Archive - Dec 2012 - Sports Article
Behind 18 points from Kerigan Farley and 13 points from Zach Houston, the St. Stephens boys basketball team continue its impressive start to the season with a 52-38 victory against Bandys on Thursday in Catawba.
With the non-conference, the Indians improve to 9-0 on the season. Bandys falls to 2-5 on the year.
The St. Stephens and Bandys swim teams competed in their final meet of the 2012 calendar year on Wednesday.
The Indians and Trojans both competed at Lenoir-Rhyne University against Alexander Central, North Lincoln and Watauga high schools.
Shannon Brown scored a season-high 26 points and the Phoenix Suns routed the Bobcats 121-104 on Wednesday night, Charlotte's league-worst 13th straight loss.
Goran Dragic added 21 points and Jared Dudley had 20 for the Suns, who have won a season-best four straight.
Phoenix connected on a season-high 17 3-pointers on 28 attempts.
St. Stephens grad and Hickory native Wayne Auton was promoted Wednesday to the director of the NASCAR Nationwide Series.
Auton had previously served as the director of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series since 1995.
To read more of this story, pick up the Thursday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
Former Bandys and current Lenoir-Rhyne basketball player Jesse Story will miss the rest of the 2012-13 season on the basketball court.
Story, the 2011 CVAC player of the year, needed back surgery to repair a disc in her back injured during her senior season on the basketball court.
Kobe Bryant scored four of his 30 points in the final 1:26 and the Los Angeles Lakers overcame an 18-point third-quarter deficit to beat Charlotte 101-100 on Tuesday night, handing the Bobcats their 12th straight loss.
The Fred T. Foard and Newton-Conover high school wrestling teams hosted their annual tournaments this past weekend.
To read more of this story and for complete details from both events, pick up the Tuesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
The CVCC men's basketball team made it 2-0 at the Wake Tech Classic with a 87-80 victory against Central Carolina Community College on Sunday.
Isaiah Cuthbertson led CVCC (9-4) with a 15 points and 11 rebounds, while Jalen Cannady chipped in 13 points and 10 boards.
The next game for the Bucs is Jan. 6 on the road against Johnston Community College.
On a fittingly glum, misty afternoon, the San Diego Chargers' slim playoff hopes were extinguished by Mike Tolbert, Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers.
Although realistically eliminated weeks ago, the punchless Bolts finally got the mathematical heave-ho in a 31-7 loss Sunday.
The game was played before thousands of empty seats, and the crowd at times seemed too indifferent to boo.
Seven is a lucky number for many, but not for the Charlotte Bobcats.
Behind 20 points from Glenn Davis and Aaron Afflalo, the Orlando Magic handed the Bobcats their 11th consecutive defeat Saturday at Time Warner Cable Arena.