Archive - Jan 5, 2013 - Sports Article
Ron Rivera will return as coach of the Carolina Panthers next season following his team's strong finish.
Panthers spokesman Charlie Dayton said Rivera met with owner Jerry Richardson Saturday morning and was informed that he will return for a third season. Rivera has two years on his current contract.
"He's going about normal preparations for next season," Dayton said.
Boys basketball scores
Newton-Conover 57, Bandys 44
South Iredell 67, Bunker Hill 64
Fred T. Foard 61, Alexander Central 45
South Caldwell 55, St. Stephens 54
West Caldwell 72, Maiden 53
Hickory 74, Watauga 72
Girls basketball scores
Bandys 53, Newton-Conover 29
South Iredell 72, Bunker Hill 39
Fred T. Foard 54, Alexander Central 45
Cleveland's Kyrie Irving scored 33 points on Friday against the Charlotte Bobcats, but none were more important than his final two.
With one second left, Irving connected on a 12-foot jumper over top of Charlotte's Jeffery Taylor, lifting the Cavaliers to a 106-104 victory against the Bobcats at Time Warner Cable Arena.