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January 7th, 2015

Paying his dues, Tigers' Jarrett becomes mat leader

January 7, 2015

From middle school reserve to high school starter, Fred T. Foard senior wrestler Spencer Jarrett has proven that perseverance pays off.

One of four captains for the Tigers, Jarrett is thriving for the Foard wrestling program despite some struggles earlier in his career.

Jarrett started wrestling in eighth grade at Jacobs Fork Middle School.

January 6th

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's sports scoreboard

January 6, 2015

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

Girls basketball
Bandys 53, Bunker Hill 36
Hibriten 44, Fred T. Foard 26
Hickory 41, South Caldwell 34
Newton-Conover 49, Lincolnton 39
St. Stephens 53, Patton 41
West Lincoln 52, Maiden 39

Boys basketball
Bunker Hill 79, Bandys 66
Hibriten 62, Fred T. Foard 56

January 5th

Panther defense dominant in 1st playoff win since '06

January 5, 2015

The Carolina Panthers unleashed 10 long years of frustration on Saturday against visiting Arizona.

Holding the Cardinals to an NFL playoff record-low 78 yards of total offense, the Panthers moved on to the NFC Divisional playoff round with a 27-16 win.

It’s the first playoff win for the Panthers franchise since Jan. 15, 2006.

ESPN’s Stuart Scott touched local lives before death

January 5, 2015

A chance meeting seven years ago between Bob Lawing and Stuart Scott turned into a special relationship and bond between two men facing the same steep challenge.

Each battling cancer of the appendix, the 12-year NFL referee and the ESPN anchor supported each other through the toughest journeys of their lives before both came to an end.

December 31st, 2014

Chubb, Bulldogs best Cardinals in Belk Bowl

December 31, 2014

Take one glance at Nick Chubb’s performance in Tuesday’s Belk Bowl, and you’d never guess he was in his freshman season at the University of Georgia

Setting a Bulldog bowl record for rushing yards with 266, Chubb helped lead Georgia to a 37-14 victory against Louisville in the 13th annual bowl game held in Charlotte.

December 30th

Bumgarner named the AP's Male Athlete of the Year

December 30, 2014

Madison Bumgarner sat in the outfield alongside Jake Peavy before Game 7 of the World Series and told his teammate exactly what needed to happen: Tim Hudson would work a few innings and get the ball to Bumgarner, who would hand it off to the bullpen to finish the championship.

Peavy quickly offered his own prediction that Bumgarner would end it himself.

December 29th

PREP BASKETBALL: Holiday Clash scoreboard

December 29, 2014

Below is a look at the 12th Annual Peoples Bank Holiday Clash tournament scoreboard:

Girls bracket (at North Lincoln H.S.)

First-round scores
Bandys 57, Lincolnton 33
West Lincoln 51, North Lincoln 40

Third place game: Lincolnton 58, North Lincoln 42
Championship game: Bandys 66, West Lincoln 41
(Bandys' Haleigh Lackey named MVP)

December 27th

LIVE: 28th Annual Catawba Valley Classic scoreboard

December 27, 2014

Below is a look at Saturday's first-round scores and the Monday/Tuesday schedule of games for the 28th Annual Catawba Valley Classic prep basketball tournament:

Girl's bracket

First round (Dec. 27 at CVCC's Tarlton Complex)
No. 2 South Caldwell 68, No. 7 Newton-Conover 35
No. 3 Alexander Central 69, No. 6 Bunker Hill 58
No. 4 St. Stephens 55, No. 5 Maiden 43

December 23rd

Pool together: Cherkez sisters anchor Lady Indians

December 23, 2014

On a St. Stephens swim team with several family ties, the Cherkez sisters help to provide a rock solid anchor.

Polina and Sophia Cherkez are hoping to lead the Lady Indians program to new heights this winter season.

The Cherkez (pronounced CHUR-KEZ) sisters started swimming when they were ages 4 (Polina) and 5 (Sophia) for the YMCA Seahorse Swim Team (YSST).

Ramseur, Fleming soak up Shrine Bowl experience

December 23, 2014

Following a week-long journey in Spartanburg, S.C., Josh Ramseur and Tyrell Fleming returned to Catawba County on Sunday.

The Newton-Conover football players are coming off an appearance in the 78th edition of the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas all-star game.

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