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PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's sports scores

February 5, 2014

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

Boys basketball
Bandys 41, Maiden 39
East Lincoln 62, Newton-Conover 60
Hickory 69, St. Stephens 58

Girls basketball
Bandys 99, Maiden 36
Bunker Hill 47, Lincolnton 29
Hickory 59, St. Stephens 44
Newton-Conover 51, East Lincoln 32

Prep wrestling

Host Red Devils win SD-7 wrestling tournament

February 4, 2014

The Newton-Conover wrestling team defended home turf on Saturday at the Southern District 7 Athletic 2A tournament.

The host Red Devils won the event by tallying 224.5 total points to second-place West Caldwell’s 159 points

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

Tigers claim Northwestern 3A/4A wrestling title

February 3, 2014

The Fred T. Foard wrestling team claimed the Northwestern 3A/4A championship during Saturday’s conference match at Patton High School.

The Tigers tallied 243.5 points, which was better than St. Stephens’ 156 points.

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

Lady Trojans roll to their 17th win of the season

February 1, 2014

Nobody has been able to stop the Bandys girls basketball team this entire season.

After Friday, you can add Lincolnton to the list of unsuccessful challengers.

The Lady Trojans pulled ahead 35-7 after one quarter on their way to a 94-26 win against the Lady Wolves.

Bandys improves to 17-0 overall and 8-0 in conference games.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Friday's sports scores

February 1, 2014

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

Boys basketball
East Lincoln 66, Bunker Hill 55
Fred T. Foard 53, Hibriten 51
Lincolnton 59, Bandys 40
Newton-Conover 91, West Lincoln 54
Patton 77, St. Stephens 62
West Caldwell 59, Maiden 40

Girls basketball
Bunker Hill 48, East Lincoln 20
Bandys 94, Lincolnton 26

Red Devils top Blue Devils on wrestling mat

January 31, 2014

The Newton-Conover wrestling team didn’t slow down on Thursday against Maiden after nearly a week long layoff from being on the mat.

The Red Devils defeated the Blue Devils on the road, 62-6 — finishing the regular season unbeaten in Southern District 7 Athletic 2A matches.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's sports scores

January 30, 2014

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

Boys basketball
Bunker Hill 63, West Lincoln 45
Newton-Conover 73, Lincolnton 55
Fred T. Foard 72, Watauga 58

Girls basketball
Bunker Hill 46, West Lincoln 25
Foard at Watauga, no report
Newton-Conover 63, Lincolnton 45

Prep wrestling
Fred T. Foard 59, Watauga 12

Class act: Emotional Jarrett enters NASCAR Hall

January 29, 2014

Conover native. Newton-Conover High School graduate. And now, NASCAR Hall of Famer.

Dale Jarrett received one of auto racing’s most historic of honors Wednesday night during special ceremony in Charlotte.

Jarrett was one of five inductees into the NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2014, joining Maurice Petty, Edward “Fireball” Roberts, Jack Ingram and Tim Flock.

Former Trojan Sigmon chosen to SoCon second team

January 29, 2014

Former Bandys High School and current Western Carolina Catamount softball player Taylor Sigmon has been named to the Southern Conference preseason second team, at first base, as voted on by the league coaches.

Sigmon, a sophomore from Catawba, was the only Catamount freshman from the 2013 season to play in all 56 games.

Saint, Foard seniors commemorate college signings

January 29, 2014

A pair of Catawba County athletes signed to play college athletics earlier this week.

St. Stephens volleyball standout Katelyn Houser will play at Catawba Valley Community College this fall.

Fred T. Foard baseball player Carson Bryant also signed with the Bucs.

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