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November 27th

Cam Newton leads Panthers past Eagles, 30-22

November 27, 2012

They were two words on a sponsor's banner draped behind the Philadelphia Eagles' postgame podium: Imagine. Change.

For disgusted Eagles fans, that's all they can do, especially with coach Andy Reid still running the show. They won't have to imagine much longer.

Thunder dominate first half, rout Bobcats 114-69

November 27, 2012

Russell Westbrook tipped away a pass, got into the open court all by himself and then braced for a big take-off and a signature throwdown dunk. Instead, he meekly flipped the ball into the basket and grinned sheepishly at the Oklahoma City Thunder bench after the miscue.

November 26th

BREAKING: Eagles' Vick, McCoy out against Carolina

November 26, 2012

Philadelphia quarterback Michael Vick and running back LeSean McCoy are inactive for the Eagles' game against Carolina because of concussions.

Rookies Nick Foles and Bryce Brown will start in place of Vick and McCoy on Monday night. Foles will make his second career start at quarterback, and Brown his first at tailback.

Eagles make Panthers look like favorites

November 26, 2012

With a rookie quarterback and a running back making his first start since high school, the Philadelphia Eagles will try for their first win in two months.

No wonder even the Carolina Panthers (2-8) are favored on the road.

November 24th

L-R's rally falls short in loss to Carson-Newman

November 24, 2012

Carson-Newman held off a furious rally in the second half by Lenoir-Rhyne to win by a 38-35 score Saturday afternoon in the second round of the NCAA Div. II football playoffs at Burke-Tarr Stadium in Jefferson City, Tenn.

Carson-Newman (9-2), ranked No. 22 in the nation, advances to the national quarterfinals to face Valdosta State (9-2) next Saturday in Valdosta, Ga.

November 23rd

O-N-E boys, girls prep basketball preview

November 24, 2012

In this weekend's edition of The Observer News Enterprise, we take a look at the prep basketball season, including the boys and girls teams from Bandys, Bunker Hill, Fred T. Foard, Maiden, Newton-Conover and St. Stephens.

This preview includes returning players, new players and comments from each coach.

Horford leads Hawks to 101-91 win over Bobcats

November 24, 2012

Atlanta Hawks coach Larry Drew warned his team to take the Charlotte Bobcats seriously and forget all about their record last season.

It sure looked as if his players were listening.

Al Horford had 26 points and 13 rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Charlotte Bobcats 101-91 on Friday night for their fourth consecutive victory.

O-N-E prep wrestling preview: a look at 2012’s teams

November 23, 2012

For the second-straight year, the Observer News Enterprise takes a look at this year’s prep wrestling season, including those wrestling and comments from each coach.

To read this prep wrestling preview, pick up the Friday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

Rushing attack leads L-R against Eagles on Saturday

November 23, 2012

Since the arrival of head coach Mike Houston in Hickory, the Lenoir-Rhyne football team has ran the football down opponents collective throats — winning a South Atlantic Conference title in 2011 and yet another SAC title in 2012.

November 21st

Sessions lifts Bobcats past Raptors 98-97

November 22, 2012

The Charlotte Bobcats are off to a fast start so far this season.

Less than three weeks into the season, the surprising Bobcats are a game away from matching last season's win total following a 98-97 victory Wednesday night over the Toronto Raptors.

On a St. Stephens swim team with several family ties, the Cherkez sisters help to provide a rock...
Following a week-long journey in Spartanburg, S.C., Josh Ramseur and Tyrell Fleming returned to...
Below is a look at Monday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Girls basketball...

 

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