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February 28th

Red Devils’ season ended at hands of Huskies

February 28, 2014

Newton-Conover and Hunter Huss laid it all on the line Friday night for a chance to reach Greensboro and the fourth round of the 2A boys basketball playoffs.

When the dust settled from the war on the court, the Huskies came away the victors, ending the Red Devils’ season with a 92-83 win on the road.

Newton-Conover finishes its season with a 23-6 overall record.

Easter scores 2,000th; Trojans return to Greensboro

February 28, 2014

It was a milestone night for both senior guard Ace Easter and the Bandys girls basketball team.

Easter scored her 2,000th career point, helping lead the Lady Trojans back to Greensboro for the fifth-straight year with an 87-61 victory against North Wilkes.

February 27th

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's prep scores

February 28, 2014

Below is a look at Thursday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:

Baseball
Fred T. Foard 10, Bunker Hill 2
Patton 5, Maiden 3

Girls soccer
St. Stephens 5, Statesville 0
Bandys 4, North Lincoln 1

Boys lacrosse
St. Stephens 12, Davie County 11 (first win in program history)

Boys tennis

February 26th

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's playoff scoreboard

February 26, 2014

Below is a look at Wednesday's prep playoff scores involving Catawba County teams:

2A playoffs

Boys scores

No. 4 Newton-Conover 81, No. 29 Wheatmore 52
Red Devils (23-5) host Hunter Huss (22-5) on Friday in third round. Huskies defeated Lexington, 91-74, on Wednesday to advance.
Wheatmore finishes season 17-9

No. 25 Lake Norman Charter 73, No. 24 Bunker Hill 52

February 26th

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's playoff schedule

February 26, 2014

Below is a look at Wednesday's prep playoff schedule involving Catawba County teams:

2A playoffs

Boys games
No. 29 Wheatmore (17-8) at No. 4 Newton-Conover (22-5)
No. 25 Lake Norman Charter (14-12) at No. 24 Bunker Hill (14-11)

Girls games
No. 15 West Wilkes (19-9) at No. 2 Bandys (27-0)

3A playoffs

Boys games

February 24th

PREP NOTEBOOK: Monday's playoff scoreboard

February 24, 2014

Below is a look at Monday's prep playoff scores involving Catawba County teams:

Girls basketball

2A playoffs
Bandys 88, Smoky Mountain 28
Lexington 77, Bunker Hill 63
North Surry 46, Newton-Conover 25
Surry Central 69, Maiden 49

3A playoffs
Crest 68, St. Stephens 48
Hickory 80, West Henderson 35

Boys basketball

2A playoffs

February 24th

PREP NOTEBOOK: Basketball playoff pairings

February 24, 2014

Below is a look at the first-round playoff match ups involving Catawba County teams:

Girls basketball

2A West playoffs
No. 31 Smoky Mountain (10-12) at No. 2 Bandys (22-0)
No. 17 Lexington (14-7) at No. 16 Bunker HIll (14-8)
No. 20 Maiden (13-9) at No. 13 Surry Central
No. 24 Newton-Conover (12-10) at No. 9 North Surry (16-6)

3A West playoffs

February 21st

Despite struggles, Indians' Marcus Conner thrives

February 22, 2014

Growing up with no father and a disabled mother, St. Stephens’ Marcus Conner has learned several tough lessons early in his life.

Despite his circumstances, the junior boys basketball player is thriving on the court and hopes to lead the Indians to a deep run in the 3A playoffs starting on Monday.

Conner’s father was shot and killed in Statesville when he was just 2 years old.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Complete tournament recaps

February 21, 2014

Below is a recap of both the Southern District 7 Athletic 2A and Northwestern 3A/4A girls and boys basketball teams:

Southern District 7

Girls

First-round scores
No. 1 Bandys 81, No. 8 West Lincoln 14
No. 2 Bunker Hill 64, No. 7 East Lincoln 15
No. 3 Maiden 45, No. 6 Lincolnton 35
No. 4 Newton-Conover 57, No. 5 West Caldwell 23

Boys

February 20th

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's sports scores

February 21, 2014

Below is a look at Thursday's conference tournament playoff scores and Friday's tournament finals involving the Southern District 7 Athletic 2A and Northwestern 3A/4A:

Southern District 7

Girls

First-round scores
No. 1 Bandys 81, No. 8 West Lincoln 14
No. 2 Bunker Hill 64, No. 7 East Lincoln 15
No. 3 Maiden 45, No. 6 Lincolnton 35

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