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PREP NOTEBOOK: Trojans stay perfect in CVAC

September 6, 2012

The Bandys volleyball team remains undefeated in Catawba Valley 2A play with a three-set victory over Bunker Hill on Thursday 25-15, 25-8 and 25-23.

Kate Barrow made 16 aces for the Lady Trojans (5-4, 4-0), while Sierra Brotherton tallied seven kills, six blocks and two aces.

Megan Fair led Bunker Hill (2-9, 1-3) with 13 digs and nine kills. Krissy Helms also added 19 assists.

JV FOOTBALL ROUND-UP: Thursday's area scores

September 6, 2012

Jayvee football season hit week four on Thursday with a quintet of match-ups featuring Catawba County football squads.

Below are scores from the county.

Local scores
Fred T. Foard 7, Bunker Hill 6
Hickory 38, North Gaston 28
North Lincoln 28, Bandys 6
St. Stephens 26, Maiden 24
East Surry at Newton-Conover, cancelled

Other area scores

Greater Hickory Classic prepares for 10th anniversary

September 5, 2012

Rock Barn Golf and Spa in Conover hosted Media Day on Wednesday for the Greater Hickory Classic golf tournament — one month and three days until the event kicks of its 10th anniversary.

Founded in 2003 by Don Beaver and Jim Correll, the tournament continues to be a yearly tradition in Catawba County.

PREP NOTEBOOK: LRDS win their first CVAC match

September 5, 2012

The Newton-Conover volleyball team swept East Burke in three sets on Wednesday 25-16, 25-22 and 25-23.

The Lady Red Devils improve to 2-5 overall and 1-2 in the CVAC.

Prep soccer

T.C. Roberson 3, St. Stephens 0

The Indians were shut out at home against the Eagles.

Saint falls to 4-4-0 on the season.

Prep tennis

Newton-Conover 6, East Burke 3

Bobcats to host their training camp in Asheville

September 5, 2012

CHARLOTTE — The Charlotte Bobcats have announced they'll hold their training camp at UNC Asheville's Kimmel Arena from Oct. 1-6.

Bobcats president of basketball operations Rod Higgins said Wednesday the arena is "an ideal place for our players and coaches to prepare for the coming season."

Without assistant coach Mackey, Bears play on

September 4, 2012

For the second-straight week, the Bunker Hill football team will be without a key member of its coaching staff.

John Mackey, defensive coordinator for the Bears the past four seasons, became ill last Wednesday afternoon.

While the Bunker Hill players and coaching staff miss a beloved friend, they are all motivated by his absence to win each and every game the rest of the season for him.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Lady Bears win first CVAC match

September 4, 2012

The Bunker Hill volleyball team scored their its conference victory of the season at home against the Lady Wildcats on Tuesday 25-19, 25-19 and 25-17.

Krissy Helms led the Lady Bears (2-8, 1-2) with 17 digs and 19 assists. Megan Fair and Chyenne Pump each added nine kills. Chelsey Lamm added six kills and four aces.

Bunker Hill hosts Bandys on Thursday.

Lady Bucs win second match, shut out Lady Storm

September 4, 2012

The Catawba Valley Community College volleyball team picked up its second win of the season in shutout fashion on Tuesday, knocking off the Davidson County Community College Lady Storm in three-straight sets 25-23, 25-16 and 25-16.

The Lady Bucs (2-0, 1-0) were led by Jennifer Beatty, who tallied 10 kills, while teammate Kailey Russell added seven kills.

Tigers top Knights on soccer field, pick up win No. 8

September 3, 2012

Off to its best start in recent memory, the Fred T. Foard soccer team passed another early season test on Monday.

Up 1-0 at halftime, the Tigers netted two goals in the second half to pull out the 3-0 win over visiting North Lincoln (6-2-1).

Crawdads fall 4-2 in season finale to Drive

September 3, 2012

The Hickory Crawdads fell in the final game of the 2012 season, 4-2, against the Greenville Drive, before 6,460 fans at Fluor Field in Greenville on Monday afternoon.

The Crawdads got out to a quick lead with a run against Drive pitcher Jason Garcia in the top of the first frame.

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