Archive - Sports Article
February 4th, 2013
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.
Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly was named the 2012 Associated Press Defensive Rookie of the Year on Saturday.
Kuechly, the ninth overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, led the NFL in tackles with 164 this season. He was 15 tackles ahead of the second-best total by San Francisco's NaVorro Bowman.
As the Super Bowl prepares to kick off in New Orleans, a pair of former Catawba County prep football players reflect on their time with the Baltimore Ravens before Sunday's big game.
Below is a look at Friday's prep and college scoreboard from across Catawba County:
Bunker Hill 72, Draughn 59
East Burke 66, Newton-Conover 55
Fred T. Foard 77, South Caldwell 57
Hickory 80, Alexander Central 50
Maiden 74, South Iredell 66 (OT)
St. Stephens 65, Hibriten 32
West Caldwell 55, Bandys 28
The Newton-Conover wrestling team continued its solid performance in conference matches this season on Thursday against Maiden.
The Red Devils (36-5, 5-0) were dominant in a 59-6 road victory against the Blue Devils (8-18, 1-4).
St. Stephens softball player Molli Huffman made her college decision official on Thursday.
The senior catcher signed to play next fall for Surry Community College.
Competing in its second pair of basketball games in two days, the Fred T. Foard basketball program faced a battle against another hungry conference foe in Watauga on Wednesday.
Holding off two late 3-pointers, the Tigers were victorious in both of their games on the court against the Pioneers.
St. Stephens' girls and Watauga's boys were big winners Wednesday at the Northwestern 3A/4A swimming championships.
The Lady Indians and Pioneers each won team titles at the conference meet, which was held at the Hickory Foundation YMCA.
Both the boy's and girl's standings came down to the last relay to determine the winners.