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February 28th

PREP BASKETBALL: Friday's playoff schedule

February 28, 2013

Below is a look Friday's 2A and 3A third round sectional semifinal playoff games in prep basketball across Catawba County along with each game's time:

3A girls (Section 3)
No. 4 Tuscola (20-7) at No. 1 Hickory (25-2), 6:30 p.m.

**Winner meets either No. 6 Franklin (23-6) or No. 10 Enka (13-15) next Thursday at UNC-Greensboro**

3A boys (Section 4)

February 27th

Falgout's 18 pushes Foard past Hickory, into round 3

February 27, 2013

Down teammates Jordan Turner and Daniel Tomberlin, senior Brice Falgout stepped up when his team needed him.

Falgout scored 18 points, helping the Fred T. Foard boys basketball team (24-4) advance to the third round of the 3A playoffs with a 58-56 win against Hickory.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's playoff scores

February 27, 2013

Below is a look Wednesday's second round prep basketball playoff scores across Catawba County and Friday's third round schedule:

3A boys (Section 4)
No. 3 Fred T. Foard 58, No. 6 Hickory 56

2A girls (Section 4)
No. 2 Bandys 70, No. 7 Madison 43

3A girls (Section 3)
No. 1 Hickory 64, No. 9 R-S Central 60

February 26th

Driven by his mom’s spirit, Klutz tries to win state title

February 27, 2013

Austin Klutz will never forget the life-changing moment that happened to him and his family this past October.

However, the Newton-Conover sophomore wrestler is hoping to make brighter memories this Saturday.

Blake Griffin, Clippers blow out Bobcats 106-84

February 27, 2013

With the NBA's worst team in town, the Los Angeles Clippers were conscious not to play down to the Bobcats' level.

Blake Griffin scored 24 points, keying a decisive second-quarter burst that put the Clippers in command en route to a 106-84 victory Tuesday night that improved their home record to 23-6.

PREP BASKETBALL: Wednesday's playoff schedule

February 26, 2013

Below is a look Wednesday's second round prep basketball playoff games across Catawba County along with each game's time:

3A boys (Section 4)
No. 6 Hickory (22-6) at No. 3 Fred T. Foard (23-4), 7 p.m.
**Winner gets either No. 2 Tuscola (24-4) or No. 7 Ashbrook (19-8)**

2A girls (Section 4)
No. 7 Madison (19-9) at No. 2 Bandys (25-2), 6 p.m.

February 25th

Lady Trojans eliminate LRDs for second-straight week

February 25, 2013

The Bandys girls basketball team had Newton-Conover's number for the second-straight week on Monday.

The Lady Trojans (25-2) pulled out to a double digit lead on their way to a 68-37 victory at Bost-Matheson Gymnasium, eliminating the Lady Red Devils (15-11) from the postseason.

Tornadoes survive overtime scare from St. Stephens

February 25, 2013

Senior Raheim Connelly scored eight points in overtime on Monday, helping the Hickory boys basketball team survive a thriller in the first round of the 3A playoffs with a 67-59 victory against rival St. Stephens.

The Indians finish their season with a 19-8 record overall.

BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS: Monday's playoff scores

February 25, 2013

Below is a look at Monday night's first round playoffs scores from prep basketball across Catawba County:

2A girls
Bandys 68, Newton-Conover 37

3A girls
Hickory 78, Ashbrook 53
R-S Central 68, Fred T. Foard 58

2A boys
West Caldwell 60, Newton-Conover 52
Shelby 87, Bunker Hill 55

3A boys
Fred T. Foard 87, Patton 48

February 23rd

Denver dunks on, downs Charlotte on court, 113-99

February 24, 2013

While the NBA's Slam Dunk contest may have been last weekend in Houston, the Denver Nuggets made Time Warner Cable Arena their own personal highlight reel on Saturday.

The Nuggets (35-22) tallied 14 jams en route to a 113-99 victory against the Charlotte Bobcats (13-43).

Center JaVale McGee made seven of those dunks for Denver, scoring 17 points and grabbing six rebounds.

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