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February 7th, 2013
Seniors athletes across Catawba County made their college decisions official on Wednesday during National Signing Day.
Students from four area high schools â€”Â Bandys, Hickory, Maiden and Newton-Conover â€”Â took place in mock signings to finalize their collegiate and athletic choices.
Below is a look at Wednesday's prep basketball scores in Catawba County:
Fred T. Foard 69, Watauga 41
Fred T. Foard 70, Watauga 39
Kyrie Irving spent the fourth quarter on the bench watching and relaxing with the other starters.
No need for any heroics from the All-Star guard this time.
The Cavaliers finally rolled to an easy win the way they used to on a regular basis when LeBron James was Cleveland's hard-court king.
Bunker Hill High School hosted a tri-match on the wrestling mat Tuesday with CVAC mate Newton-Conover and Northwestern 3A/4A foe St. Stephens.
The Red Devils picked up a 57-15 victory against the Bears to close out an undefeated Catawba Valley 2A slate, while the Indians notched a 49-25 non-conference win against Bunker.
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep basketball and wrestling scores:
Bandys 61, Maiden 28
Newton-Conover 59, Bunker Hill 38
South Caldwell 54, Hickory 52
Bandys 80, Maiden 43
Fred T. Foard 56, Hibriten 29
Hickory 66, South Caldwell 31
Newton-Conover 53, Bunker Hill 44
Bandys 39, Maiden 24
Competing at rival high schools in the same sport in the same events, prep swimmers Jake Pierce and Sava Turcanu are the best of friends.
The duo competes Friday at the 3A state swimming championships at the Triangle Aquatic Center in Cary, while supporting one another.
The Catawba Valley Community College baseball team kicked off its 2013 season on Monday at Henkel-Alley Field with a 13-1 blasting of the Lenoir-Rhyne junior varsity squad.
The Bucs improve to 1-0 on the year, while the Bears fall to 0-1.
LeBron James scored 31 points and Chris Bosh added 23 to lead Miami past Charlotte 99-94 Monday night, the Heat's 10th consecutive victory against the Bobcats.
Dwyane Wade had 20 points and 12 rebounds for Miami, which has won nine of its last 10 at home. James was 13 for 14 from the field, for a career-best 93-percent shooting. The Heat improved to 19-3 on their home floor.
From blowout to blackout to shootout, Joe Flacco and the Baltimore Ravens had just enough power to survive one of the most electric Super Bowls ever.
The outage flipped the momentum to the San Francisco 49ers, but the Ravens used a last-gasp defensive stand to hold on Sunday night, 34-31.
James Harden had 21 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists for his first career triple-double in the Houston Rockets' 109-95 win over the Charlotte Bobcats on Saturday night.