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February 21st

BREAKING: Bobcats trade Warrick for McRoberts

February 21, 2013

The Charlotte Bobcats were active during Thursday's NBA trade deadline, shipping Hakim Warrick to the Orlando Magic for forward Josh McRoberts.

McRoberts, a former Duke standout, has played in 246 career games in his six-year NBA career. He was a second round pick in the 2007 NBA draft by the Portland Trailblazers.

February 20th

Story's 38 points push Bandys into CVAC girls final

February 20, 2013

When it needed a boost to fuel its engine, the Bandys girls basketball tea became Madi Story powered.

Story scored 38 points, helping the Lady Trojans overcome a sluggish first half against Newton-Conover to advance to Friday's Catawba Valley 2A tournament championship game with a 75-58 win.

Monroe, Knight lead Pistons over Bobcats 105-99

February 20, 2013

Greg Monroe scored 10 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter, stepping up with Brandon Knight on the bench nursing a hyperextended right knee, to lead the Detroit Pistons to a 105-99 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats on Wednesday night.

Knight had 21 points before injuring his knee late in the third quarter.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Updated hoops brackets

February 20, 2013

Below is a look at Tuesday's second round Northwestern 3A/4A boys basketball tournament scores, as well as look at the next round games:

Catawba Valley 2A

Girls scores
No. 1 Bandys 82, No. 8 Maiden 54
No. 2 East Burke 58, No. 7 Draughn 27
No. 3 South Iredell 62, No. 6 Bunker Hill 55
No. 4 Newton-Conover 56, No. 5 W. Caldwell 47

February 19th

Hickory beats Saint to advance to NWC title game

February 19, 2013

The Hickory boys basketball team took advantage of St. Stephens’ struggles to advance to Friday’s Northwestern 3A/4A title game with a 74-53 victory against the Indians at David Craft Gymnasium on Tuesday.

The Red Tornadoes meet Foard in Friday’s tournament final at 8 p.m. at Hickory High School.

Tigers topple Pioneers, advance to NWC boys final

February 19, 2013

The Fred T. Foard boys basketball team advanced to the Northwestern 3A/4A tournament final on Tuesday with a 61-43 win against Watauga at David Craft Gymnasium.

The top-seeded Tigers (21-4) advance to Friday’s final where they will meet the No. 2 seed Hickory Red Tornadoes (21-5) in a rematch of this past Friday’s 62-59 win by Foard at Copas Gymnasium.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Updated tournament brackets

February 19, 2013

Below is a look at Tuesday's second round Northwestern 3A/4A boys basketball tournament scores, as well as look at the next round games:

Catawba Valley 2A

Girls scores
No. 1 Bandys 82, No. 8 Maiden 54
No. 2 East Burke 58, No. 7 Draughn 27
No. 3 South Iredell 62, No. 6 Bunker Hill 55
No. 4 Newton-Conover 56, No. 5 W. Caldwell 47

February 18th

Red Devil squads advance to CVAC second round

February 18, 2013

The Newton-Conover girls and boys basketball teams both advanced to the second round of the Catawba Valley Athletic 2A tournament with victories on the court Monday.

The Lady Red Devils knocked off West Caldwell 56-47, while the Red Devil boys picked up a 74-57 win against county rival Bandys.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Monday's first round scores

February 18, 2013

Below is a look at Monday's first round prep basketball tournament scores from across Catawba County, as well as look at the next round games:

Catawba Valley 2A

Girls scores
No. 1 Bandys 82, No. 8 Maiden 54
No. 2 East Burke 58, No. 7 Draughn 27
No. 3 South Iredell 62, No. 6 Bunker Hill 55
No. 4 Newton-Conover 56, No. 5 W. Caldwell 47

February 17th

PREP HOOPS: This week's tournament brackets

February 17, 2013

Below is a look at this week's Catawba Valley 2A and Northwestern 3A/4A basketball tournament brackets:

CVAC basketball tournament

GIrls bracket

Monday's first round games
No. 8 Maiden (5-18, 2-12) at No. 1 Bandys (21-2, 13-1), 6:30 p.m.
No. 5 West Caldwell (7-12, 5-9) at No. 4 Newton-Conover (14-9, 9-5), 6:30 p.m.

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