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BREAKING: Danny Anderson hired to lead Maiden

March 19, 2015

Maiden High School sent shockwaves through the high school basketball scene on Thursday with the hiring of Danny Anderson

On the same day former boys basketball coach Pat Kahny resigned, the Blue Devils hired Anderson, a longtime head coach at West Caldwell, to assume the vacated position.

Maiden High School released a statement regarding Anderson’s hire on Thursday.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's sports scores

March 18, 2015

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

Softball
Mooresville 9, Bandys 4

Girls soccer
Bandys 4, Maiden 0
East Lincoln 2, Bunker Hill 1 (2 OTs; from Tuesday)

Boys tennis
Fred T. Foard 7, Challenger 2 (from Tuesday)
Maiden 5, Bandys 4
Newton-Conover 9, East Lincoln 0

College baseball

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's sports scoreboard

March 17, 2015

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

Baseball
Maiden 2, West Caldwell 0
West Lincoln 11, Newton-Conover 4

Softball
Bunker Hill 8, East Lincoln 5
Fred T. Foard 11, Hibriten 1
St. Stephens 18, Patton 6 (five innings)

Girls soccer
Bandys 2, Lincolnton 0
Hibriten 1, Fred T. Foard 0

PREP NOTEBOOK: Monday's spring sports scores

March 16, 2015

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

Softball
Bunker Hill 7, West Lincoln 5

Boys tennis
Shelby 7, Newton-Conover 2

Track & field (SD-7 at Maiden)

Boys scores: 1. West Caldwell 151.5, 2. Maiden 84.5, 3. Newton-Conover 80, 4. West Lincoln 55, 5. Challenger 12

BREAKING: Tharpe resigns as Red Devils head coach

March 13, 2015

After 11 seasons on the sidelines at Newton-Conover High School, Jonathan Tharpe decided to hang up his whistle.

Tharpe submitted his letter of resignation on Friday after four seasons of leading the Red Devil boys basketball program.

Area athletes try out at NASCAR combine at LR

March 12, 2015

Wanting to stay in athletics following a successful college football career, Lenoir-Rhyne’s Blake Baker stepped into Shuford Gymnasium on Thursday not knowing what to expect.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's prep sports scores

March 12, 2015

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

Baseball
Bandys 7, West Caldwell 6
Bunker Hill 7, West Iredell 3
Maiden 7, Newton-Conover 2

Softball
Bandys 5, West Caldwell 0
Fred T. Foard 15, Watauga 0
St. Stephens 11, Hibriten 10
West Wilkes 1, Bunker Hill 0

Boys tennis
Newton-Conover 6, St. Stephens 3

Former Foard standout paves a new path in Rugby

March 11, 2015

Growing up as a child, Cole Schanilec always wanted to carry the football.
With his larger frame, he never had the opportunity.

“That always bothered me,” Schanilec said. “Rugby has given me the chance to do it all — score, tackle and kick.”

Former Indian standout McLeod perseveres, leading Miligan Buffaloes to NAIA national tournament

March 10, 2015

Morgan McLeod’s basketball career was nearly over before it started.

Cut three times during his seventh- through ninth-grade years, McLeod contemplated his future in the sport.

Longtime Maiden golf pro C.B. Jones remembered

March 10, 2015

The Maiden and golf communities lost a dear friend last week.

Claybourne Brooks “C.B.” Jones, Jr. died this past Thursday at the age of 62 after a longtime battle with colon cancer.

A longtime golf pro at Glen Oaks Golf Club, Jones was laid to rest on Monday at Maiden City Cemetery.

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