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NWC 3A/4A ROUND UP: Indians, Bunting get 1st win

October 6, 2012

The St. Stephens football team picked up its first win of the season on Friday, knocking off North Buncombe in Weaverville, 20-10.

The Indians (1-7) pulled ahead 13-0 in the first quarter behind a 77-yard touchdown pass from Ky'Rawn Whitfield to Nic Kinson.

Saint's Martin Sutton added a four-yard run in the quarter.

Wyatt's goal, 2 assists power Hickory past Foard

October 4, 2012

Trying to keep pace with conference leader Watauga, the Hickory soccer team made the most of its early opportunities on Thursday.

The Red Tornadoes scored in the first four minutes of the first and second halfs on their way to a 3-1 victory over Fred T. Foard.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Red Devils roll on soccer field

October 4, 2012

The Newton-Conover soccer team pulled ahead 4-1 by halftime and cruised to a 6-1 conference victory against Bunker Hill on Thursday.

Franklin Wepner led the Red Devils (7-3-1, 5-1-0) with two goals and two assists.

Turner Glynn, Chandler Johnson, Eli Cordes and Brian See also scored goals for Newton-Conover.

Cesar Lara, Glynn and Johnson picked up assists in the victory.

CVCC wins 19th straight, tops Johnson and Wales

October 4, 2012

The Catawba Valley Community College volleyball team is 19-0 after a four-set road win over Johnson and Wales on Thursday 23-25, 25-22, 25-13 and 25-14.

The Lady Bucs (19-0) dropped the first set in the contest, but rallied back to win three-straight sets and take the match.

Bandys beats Bears on the tennis court

October 4, 2012

The Bandys tennis team picked up a 8-1 conference victory on Wednesday against Bunker Hill in Catawba.

The Lady Trojans improve to 13-2 overall and 11-2 in the CVAC, while Bunker Hill falls to 6-13 overall and 5-8 in the Catawba Valley 2A.

Bandys 8, Bunker Hill 1

Singles

PREP NOTEBOOK: Indians topple Cougars, 4-2

October 4, 2012

The St. Stephens soccer team picked up a 4-2 road conference soccer victory against Alexander Central on Wednesday.

The Indians (9-5-2, 4-1-2) received goals from Tommy Vo, Luke Bruce, Osvaldo Cruz and Ben Highland.

Four Saint soccer players also had assists, including Ivan Aguilera-Zavala, Andrew Bare, Andrew Barton, Vo and Bruce.

Golf exhibition, Clinic highlight GHC tournament week

October 4, 2012

Ever want to learn how to hit a golf ball a really long way? How about more than 400 yards?

Hickory-area golf fans will have an opportunity on Tuesday, Oct. 9 during the Greater Hickory Classic at Rock Barn presented by Kia Motors when the Rock Barn Golf Academy presents a Power Golf Exhibition on Tuesday and the annual Youth Golf Clinic on Friday, it was announced on Wednesday.

Hernandez, Xiong guide Bunker HIll past Bandys

October 3, 2012

The breakthrough season for Bunker Hill on the soccer field continued Tuesday in Catawba.

Behind two goals each from Joel Hernandez and Richard Xiong, the Bears knocked off Bandys on the road for their sixth victory.

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

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's scores, postponements

October 3, 2012

Four prep contests in soccer and tennis were postponed on Tuesday due to weather.

Bunker Hill at Bandys and Maiden at Draughn tennis will both be played on Wednesday, weather permitting.

Fred. Foard at Hickory soccer, which was postponed from Monday, was moved to Thursday.

Newton-Conover hosts West Caldwell next Monday for a pivotal soccer match.

Prep volleyball

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.

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