Archive - Mar 2013 - Sports Article
The Bandys girls basketball teamâ€™s home winning streak remains in tact, as the Lady Trojans head to Greensboro for the fourth straight year.
Facing East Burke for the fourth time this season, the Lady Trojans (27-2) won the most pivotal of those match ups on Friday, 58-55, to advance to the 2A Western Regionals.
Below is a look Friday's 2A and 3A third round sectional prep basketball semifinal playoff scores across Catawba County:
3A girls (Section 3)
No. 4 Tuscola 61, No. 1 Hickory 57
**Lady Red Tornadoes finish season 25-3**
3A boys (Section 4)
No. 7 Ashbrook 64, No. 3 Fred T. Foard 59 (OT)
**Tigers finish season 23-5**
2A girls (Section 4)
The Carolina Panthers cut veteran defensive tackle Ron Edwards on Friday as the team continues to work to clear cap space by the March 12 deadline.
Edwards, who has been in the league for the past 12 seasons, spent the past two years with the Panthers. In 11 games for Carolina in 2012, Edwards recorded 16 tackles and a sack.
More than just teammates on the court, three of the seven seniors on the Fred T. Foard boys basketball team are hoping to set a new standard for Tigers.
Spencer Matthews, Daniel Tomberlin and Jordan Turner have as close a bond as any on the team, having played not only basketball together, but were members of the Foard soccer team, as well.
Nineteen wrestlers from Catawba County are still alive in the winner's bracket after the first day of competition at the 2A and 3A individual state wrestling championships on Thursday.
To read more of this story, pick up the Friday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.