Archive - 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.
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.
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.
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
Below is a look at Friday's prep scores from across Catawba County:
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
Bandys 6, South Iredell 1
Bunker Hill 4 West Caldwell 3
Draughn 7, Newton-Conover 2
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.
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.