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January 24th

Lady Bucs are victors in program's 100th game

January 25, 2013

In its program's historic 100th game, the Catawba Valley Community College women's basketball team came away victorious.

The 14th-ranked Lady Bucs knocked off Guilford Tech 64-44 on Thursday at the Tarlton Complex.

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.

Solid fourth quarter lifts Trojans past Cavaliers

January 25, 2013

Tied atop the CVAC girls basketball standings, something had to give Thursday in Catawba when Bandys hosted East Burke.

The Lady Trojans scored 23 points in the fourth quarter, helping them come away with a 63-55 victory and remain perfect in Catawba Valley 2A play.

Tigers move to 31-1 overall, 3-0 in NWC on mat

January 25, 2013

The Fred T. Foard wrestling team moved to 31-1 overall and 3-0 in Northwestern 3A/4A competition with a 63-7 victory against Watauga on Thursday.

Below are the results from that match:

Fred T Foard 63, Watauga 7

106: Isaac Hollar (FTF) won by forfeit
113: Mark Townsend (W) maj. dec. Josh Underwood, 17-6
120: Mikey Vincent (FTF) dec. Gus Coffey, 4-3

BREAKING: Bobcats issue quote on Hornets name

January 24, 2013

Following the announcement today by the NBA's New Orleans Hornets to change their team name to the Pelicans next season, the Charlotte Bobcats released a statement regarding the decision.

BREAKING NEWS: Friday games, matches moved

January 24, 2013

Below are the postponements and cancellations of Friday's high school sports action:

Prep basketball
Maiden at Newton-Conover (postponed to Monday, Jan. 28)
Draughn at Bandys, postponed (likely to Wednesday, Jan. 30)
Bunker Hill at East Burke, still on
Fred T. Foard at Watauga, still on
St. Stephens at Alexander Central, still on (will play Saturday if they can't Friday)

Christopher siblings overcome opponents, obstacles

January 24, 2013

Seniors Anthony and Andrew Christopher both wrestle, but they share more than just a mat.

Separated by school lines, the brothers have battled through not only their wrestling opponents, but more than any high school student should ever have to.

Hawks hand 'Cats their 16th straight home loss

January 24, 2013

Thanks in part to forward Josh Smith and the Atlanta Hawks, the Charlotte Bobcats' lengthy home losing streak grew to 16 games on Wednesday.

Smith scored 30 points and grabbed 13 rebounds for his 15th double double of the season, leading Atlanta to a 104-92 victory against Charlotte at Time Warner Cable Arena.

Bucs knock off Patriots in overtime, 71-69

January 24, 2013

The Catawba Valley Community College men's basketball team rallied from down 10 points at halftime against Patrick Henry Community College to come away victorious 71-69 on Wednesday.

The Bucs, who trailed for most of Wednesday's game, scored 40 points in the second half and took their first lead with 30 seconds remaining in the game.

January 22nd

Trojans top Bears to move to 2-0 in CVAC

January 23, 2013

Bandys improved to 2-0 in Catawba Valley 2A wrestling standings with a victory against Bunker Hill on Tuesday.

The Trojans (15-16, 2-0) and the Bears (14-19, 0-2) also competed against South Caldwell (19-11).

To read more of this story, pick up the Wednesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Indians survive 8 OT marathon

January 23, 2013

St. Stephens picked up a Northwestern 3A/4A victory in boys basketball against Watauga on Tuesday, but the win didn't come easy.

The Indians survived an eight-overtime with the Pioneers to come away victorious, 103-98, in Boone.

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