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January 11th, 2013
The Bandys boys and girls basketball teams were victorious on the road Friday against rival Maiden.
The Trojan boys held on late to pick up a 52-44 win against the Blue Devils, while the Lady Trojans used a second half surge to earn a 66-46 tally against the Lady Blue Devils.
Here's a look at Friday's prep basketball scores:
Bandys 52, Maiden 44
Fred T. Foard 82, Hibriten 76
Hickory 76, South Caldwell 58
Newton-Conover 64, Bunker Hill 38
Bandys 66, Maiden 46
Fred T. Foard 64, Hibriten 54
Hickory 61, South Caldwell 29
Newton-Conover 55, Bunker Hill 38
The thing Alan Anderson likes most about the Toronto Raptors' recent run of success is the way efficient ball movement has spread the offense around.
Of course, that can make keeping track of the top scorer a little tricky.
Challenger Early College High School and Piedmont Community Charter School clashed on the basketball court on Thursday.
The Patriots came away with a pair of victories in boys and girls competition against the Firebirds at the Newton-Conover High School gymnasium.
Rob Chudzinski is returning home to his NFL roots.
The Carolina Panthers offensive coordinator has accepted the Cleveland Brown's head coaching position.
Chudzinski, who got his start in the NFL as a tight ends coach with the Browns in 2004 and the team's offensive coordinator from 2007-08, replaces Pat Shurmur as Cleveland head coach.
Freshman Alex Johnson is growing in his first season as a member of the Newton-Conover boys basketball program.
Johnson is one of a six freshmen boys listed on the varsity prep basketball rosters of the seven Catawba County high schools.
Coming off of an overtime road win against the Detroit Pistons on Sunday having won two of their last three games, things couldn't have looked brighter for the Charlotte Bobcats.
That was until Wednesday's match up with the Western Conference foe Utah.
The Bobcats (9-25) gave up 60 points in the first half and couldn't catch up, falling 112-102 to the Jazz at Time Warner Cable Arena.
The Carolina Panthers announced on Wednesday that David Gettleman is the team's new general manager.
Gettleman replaces Marty Hurney, who was fired on Oct. 22 after being with the team since 2002.
Spending the prior 13 seasons as the director of pro personnel for the New York Giants, Gettleman served as a senior pro personnel analyst for New York this past season.
Prep basketball scores
Alexander Central 62, Hickory 52
Bunker Hill 56, Draughn 46
Bandys 76, West Caldwell 43
East Burke 52, Newton-Conover 42
Fred T. Foard 32, South Caldwell 28
Hibriten 67, St. Stephens 49
South Iredell 63, Maiden 30
Bunker Hill 68, Draughn 65
East Burke 72, Newton-Conover 57
When Bobcats coach Mike Dunlap looks at point guard Kemba Walker he sees the NBA's next coming of Chris Paul.
Sounds like a reach, but that's how much faith Charlotte's rookie coach has in the second-year player out of Connecticut.
Dunlap has repeatedly told Walker "we're centering our team around you. You're that guy. Now live up to that billing and own what that means."