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CVCC tops Spartanburg Methodist, moves to 18-0

October 3, 2012

The Catawba Valley Community College volleyball team won its 18th straight volleyball game on the road Tuesday against Spartanburg Methodist 25-18, 25-15 and 25-22.

Jennifer Beatty led the Lady Bucs (18-0, 8-0) with 10 kills, 17 digs, one ace, one assist and two blocks.

Lacy Goodson also tallied 27 assists for CVCC.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Indians tie 2-2 with Pioneers

October 2, 2012

St. Stephens tied on the soccer field Monday with Northwestern 3A/4A leader Watauga.

Nich Bryant and Luke Bruce both scored goals for the Indians (8-5-2, 3-1-2). Bryant also earned an assist on Bruce's goal.

Watauga's record after Monday's contest is 11-1-3 overall and 4-0-2 in conference play.

Several area contests postponed

L-R's Green named SAC defensive player of the week

October 1, 2012

Lenoir-Rhyne's Michael Green was named the South Atlantic Conference football defensive player of the week, league officials announced on Monday afternoon.

Green, a junior safety from Kingsland, Ga., picked off two passes in the first half and finished with eight tackles in L-R's 52-10 victory over North Greenville last Saturday night at home.

Red Devils hosting golf tournament on Oct. 13

October 1, 2012

Newton-Conover High School is hosting its second annual Athletics Golf Tournament next Saturday, Oct. 13 at River Oaks Golf Club in Statesville.

There will be a 9 a.m. shotgun start for the event. Sign in starts at 8:30 a.m.

The cost per player is $60, which includes lunch.

Mulligans and skirts are also available for purchase.

Bryant field goal leads Falcons past Panther 30-28

September 30, 2012

ATLANTA — Matt Ryan took an awful beating.

Another win for the Atlanta Falcons will make the pain a lot easier to take.

Shaking off a career-high seven sacks, Ryan completed a 59-yard pass to Roddy White with about a minute remaining, setting up Matt Bryant's 40-yard field goal that kept the Falcons perfect on the season with a wild 30-28 victory over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday.

ASU tallies 684 yards, routs Chanticleers 55-14

September 30, 2012

Pulling ahead 21-0 after the first quarter, Appalachian State cruised to a 55-14 victory against visiting Coastal Carolina on Saturday in Boone.

The Mountaineers tallied 684 yards in the contest — their most in a game since the 2009 season.

Lenoir-Rhyne crusades past North Greenville, 52-10

September 30, 2012

After a crushing 47-23 loss at Carson-Newman two weeks ago, the Bears of Lenoir-Rhyne University had a lot of time to ponder the defeat after a bye week.

With North Greenville standing in the way their way, the Bears put the tough loss to the Eagles behind them by tallying 551 yards of total offense in a 52-10 win in Hickory on Saturday.

Late TD, turnover propel N-C to Homecoming win

September 29, 2012

A touchdown pass from Kevin Cline to Sam Avis with 4:27 left in the third quarter ended up being the game-winning score, helping Newton-Conover pick up a Homecoming victory against East Burke on Friday at Gurley Stadium.

"That was just a physically tough football game," said N-C coach Brint Russell. "I'm proud of our kid's effort."

Vikings hold off elements, Blue Devils in victory

September 29, 2012

Despite a nearly hour long weather delay, South Iredell continued its dominance in the Catawba Valley 2A on Friday, knocking off another challenger in Maiden at home, 33-10.

The Vikings (7-0, 3-0) took the lead early in the contest with a pair of touchdowns, including a five-yard rushing score from Eythan Kramm and a 63-yard scamper by Michael Fisher.

CVAC ROUND-UP: Wildcats top Bears in OT

September 29, 2012

Draughn overcame a 13-7 deficit at halftime to come back and win 28-21 in overtime against Bunker Hill in Valdese on Friday.

Adam Estep's third rushing touchdown of the night from one-yard out completed the Wildcats' comeback. Estep rushed for 160 yards in the game for Draughn (4-3, 1-2).

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