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Spartans use second half to surge past Tigers

October 31, 2014

Despite trailing 14-13 at halftime, the Fred T. Foard football team was outscored 19-7 in the second half of a 33-21 road loss to rival South Caldwell in Lenoir.

Matt Williams led Foard (5-5, 3-3) with three touchdowns, including two touchdown passes of 20 and 3 yards to wide receiver Ryan Campbell.

PREP FOOTBALL: Friday's football scores

October 31, 2014

Below is a look at tonight's prep football scores in Catawba County and across the state of North Carolina:

Oct. 31 scores
Bandys 42, West Lincoln 39
East Lincoln at Maiden, ppd. to Monday
Freedom 48, St. Stephens 6
Newton-Conover 31, Bunker Hill 6
South Caldwell 33, Fred T. Foard 21
Watauga 48, Hickory 13

Statewide scoreboard (from Associated Press)

Saints top Panthers, take over NFC South lead

October 31, 2014

In a game that could go a long ways in determining this year's NFC South champion, New Orleans dominated Carolina on Thursday night.

Capitalizing on a second quarter fumble by Cam Newton near the goal line, the Saints took control and never looked back, winning 28-10 at Bank of America Stadium.

Johnson, Williams fill in the gaps to Foard’s success

October 30, 2014

Since a successful 2008 season, the Fred T. Foard football program has struggled.

With three head coaches and eight wins during the next five seasons, the Tigers fought to rekindle their previous success.

That was until this season.

GAME OF THE WEEK: Searching for answers

October 30, 2014

Both riding losing streaks, the Newton-Conover football team travels to Claremont tonight to take on Catawba County rival Bunker Hill.

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.

JV FOOTBALL: Thursday's county scores

October 30, 2014

Below is a look at Thursday's junior varsity football scores involving Catawba County teams:

Oct. 30 scores
Bunker Hill 53, Newton-Conover 12
Maiden 14, East Lincoln 0
St. Stephens 33, Freedom 18
South Caldwell 48, Fred T. Foard 7
Watauga 42, Hickory 20
West Lincoln 38, Bandys 6

PREP SOCCER: Saturday's playoff schedule

October 30, 2014

Below is a look at Saturday’s 2A and 3A boys soccer playoff games involving Catawba County teams:

2A playoffs
Lexington (8-11-5) at Newton-Conover (21-1), 6 p.m. (at Bunker Hill)

3A playoffs
Asheville (12-7-2) at Fred T. Foard (18-5-2), 7 p.m.
Hickory (15-6-1) at Weddington (19-1-1), 6 p.m.

BREAKING: Bumgarner named World Series MVP

October 29, 2014

Madison Bumgarner is the 2014 World Series MVP.

The 25-year-old left-handed pitcher led the San Francisco Giants to a 4-3 series victory against the Kansas City Royals.

Led by Bumgarner's five-inning relief effort, San Francisco defeated Kansas City 3-2 on the road in Game 4 of the World Series.

With the victory, the Hickory native wins his third World Series.

PREP SOCCER: Wednesday's playoff scores

October 29, 2014

Below is a look at Wednesday's boys soccer playoff scores involving Catawba County teams:

2A brackets
Trinity 3, Bandys 1 (Trojans end season 9-11-1)
Newton-Conover 8, Madison 0 (from Tuesday)

3A brackets
Fred T. Foard 10, Kings Mountain 1 (final/mercy rule)
A.C. Reynolds 5, St. Stephens 1 (Indians end season 10-11)
Hickory 4, Concord 2 (from Tuesday)

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

October 29, 2014

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

Oct. 28-29 scores
Newton-Conover 40, River Bend 12
(N-CMS clinches conference title)
Mill Creek 12, Maiden 6
Arndt 22, Jacobs Fork 8
Northview 26, Grandview 20

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