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March 26th

Kuhn, Callahan pace Maiden past Bunker Hill

March 27, 2013

In a four-way tie atop the conference standings entering Tuesday’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.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's spring sports scores

March 27, 2013

Below is a look at Tuesday's prep scores from across Catawba County:

Prep softball
East Burke 2, Bandys 1
Fred T. Foard 21, Hickory 0 (five innings)
Maiden 5, Bunker Hill 1
St. Stephens 3, Watauga 0

Prep soccer
Bandys 3, East Burke 0
Maiden 8, Bunker Hill 1
St. Stephens 5, Watauga 4
Hickory 2, Fred T. Foard 1

BREAKING: Game times changes for today

March 26, 2013

Below is an updated schedule, including time changes and cancellations, for Tuesday's prep sports action:

Prep baseball
Bunker Hill at Maiden, starting at 4:30 p.m.
Watauga at St. Stephens, starting at 4:30 p.m.

Prep soccer
Watauga at St. Stephens, starting at 5 p.m.

Prep tennis
Newton-Conover at S. Iredell, ppd. to April 8

AP source: App. St., Ga. Southern joining Sun Belt

March 26, 2013

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.

March 25th

PREP RECAP: Pritchard, Edwards lead Maiden in win

March 25, 2013

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

Prep softball

BREAKING: Harper leaves Hickory, takes over at FTF

March 25, 2013

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.

BREAKING: Weather causes prep sports changes

March 25, 2013

Below is an updated schedule from prep sports action on Monday:

Prep baseball
Fred T. Foard at Newton-Conover, ppd.

Prep soccer
South Caldwell at Newton-Conover, ppd.
North Lincoln at Maiden, still on

Prep softball
Statesville at Newton-Conover, ppd.
St. Stephens at South Iredell, still on

Prep tennis

March 24th

Bobcats sign Pargo to second 10-day contract

March 25, 2013

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.

NCAA TOURNEY: Sunday's tournament scores

March 25, 2013

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

Villanueva, Pistons end Bobcats winning streak

March 24, 2013

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.

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