Archive - Sports Article
August 20th, 2014
Below is a look at Wednesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Bandys 3, South Caldwell 0
St. Stephens 3, North Gaston 1
Asheville 2, Hickory 0
Bunker Hill 9, Cherryville 0
Maiden 5, East Burke 2
Kenjon Barner is joining his former college coach, Chip Kelly, as part of the Philadelphia Eagles.
The second-year Carolina Panthers running back was traded to the Eagles on Tuesday for a 2015 conditional seventh-round pick.
Catawba County's football teams possess a talented group of running backs this fall.
Returning to the field are a number of extraordinary runners.
To read more of this story, pick up the Wednesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Bunker Hill 3, North Lincoln 1
Fred T. Foard 3, Lincolnton 0
West Iredell 3, St. Stephens 1 (from Monday)
Fred T. Foard 0, Lake Norman 0
Fred T. Foard 4, South Iredell 4 (from Monday)
Hickory 4, Bunker Hill 2 (from Monday)
The long journey in the career of kicker Ryan Succop came full circle on Sunday.
The former Hickory High and University of South Carolina standout played for the Kansas City Chiefs against the Carolina Panthers in preseason NFL action at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte.
Jonathan Stewart returned with a bang on Sunday.
The seventh year running back scored two touchdowns, leading the Carolina Panthers to a 26-14 win against the Kansas City Chiefs at Bank of America Stadium.
To read more of this story, pick up the Tuesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
The Charlotte Hornets formally announced their bid for the 2017 or 2018 NBA All-Star Games during a press conference Tuesday.
The city of Charlotte last hosted an NBA All-Star Game in 1991 at the old Charlotte Coliseum. The East defeated the West in that contest, 116-114, before a sold-out crowd of 23,530 fans.
Weather on Monday has affected the prep football scrimmage schedule.
Bandys, which was supposed to host South Point and South Iredell in a tri-scrimmmage at 6 p.m. Monday, has postponed that scrimmage until the same time on Wednesday.
The scrimmage between Maiden and Watauga in Boone is still on as of noon Monday.
Below is a complete list of prep football scrimmages this week:
Two years ago, Zach Bumgarner and Tanner Fleming were battling each other as rivals on the prep gridiron.
Now, both Charlotte 49er football players share the same side of the field heading into the programâ€™s second-ever season.
Bumgarner, who played offensive tackle and served as longsnapper last season, made the move to defensive line this past season and changed his physique.
Thursday was the first official day of contact practice for prep football teams in North Carolina.
Newton-Conover hosted its first contact drills at the teamâ€™s practice field on Thursday.
To read more of this story, pick up the Friday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.