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PREP NOTEBOOK: Friday's sports scoreboard

January 11, 2014

Below is a look at Friday's prep sports scores across Catawba County:

Boys basketball
Bandys 56, Maiden 50
Bunker Hill 81, Lincolnton 57
Hickory 58, St. Stephens 47
Newton-Conover 69, East Lincoln 68
Patton 55, Fred T. Foard 52

Girls basketball
Bandys 67, Maiden 37
Bunker Hill 60, Lincolnton 22
Hickory 75, St. Stephens 53

Maiden is a changed team from last season

January 9, 2014

Despite losing its head coach and leading scorer from a season ago, the Maiden girls basketball team is thriving.

The Lady Blue Devils have already exceeded their conference and overall win totals from a season ago.

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

Lenoir-Rhyne confirms Houston's departure as coach

January 8, 2014

Lenoir-Rhyne University released a statement Wednesday confirming the departure of head football coach Mike Houston.

In the statement released at 11:21 a.m., school officials said the following:

BREAKING: Houston resigns, heading for Citadel

January 8, 2014

Lenoir-Rhyne head football coach Mike Houston has resigned from his position.

Houston's resignation comes on the heels of a Monday meeting with The Citadel for the school's opening for a head football coach.

Houston led Lenoir-Rhyne to a 13-2 record this past season, guiding the Bears to a National Championship game appearance — their first since 1962 and first-ever in NCAA Div. II.

Indian swimmers win boys, girls county titles again

January 8, 2014

HICKORY — For the third-straight year, the St. Stephens swim program can boast its the best in Catawba County.

The Indians swept the boys and girls team titles at Tuesday’s fourth annual Catawba County Swimming Championships — the third in as many years that they’ve done so.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's sports scores

January 8, 2014

Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores across Catawba County:

Boys basketball
East Lincoln 64, Bunker Hill 49
Fred T. Foard 65, Hibriten 61
Lincolnton 50, Bandys 42
Newton-Conover 95, West Lincoln 33
St. Stephens 68, Patton 57
West Caldwell 50, Maiden 30

Girls basketball
Bandys 80, Lincolnton 20
Bunker Hill 43, East Lincoln 19

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tonight's prep sports contests

January 7, 2014

Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports contests involving Catawba County teams:

Prep basketball
Bandys at Lincolnton
Bunker Hill at East Lincoln
Hibriten at Fred T. Foard
Maiden at West Caldwell
Patton at St. Stephens
South Caldwell at Hickory
West Lincoln at Newton-Conover

Prep wrestling
Bunker Hill at East Lincoln
Fred T. Foard at Hibriten

Swimmers compete tonight at county championships

January 7, 2014

Swimmers from all of the high schools in the area converge today at the Hickory Foundation YMCA for the fourth annual Catawba County championships.

St. Stephens is the two-time defending champions in the event, having swept the boys and girls titles in each of the past two years.

SOURCES: Ex-Maiden coach Tom Brown to lead Cavs

January 4, 2014

Sources close to the Observer News Enterprise say that former Maiden head football coach Tom Brown will be named the next gridiron leader at East Burke High School.

Brown's name is expected to be presented by East Burke officials before the Burke County Board of Education on Monday for approval.

Newton-Conover boys, Maiden girls win rivalry games

January 4, 2014

The Newton-Conover boys basketball team surged late in the first half and exploded in the second half on their way to a rivalry win against Maiden on Friday night.

Meanwhile, in girls action, Maiden picked up its sixth victory of the season against Newton-Conover.

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