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BREAKING: Rain causing football schedule changes

October 3, 2014

A day after the status of the Newton-Conover/Maiden football game was left in limbo, both schools have agreed to move tonight's contest to Saturday at 7 p.m.

The tailgate before the rivalry game is also moved from Friday to 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

The O-N-E has been in contact with the remaining athletic directors in Catawba County, and no other schedule changes have been made at this time.

Newton-Conover, Maiden rivalry features bloodlines

October 2, 2014

They say blood is thicker than water.

That theory will be tested tonight when Newton-Conover hosts rival Maiden in the two team’s annual rivalry game at Gurley Stadium.

Tonight’s battle between the Red Devils and Blue Devils will be about bragging rights for not only both football teams, but for families, as well.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's sports scores

October 2, 2014

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

Volleyball
Bandys 3, West Lincoln 1
Bunker Hill 3, West Caldwell 0
Maiden 3, Lincolnton 0
Newton-Conover 3, East Lincoln 0

Girls tennis
Newton-Conover 9, East Lincoln 0
West Caldwell 5, Bunker Hill 2

BREAKING: Weather shakes up football schedule

October 2, 2014

Impending rainy weather on Friday has moved the annual rivalry game between Newton-Conover and Maiden at Gurley Stadium.

A decision has not been officially made on the game time, but Newton-Conover Athletic Director Angelo Palozzi said at approximately 12:30 p.m. that the game would take place either Saturday or Monday between the Red Devils and Blue Devils.

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

October 1, 2014

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

Wednesday's scoreboard
Northview 18, Mill Creek 6
Grandview 22, River Bend 6
H.M. Arndt 18, Maiden 6
N-CMS 20, Jacobs Fork 8

PREP SOCCER: Red Devils blank Mustangs

October 1, 2014

Behind a goal each from Douglas Palma and Aldayr “Hyper” Ozuna, the Newton-Conover boys soccer team shut out East Lincoln, 2-0, on Wednesday in Denver.

The Red Devils, who are ranked No. 2 in the latest 2A boys soccer poll, improve to 14-1 overall and 8-0 in conference matches this season.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's sports scores

October 1, 2014

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

Volleyball
Fred T. Foard 3, Patton 0
Hickory 3, St. Stephens 0

Boys soccer
Bandys 7, West Lincoln 0
Fred T. Foard 5, Patton 2
Hickory 4, St. Stephens 3
Lincolnton 3, Maiden 0
Newton-Conover 2, East Lincoln 0

Girls tennis
Hickory 9, St. Stephens 0

N-C defeats Maiden in three sets to tie standings

September 30, 2014

Left with a bitter taste in their mouths from a 3-2 loss Sept. 4 against Maiden, the Newton-Conover volleyball team enacted some revenge on Tuesday night.

The Lady Red Devils never skipped a beat en route to a three-set victory against the Lady Blue Devils.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's sports scores

September 30, 2014

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

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

Boys soccer
East Lincoln 5, Bandys (from Monday)
Newton-Conover 4, Maiden 1
West Lincoln 1, Bunker Hill 0

Girls tennis
Bandys at East Lincoln, no report

Red Devils break tie for sixth in latest AP poll

September 30, 2014

The Newton-Conover football team broke a tie for sixth place in the latest Associated Press prep football poll, which was released on Tuesday.

The Red Devils are now in sole possession of No. 6 in the 2A poll after breaking a tie with Franklin, who was one vote behind N-CHS. Newton-Conover once again received one first-place vote in the poll.

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