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January 10th

Challenger Firebirds swept on the court by Patriots

January 10, 2013

Challenger Early College High School and Piedmont Community Charter School clashed on the basketball court on Thursday.

The Patriots came away with a pair of victories in boys and girls competition against the Firebirds at the Newton-Conover High School gymnasium.

BREAKING: Browns hire Panthers' Chudzinski

January 10, 2013

Rob Chudzinski is returning home to his NFL roots.

The Carolina Panthers offensive coordinator has accepted the Cleveland Brown's head coaching position.

Chudzinski, who got his start in the NFL as a tight ends coach with the Browns in 2004 and the team's offensive coordinator from 2007-08, replaces Pat Shurmur as Cleveland head coach.

January 9th

Johnson growing in first season with Red Devils

January 10, 2013

Freshman Alex Johnson is growing in his first season as a member of the Newton-Conover boys basketball program.

Johnson is one of a six freshmen boys listed on the varsity prep basketball rosters of the seven Catawba County high schools.

Bobcats feel the blues in 112-102 loss to Jazz

January 10, 2013

Coming off of an overtime road win against the Detroit Pistons on Sunday having won two of their last three games, things couldn't have looked brighter for the Charlotte Bobcats.

That was until Wednesday's match up with the Western Conference foe Utah.

The Bobcats (9-25) gave up 60 points in the first half and couldn't catch up, falling 112-102 to the Jazz at Time Warner Cable Arena.

BREAKING: Panthers name Gettleman new GM

January 9, 2013

The Carolina Panthers announced on Wednesday that David Gettleman is the team's new general manager.

Gettleman replaces Marty Hurney, who was fired on Oct. 22 after being with the team since 2002.

Spending the prior 13 seasons as the director of pro personnel for the New York Giants, Gettleman served as a senior pro personnel analyst for New York this past season.

January 8th

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's prep, college scores

January 8, 2013

Prep basketball scores

Girls scores
Alexander Central 62, Hickory 52
Bunker Hill 56, Draughn 46
Bandys 76, West Caldwell 43
East Burke 52, Newton-Conover 42
Fred T. Foard 32, South Caldwell 28
Hibriten 67, St. Stephens 49
South Iredell 63, Maiden 30

Boys scores
Bunker Hill 68, Draughn 65
East Burke 72, Newton-Conover 57

Bobcats centering team around improving PG Walker

January 8, 2013

When Bobcats coach Mike Dunlap looks at point guard Kemba Walker he sees the NBA's next coming of Chris Paul.

Sounds like a reach, but that's how much faith Charlotte's rookie coach has in the second-year player out of Connecticut.

Dunlap has repeatedly told Walker "we're centering our team around you. You're that guy. Now live up to that billing and own what that means."

January 7th

Lady Tigers’ Robinson returns after ACL injury

January 8, 2013

Brooke Robinson has rebounded many times in her prep basketball career at Fred T. Foard, but none bigger than tonight against South Caldwell. 

The 6-foot senior post player for the Lady Tigers makes her debut on the court against the Lady Spartans after suffering a debilitating injury during this past summer.

January 6th

Kemba Walker leads Bobcats past Pistons in OT

January 7, 2013

It's not quite a winning streak, but after losing 18 straight, coming out on top in two out of three games is close enough.

Kemba Walker had 20 points and seven assists, Ben Gordon scored 18 points and the Charlotte Bobcats beat the Detroit Pistons 108-101 in overtime Sunday night for just their second win in 21 games.

January 5th

Bucs open new year on court with 99-82 victory

January 6, 2013

The Catawba Valley Community College men's basketball team kicked off the new year by defeating South Carolina Sports Academy 99-82 on Saturday.

Five Bucs players scored in double figures, led by Josh McClain with 22 points.

Preston Early chipped in 18 points for CVCC (10-4), while Isaiah Cuthbertson recorded a double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds.

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