Catawba native Bobby Lutz is a finalist for the head men's basketball coaching job at College of Charleston, according to multiple sources.
Lutz, a former UNC Charlotte head basketball coach and current N.C. State associate head basketball coach, interviewed for the Cougar's coaching vacancy on Saturday.
Todd Starkey is leaving the Lenoir-Rhyne womenâ€™s basketball program to take an assistant coaching position at Indiana University, as first reported by The Observer News Enterprise on Saturday.
Starkey accepted a position Thursday on the staff of first-year Indiana head coach Teri Moren, who was hired by the Hoosiers on Aug.9.
After five seasons, Ryan Succop's career as a Kansas City Chief is over.
The Chiefs cut the veteran NFL kicker and former Hickory High standout on Saturday as part of reducing the team's roster to the NFL mandatory 53 players.
The Carolina Panthers reduced their roster to the NFL mandatory 53 players by 4 p.m. on Saturday.
A total of 21 players were either waived or released on Saturday by the Panthers. Among the notable releases were safety Robert Lester, guard Chris Scott and wide receiver Tavarres King.
Facing 4th and 9 on its opening drive, the Newton-Conover football team capitalized on a special teams miscue by Lexington.
Realizing wide receiver Josh Ramseur was uncovered, N-C quarterback Cameron Stanley completed a 46-yard pass to the 6-4 wideout.
For Lexington, it was all downhill from there.
After more than 1,000 yards of offense and 16 total touchdowns, the St. Stephens Indians came away victorious Friday against Bunker Hill.
After scoring with 31 seconds left, the Indians stopped a two-point conversion with no time remaining to win 57-55 in Claremont.
Below is a look at Friday's prep football scores from Catawba County and across the state:
Catawba County prep football scores
Bandys 28, Fred T. Foard 21
Maiden 35, West Iredell 21
Newton-Conover 39, Lexington 0
St. Stephens 57, Bunker Hill 55
South Iredell 34, Hickory 27
Alleghany County 26, Grayson County, Va. 23
Charles Victor Landis, 69 of Hickory passed away Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 at Catawba Regional Medical Center. A private burial will be held in Caro, Michigan at a later date.
A western Lincoln County woman who was last seen on May 26, 2014 remains missing after three months.
Toasha Nicole Rice, 27, was last seen getting into a black four door sedan with a white female driver at a friendâ€™s home on Eaker Road and driving away. No one has seen her since.
Makenzie Patton, a first-grade student at North Newton Elementary School, listens anxiously to classmate Cooper Murray as he tells her a joke during lunch on Thursday. Newton-Conover schools are wrapping up their first week back to class after summer vacation.