Game notes for Newberry County football

October 9, 2013

Abbeville at Newberry

• Newberry leads 5-3-1 in the series since 1941.

• Newberry head coach Phil Strickland is 6-4 against Abbeville as he met them all but two years from 1992-2002 while he was at Batesburg-Leesville.

• The last time Abbeville came to Newberry was the 1968 homecoming game.

• Newberry defeated Saluda, Clinton and Abbeville in the 1968 regular season. The Bulldogs also defeated all three in the 2005 season but the Panthers’ victory came in the playoffs.

• The last time Newberry had 6-1 starts in two out of three seasons was 2001-2002.

Saluda at Mid-Carolina

• Mid-Carolina leads the series 22-20 since 1959.

• Have met every year as regional opponents since 1978.

• Mid-Carolina has never picked up its first win of the season against Saluda.

• Mid-Carolina picked up its first win of the season during week seven of the 1960 season.

• Saluda last won at Mid-Carolina in 2005.

Calhoun Falls Charter at Whitmire

• Calhoun Falls leads the series 3-0 since 2010.

— Compiled by Wilson Senn for The Observer