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December 11th

Tigers and Trojans tune up for Tigerland

December 12, 2012

The Bandys wrestling team hosed Fred T. Foard and Mooresville high schools in a tri-match on Tuesday in Catawba.

The Tigers earned a sweep of both squads, improving their overall dual record to 17-1 entering Saturday’s annual Tigerland tournament held at Foard.

Bandys (4-7) fell to Foard, 58-13, and Mooresville, 43-33, in Tuesday’s home match.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Lady Tigers upset Lady Trojans

December 12, 2012

Girls basketball

Fred T. Foard 60, Bandys 56

The Lady Tigers delivered the Lady Trojans their first loss of the season Tuesday in Newton.

Chelsea Turner led Foard (4-2) with 19 points, while Courtney Hull added 10 points.

Foard's Kayla Whitworth also recorded her third-straight double-double in Tuesday's game. Whitworth tallied 16 points and 10 rebounds.

December 10th

Curry scores 27 as Warriors beat Bobcats 104-96

December 11, 2012

Unlike his previous two trips to Charlotte, Stephen Curry said he didn't have any butterflies as he stepped on the court Monday night.

Call it veteran experience — or maybe it's just supreme confidence given the way he's playing right now.

CVCC men fall against CCCTI on court, 81-79

December 11, 2012

The Catawba Valley Community College men's basketball team suffered a setback to Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute on Monday, falling 81-79 at the Tarlton Complex.

K.J. Jones scored 26 points to lead CCCTI (1-3), while teammate Cordaris Townes added 12 points.

Caldwell led 43-41 at halftime.

Panthers set tone early, upset NFC-best Falcons

December 10, 2012

One week after losing to the lowly 1-10 Kansas City Chiefs in Arrowhead Stadium, the Carolina Panthers earned some redemption against the NFC's best on Sunday.

Dictating the game from its onset, the Panthers (4-9) pulled ahead early and held off a late run against the division rival Atlanta Falcons to come away with a 30-20 victory at Bank of America Stadium.

BREAKING: New Trojans coach to be named Tuesday

December 10, 2012

Bandys High School has called for a noon press conference on Tuesday to name only its fifth football coach in the past 49 years.

After head coach Randy Lowman decided to step down as head football coach after 26 years, as well as athletic director effective Dec. 31, Bandys High School announced it would have a replacement named either this past Friday or this Tuesday.

December 9th

Spurs bounce Bobcats behind record shooting night

December 9, 2012

They say good things come in threes.

That couldn't have been any truer than for San Antonio on the basketball court Saturday.

Behind a franchise-record 19 3-pointers, the Spurs clobbered the Charlotte Bobcats 132-102 at Time Warner Cable Arena.

December 8th

No. 20 Lady Bucs move to 13-0, top TCTC

December 9, 2012

The 20th-ranked Catawba Valley Community College women's basketball team picked up an 83-32 road victory against Tri-County Technical College on Sunday.

The entire line up for CVCC (13-0, 1-0) scored during Sunday's game, including a team-high 18 points from Anika Jones. Kadesha Gibbs added 12 points, Lativa Lee had 11 points and Matrice Sweezy scored 10 points.

WRESTLING ROUND UP: Foard, N-C, Saint take titles

December 9, 2012

The Newton-Conover, Fred T. Foard and St. Stephens wrestling teams captured titles on Saturday at their respective tournaments.

Red Devils take title at Freedom Invitational

The Newton-Conover wrestling team claimed the team title at the Freedom Invitational. Several Red Devil wrestlers also placed in the top four of their respective weight classes.

December 7th

Red Tornadoes sweep Red Devils on court

December 8, 2012

The Hickory girls and boys basketball teams picked up a sweep on Friday against cross-town rival Newton-Conover.

To read more of this story, pick up the weekend edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

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