September 26th, 2014
Up three points at halftime, the Maiden football team played a near perfect second half against Bunker Hill.
The Blue Devils scored on three of its four second half possessions and also returned a Bears fumble for a score in a 49-26 win to start conference play.
Chazz Surratt threw for three touchdowns and ran for another, leading East Lincoln to a 48-17 victory against visiting in Bandys on Friday night.
To read more of this story, pick up the weekend edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
Below is a look at Friday's prep football scores involving Catawba County teams and across the state:
Catawba County scores
East Lincoln 48, Bandys 17
Freedom 49, Fred T. Foard 17
HIckory 46, Patton 7
Maiden 49, Bunker Hill 26
Newton-Conover 60, West Caldwell 50
Watauga 34, St. Stephens 0
Statewide scoreboard (from Associated Press)
Below is a look at Thursday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Bandys 3, Maiden 2
Bunker Hill 3, Lincolnton 0
St. Stephens 3, Crest 2
Lincolnton 9, Bunker Hill 0
Maiden 8, Bandys 1
Newton-Conover 9, West Caldwell 0
St. Stephens 5, Hibriten 4
Below is a look at Thursday's junior varsity prep football scores involving Catawba County teams:
JV football scores
Bunker Hill 28, Maiden 26
East Lincoln 22, Bandys 20
Fred T. Foard 14, Freedom 6
Hickory 18, Patton 6
Watauga 44, St. Stephens 28
West Caldwell 26, Newton-Conover 14
Sarah â€śSallyâ€ť Dympna Ballard, 82, died at 1:27 p.m. on September 23, 2014. The Ballard family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover, NC.
Andrew â€śAndyâ€ť Claude Gilleland, 58, died Monday, September 22, 2014 at 5:30 a.m. Burke Mortuary in Maiden is serving the Gilleland Family.
Newton city officials confirmed today to the O-N-E that they are negotiating zoning matters with a major mercantile business intending to put up a large retail store at the site of the now-abandoned Harris-Teeter food store on Northwest Boulevard (Hwy. 321-Business) at West 20thStreet.
On Tuesday afternoon, a stadium full of on-lookers braced the rainy, 54 degree weather to show support for nearly 600 Catawba County high school students.
Smells of hot chocolate and popcorn from the concession stand filled the air.
Below is a look at Wednesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Fred T. Foard 3, Watauga 0
St. Stephens 3, Hibriten 1
Bandys 4, Maiden 2
Hickory 4, Freedom 3
Fred T. Foard 5, Watauga 1
Newton-Conover 4, West Caldwell 1
St. Stephens 2, Hibriten 0