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November 15th, 2014

Bears complete unbeaten regular season in football

November 15, 2014

The Lenoir-Rhyne football team completed its first unbeaten regular season since 1962 on Saturday with a 27-21 victory against Catawba at Moretz Stadium.

It's only the fourth time in school history that the Bears have finished the regular season undefeated (1956, 1960 and 1962) and the first time they've finished 11-0 in the regular season.

November 14th

Wolves eliminate Red Devils from 2AA playoffs

November 14, 2014

Darian Roseboro finished where he left off against Newton-Conover in Lincolnton’s home playoff game against the Red Devils.

After rushing for four touchdowns earlier this season in a 51-8 road victory against Newton-Conover, Roseboro added four more touchdowns in a 48-14 2AA playoff win on Friday in Lincolnton.

Roseboro now has 20 touchdowns in his past four contests.

Trojans' season ends at the hands of Hilltoppers

November 14, 2014

In a close contest, it was a back up quarterback for R-S Central who proved to be the spoiler for Bandys in its playoff opener at Garry Butler Memorial Stadium on Friday.

After quarterback Tyrese Tate was hurt on a late run, back up Trey Clark entered the game, throwing a 59-yard pass on the next play and scored on 1-yard run to help lift the Hilltoppers to a 29-26 victory over the Trojans.

PREP FOOTBALL: Friday's first-round playoff scores

November 14, 2014

Below is a look at Friday's first-round prep football playoff scores involving Catawba County teams:

Nov. 14 scores
Ashe County 34, Maiden 27 (Blue Devils end season 5-7)
Lincolnton 48, Newton-Conover 14 (Red Devils end season 7-4-1)
R-S Central 29, Bandys 26 (Trojans end season 8-4)
South Point 28, Fred T. Foard 12 (Tigers end season 6-6)

Friday, November 14, 2014

November 14, 2014

Glenn Lee Deitz, age 90 of Hickory, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, November 13, 2014 at his residence. Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton is honored to be serving the Deitz family.

Depot dedication

November 14, 2014

In 1873, the creation of the Chester and Lenoir Narrow Gauge Railroad began.

Eight years after the tracks of the Kings Mountain Railroad had been destroyed by the Union Army and abandoned, Chester and Lenoir purchased the tracks to rebuild.

Tour of Churches to feature 11 sanctuaries

November 14, 2014

“We just want to bring the community together and kind of get Christmas started,” said Tour of Churches Committee Chairman Cheryl Ransier.

The Tour of Churches began three years ago.

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.

A horse on course

November 14, 2014

If you were driving now Business 321 on Thursday in Newton around noon and you saw a horse strolling toward Conover, your eyes were not playing tricks on you.

Jeremiah Brinkley was passing through the area while mounted atop Anna Marie, his equestrian companion.

VIDEO: College Basketball Top 25: #11 North Carolina

November 14, 2014

Sports Illustrated's Seth Davis breaks down why the North Carolina Tar Heels ranked #11 headed into the college basketball season.

November 13th

Rohman's road: Clarke’s journey leads to 3A final

November 13, 2014

Born in Canada and having lived across the United States, the journey of Fred T. Foard goalkeeper Rohman Clarke has led him to Saturday’s 3A state final in boys soccer.

The Tiger junior is hoping to help lift the program to its first-ever state title when Foard (22-5-2) battles Cardinal Gibbons (23-2-1) at 11:05 a.m. Saturday at the Dail Soccer Complex on the campus of N.C. State University.

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