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September 7th, 2012
As an offensive and defensive lineman for the St. Stephens football team, senior Corey Cramer knows what its like to battle on the football field every Friday night.
Conflicts off of the field, though, have made Cramer more mentally tougher than anyone could ever expect out of a 17-year-old.
Paced by two goals from Nich Bryant, the St. Stephens soccer team picked up its fifth win of the season Thursday against North Buncombe, 4-1, in Hickory.
Bryant's goals came in the 23rd and 74th minutes. He also assisted on a fifth-minute goal by Rafael Sauceda.
The Bandys volleyball team remains undefeated in Catawba Valley 2A play with a three-set victory over Bunker Hill on Thursday 25-15, 25-8 and 25-23.
Kate Barrow made 16 aces for the Lady Trojans (5-4, 4-0), while Sierra Brotherton tallied seven kills, six blocks and two aces.
Megan Fair led Bunker Hill (2-9, 1-3) with 13 digs and nine kills. Krissy Helms also added 19 assists.
Jayvee football season hit week four on Thursday with a quintet of match-ups featuring Catawba County football squads.
Below are scores from the county.
Fred T. Foard 7, Bunker Hill 6
Hickory 38, North Gaston 28
North Lincoln 28, Bandys 6
St. Stephens 26, Maiden 24
East Surry at Newton-Conover, cancelled
Other area scores
Rock Barn Golf and Spa in Conover hosted Media Day on Wednesday for the Greater Hickory Classic golf tournament â€” one month and three days until the event kicks of its 10th anniversary.
Founded in 2003 by Don Beaver and Jim Correll, the tournament continues to be a yearly tradition in Catawba County.
The Newton-Conover volleyball team swept East Burke in three sets on Wednesday 25-16, 25-22 and 25-23.
The Lady Red Devils improve to 2-5 overall and 1-2 in the CVAC.
T.C. Roberson 3, St. Stephens 0
The Indians were shut out at home against the Eagles.
Saint falls to 4-4-0 on the season.
Newton-Conover 6, East Burke 3
CHARLOTTE â€” The Charlotte Bobcats have announced they'll hold their training camp at UNC Asheville's Kimmel Arena from Oct. 1-6.
Bobcats president of basketball operations Rod Higgins said Wednesday the arena is "an ideal place for our players and coaches to prepare for the coming season."
For the second-straight week, the Bunker Hill football team will be without a key member of its coaching staff.
John Mackey, defensive coordinator for the Bears the past four seasons, became ill last Wednesday afternoon.
While the Bunker Hill players and coaching staff miss a beloved friend, they are all motivated by his absence to win each and every game the rest of the season for him.
The Bunker Hill volleyball team scored their its conference victory of the season at home against the Lady Wildcats on Tuesday 25-19, 25-19 and 25-17.
Krissy Helms led the Lady Bears (2-8, 1-2) with 17 digs and 19 assists. Megan Fair and Chyenne Pump each added nine kills. Chelsey Lamm added six kills and four aces.
Bunker Hill hosts Bandys on Thursday.
The Catawba Valley Community College volleyball team picked up its second win of the season in shutout fashion on Tuesday, knocking off the Davidson County Community College Lady Storm in three-straight sets 25-23, 25-16 and 25-16.
The Lady Bucs (2-0, 1-0) were led by Jennifer Beatty, who tallied 10 kills, while teammate Kailey Russell added seven kills.