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2 Maiden, 4 Foard athletes sign with colleges

April 18, 2013

It was a busy day for Catawba County prep athletes on Thursday with six seniors signing to play in the collegiate ranks.

Among those that signed were two Maiden football players and four Fred T. Foard basketball players.

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.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's sports scoreboard

April 18, 2013

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

Prep baseball
Maiden 2, Bandys 1
Bunker Hill 7, Newton-Conover 1

Prep softball
Fred T. Foard 3, St. Stephens 1
Maiden 8, Bandys 1

Prep soccer
Bandys 3, Maiden 0
Newton-Conover 4, West Caldwell 1
St. Stephens 1, Fred T. Foard 0

Prep tennis

Panthers open at home, have 2 national TV dates

April 18, 2013

The Panthers open the NFL season at home for the first time since 2009 and will play two nationally televised games.

Carolina hosts Seattle in the Sept. 8 season opener.

Bunker Hill boys, Hickory girls win county track titles

April 18, 2013

There was a familiar feeling in the air during Wednesday's Catawba County track and field championship meet at Bunker Hill High School.

The Bunker Hill boys and Hickory girls teams repeated their performances from a season ago by each winning county titles.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's sports scoreboard

April 18, 2013

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

Prep baseball
St. Stephens 11, Maiden 0 (five innings)

Minor league baseball
Hickory 6, Asheville 5

Bobcats slip by Cavs, end season on winning note

April 18, 2013

Leading by as many as 24 points, the Charlotte Bobcats held off a second half surge by the Cleveland Cavaliers to come away with a 105-98 victory on Wednesday in the team's 2012-13 season finale.

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