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Archive - Dec 2012

December 27th

AP Source: QB Newton fined for abusive conduct

December 28, 2012

A person familiar with the penalty says the NFL has fined Panthers quarterback Cam Newton $21,000 for abusive conduct toward a game official.

The person spoke to The Associated Press on Thursday on condition of anonymity because the league hasn't announced the fine.

Wade suspended game for action against Sessions

December 28, 2012

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade was suspended one game without pay by the NBA on Thursday for flailing his leg and making contact with the groin of Charlotte Bobcats' Ramon Sessions.

Catawba’s history retold

December 27, 2012

Jan Brown would be considered a Catawba County transplant to some people. Brown is originally from Florida, but you wouldn’t know it by the stories she can tell about the little town of Catawba, where she resides now. Those many stories are what started Brown’s books, “Heartbeat of Catawba” Vol. 1 and Vol. 2.

December 26th

Tigers rallying behind teammate's tragedy

December 27, 2012

When one of its teammates had to overcome personal tragedy, the Fred T. Foard boys basketball team bonded together to help out a friend.

The Tigers are off to an 8-1 start to their season and enter today's
Catawba Valley Classic basketball tournament ranked as the top boys seed.

Bobcats burned by Heat, drop 16th in a row

December 27, 2012

The defending NBA champions entered the Queen City on Wednesday, and walked out with their win streak intact.

Despite the best efforts from a hobbled Charlotte squad, the Miami Heat pulled away late on their way to a 105-92 victory against the Bobcats in a match up of teams in the NBA's Southeast Division.

December 24th

People's Bank tournament turning 10 years old

December 24, 2012

A holiday tradition continues Thursday at Lincolnton High School.

The People’s Bank Holiday Clash basketball tournament celebrates its 10th anniversary event this year. The Wolves are the host school for next week’s tournament.

Panthers drop Raiders for third-straight win

December 24, 2012

Christmas came two days early for the Carolina Panthers in their final home game on Sunday.

Behind solid play from their defense, the Panthers won their third-straight game, knocking off the Oakland Raiders, 17-6, at Bank of America Stadium.

December 23rd

Panthers QB Newton looks to stay hot vs. Raiders

December 23, 2012

Cam Newton is on a torrid pace and the Carolina Panthers are headed toward another strong finish they hope will save coach Ron Rivera's job.

The second-year QB is in the best stretch of his young NFL career with 13 combined touchdowns and no interceptions in the past five games.

December 23rd

Bobcats lose 15th straight, fall to Nuggets

December 23, 2012

The Denver Nuggets' inside game was at its best on Saturday night.

Kosta Koufos scored a season-high 16 points, and Kenneth Faried and Andre Iguodala added 15 points apiece as the Nuggets beat Charlotte 110-88 and sent the Bobcats to their 15th consecutive loss.

No. 4 Duke women beat USC 75-60 to stay undefeated

December 22, 2012

The postseason is still three months away, yet No. 4 Duke got a taste of the physical style of play and quick turnarounds that it can expect come tournament time in March.

Chelsea Gray led five players in double figures with 18 points and the Blue Devils remained undefeated with a 75-60 victory over Southern California in the Women of Troy Classic on Saturday.

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