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Johnson tries to set record with fourth All-Star win

May 17, 2013

Jimmie Johnson enters this weekend’s Sprint All-Star Race with not only the points lead, but a chance to make history.

The driver of the No. 48 Hendrick Chevrolet will try to win his record fourth All-Star trophy, and in the process, surpass Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jeff Gordon and the late Dale Earnhardt for most victories at the event.

Panthers end Tigers' run in the 3A baseball playoffs

May 17, 2013

Patton put an end to the improbable run in the 3A playoffs by the Fred T. Foard baseball team on Friday.

The Panthers (16-9) scored two runs in the first and fifth innings on their way to a 6-1 victory against the Tigers in Newton.

PREP SPORTS: Friday's Catawba Co. playoff scores

May 17, 2013

Below is a look at tonight's prep playoff scores in baseball, softball and soccer across Catawba County:

Prep baseball
Hickory 5, South Point 2
Patton 6, Fred T. Foard 1

Prep softball
Fred T. Foard 2, Franklin 1
Brevard 3, Bandys 1

Prep soccer
St. Stephens 4, Burns 0

County track and field athletes finish high at 2A meet

May 17, 2013

Catawba County track and field athletes in the 2A ranks competed on Friday at North Carolina A&T for a chance to win a state championship.

Newton-Conover’s Zariyah Moss competed in the most girls track and field events with four.

Moss placed seventh in the 100-meter dash, 10th in the 200-meter dash and fifth in the long jump.

The Newton-Conover boys soccer team survived a downpour in the first half against Lincolnton on...
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Volleyball Bandys...
Newton-Conover has moved up one spot in the third Associated Press poll of the season. Coming off a...

 

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