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November 13th, 2012
The Newton-Conover and Hickory soccer teams competed on Tuesday for a chance to play in their respective title games.
The Red Devils dropped a heart breaker to Cuthbertson, while Hickory won a tight game against Charlotte Catholic.
Bobcats coach Mike Dunlap talked throughout the offseason about changing the culture in the organization and building a winning atmosphere in Charlotte.
Apparently his players were listening.
The Charlotte Bobcats have acquired forward Hakim Warrick from the New Orleans Hornets in exchange for guard Matt Carroll, the team announced on Tuesday.
Currently in his eighth NBA season, the 6-foot-9 Warrick has career averages of 9.5 points and 4.1 rebounds in 499 games for the Grizzlies, Bucks, Bulls, Suns and Hornets.
Denver coach John Fox made a successful return against his former team at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday behind offensive, defensive and special teams play.
The Broncos scored touchdowns in all three phases of the game, knocking off the Carolina Panthers 36-14 for their fourth-straight road victory of the season.
Down 11 points at halftime, the Charlotte Bobcats rallied behind Kemba Walker and rookie Michael Kidd-Gilchrist to force overtime and eventually come away with the 101-97 victory against the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday in Charlotte.
After 110 minutes of soccer competition, the Newton-Conover soccer team held on to knock off its fourth road opponent of the 2A playoffs, topping rival South Iredell in penalty kicks, 5-4.
"It was a great game by both teams," said N-C coach Angelo Palozzi. "It's always tough when someone has to lose on penalty kicks. I'm happy for our seniors and excited to be playing on Wednesday night."
Lenoir-Rhyne shared the South Atlantic Conference football title in 2011 with Mars Hill and were left standing at the altar in the end for a postseason bid.
One season later, the Bears played the role of blushing bride.
Lenoir-Rhyne racked up 513 rushing yards on its way to a 44-14 victory over rival Catawba College on Saturday at Moretz Stadium in Hickory.
Down its starting running back due to injury, Bandysâ€™ Quiante Derr carried the brunt of the load for the Trojans on the ground against Newton-Conover â€” and then some.
The sophomore rushed 31 times for 211 yards and three scores, helping Bandys eliminate the CVAC champion Red Devils from the 2AA playoffs with a 49-24 victory at Gurley Stadium on Friday.
Behind two rushing touchdowns from quarterback Chris Montgomery, the Burns Bulldogs eliminated Hickory from the 3A playoffs for the second-straight season, 28-13, in Kings Mountain on Friday.
The Bulldogs (10-3), who advance to the regional quarterfinals for the third time in the past four years, host Freedom (12-1) in the 3A third round next Friday.
Rallying from down two points at halftime, the Catawba Valley Community College women's basketball team remained undefeated with a 71-58 victory against Clinton Junior College on Friday at the Tarlton Complex.
Nika Jones led CVCC with 22 points, while Gabrielle McClain added 15 points.
The Lady Bucs (3-0) trailed 34-32 at the break to the Lady Bears (1-2).