Archive - Feb 2013 - Sports Article
Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly was named the 2012 Associated Press Defensive Rookie of the Year on Saturday.
Kuechly, the ninth overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, led the NFL in tackles with 164 this season. He was 15 tackles ahead of the second-best total by San Francisco's NaVorro Bowman.
As the Super Bowl prepares to kick off in New Orleans, a pair of former Catawba County prep football players reflect on their time with the Baltimore Ravens before Sunday's big game.
Below is a look at Friday's prep and college scoreboard from across Catawba County:
Bunker Hill 72, Draughn 59
East Burke 66, Newton-Conover 55
Fred T. Foard 77, South Caldwell 57
Hickory 80, Alexander Central 50
Maiden 74, South Iredell 66 (OT)
St. Stephens 65, Hibriten 32
West Caldwell 55, Bandys 28
The Newton-Conover wrestling team continued its solid performance in conference matches this season on Thursday against Maiden.
The Red Devils (36-5, 5-0) were dominant in a 59-6 road victory against the Blue Devils (8-18, 1-4).
St. Stephens softball player Molli Huffman made her college decision official on Thursday.
The senior catcher signed to play next fall for Surry Community College.