 92.
Jumping out to a 28-0 lead by halftime, the Maiden Blue Devils cruised to a 28-7 home football victory over North Lincoln on Friday â€” their first win under new head coach Frank Snider.
Running back Grant Yowe and quarterback Jake McRee led Maiden (1-1) in the first half.
Already with four wins under its belt, the Fred T. Foard soccer team continued its early season roll.
The Tigers scored one goal in the first half and three in the second on their way to a 4-0 shutout win against the R-S Central Hilltoppers on Thursday.
The Bandys tennis team improved to 4-0 overall and 2-0 in the Catawba Valley 2A with a dominant 9-0 victory over South Iredell on Thursday.
Cassidy Shell, the Lady Trojans No. 1 player, led her team with a 6-1, 6-0 victory in singles competition and also teamed with Halie Moore to pick up a 8-0 doubles win.
Bandys 9, South Iredell 0
Jayvee football teams around Catawba County continued their football seasons on Thursday.
All seven Catawba County schools were in action, including Bandys, Bunker Hill, Fred T. Foard, Hickory, Maiden, Newton-Conover and St. Stephens. Below are scores from the county, as well as ones in the surrounding areas.
Bandys 12, Fred T. Foard 0
In the thick of the South Atlantic League North Division second-half playoff race, the Hickory Crawdads suffered a setback toward making the postseason on Wednesday.
Trailing 3-1, the Rome Braves scored five-straight runs on their way to a 6-4 matinee victory over the Crawdads at L.P. Frans Stadium in the two team's three-game series finale.