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Red Devils lead All-State boys soccer selections

November 20, 2014

The honors continue to roll in for the Newton-Conover boys soccer program.

Fresh off their 2-0 win in the 2A state championship game last Saturday in Raleigh against First Flight, four members of the Red Devils were named to the All-State team by the North Carolina Soccer Coaches Association (NCSCA).

Despite buzzer-beater, Lady Red Devils fall in opener

November 19, 2014

Fighting back from a first-half deficit against Lincoln Charter, the Newton-Conover girls basketball team came within inches of potentially winning its opener against the Lady Eagles on Wednesday.

At the buzzer, the Lady Red Devils’ Jalyn Ramseur made a game-tying jumper, which was originally ruled a 3-pointer to send the game into overtime.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's sports scores

November 19, 2014

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

Prep wrestling
Fred T. Foard 57, West Iredell 15
Newton-Conover 80, Stuart Cramer 0
Newton-Conover 60, North Lincoln 12

Girls basketball
Lincoln Charter 46, Newton-Conover 45

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's sports scoreboard

November 18, 2014

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

Boys basketball
Fred T. Foard 60, West Lincoln 32
North Lincoln 74, Bandys 25

Girls basketball
Bandys 81, North Lincoln 14
West Lincoln 35, Fred T. Foard 28

Wrestling
St. Stephens 72, Draughn 9
St. Stephens 48, West Caldwell 27

Red Devils shut out Nighthawks for second state title

November 17, 2014

Twenty-seven games. Eighteen shutouts. Twelve seniors. One state title.

Newton-Conover capped a 26-1 championship season on Saturday with a 2-0 victory against previously unbeaten First Flight at the Dail Soccer Complex on the campus of N.C. State University.

The state championship is the second for the Red Devils’ boy soccer program in seven seasons.

Foard falls in first 3A boys soccer final to Crusaders

November 15, 2014

Cardinal Gibbons used its previous state championship experience to knock off Fred T. Foard on Saturday in the 3A boys soccer final at the Dail Soccer Complex.

Behind the play of championship game MVP Cooper Deplantis, the Crusaders cruised to a 5-0 victory against the Tigers.

Bears complete unbeaten regular season in football

November 15, 2014

The Lenoir-Rhyne football team completed its first unbeaten regular season since 1962 on Saturday with a 27-21 victory against Catawba at Moretz Stadium.

It's only the fourth time in school history that the Bears have finished the regular season undefeated (1956, 1960 and 1962) and the first time they've finished 11-0 in the regular season.

Wolves eliminate Red Devils from 2AA playoffs

November 14, 2014

Darian Roseboro finished where he left off against Newton-Conover in Lincolnton’s home playoff game against the Red Devils.

After rushing for four touchdowns earlier this season in a 51-8 road victory against Newton-Conover, Roseboro added four more touchdowns in a 48-14 2AA playoff win on Friday in Lincolnton.

Roseboro now has 20 touchdowns in his past four contests.

Trojans' season ends at the hands of Hilltoppers

November 14, 2014

In a close contest, it was a back up quarterback for R-S Central who proved to be the spoiler for Bandys in its playoff opener at Garry Butler Memorial Stadium on Friday.

After quarterback Tyrese Tate was hurt on a late run, back up Trey Clark entered the game, throwing a 59-yard pass on the next play and scored on 1-yard run to help lift the Hilltoppers to a 29-26 victory over the Trojans.

PREP FOOTBALL: Friday's first-round playoff scores

November 14, 2014

Below is a look at Friday's first-round prep football playoff scores involving Catawba County teams:

Nov. 14 scores
Ashe County 34, Maiden 27 (Blue Devils end season 5-7)
Lincolnton 48, Newton-Conover 14 (Red Devils end season 7-4-1)
R-S Central 29, Bandys 26 (Trojans end season 8-4)
South Point 28, Fred T. Foard 12 (Tigers end season 6-6)

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