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Indians drop second JV football game of the week

September 18, 2014

For the second time in less than a week, the St. Stephens junior varsity football team tasted defeat.

After falling to Maiden 27-12 on Monday, the Indians another tough road game against Alexander Central on Thursday, 45-6.

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

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's sports scores

September 18, 2014

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

Volleyball
Bunker Hill 3, Bandys 0
Kings Mountain 3, Fred T. Foard 2
Maiden 3, West Lincoln 0
Newton-Conover 3, Lincolnton 0

Prep tennis
Newton-Conover 6, Lincolnton 3

Saenger’s hat trick propels Tigers past Indians, 5-0

September 17, 2014

Will Saenger scored three goals — all in the second half — leading Fred T. Foard to a 5-0 victory against rival St. Stephens on the soccer field Wednesday.

The Tigers improve their record to 7-3-2 overall and 3-0-1 in Northwestern 3A/4A games this season.

M.S. ROUND UP: Wednesday's football scores

September 17, 2014

Below is a look at Wednesday's middle school football scores involving Catawba County teams:

Middle school football (week one)
Arndt 28, Mill Creek 16
Jacobs Fork 14, Grandview 12
Newton-Conover 26, Maiden 8
Northview 26, River Bend 6

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's sports scores

September 17, 2014

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

Volleyball
Fred T. Foard 3, St. Stephens 1
Maiden 3, Forestview 0

Boys soccer
Bandys 1, Bunker Hill 0
Fred T. Foard 5, St. Stephens 0
Maiden 2, West Lincoln 1

Girls tennis
Bandys 9, Bunker Hill 0
St. Stephens 9, Fred T. Foard 0

BREAKING: Panthers' Hardy goes on exempt list

September 17, 2014

Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy has agreed to go on the Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission List, according to sources and multiple media reports.

Hardy will still be paid his salary of approximately $770,000 per game while on the list, but will not be allowed to participate in all team activities, including practices and games. However, he will be allowed in the team’s facility.

Frye, Tapia push Red Devils past Wolves, 2-1

September 16, 2014

The Newton-Conover boys soccer team survived a downpour in the first half against Lincolnton on Tuesday.

The Red Devils poured on the offense during the second half in a 2-1 victory against the Wolves.

Newton-Conover moves to 10-1 overall and 4-0 in Southern District 7 games this season.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's sports scores

September 16, 2014

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

Volleyball
Bandys at Lincolnton, no report
Bunker Hill 3, East Lincoln 1
Maiden 3, West Caldwell 0
Newton-Conover 3, West Lincoln 0

Boys soccer
Newton-Conover 2, Lincolnton 1

Girls tennis
East Lincoln 5, Bunker Hill 0 (rain-shortened)
Lincolnton 7, Bandys 2

Red Devils move up to eighth in latest AP poll

September 16, 2014

Newton-Conover has moved up one spot in the third Associated Press poll of the season.

Coming off a 13-13 tie against Freedom, the Red Devils rose from No. 9 to No. 8 in the poll, earning a total of 52 votes.

Newton-Conover also received one first-place vote for the second-straight week in the poll.

Boyles, Ramirez win titles; Saint, Hickory top teams

September 15, 2014

History was made at Murray’s Mill on Monday during the 10th Annual Catawba County Cross-Country Championships.

Maiden’s Corbin Boyles won his fourth-straight individual title, while St. Stephens’ freshman Ashley Ramirez impressed with a win in the girls title race.

The honors continue to roll in for the Newton-Conover boys soccer program. Fresh off their 2-0 win...
Fighting back from a first-half deficit against Lincoln Charter, the Newton-Conover girls...
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