Sports

Nov. 09, 2013 @ 12:17 AM

Spartans fall in closing minute

The Spartans’ Senior Night ended in heartbreaking fashion as South Caldwell fell to conference rivals, the Watauga Pioneers 22-21 on a last minute, two-point conversion.


Nov. 09, 2013 @ 12:07 AM

Panthers' defense comes up big

The Hibriten defense came up with two big stops at the conclusion of the fourth quarter to hang on for a 35-33 victory over Hickory on Friday in Lenoir.


Nov. 05, 2013 @ 02:40 PM

Defense leads Panthers to fourth straight victory

The Carolina defense forced four turnovers, including a pick-six off of Matt Ryan by Drayton Florence to lead the Panthers to their fourth consecutive win with a 34-10 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.


Nov. 02, 2013 @ 08:15 AM

South runs past Foard in shutout victory

The South Caldwell Spartans shut out the Tigers of Fred T. Foard in a controlling 36-0 victory at Foard Friday night.


Nov. 02, 2013 @ 08:12 AM

Hibriten hangs on for sloppy win

Despite 10 fumbles — four of which were lost, including three on consecutive second-half possessions — and despite losing the turnover battle by a 5-0 margin, the Hibriten football team bounced back from its only loss of the season to defeat visiting Patton 21-13 on Friday in a Northwestern 3A/4A Conference contest at Jeff Storie Memorial Stadium.


Nov. 02, 2013 @ 08:10 AM

Lincolnton handles West

The West Caldwell Warriors fell behind 21-0 early in the game and could not recover, resulting in a 48-21 loss to Lincolnton on Friday in Gamewell.


Oct. 26, 2013 @ 09:46 AM

Panthers fall short at Freedom

Friday night football featured the top two teams in the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference as the Hibriten Panthers traveled to Morganton to take on the Freedom Patriots.


Oct. 26, 2013 @ 09:43 AM

Warriors struggle at East Lincoln

The East Lincoln Mustangs stampeded over the West Caldwell Warriors in a 68-7 rout in a game that the Mustangs controlled from the very start.


Oct. 26, 2013 @ 09:40 AM

South routs St. Stephens

As South Caldwell High celebrated its homecoming, the Spartans put points on the scoreboard early and often, before cruising to a 44-0 victory over the Indians of St. Stephens.


Oct. 24, 2013 @ 06:30 AM

West knocks off Lincolnton

The West Caldwell Warriors concluded their regular season with a 5-0 victory over Lincolnton to claim a share of the Southern District 7 2A Athletic Conference on Wednesday in Gamewell.


Oct. 22, 2013 @ 03:07 PM

Panthers defeat St. Louis to get back to .500

The Carolina Panthers are back to .500 following an impressive 30-15 victory over the visiting St. Louis Rams on Sunday in Charlotte.


Oct. 19, 2013 @ 06:34 AM

West goes off, but Warriors fall

Dylan West broke out in the second half, but not before West Lincoln had already broken it open.


Oct. 19, 2013 @ 06:31 AM

Panthers survive Watauga on road

Hibriten traveled to a chilly Boone to take on the Watauga Pioneers at Jack Groce Stadium. The game became a thriller as the Panthers were on the winning end of a 45-44 game.


Oct. 19, 2013 @ 06:28 AM

Freedom stymies South

The South Caldwell offense could never manage to find its rhythm, resulting in just six points and a 30-6 loss to Freedom on Friday night in Morganton.


Oct. 12, 2013 @ 09:23 AM

South upends Hickory in final seconds

South Caldwell snapped its four-game losing streak at Hickory Friday night, digging deep to secure the come-from-behind win, finishing with a 31-yard field goal by Nick Mathews with just six seconds left in the game, to put South up 37-35 as the clock ran out.


Oct. 12, 2013 @ 09:19 AM

West falters against Maiden

The West Caldwell Warriors could not recover from an early deficit, resulting in a 46-26 loss to Maiden on Friday in Gamewell.


Oct. 12, 2013 @ 09:17 AM

Panthers cruise past Foard

On a night when Hibriten High celebrated its homecoming, the Panthers put points on the scoreboard early and at blinding speed, then cruised to a 49-7 victory over the visiting Fred T. Foard.


Oct. 10, 2013 @ 02:21 PM

Warriors race past Maiden

The West Caldwell scored five goals within the first 12 minutes of its match en route to a 9-0 victory over Maiden on Wednesday in Gamewell.


Oct. 05, 2013 @ 09:32 AM

Spartans drop fourth straight

South Caldwell fought to the last seconds of the game in an emotional 19-14 defeat Friday night at home against Patton. The Spartans have now lost their last four games.


Oct. 05, 2013 @ 09:29 AM

Warriors' rally falls short

The West Caldwell Warriors saw a late rally fall short as Bandys hung on for a 28-25 victory on Friday in Gamewell.


Oct. 05, 2013 @ 09:25 AM

Panthers dominate St. Stephens

The Hibriten Panthers traveled to Hickory to take on the St. Stephens Indians on Homecoming Night and returned home with a 47-14 victory. The Panthers are now 6-0 and 2-0 in the NW 3A/4A conference. St. Stephens falls to 0-6 overall, 0-2 in the conference.


Sep. 28, 2013 @ 08:29 AM

Red Devils tame Warriors

Coming strong off a win and a bye week, the West Caldwell Warriors were stopped in their tracks Friday night at Newton-Conover, losing to the Red Devils 47-7.


Sep. 28, 2013 @ 08:26 AM

Hibriten wins county title

The Hibriten Panthers rushed for more than 500 yards to defeat South Caldwell 48-26 and win the Caldwell County championship on Friday in Lenoir.


Sep. 24, 2013 @ 03:45 PM

Panthers shock South

The Hibriten volleyball team defeated South Caldwell for the first time in more than four years in a five-set thriller on Monday in Sawmills.


Sep. 24, 2013 @ 03:43 PM

Newton, Panthers cruise past Giants

The Carolina Panthers picked up their first win of the young season with a with a 38-0 shutout over Eli Manning and the visiting New York Giants on Sunday in Charlotte.