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December 26th

Tigers rallying behind teammate's tragedy

December 27, 2012

When one of its teammates had to overcome personal tragedy, the Fred T. Foard boys basketball team bonded together to help out a friend.

The Tigers are off to an 8-1 start to their season and enter today's
Catawba Valley Classic basketball tournament ranked as the top boys seed.

Bobcats burned by Heat, drop 16th in a row

December 27, 2012

The defending NBA champions entered the Queen City on Wednesday, and walked out with their win streak intact.

Despite the best efforts from a hobbled Charlotte squad, the Miami Heat pulled away late on their way to a 105-92 victory against the Bobcats in a match up of teams in the NBA's Southeast Division.

December 24th

People's Bank tournament turning 10 years old

December 24, 2012

A holiday tradition continues Thursday at Lincolnton High School.

The People’s Bank Holiday Clash basketball tournament celebrates its 10th anniversary event this year. The Wolves are the host school for next week’s tournament.

Panthers drop Raiders for third-straight win

December 24, 2012

Christmas came two days early for the Carolina Panthers in their final home game on Sunday.

Behind solid play from their defense, the Panthers won their third-straight game, knocking off the Oakland Raiders, 17-6, at Bank of America Stadium.

December 23rd

Panthers QB Newton looks to stay hot vs. Raiders

December 23, 2012

Cam Newton is on a torrid pace and the Carolina Panthers are headed toward another strong finish they hope will save coach Ron Rivera's job.

The second-year QB is in the best stretch of his young NFL career with 13 combined touchdowns and no interceptions in the past five games.

December 23rd

Bobcats lose 15th straight, fall to Nuggets

December 23, 2012

The Denver Nuggets' inside game was at its best on Saturday night.

Kosta Koufos scored a season-high 16 points, and Kenneth Faried and Andre Iguodala added 15 points apiece as the Nuggets beat Charlotte 110-88 and sent the Bobcats to their 15th consecutive loss.

No. 4 Duke women beat USC 75-60 to stay undefeated

December 22, 2012

The postseason is still three months away, yet No. 4 Duke got a taste of the physical style of play and quick turnarounds that it can expect come tournament time in March.

Chelsea Gray led five players in double figures with 18 points and the Blue Devils remained undefeated with a 75-60 victory over Southern California in the Women of Troy Classic on Saturday.

December 21st

PREP NOTEBOOK: Freedom hands Foard 1st loss

December 22, 2012

The Freedom boys basketball team knocked off previously unbeaten Fred T. Foard on Friday with a 65-57 win in Morganton.

Defense helped the Patriots (8-2), who scored 18 points off of Tiger turnovers in Friday's game.

Jeron Hemphill scored a game-high 23 points to lead Freedom in the victory.

Lee's triple-double paces Warriors past Bobcats

December 22, 2012

David Lee had 23 points, 11 rebounds and a career-high 11 assists, Stephen Curry set a career high with eight 3-pointers and the Golden State Warriors extended the Charlotte Bobcats' losing streak to 14 games with a 115-100 victory on Friday night.

Klay Thompson added 20 points while Carl Landry and Draymond Green had 11 apiece for the Warriors, who have won eight of 10.

December 21st

Three Catawba County athletic directors leaving

December 21, 2012

All seven Catawba County high schools have changed athletic directors after the calendar year.

Three county athletic directors, including Chad Smith (Fred T. Foard), Dennis Whitener (St. Stephens) and Randy Lowman (Bandys), are leaving their respective schools effective Dec. 31.

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