Archive - Jan 24, 2013 - Sports Article
Following the announcement today by the NBA's New Orleans Hornets to change their team name to the Pelicans next season, the Charlotte Bobcats released a statement regarding the decision.
Below are the postponements and cancellations of Friday's high school sports action:
Maiden at Newton-Conover (postponed to Monday, Jan. 28)
Draughn at Bandys, postponed (likely to Wednesday, Jan. 30)
Bunker Hill at East Burke, still on
Fred T. Foard at Watauga, still on
St. Stephens at Alexander Central, still on (will play Saturday if they can't Friday)
Seniors Anthony and Andrew Christopher both wrestle, but they share more than just a mat.
Separated by school lines, the brothers have battled through not only their wrestling opponents, but more than any high school student should ever have to.
Thanks in part to forward Josh Smith and the Atlanta Hawks, the Charlotte Bobcats' lengthy home losing streak grew to 16 games on Wednesday.
Smith scored 30 points and grabbed 13 rebounds for his 15th double double of the season, leading Atlanta to a 104-92 victory against Charlotte at Time Warner Cable Arena.
The Catawba Valley Community College men's basketball team rallied from down 10 points at halftime against Patrick Henry Community College to come away victorious 71-69 on Wednesday.
The Bucs, who trailed for most of Wednesday's game, scored 40 points in the second half and took their first lead with 30 seconds remaining in the game.