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Niners drop second-straight in OT thriller with Bucs

September 29, 2014

Rallying from 17 points down against Charleston Southern, the UNC Charlotte football team's comeback fell short on Saturday at Richardson Stadium.

The Niners failed to come away with points to start overtime, and the 25th-ranked Bucs scored on a one-yard run by Christian Reyes on the ensuing possession to come away with a 47-41 victory.

Bears rush for 622 yards in 47-9 win over Pioneers

September 29, 2014

Chris Robinson continued to play the role of "super sub".

The senior fullback rushed for 192 yards and three touchdowns for Lenoir-Rhyne University in a 47-9 win over Tusculum on Saturday night.

The Bears (4-0, 2-0 South Atlantic Conference) gained 622 yards and won for the 22nd time in their last 23 home games.

Smith's legacy: Wideout prepared to face former team

September 27, 2014

Steve Smith never imagined playing in another football uniform.

Then came March 13, 2014, when the Carolina Panthers, who he’d spent all 13 seasons of his NFL career with, let him go.

Blue Devils use second half to pull past Bears, 49-26

September 26, 2014

Up three points at halftime, the Maiden football team played a near perfect second half against Bunker Hill.

The Blue Devils scored on three of its four second half possessions and also returned a Bears fumble for a score in a 49-26 win to start conference play.

Surratt, Mustangs knock off Trojans, 48-17

September 26, 2014

Chazz Surratt threw for three touchdowns and ran for another, leading East Lincoln to a 48-17 victory against visiting in Bandys on Friday night.

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

PREP FOOTBALL: Friday's gridiron scoreboard

September 26, 2014

Below is a look at Friday's prep football scores involving Catawba County teams and across the state:

Catawba County scores
East Lincoln 48, Bandys 17
Freedom 49, Fred T. Foard 17
HIckory 46, Patton 7
Maiden 49, Bunker Hill 26
Newton-Conover 60, West Caldwell 50
Watauga 34, St. Stephens 0

Statewide scoreboard (from Associated Press)

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's sports scores

September 25, 2014

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

Volleyball
Bandys 3, Maiden 2
Bunker Hill 3, Lincolnton 0
St. Stephens 3, Crest 2

Girls tennis
Lincolnton 9, Bunker Hill 0
Maiden 8, Bandys 1
Newton-Conover 9, West Caldwell 0
St. Stephens 5, Hibriten 4

JV FOOTBALL: Thursday's county scores

September 25, 2014

Below is a look at Thursday's junior varsity prep football scores involving Catawba County teams:

JV football scores
Bunker Hill 28, Maiden 26
East Lincoln 22, Bandys 20
Fred T. Foard 14, Freedom 6
Hickory 18, Patton 6
Watauga 44, St. Stephens 28
West Caldwell 26, Newton-Conover 14

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's sports scores

September 24, 2014

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

Volleyball
Fred T. Foard 3, Watauga 0
St. Stephens 3, Hibriten 1

Boys soccer
Bandys 4, Maiden 2
Hickory 4, Freedom 3
Fred T. Foard 5, Watauga 1
Newton-Conover 4, West Caldwell 1
St. Stephens 2, Hibriten 0

SD-7 cross-county

Red Devils score early, late in first half en route to win

September 24, 2014

Newton-Conover battled both West Caldwell and the elements on the soccer field Wednesday.

The Red Devils scored early and late in the first half, pulling ahead en route to a 4-1 conference victory against the Warriors.

Newton-Conover improves to 12-1 overall and 6-0 in conference games this season.

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