October 17th, 2014
Bandys defeated Maiden on the football field Friday at Blue Devil Stadium and in the process, gave its head coach some history to go along with the rivalry victory.
Trent Lowman became the first Trojan in history to defeat the Blue Devils as both a player and a coach in Bandysâ€™ 29-21 win against Maiden.
Oct. 17 scores
Bandys 29, Maiden 21
East Lincoln 49, Newton-Conover 28
Fred T. Foard 41, Patton 12
Lincolnton 57, Bunker Hill 2
St. Stephens 49, Hickory 43 (OT)
State wide (from Associated Press)
Albemarle 45, North Moore 0
Alexander Central 21, Statesville 17
Apex 40, Cary 10
Ashe County 48, East Wilkes 14
Asheville 48, McDowell County 14
Peggy Eller Little, 83 of Claremont, died Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at her residence. The Little family is in the care of Bennett Funeral Service of Conover, 828-465-2111
Many may know him by his pressed shirt, matching tie and professional demeanor, but students within the Newton-Conover City Schools (N-CCS) district know him as someone entirely different â€” Math Man.
Matt Beam returns to his alma mater Friday to lead his Newton-Conover Red Devils into their biggest game of the season against East Lincoln.
A 1995 graduate of East Lincoln High school, Beam has coached against the Mustangs several times, including during his tenures at North Lincoln and Burns.
Below is a look at Thursday's junior varsity football scores involving Catawba County teams:
Oct. 16 scores
Bunker Hill 32, Lincolnton 26
Maiden 26, Bandys 20
Newton-Conover 14, East Lincoln 12
Patton 38, Fred T. Foard 34
St. Stephens 21, Hickory 20
HICKORY, N.C. â€“ Charter Business is hosting the first-ever Tech Expo for business owners across Catawba, Burke, Lincoln, Watauga, Alexander, Wilkes and Caldwell counties.
Below is a look at the preliminary first-round prep volleyball playoff match ups involving all seven Catawba County teams:
2A brackets (on Saturday)
No. 17 Maiden (11-6) at No. 16 East Burke (17-5), 4 p.m.
No. 20 West Davidson (7-15) at No. 13 Newton-Conover (13-6), 11 a.m.
No. 24 Bandys (10-8) at No. 8 Bunker Hill (14-6), 2 p.m.
3A brackets (on Saturday)
Carolyn Ervin Grindstaff 78 of Newton died Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at her residence. The Grindstaff family is in the care of Bennett Funeral Service of Conover, 828-465-2111.
Ivey â€śLouiseâ€ť Welch Rinck, 82, of Lincolnton passed away Monday, October 13, 2014 at Cardinal Care in Lincolnton. Burke Mortuary in Maiden is serving the Rinck Family.
The conditions were perfectly aligned for tornado activity in Catawba County and the surrounding areas on Tuesday afternoon. A watch issued in the morning had everyone, including local schools, on high alert for the day.