Newton-Conover High Sports

  • HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Red Devils’ Durham signs with Surry Community College - HobbsDailyReport.com
  • SOUTH FORK 2A: Wilfong runs for 100 again as N-C topples Lincolnton - HobbsDailyReport.com LINCOLNTON – Running back Allen Wilfong scored twice and ran for more than 100 yards for the fourth straight game on Friday night, leading Newton-Conover High to a 34-7 win at Lincolnton to open conference play. The Red Devils (3-2, 1-0 South Fork 2A) won over the Wolves on the road for the first time since 2003 when Wilfong ...
  • HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Wilfong-led Red Devils crunch East Burke - HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – Allen Wilfong ran for more than 170 yards and four touchdowns on Friday night, helping Newton-Conover High rebound sharply from its first loss of the football season and crunch East Burke 41-14. Playing their second game of the season at Gurley Stadium, the Red Devils (2-1) spurted to a 20-point lead by halftime. Wilfong – a 5-foot-11, ...
  • HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Newton-Conover pounds Bunker Hill, wins Pack’s debut game - HobbsDailyReport.com CLAREMONT – Newton-Conover High stung Bunker Hill again on Friday night in a debut game for both head football coaches in a Catawba County rivalry game. The Red Devils scored early and often, opening a 49-point by halftime, to hand new head coach Steven Pack a victory in his debut and deal Patrick Clark a loss in his debut ...
  • SOUTH FORK 2A FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Newton-Conover Red Devils - By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON-CONOVER RED DEVILS Conference: South Fork 2A. Head coach: Steven Pack (2-9, 1 year; first year at Newton-Conover). Last season’s records: 9-3 overall; 6-1 South Fork 2A, second place Last season’s results: Bunker Hill, W 51-0; at Hickory, W 45-26; at E. Burke, W 44-6; at Hibriten, L 17-18; LINCOLNTON, W 35-14; at BANDYS, W 55-7; ...
  • HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Pack excited about returning to Newton-Conover - By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – Steven Pack is ready to have an immediate impact in his new job as head football coach at Newton-Conover High. “I am honored to be given the opportunity to lead the young men and coaching staff of Newton-Conover onto the field on Friday nights,” Pack said in a press release from the Newton-Conover City ...
  • BREAKING NEWS: Red Devils pick North Lincoln’s Pack as next head football coach - By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – Steven Pack, head football coach last season at North Lincoln High, is the next head football coach at Newton-Conover. A teaching contract for Pack — whose previous coaching experience includes working as an assistant to Matt Beam at Newton-Conover and before that at Burns – was approved by the Newton-Conover City Schools Board of ...
  • NEWTON-CONOVER FOOTBALL: Report says head-coaching job opened May 5 - HobbsDailyReport.com Editor’s note: An update on the process as Newton-Conover High moves toward naming a head football coach to replace Matt Beam, who resigned May 2. When Beam resigned, school officials said assistant coach Darren Ponder would become interim head coach. Three days later, Ponder decided he would not move into that role, reporting on Thursday by Newton Observer News ...
  • HIGH SCHOOLS: N-C head football job open, candidates interviewed - By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – Newton-Conover High’s search for a new head football coach has restarted after Darren Ponder, the interim head coach named on May 2, decided he won’t fill that role. Multiple sources told HobbsDailyReport.com a committee conducted interviews on Wednesday, as the school looks to replace Matt Beam, who resigned May 2 after four seasons as ...
  • HIGH SCHOOL BOYS TENNIS: Red Devils’ Reid repeats as state 2A singles champion - HobbsDailyReport.com Brann Reid of Newton-Conover High repeated as the state’s 2A boys’ singles champion on Saturday in Cary. Reid won an opportunity for a back-to-back singles title by ousting Seth Worley of Lexington 6-2, 6-1 in a semifinal. Pitted against a North Carolina Science and Math player for the singles title again, Reid won it by beating Josh Abrams 6-2, ...
  • HIGH SCHOOL SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Beam resigns at N-C, will open business in Lincolnton - HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – Matt Beam has resigned after four seasons as head football coach at Newton-Conover High. Beam came to Newton-Conover from Burns in 2013 — replacing Brint Russell — and coached the Red Devils to records of 7-4-1, 6-6, 6-5 and 9-3 and into the state playoffs in 2014, 2015 and last season. Assistant coach Darren Ponder, the Red ...