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Indians beat Tigers, clinch share of NWC title

October 12, 2012

For the first time since 1991, St. Stephens High School has a conference volleyball championship.

The Lady Indians knocked off rival Fred T. Foard in three sets on Thursday 25-16, 25-16 and 25-22.

With the victory, Saint earns at least a share of the Northwestern 3A/4A championship and earns the No. overall seed for the 3A state playoffs.

JV FOOTBALL ROUND-UP: Thursday's area scores

October 12, 2012

Jayvee football season continued on Thursday with six match ups featuring seven Catawba County football squads.

Below are scores from the county and others from the surrounding areas:

Local scores
Bandys 26, South Iredell 7
Bunker Hill 38, West Caldwell 14
Hickory 40, Hibriten 14
Maiden 42, East Burke 0
Newton-Conover 38, Draughn 22
St. Stephens 26, Fred T. Foard 14

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's area scoreboard

October 12, 2012

Below are scores from prep sports from around Catawba County on Thursday:

Prep volleyball
Bunker Hill 3, West Caldwell 0
Maiden 3, East Burke 0
Newton-Conover 3, Draughn 0
South Iredell 3, Bandys 2

Prep soccer
Bunker Hill 3, West Caldwell 1
East Burke 3, Maiden 1
Newton-Conover 6, Draughn 0
South Iredell 3, Bandys 2

Earnhardt Jr. to miss Charlotte race with concussion

October 11, 2012

Dale Earnhardt Jr. will miss the next two races with his second concussion in the past six weeks, ending the championship chances of NASCAR's most popular driver.

The first concussion, suffered in a crash during an Aug. 29 tire test at Kansas, went undiagnosed until Wednesday, when Earnhardt was examined in Charlotte for lingering effects from Sunday's crash at Talladega.

Records set, champs crowned at United Way meet

October 10, 2012

The 20th edition of the United Way Unifour Cross Country Invitational lived up to expectations on Wednesday.

A new boys championship race record was set. Two new individual and team champions were also crowned in the championship races at the event.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tigers bounce Spartans

October 10, 2012

The Fred T. Foard soccer team picked up a road conference victory Wednesday against South Caldwell.

Daniel Tomberlin, Kenan Ruffner, Scottie Whitman and Mario Carrillo each scored goals for the Tigers (13-5-1, 4-4-1).

Whitman also recorded an assist on Ruffner's goal.

St. Stephens 3, Hibriten 1

Panthers lose Pro Bowl C Ryan Kalil for the season

October 10, 2012

Panthers announced Wednesday that Pro Bowl center Ryan Kalil is out for the season after suffering a left foot injury.

Kalil was injured in Carolina's 16-12 loss to Seattle, although he continued playing.

Kalil went to see Dr. James Anderson on Tuesday and it was determined he had a Lisfranc injury — torn a ligament that supports the middle of his foot.

Former Redskin Joe Theismann visits Conover

October 9, 2012

Super Bowl champion and Washington Redskins Ring of Fame member Joe Theismann visited Rock Barn Golf & Spa in Conover on Tuesday.

Theismann took part in the 10th Annual Dale Jarrett Celebrity Shootout — part of the 10th Anniversary Greater Hickory Classic week.

During his time in Conover, O-N-E Sports Editor Cody Dalton spoke to Theismann and asked him a couple of questions.

PREP TENNIS: Tuesday's CVAC tournament results

October 9, 2012

Below are results from Tuesday's first day of the Catawba Valley 2A girls tennis tournament at Maiden:

Singles (Round 1)

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's scoreboard

October 9, 2012

Prep volleyball
Bandys 3, Draughn 0
Bunker Hill 3, East Burke 0
Fred T. Foard 3, Hibriten 0
Maiden 3, Newton-Conover 2

Prep soccer
Draughn 1, Bandys 0
East Burke 3, Bunker Hill 1
Newton-Conover 9, Maiden 0

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