Archive - 2013 - Sports Article
As the Super Bowl prepares to kick off in New Orleans, a pair of former Catawba County prep football players reflect on their time with the Baltimore Ravens before Sunday's big game.
Below is a look at Friday's prep and college scoreboard from across Catawba County:
Bunker Hill 72, Draughn 59
East Burke 66, Newton-Conover 55
Fred T. Foard 77, South Caldwell 57
Hickory 80, Alexander Central 50
Maiden 74, South Iredell 66 (OT)
St. Stephens 65, Hibriten 32
West Caldwell 55, Bandys 28
The Newton-Conover wrestling team continued its solid performance in conference matches this season on Thursday against Maiden.
The Red Devils (36-5, 5-0) were dominant in a 59-6 road victory against the Blue Devils (8-18, 1-4).
St. Stephens softball player Molli Huffman made her college decision official on Thursday.
The senior catcher signed to play next fall for Surry Community College.
Competing in its second pair of basketball games in two days, the Fred T. Foard basketball program faced a battle against another hungry conference foe in Watauga on Wednesday.
Holding off two late 3-pointers, the Tigers were victorious in both of their games on the court against the Pioneers.
St. Stephens' girls and Watauga's boys were big winners Wednesday at the Northwestern 3A/4A swimming championships.
The Lady Indians and Pioneers each won team titles at the conference meet, which was held at the Hickory Foundation YMCA.
Both the boy's and girl's standings came down to the last relay to determine the winners.
Gregg Popovich was back from a three-game absence due to illness and feeling pretty good about the San Antonio Spurs' latest victory.
Tony Parker had 22 points and San Antonio never trailed in beating the Charlotte Bobcats 102-78 on Wednesday night, extending its winning streak to nine games.
The Lenoir-Rhyne University softball team was voted to win its fourth consecutive South Atlantic Conference Championship after being picked to finish first in the 2013 preseason coaches poll.
L-R, which finished with a 48-13 record last season including a 14-4 mark in league play, received six out of the possible 10 first-place votes.
Two Charlotte Bobcats are heading to Houston to take part in the NBA's All-Star festivities next month.
Guard Kemba Walker and forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist were both announced as selections to the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge on Wednesday.
The game, which features first- and second-year NBA players, will be televised nationally Feb. 15 on TNT at 9 p.m.
Below are postponements and cancellations from Wednesday's prep sports schedule.
Newton-Conover at Maiden, postponed to 6 p.m. Thursday
Games, matches still on
Bunker Hill at East Burke
Draughn at Bandys
St. Stephens at Alexander Central
Watauga at Fred T. Foard
Bunker Hill at East Burke