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March 7th

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's spring sports scores

March 7, 2013

Below is a look at Thursday's spring sports scores from across Catawba County:

Prep softball
Fred T. Foard 8, Watauga 2
Maiden 11, Ashbrook 1
North Lincoln 5, St. Stephens 4
Lincoln Charter 14, Bunker Hill 4

Prep tennis
Bandys 8, Bunker Hill 1
Newton-Conover 9, West Caldwell 0

Prep soccer
Bandys 5, Bunker Hill 0

BREAKING: Bobcats' Ramon Sessions out 2-4 weeks

March 7, 2013

Charlotte Bobcats guard Ramon Session will be out 2-4 weeks after suffering a second degree MCL sprain in his left knee, the team announced on Thursday.

Sessions suffered the knee injury during Wednesday night's 99-78 loss to Brooklyn. He scored nine points in 20 minutes against the Nets and left the court under his own control.

March 6th

Bandys eliminated by Pisgah in Greensboro

March 7, 2013

A pack of hungry, fast-paced Black Bears put an end to Bandys' girls basketball season on Wednesday.

Pisgah (25-6) led nearly the entire game against the Lady Trojans, winning 57-45 at UNC-Greensboro to advance to Saturday's 2A West Region championship game.

Bandys, who was making its fourth-straight appearance at the 2A West Regions, finish its season with a 27-3 record.

Johnson, Williams lead Nets past Bobcats, 99-78

March 7, 2013

When the Brooklyn Nets started to catch fire, there was nothing the Charlotte Bobcats could do.

Joe Johnson and Deron Williams combined for 38 points, helping the Nets overcome a halftime deficit to defeat the Bobcats 99-78 at Time Warner Cable Arena on Wednesday.

Charlotte (13-48) shot just 38 percent from the field in the loss.

March 5th

Trojans remember pain of last year’s 2A West Regions

March 6, 2013

The memories of last year still sit with the Bandys girls basketball team, but the Lady Trojans are using those lessons to improve their finish this season.

To read more of this story, pick up the Wednesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

Newton-Conover Hall of Fame adds 4 new members

March 6, 2013

Newton-Conover High School added four new names to its growing list of Hall of Fame inductees on Tuesday.

Coach Jerry Willard, football and basketball standout Dauntae Finger and athletic supporters Steve and the late Cathy Arndt comprised the NCHS Hall’s fourth class.

All four were enshrined Tuesday during the school’s winter sports banquet held at the NCHS gym.

March 4th

PREP NOTEBOOK: Monday's spring sports scores

March 5, 2013

Below is a look at Monday's spring sports scores from across Catawba County:

Baseball
Alexander Central 6, St. Stephens 3

Softball
Fred T. Foard 16, Draughn 3
St. Stephens 5, Alexander Central 4 (eight innings)

Girls soccer
Newton-Conover 4, North Lincoln 0

14th Annual Lady Indians Memorial Soccer Classic

March 2nd

Red Devils finish as 2A wrestling state runners-up

March 2, 2013

One of the best seasons ever on the wrestling mat for Newton-Conover came to a close on Saturday.

The Red Devils finished as the team state runners-up at the 2A state wrestling tournament at the Greensboro Coliseum.

Six of the 10 Red Devil wrestlers that qualified for states finished in the top six of each weight class, which earned them a spot on the championship podium.

Bandys' Anthony Christopher wins 2A state title

March 2, 2013

With his brother Andrew hoisting him high in the air, Bandys wrestler Anthony Christopher celebrated a lifelong achievement at the Greensboro Coliseum on Saturday.

Christopher defeated Croatan's Kyle Colborn by a 6-3 decision to claim the 195-pound 2A state championship — the 13th Trojan wrestler since 1995 to claim an individual title.

March 1st

Four county wrestlers in 2A, 3A wrestling finals

March 2, 2013

Four Catawba County wrestlers advanced to the finals of their respective weight classes on Friday at the 2A and 3A individual state tournament in Greensboro.

Three of those four come from the 2A ranks, including Newton-Conover sophomore Austin Klutz and Bandys seniors Andrew Brotherton and Anthony Christopher.

Left with a bitter taste in their mouths from a 3-2 loss Sept. 4 against Maiden, the Newton-Conover...
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