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Red Devils will open at home against new foe Highland Tech

July 9, 2015 by Hickory Daily Record

NEWTON, N.C.Newton-Conover High announced Thursday it has entered into a two-year contract that starts this year to play Highland School of Technology in football. The teams will play Aug. 21, the first playing date of the year, at Newton-Conover ...

HIGH SCHOOLS: After game cancelled, NC seeks an 11th football foe

July 6, 2015 by Hickory Daily Record

Hickory Daily RecordNewton-Conover High is looking for a varsity football opponent to replace Southlake Christian on its 2015 schedule. Red Devils head coach Matt Beam -- shown talking with quarterback Cameron Stanley in a game last season -- said Monday he'll need a ...

One Year Ago: Beloved educator Maggie Daniels found slain

June 28, 2015 by Hickory Daily Record

Hickory Daily RecordDiscovery High School Principal John Robinson, holds a collection of photos from the first Run for Maggie race in memory of slain school counselor Maggie Daniels. Robinson discusses the numerous projects that are forthcoming over the next school year ...

Newton-Conover hires alumni Wilkinson to lead boys hoops

May 29, 2015 by USA TODAY High School Sports

USA TODAY High School SportsNEWTON, N.C. — Longtime Newton-Conover boys basketball fans will see a familiar face on the sideline next season, as former Red Devils player Matt Wilkinson was hired to be the school's new head coach. Wilkinson has spent the last 15 years coaching at ...

BREAKING NEWS: NC hires Bears' Wilkinson as head basketball coach

May 19, 2015 by Hickory Daily Record

Hickory Daily RecordNewton-Conover High's boys defeated Bunker Hill three times last basketball season, by 23 points, 14 points and 10 points. The next time the Southern District 7 Athletic 2A rivals meet, which will be next season, Matt Wilkinson will be coaching the Red ...

Newton-Conover community mourns Kevin Campbell

May 15, 2015 by Hickory Daily Record

Hickory Daily RecordHis hands won't wave in the air as he – to the delight of his teachers – struts down the halls of his beloved Newton-Conover High School to a tune of his own making. His hands won't console, won't teach, won't illustrate another of his many jokes.

STATE WRESTLING: Red Devils lead the way in Greensboro

February 21, 2015 by Hickory Daily Record

Hickory Daily Record... N.C. – A dozen area wrestlers had won twice on Friday – staying in the winner's bracket in a chase for state individual high school titles – as the tournament headed toward its late second-round matches. Four of those were from Newton-Conover in 2A ...

FHS soccer ends historic season, sets sights on 2015

November 20, 2014 by Macon County News (blog)

Macon County News (blog)FHS soccer team 2014 Last Tuesday night, Franklin High School's varsity soccer team saw it's season come to a conclusion when they travelled east to Newton, NC to take on the Newton-Conover Red Devils in the semi-finals of the state playoffs. They ...

Newton-Conover takes 2-A soccer crown over First Flight

November 15, 2014 by HighSchoolOT

HighSchoolOTThe Red Devils shut out the First Flight Nightcrawlers at the Dail Soccer Field on the campus of NC State University and scored a goal in each half to secure their second-ever N.C. High School Athletic Association state title. Boys Soccer: First Flight vs.

Big week in sports with football and soccer

November 14, 2014 by Macon County News (blog)

Macon County News (blog)Franklin High School varsity soccer team closed out its historical season on Tuesday night when they travelled to Newton, N.C., to take on the Newton Conover Red Devils in the fourth round of the state playoffs, the match that would determine whether ...

Prep football: Strong run game pushes NC past Maiden

October 4, 2014 by Hickory Daily Record

Hickory Daily RecordNEWTON, N.C. — Entering Saturday's game versus Maiden, the focus for Newton-Conover High opponents has been stopping the Red Devils' passing attack. Maiden did just that Saturday. It was Newton-Conover's rushing attack the Blue Devils couldn't stop ...

Newton Kiwanis Club to host all-day meal

September 17, 2014 by Hickory Daily Record

“We in Newton Kiwanis are extremely proud of our club's history of supporting the youth of Newton-Conover and nearby Catawba County communities. We work through the schools to offer positive programs for both elementary and high school students ...

DA seeks death penalty in NC school counselor's death

August 28, 2014 by WXII The Triad

WXII The TriadOdom was indicted two weeks ago in the death of Newton-Conover teacher Margaret "Maggie" Daniels, whose body was found inside her Newton apartment on June 28. Odom, who was arrested on Aug. 2 in Winston-Salem, is charged with first-degree ...

Killer sexually assaulted, kidnapped, then strangled North Carolina high ...

August 19, 2014 by New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsThe man accused of murdering a popular high school guidance counselor first kidnapped and sexually abused the 31-year-old before strangling her to death, according to an indictment unveiled Monday. Sharman Howard Odom, 34, has been in custody ...

Selfies link suspected killer to death of North Carolina high school counselor ...

August 5, 2014 by New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsAn Ohio native, Daniels was a popular basketball coach at Newton-Conover High School. She was voted teacher of the year in 2011 before moving into a counseling position at Discovery High School. The woman often left the front door of her apartment open ...

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