Archive - Sports Article
October 18th, 2013
CONOVER â€” Eighty-one golfers started the three-day battle on Friday to attempt to master the 6,871-yard modified Champions Course at Rock Barn.
Three of those golfers â€” Bernhard Langer, Dick Mast and Anders Foresbrand â€”Â are tied for the lead heading into Saturday's second round of the 11th Greater Hickory Kia Classic.
CATAWBA â€” The Maiden and Bandys football teams played in yet another classic on Friday night at Butler Stadium.
The Blue Devils (8-0, 4-0) took a 21-10 first half lead and held off a late second half charge by the Trojans to come away with a 21-19 SD-7 victory.
Below is a look at Friday's prep football scores across the area:
Prep football scores - Oct. 18
East Lincoln 48, Newton-Conover 7
Lincolnton 35, Bunker Hill 23
Hickory 47, St. Stephens 0
Patton 49, Fred T. Foard 7
West Lincoln 49, West Caldwell 19
Hibriten 45, Watauga 44
Freedom 30, South Caldwell 6
South Iredell 39, North Iredell 7
Statesville 24, Alexander Central 21
CONOVER â€”Â The first round of the Greater Hickory Kia Classic tees of on Friday at Rock Barn Golf & Spa.
The tournament wrapped up its pre-event festivities on Thursday with the final two Pro-Am tournaments.
CATAWBA â€” Longtime rivals Bandys and Maiden collide on the gridiron tonight for the 61st time in the two program's storied history.
Both teams have battled the injury bug so far this season â€”Â mainly at the running back position.
Below is a look at Thursday's junior varsity football scores across Catawba County:
Thursday's JV football scores
East Lincoln 8, Newton-Conover 6
Lincolnton 20, Bunker Hill 0
Patton 8, Fred T. Foard 0
Maiden 32, Bandys 12
St. Stephens 8, Hickory 6
CHARLOTTE â€”Â In front of 16,283 young men and women, the Charlotte Bobcats picked up a 110-84 victory against the Philadelphia 76ers in preseason NBA action early Thursday morning.
Below is a look at Wednesday's middle school football scores involving Catawba County teams:
Middle school football scores
Arndt 38, Newton-Conover 6
Grandview 20, Mill Creek 8
Maiden 28, River Bend 6
Northview 14, Jacobs Fork 8 (OT)
MORGANTON â€” The Watauga Pioneers swept both team honors during Wednesdayâ€™s Northwestern 3A/4A Cross-Country meet at Freedom High School.
The Pioneers scored 43 points on the boys side and 41 on the girls side to win both championships.
Below is a look at Wednesday's prep soccer scores across Catawba County:
East Lincoln at Maiden, ppd. to Thurday (power outage)
Fred T. Foard 3, Freedom 3
Hickory 3, Patton 0
Newton-Conover 4, Bunker Hill 2
St. Stephens 2, Watauga 1
West Caldwell 1, Bandys 0