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The Hickory boys basketball team suffered its second setback of the season on Thursday, falling on the road against Statesville, 90-78.
Jaquan Warren led the Greyhounds (3-1) with 22 points, while Justin Daniels added 17 points.
Raheim Connelly scored 18 points to lead Hickory (4-2).
Hickory 77, Statesville 29
Kyle Korver thinks the Atlanta Hawks have been too hesitant to beat a struggling opponent decisively.
That wasn't the case this time.
Devin Harris scored 20 points, Josh Smith added 18 and the surging Hawks beat Charlotte 113-90 on Thursday night to hand the Bobcats their 10th straight defeat.
Both coming off of impressive tournament victories this past Saturday, the Newton-Conover and St. Stephens wrestling teams faced each other on the mat Wednesday.
The Red Devils pulled out to an early lead and went on to win the intra-county match, 54-15, in Hickory.
Jacob Schmidt connected on a 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift the Fred T. Foard boys basketball team to a 69-67 victory against West Caldwell at home on Wednesday.
Jordan Turner led the Tigers (6-0) with 23 points, while Spencer Matthews added 14 points. Schmidt scored nine points in Wednesday's game, including 6-for-6 on his free throw attempts.
Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly was named the NFC's Defensive Player of the Week following his performance on Sunday.
Kuechly, a rookie out of Boston College, made 16 tackles (a career high) to help Carolina defeat rival Atlanta, 30-20. He currently leads the NFL in tackles with 130.
The Bandys wrestling team hosed Fred T. Foard and Mooresville high schools in a tri-match on Tuesday in Catawba.
The Tigers earned a sweep of both squads, improving their overall dual record to 17-1 entering Saturdayâ€™s annual Tigerland tournament held at Foard.
Bandys (4-7) fell to Foard, 58-13, and Mooresville, 43-33, in Tuesdayâ€™s home match.
Fred T. Foard 60, Bandys 56
The Lady Tigers delivered the Lady Trojans their first loss of the season Tuesday in Newton.
Chelsea Turner led Foard (4-2) with 19 points, while Courtney Hull added 10 points.
Foard's Kayla Whitworth also recorded her third-straight double-double in Tuesday's game. Whitworth tallied 16 points and 10 rebounds.
Unlike his previous two trips to Charlotte, Stephen Curry said he didn't have any butterflies as he stepped on the court Monday night.
Call it veteran experience â€” or maybe it's just supreme confidence given the way he's playing right now.
The Catawba Valley Community College men's basketball team suffered a setback to Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute on Monday, falling 81-79 at the Tarlton Complex.
K.J. Jones scored 26 points to lead CCCTI (1-3), while teammate Cordaris Townes added 12 points.
Caldwell led 43-41 at halftime.
One week after losing to the lowly 1-10 Kansas City Chiefs in Arrowhead Stadium, the Carolina Panthers earned some redemption against the NFC's best on Sunday.
Dictating the game from its onset, the Panthers (4-9) pulled ahead early and held off a late run against the division rival Atlanta Falcons to come away with a 30-20 victory at Bank of America Stadium.