Archive - Feb 2013 - Sports Article
The Boston Celtics left Time Warner Cable Arena green with envy on Monday â€”Â thanks in part to the Charlotte duo Ramon Sessions and Byron Mullens.
Sessions drilled a 18-foot jump shot off of a screen from Kemba Walker with 25.7 seconds left, helping the Bobcats defeat the Celtics, 94-91, for their 12th victory of the season.
The Newton-Conover wrestling team won its eighth consecutive CVAC wrestling tournament championship on Saturday at Maiden High School.
Seven Red Devils took home individual titles, including Austin Klutz, Coleman Carter, Franklin Wepner, Nathan Reitzel, Rolen Benson, Colin Minor and Ahâ€™Ron Hope.
Alexander Central ended Fred T. Foard's two-year reign as Northwestern 3A/4A conference wrestling tournament champions on Saturday.
Trailing by 16.5 points entering the finals, Cougar wrestlers won five of their eight championship matches to help pull ahead of the Tigers in the final standings.
Below is a look at Saturday's college basketball and college baseball scoreboard:
Men's college basketball
No. 14 Wake Tech 87, CVCC 75
Women's college basketball
No. 12 CVCC 57, Wake Tech 46
No. 8 CVCC 12, Louisburg College 4
No. 8 CVCC 8, Louisburg College 2
Coming off of its first College World Series appearance in school history, the Catawba Valley Community College baseball team is looking for more of the same in 2013.
The Bucs enter the season ranked No. 6 in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) poll after not being ranked at all this time a season ago.
Below is a look at Friday's prep basketball scores:
East Burke 94, Maiden 59
Hickory 78, Hibriten 47
South Iredell 54, Bandys 41
St. Stephens 67, Fred T. Foard 47
West Caldwell 47, Bunker Hill 34
Newton-Conover 59, Draughn 39
Bandys 51, South Iredell 48
East Burke 65, Maiden 48
Fred T. Foard 74, St. Stephens 61
In a game summarized by Kobe Bryant as "irritating," the Los Angeles Lakers fought off adversity and a poor start on Friday to come away with a much-needed victory against the Charlotte Bobcats.
A pair of Cousins are helping to establish a new tradition for future swimmers at Maiden High School.
Seniors Christian Holdren and Alex Williams are helping set a new bar for the Blue Devil swim program despite each having only swam at the school for two years.
Seniors athletes across Catawba County made their college decisions official on Wednesday during National Signing Day.
Students from four area high schools â€”Â Bandys, Hickory, Maiden and Newton-Conover â€”Â took place in mock signings to finalize their collegiate and athletic choices.
Below is a look at Wednesday's prep basketball scores in Catawba County:
Fred T. Foard 69, Watauga 41
Fred T. Foard 70, Watauga 39