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Lady Bucs move to 14-0, top Johnson and Wales

September 25, 2012

The CVCC volleyball team continued its roll so far this season on Tuesday, knocking off Johnson and Wales University in three-straight sets 26-24, 25-16 and 26-24.

Jennifer Beatty led CVCC (14-0, 6-0) with 10 kills, while Leah Watts added seven kills and four aces.

Fred T. Foard notches first NWC win, tops Saint

September 24, 2012

St. Stephens and Fred T. Foard high schools squared off on the tennis court Monday both trying to pick up their first conference win of the season.

Taking three-of-four singles matches that went to third-set tiebreakers, the Lady Tigers notched their first Northwestern 3A/4A victory of the season, topping the Lady Indians, 5-4.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Indians, Tigers tie on soccer field

September 24, 2012

In a battle of top soccer teams in the Northwestern 3A/4A, Fred T. Foard and St. Stephens played to a draw.

The Tigers and Indians each scored three goals in a 3-3 tie on the soccer field Monday in Newton.

Andrew Bare put the Indians (8-4-1, 3-0-1) up 1-0 early after an assist from Nich Bryant, but Foard's Logan Winstead equalized the contest with an unassisted goal of his own.

UNC football player suspended after fight arrest

September 24, 2012

CHAPEL HILL — A walk-on football player at North Carolina has been suspended after he was arrested and charged with assault.

Chapel Hill police arrested 18-year-old Nicholas Apostolos Weiler early Sunday after an officer reported that he saw Weiler hit a person in the face.

Weiler is a freshman punter. He has not played this season.

Former Hickory kicker Succop lifts Chiefs over Saints

September 23, 2012

NEW ORLEANS — Ryan Succop delivered a huge kick in the gut to the reeling New Orleans Saints.

Succop kicked six field goals, one to force overtime in the final seconds and another from 31 yards to lift the Kansas City Chiefs to a 27-24 victory over the Saints, who remain winless through three games since coach Sean Payton was suspended in connection with the NFL's bounty investigation.

Appalachian State rallies past Chattanooga, 34-17

September 23, 2012

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Jamal Jackson threw three touchdown passes and Appalachian State scored 34 consecutive points to erase a 10-point deficit and defeat Chattanooga 34-17 Saturday night.

North Carolina defeats East Carolina, 27-6

September 23, 2012

CHAPEL HILL — Shane Carden twice directed the East Carolina offense to long first-half drives that stalled at the worst possible time. And when things slowed down after halftime, the Pirates were left to lament those missed chances.

STATE ROUND UP: Wolfpack holds off Tigers

September 23, 2012

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Jordan Reid threw for three touchdowns, Andre Clarke ran for two and North Carolina State outlasted Savannah State 45-33 in an offensive shootout Saturday night.

Reid was 22 of 34 for 241 yards of the total 545 yards for the Eagles (2-2, 1-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), while Clarke ran 12 times for 117 yards. Savannah State (0-3, 0-1) amassed 428 offensive yards.

Red Devils force 3 fumbles, topple Trojans 35-14

September 22, 2012

After giving up turnovers and creating short fields last week in a loss to rival Maiden, karma favored Newton-Conover on the football field Friday against Bandys.

The Red Devils (3-3, 1-1) forced three fumbles, surging ahead of the Trojans early to eventually come away with a 35-14 win at Gurley Stadium.

CVAC ROUND UP: Yowe's 4 TDs spark Maiden

September 22, 2012

GAMEWELL — With help from running back Grant Yowe, the Maiden football team continued its roll in the Catawba Valley 2A on Friday.

Yowe rushed for four touchdowns, helping the Blue Devils upend winless West Caldwell on the road, 31-0.

Maiden improves to 4-2 overall and 2-0 in conference play, setting up a pivotal conference match-up with South Iredell (5-1, 2-0) next week in Troutman.

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