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September 16th, 2014

Students win national awards for art, history competition

September 16, 2014

When McKayla Coletti, 10, was drawing her rendition of the Liberty Bell for class, she had no idea it would be award-winning. The bell, complete with its famous crack, won Coletti a national first place award.

‘Your Best is Yet to Be’

September 16, 2014

"Maggie's saying was always, 'Your best is yet to be,'" said Phil Heath, president of the Newton-Conover High School Athletic Boosters. "We want to help students find that 'best.'"

Heath and the Athletic Boosters have created a scholarship fund in memory of Maggie Daniels, Discovery High School counselor who lost her life in June.

September 15th

Boyles, Ramirez win titles; Saint, Hickory top teams

September 15, 2014

History was made at Murray’s Mill on Monday during the 10th Annual Catawba County Cross-Country Championships.

Maiden’s Corbin Boyles won his fourth-straight individual title, while St. Stephens’ freshman Ashley Ramirez impressed with a win in the girls title race.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Monday's sports scores

September 15, 2014

Below is a look at Monday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:

Junior varsity football
Maiden 27, St. Stephens 12

Volleyball
Fred T. Foard 3, South Caldwell 0
Mount Tabor 3, Fred T. Foard 0 (from Saturday)
St. Stephens 3, Freedom 0
South Iredell 3, Newton-Conover 0

Boys soccer
East Lincoln 2, Bunker Hill 1

VIDEO: Newton returns, leads Panthers past Lions

September 15, 2014

Ronde Barber and Chris Myers on Cam Newton's season debut.

Saturday, September 13, 2014

September 15, 2014

Harold George Craddock, age 76, of Conover, NC went home to be with the Lord and his beloved wife on Friday, September 12, 2014 at Palliative Care Center & Hospice of Catawba Valley. The family will receive friends after the service in the church fellowship hall.

Getting to know Newton

September 15, 2014

The first session of Newton 101 began as most first days of class. Come in, sit down, and introduce yourself.

Newton 101 is a six week course aimed to enlighten students on the city's procedures and operations.

To read more of this story, pick up the weekend print edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

Challege Accepted

September 15, 2014

Last week, O-N-E editor Seth Mabry issued the Ice Bucket Challenge to Newton Fire Chief Kevin Yoder and North Carolina Highway Patrol Sgt. Kelly Stewart. On Friday, they accepted the challenge, along with the rest of Newton’s fire department. The department gets doused while in front of a fire truck. Chief Yoder get the ice treatment. Sgt. Stewart is all smiles as he gets iced.

September 14th

Panthers avoid distractions, silence Lions, 24-7

September 15, 2014

Quarterback Cam Newton returned to the field Sunday against the Detroit Lions, leading the Carolina Panthers to their first 2-0 start since the 2008 season.

Newton tallied 300 yards of total offense and the Panther defense forced three Detroit turnovers in a 24-7 victory at Bank of America Stadium.

September 13th

Tigers topple Rebels, win second game of season

September 13, 2014

Weather delayed the second half of prep football between Fred T. Foard and West Lincoln high schools on Friday night.

The storms couldn't delay the inevitable result.

Behind running back Jacob Schmidt and quarterback Matt Williams, the Tigers ran past the Rebels for their second win of the season on Saturday, 42-28.

Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy has agreed to go on the Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission List,...
The Newton-Conover boys soccer team survived a downpour in the first half against Lincolnton on...
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Volleyball Bandys...

 

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