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May 19th, 2015

PREP PLAYOFFS: Third-round game dates, times

May 19, 2015

Below is a look at Wednesday's third-round playoff game times involving Catawba County teams:

Girls soccer
Sun Valley (13-9-1) at St. Stephens (15-7-1), 6:30 p.m. Wednesday
Fred T. Foard (15-7-1) at A.C. Reynolds (20-4), 6 p.m. Wednesday

BREAKING: Wilkinson named N-C basketball coach

May 19, 2015

Newton-Conover High School is turning to an alumni to guide its boys basketball program.

After spending the past 15 years at Bunker Hill High School, Matt Wilkinson is returning home as the next leader of the Red Devils boys basketball team.

He was announced as the next head coach on Tuesday morning.

Wilkinson replaces Jonathan Tharpe, who stepped down as head coach on March 13.

May 16th

Hamlin holds off Harvick to win Sprint All-Star Race

May 17, 2015

Joe Gibbs Racing had never tasted victory at the annual Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway — until Saturday.

Denny Hamlin held off a late charge from Kevin Harvick to claim the $1 million prize and JGR's first win in the exhibition race.

May 15th

PREP PLAYOFFS: Friday's second-round scoreboard

May 15, 2015

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

Softball
A.C. Reynolds 5, Fred T. Foard 4 (Tigers end season 16-6 overall)
Wheatmore 11, Bunker Hill 1 (Bears end season 16-6 overall)

Girls soccer
Fred T. Foard 4, Forestview 1
**Tigers (15-7-1) travel to A.C. Reynolds (20-4) on Wednesday**

May 14th

PREP PLAYOFFS: Second-round game dates, times

May 14, 2015

Below is a look at the 2A and 3A playoff second-round playoff games in baseball, softball and girls soccer involving Catawba County teams:

Baseball playoffs

2A West playoffs
No. 22 Maiden (14-8) at No. 6 East Lincoln (20-6), Saturday 7 p.m.

Softball brackets

2A West playoffs
No. 12 Bunker Hill (13-4) at No. 5 Wheatmore (16-5), Friday 7 p.m.

May 13th

PREP PLAYOFFS: Wednesday's county scoreboard

May 13, 2015

Below is a look at Wednesday's 2A and 3A playoff scores involving Catawba County teams:

Baseball
Maiden 5, Bunker Hill 2 (Bears end year 20-6)
Hendersonville 3, Newton-Conover 2 (Red Devils end year 10-12)
West Rowan 9, Hickory 1 (Red Tornadoes end year (11-10)

Softball
Bunker Hill 5, Owen 3
Wheatmore 6, Bandys 0 (Trojans end year 10-10)

May 12th

Red Devils win emotional third state golf title in a row

May 12, 2015

A day that started in tragedy for Newton-Conover High School ended in triumph.

The Red Devils boys golf team won its third-straight 2A state title, defeating Wilkes Central and South Stokes by 12 strokes to claim the trophy on the Pines Course at the Country Club of Whispering Pines.

PREP PLAYOFFS: Tuesday's county scoreboard

May 12, 2015

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

Softball
Fred T. Foard 4, St. Stephens 0

Girls soccer
Hickory 9, West Henderson 0
St. Stephens 8, South Point 0

May 11th

BREAKING: All playoff brackets are finalized

May 11, 2015

Below is a look at the finalzied 2A and 3A NCHSAA playoff brackets in baseball, softball and girls soccer involving teams in the Southern District 7 Athletic 2A and Northwestern 3A/4A:

Baseball playoffs

2A West playoffs
No. 17 West Lincoln (13-7) at No. 16 Mount Pleasant (13-7)
No. 28 Newton-Conover (9-11) at No. 5 Hendersonville (17-3)

BREAKING: Preliminary playoff brackets released

May 11, 2015

Below is a look at the 2A and 3A playoff brackets in baseball, softball and girls soccer involving teams in the Southern District 7 Athletic 2A and Northwestern 3A/4A:

Baseball playoffs

2A West playoffs
No. 17 West Lincoln (13-7) at No. 16 Mount Pleasant (13-7)
No. 28 Newton-Conover (9-11) at No. 5 Hendersonville (17-3)
No. 22 Maiden (13-8) at No. 11 Bunker Hill (17-5)

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