Archive - Feb 4, 2012 - Sports Article
Chaos ensued at Corpas Gymnasium on Friday, as Fred T. Foard and St. Stephens collided in a contest befitting a rivalry.
Foard junior Jordan Turner saluted his fellow upperclassmen by making a lay-up with 15 seconds to go, lifting the Tigers to a nail-biting 45-43 victory Friday against St. Stephens on â€śSenior Night."
Turner scored 10 of his game-high 14 points in the fourth quarter, including the last-second bucket to give Foard (13-9, 3-8) the victory.
Bandysâ€™ Cassidy Winchester made history on Friday.
The senior became the first girls soccer player at her school to sign with a Division I college, inking her National Letter of Intent with University of South Carolina-Upstate.
â€śIâ€™m so excited,â€ť Winchester said. â€śItâ€™s an honor to be the first one to sign, just for my sake. Iâ€™m really happy just to be signing.â€ť
Lady Trojans coach Clifford Mayer said the senior is unlike any player heâ€™s ever had the privilege of coaching.
CHARLOTTE â€” Itâ€™s hard to imagine things looking any bleaker for the Bobcats.
Theyâ€™ve lost 10 straight games, have the NBAâ€™s worst record and are coming off a 44-point drubbing Wednesday night at Portland, the worst loss in franchise history.
Thatâ€™s why Charlotte director of basketball operations Rod Higgins said now, more than ever, the Bobcats need to exercise patience.