Archive - Mar 2013
In a four-way tie atop the conference standings entering Tuesdayâ€™s game, the Maiden girls softball team continued to keep pace.
Behind a pair of two-RBI hits from Ricki Kuhn and Hannah Callahan, the Lady Blue Devils knocked off Bunker Hill at home, 5-1.
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep scores from across Catawba County:
East Burke 2, Bandys 1
Fred T. Foard 21, Hickory 0 (five innings)
Maiden 5, Bunker Hill 1
St. Stephens 3, Watauga 0
Bandys 3, East Burke 0
Maiden 8, Bunker Hill 1
St. Stephens 5, Watauga 4
Hickory 2, Fred T. Foard 1
Below is an updated schedule, including time changes and cancellations, for Tuesday's prep sports action:
Bunker Hill at Maiden, starting at 4:30 p.m.
Watauga at St. Stephens, starting at 4:30 p.m.
Watauga at St. Stephens, starting at 5 p.m.
Newton-Conover at S. Iredell, ppd. to April 8
Appalachian State and Georgia Southern are taking their programs to the next level.
The two schools who've won a combined nine FCS championships in football are leaving the Southern Conference for the Sun Belt Conference, said a person familiar with the situation.
Junior Rachel Pritchard scored two goals, while teammate Alexis Edwards scored her first career goal, helping the Maiden girls soccer team pick up a 3-1 victory over North Lincoln on Monday.
The Lady Blue Devils improve to 7-3 overall on the season.
Nicole Barbieri scored the lone goal for North Lincoln (0-7).
Other prep scores
Fred T. Foard's next football coach is a familiar name in the Northwestern 3A/4A.
Hickory's Tom Harper has decided to leave the Red Tornadoes after just one season to take over the Tigers football program.
The school requested Harper's hire during Catawba County Schools Board of Education monthly meeting on Monday.
Below is an updated schedule from prep sports action on Monday:
Fred T. Foard at Newton-Conover, ppd.
South Caldwell at Newton-Conover, ppd.
North Lincoln at Maiden, still on
Statesville at Newton-Conover, ppd.
St. Stephens at South Iredell, still on
The Charlotte Bobcats signed guard Jannero Pargo to a second 10-day contract on Sunday.
The 33-year-old out of the University of Arkansas has provided a spark off of the bench in the absence of the injured Ramon Sessions.
In five games with the Bobcats, Pargo is averaging 11.2 points and 3.2 assists in 17.2 minutes per game.
Below is a look at Sunday's NCAA tournament scores:
Sunday's second round NCAA tournament games
No. 2 Ohio State 78, No. 10 Iowa State 75
No. 1 Indiana 58, No. 9 Temple 52
No. 1 Kansas 70, No. 8 North Carolina 58
No. 3 Florida 78, No. 11 Minnesota 64
No. 15 Florida Gulf Coast 81, No. 7 San Diego State 71
No. 13 La Salle 76, No. 12 Ole Miss 74
The Charlotte Bobcats were trying to win a season-high third-straight game on Saturday, but Charlie Villanueva and the Detroit Pistons played the role of spoiler.
Villanueva scored 15 of his team-high 18 points in the fourth quarter, including a lay up with 15 seconds left, helping Detroit knock off Charlotte at Time Warner Cable Arena.