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Newton-Conover wins second match in a row

March 24, 2014

Wet weather last week may have delayed the Southern District 7 golfers from competing on the course, but it could not delay another Newton-Conover victory.

The Red Devils (161 strokes) once again was victorious in their second match of the season, defeating Lincolnton by 12 strokes, at Glen Oaks Golf Club in Maiden.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Friday's sports scores

March 21, 2014

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

Baseball
East Lincoln 7, Newton-Conover 3
Bunker Hill 14, Lincolnton 2
Maiden 8, Bandys 0
Fred T. Foard 2, Patton 1
Hickory 10, St. Stephens 3

Softball
East Lincoln 15, Newton-Conover 0
Bandys 1, Maiden 0
Patton 7, Fred T. Foard 6
St. Stephens 18, Hickory 0

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's sports scores

March 20, 2014

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

Baseball
Maiden 10, West Caldwell 7
Patton 15, St. Stephens 3
West Lincoln 5, Newton-Conover 0

Softball
Fred T. Foard 9, Hibriten 2
Maiden 15, West Caldwell 3
St. Stephens 5, Patton 4
West Lincoln 15, Newton-Conover 0

Boys tennis
Bandys 8, Maiden 1

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's sports scores

March 19, 2014

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

Baseball
Fred T. Foard 2, Hibriten 1
Bunker Hill at East Lincoln, ppd. to Thursday
Patton at St. Stephens, ppd. to

Softball
HIbriten at Fred T. Foard, ppd. (no make up date set)

Boys tennis
Hickory 6, Newton-Conover 3 (make up match)

Fourth-quarter collapse costs Trojans in final

March 17, 2014

The Ides of March were unkind to the Bandys girls basketball team.

For three quarters, the Lady Trojans seemed on a path destined for a seventh state championship.

Then came the fourth quarter.

T.W. Andrews outscored Bandys, 20-7, in the final stanza en rout to a 57-51 state-title winning victory against the Lady Trojans in Raleigh.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Monday's sports postponements

March 17, 2014

Below is a look at Monday's spring sports postponements involving Catawba County teams:

Baseball
St. Stephens at Maiden, ppd.

Girls soccer
St. Stephens at Burns, ppd. April 10

Boys tennis
Maiden at East Burke, cancelled (no make up)
Bunker Hill at St. Stephens, ppd. March 24
Watauga at Newton-Conover, cancelled

Golf

Search for No. 7: Trojans ready for Raiders in Raleigh

March 14, 2014

After 31 games and four championships, the Bandys girls basketball team is on the cusp of history.

The Lady Trojans have a chance to win the program's seventh state title on the court Saturday.

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

PREP NOTEBOOK: Friday's sports scoreboard

March 14, 2014

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

Baseball
Bunker Hill 13, West Lincoln 3
Maiden 13, Newton-Conover
St. Stephens 4, Hibriten 3
West Caldwell 12, Bandys 6
Watauga at Fred T. Foard, no report

Softball
Bandys 9, West Caldwell 1
Bunker Hill 6, West Lincoln 2
Fred T. Foard 4, Watauga 1
Maiden 11, Newton-Conover 1

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's sports scores

March 13, 2014

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

Baseball
Bunker Hill 11, Fred T. Foard 2

Softball
Fred T. Foard 6, Maiden 1
Bunker Hill at Wilkes Central, ppd.

Girls soccer
St. Stephens 5, Wilkes Central 0

Boys tennis
Newton-Conover 7, Bandys 2
St. Stephens at Bunker Hill, ppd.

Boys golf

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's prep scores

March 12, 2014

Below is a look at Wednesday's scores and postponements involving Catawba County teams:

Baseball
Fred T. Foard at Bunker Hill, ppd. to Thursday

Girls soccer
Fred T. Foard 6, Maiden 0
Bandys at North Lincoln, ppd.
St. Stephens at Wilkes Central, ppd. to Thursday

Boys tennis
Fred T. Foard at East Burke, no report

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