Skip to main content

Syndicate contentLocal Sports

Maiden’s Taylor, Vick share special bond on, off field

September 25, 2013

Maiden football players Ricky Taylor and T.J. Vick share more than just the football field.

The duo of Blue Devil running backs have built a brotherhood that is translating to success on and off the field.

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

PREP NOTEBOOK: A look at Thursday's scoreboard

September 25, 2013

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

Boys soccer
Bandys 3, Maiden 2
Lincolnton 1, Bunker Hill 0
St. Stephens 3, Hibriten 1
West Caldwell 1, Newton-Conover 0
Watauga 1, Fred T. Foard 0

Prep volleyball
Hickory 3, Freedom 0
St. Stephens 3, Hibriten 0
Watauga 3, Fred T. Foard 1

Girls tennis

M.S. FOOTBALL ROUND UP: Red Devils top Knights

September 25, 2013

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

Wednesday's scores
Grandview 14, Maiden 0
Jacobs Fork 28, River Bend 0
Newton-Conover 38, Mill Creek 0
Northview 12, Arndt 0

Richards wins 500th, Red Devils move into first place

September 24, 2013

The 500th win in the coaching career of Linda Richards may be one of her most important.

The Newton-Conover volleyball team rallied in a fifth-set tiebreaker to come away with a 3-2 victory against Bunker Hill on Tuesday.

Reynolds steps down as Lady Trojans head coach

September 24, 2013

The Bandys volleyball team entered Tuesday's game against West Caldwell with a new head coach.

Hannah Reynolds, who has coached the Lady Trojans in each of the past two seasons, was not with the team on Tuesday.

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

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's sports scoreboard

September 24, 2013

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

Prep tennis
Bandys 9, West Caldwell 0
Maiden 7, East Lincoln 2
Newton-Conover 9, Bunker Hill 0

Prep volleyball
Bandys 3, West Caldwell 0
Maiden 3, East Lincoln 0
Newton-Conover 3, Bunker Hill 2

Wepner scores four goals, Red Devils beat Bears

September 23, 2013

NEWTON — Newton-Conover's Franklin Wepner entered Monday's SD-7 soccer game against Bunker Hill with a sick feeling in his stomach.

He left it with an appetite for scoring.

Wepner netted four goals against the Bears, including two in each half, to help the Red Devils earn a 4-2 conference victory at Gurley Stadium.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Monday's prep scoreboard

September 23, 2013

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

Prep tennis
Fred T. Foard 6, Freedom 3
Maiden 8, Bunker Hill 1
Watauga 8, St. Stephens 1

Prep volleyball
Fred T. Foard 3, Freedom 0
Hickory 3, Patton 0
Kings Mountain 3, Fred T. Foard 2 (on Saturday)
St. Stephens 3, Watauga 0

Prep soccer

Blue Devils force three Spartan turnovers in victory

September 20, 2013

The Maiden defense forced three South Caldwell turnovers in a 38-14 victory against the Spartans in Lenoir on Friday.

Maiden improves to 4-0 on the season, while South Caldwell falls to 2-2 overall.

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

Cougars QB scores three TDs; Indians fall to 0-4

September 20, 2013

Behind the play of quarterback Landon Hammer, the Alexander Central football team made it two wins in as many weeks against Catawba County squads.

Hammer scored three touchdowns to lead the Cougars past its former conference mate St. Stephens, 49-14, in Taylorsville.

The Indians fall to 0-4 overall on the season.

After spending nearly a week in Oklahoma, the Catawba Valley Community College baseball team's run...
Below is a look at Friday's American Legion Baseball scores involving teams from Catawba County:...
Below is a look at Tuesday's American Legion baseball scores involving teams from Catawba County:...