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April 25th

Cooper, Crouse lead Lady Blue Devils to 17th win

April 25, 2013

The Maiden softball team picked up its 11th consecutive win of the season behind 14 runs on 13 hits Thursday in Claremont.

Jessica Cooper and Emily Crouse each drove in three RBIs, helping the Lady Blue Devils pick up a 14-3 five-inning road victory against Bunker Hill.

Panthers select DT Lotulelei with 14th overall pick

April 25, 2013

Searching for the heart of their defensive line, the Carolina Panthers turned to a Star to fill the void.

The team selected Utah defensive tackle Star Lotulelei with the 14th overall pick during Thursday night’s NFL Draft.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's sports scoreboard

April 25, 2013

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

Prep baseball
Bandys 5, East Burke 3
Maiden 2, Bunker Hill 1 (eight innings)
South Iredell 9, Newton-Conover 4

Prep softball
Bandys 3, East Burke 2
Maiden 14, Bunker Hill 3 (five innings)
South Iredell 3, Newton-Conover 1

Prep soccer
Bandys 5, East Burke 3

April 24th

England takes over as Lady Bucs basketball coach

April 24, 2013

Tisha England is trading one spot on the bench at Catawba Valley Community College for another.

The former basketball standout at Newton-Conover is taking over as head coach of the Lady Bucs basketball program this winter, the school announced on Wednesday.

Maiden’s Caroline Ward signs with Catawba College

April 24, 2013

For Maiden’s Caroline Ward, good times never seemed so good.

A day after the Lady Blue Devils clinched their first conference softball title since 2006, the Maiden senior catcher signed to play at the next level with Catawba College.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's sports scoreboard

April 24, 2013

Below is a look at Wednesday’s prep scores in the CVAC and Northwestern 3A/4A from across Catawba County:

Prep softball
Fred T. Foard 14, Watauga 0
Bunker Hill 15, West Caldwell 0

Prep baseball
West Caldwell 7, Bunker Hill 5
Fred T. Foard 8, Maiden 3
St. Stephens 5, Newton-Conover 3

Prep soccer
Watauga 3, Fred T. Foard 2

April 23rd

Wayne Hicks officially introduced as Indians coach

April 23, 2013

Wayne Hicks was officially introduced as the football coach at St. Stephens High School on Tuesday during a special press conference in the school's media center.

The reception for Hicks by both players and coaches was positive.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's sports scoreboard

April 23, 2013

Below is a look at Tuesday's prep scores from across Catawba County:

Prep baseball
Bandys 12, South Iredell 1 (five innings)
Draughn 9, Newton-Conover 0
Hickory 8, St. Stephens 3
Maiden 14, East Burke 7

Prep softball
Bandys 4, South Iredell 0
St. Stephens 15, Hickory 0
Maiden 2, East Burke 1

Prep soccer
East Burke 2, Maiden 1

BREAKING: Bobcats fire Dunlap after one season

April 23, 2013

With their NBA season less than a week from being over, the Charlotte Bobcats announced on Tuesday that they have fired Mike Dunlap after one season as head coach.

The search for Dunlap's replacement will start immediately.

April 22nd

Poplin to lead Red Tornadoes boys hoops program

April 22, 2013

Andy Poplin received approval to serve as the new Hickory High School boys basketball coach during Hickory Public Schools Board of Education meeting on Monday night.

Poplin replaces Lavell Hall, who announced on March 28 that he would not be returning for a second season at the helm of the Red Tornadoes.

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