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Archive - 2013

March 25th

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.

March 23rd

Bucs sweep Danville on the baseball diamond

March 24, 2013

The sixth-ranked Catawba Valley Community College baseball team swept Danville Community College on the diamond on Saturday at Henkel-Alley Field at the American Legion Fairgrounds.

The Bucs (20-5, 10-1) won 12-3 in game one and picked up a 8-3 victory in game two.

NCAA TOURNEY: Saturday scores, Sunday games

March 24, 2013

Below is a look at Saturday's NCAA tournament scores and Sunday's slate of games:

Saturday's second round NCAA tournament games
No. 4 Michigan 78, No. 5 Va. Commonwealth 53
No. 3 Michigan State 70, No. 6 Memphis 48
No. 1 Louisville 82, No. 8 Colorado State 56
No. 6 Arizona 74, No. 14 Harvard 51
No. 12 Oregon 74, 4 St. Louis 57
No. 3 Marquette 74, No. 6 Butler 72

March 22nd

PREP NOTEBOOK: Friday's prep sports scores

March 22, 2013

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

Prep softball
Bunker Hill 13, West Caldwell 3
Draughn 12, Newton-Conover 0
Maiden 9, East Burke 2
St. Stephens 14, Hickory 0 (five innings)
South Iredell 6, Bandys 4

Prep baseball
Bandys 6, South Iredell 1
Bunker Hill 4 West Caldwell 3
Draughn 7, Newton-Conover 2

Saturday, March 23, 2013

March 22, 2013

Gerald Lee Blanton, 72, of Conover, passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at Catawba Valley Medical Center. The Blanton Family is in the care of Robert F. Bennett, Funeral Service Licensee.

Long time educator dies

March 22, 2013

Hugh Ivor Setzer Jr. devoted his lifetime to the public education of children in his native Catawba County. He opened one elementary school in Newton and closed a historic one during his lengthy career.

The distinguished educator died Thursday at age 86.

WR Ted Ginn signs one-year deal with Panthers

March 22, 2013

The Carolina Panthers have agreed to a one-year deal with wideout Ted Ginn Jr.

The team officially announced Ginn’s signing on Friday after first being reported by several league sources the day prior.

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