Archive - 2013 - Sports Article
Alexander Central ended Fred T. Foard's two-year reign as Northwestern 3A/4A conference wrestling tournament champions on Saturday.
Trailing by 16.5 points entering the finals, Cougar wrestlers won five of their eight championship matches to help pull ahead of the Tigers in the final standings.
Below is a look at Saturday's college basketball and college baseball scoreboard:
Men's college basketball
No. 14 Wake Tech 87, CVCC 75
Women's college basketball
No. 12 CVCC 57, Wake Tech 46
No. 8 CVCC 12, Louisburg College 4
No. 8 CVCC 8, Louisburg College 2
Coming off of its first College World Series appearance in school history, the Catawba Valley Community College baseball team is looking for more of the same in 2013.
The Bucs enter the season ranked No. 6 in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) poll after not being ranked at all this time a season ago.
Below is a look at Friday's prep basketball scores:
East Burke 94, Maiden 59
Hickory 78, Hibriten 47
South Iredell 54, Bandys 41
St. Stephens 67, Fred T. Foard 47
West Caldwell 47, Bunker Hill 34
Newton-Conover 59, Draughn 39
Bandys 51, South Iredell 48
East Burke 65, Maiden 48
Fred T. Foard 74, St. Stephens 61
In a game summarized by Kobe Bryant as "irritating," the Los Angeles Lakers fought off adversity and a poor start on Friday to come away with a much-needed victory against the Charlotte Bobcats.
A pair of Cousins are helping to establish a new tradition for future swimmers at Maiden High School.
Seniors Christian Holdren and Alex Williams are helping set a new bar for the Blue Devil swim program despite each having only swam at the school for two years.
Seniors athletes across Catawba County made their college decisions official on Wednesday during National Signing Day.
Students from four area high schools â€”Â Bandys, Hickory, Maiden and Newton-Conover â€”Â took place in mock signings to finalize their collegiate and athletic choices.
Below is a look at Wednesday's prep basketball scores in Catawba County:
Fred T. Foard 69, Watauga 41
Fred T. Foard 70, Watauga 39
Kyrie Irving spent the fourth quarter on the bench watching and relaxing with the other starters.
No need for any heroics from the All-Star guard this time.
The Cavaliers finally rolled to an easy win the way they used to on a regular basis when LeBron James was Cleveland's hard-court king.
Bunker Hill High School hosted a tri-match on the wrestling mat Tuesday with CVAC mate Newton-Conover and Northwestern 3A/4A foe St. Stephens.
The Red Devils picked up a 57-15 victory against the Bears to close out an undefeated Catawba Valley 2A slate, while the Indians notched a 49-25 non-conference win against Bunker.