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The Newton-Conover basketball program picked up a pair of victories on Tuesday in boys and girls competition against East Lincoln.
The Lady Red Devils notched their second win of the season easily by double digits, while the N-C boys basketball team held off a late rally by the Mustangs to come away with their first victory.
The Fred T. Foard girls basketball team bounced back from a difficult opening loss this past Friday with a 67-32 victory against Bunker Hill on Tuesday.
Kayla Whitworth led Foard (1-1) with 16 points, Chelsea Turner added 13 points and Sadasia Tipps tallied 12 points.
Bunker Hill (0-3) was led by a trio of scorers, including Montana Lineberger, Tyra Mitchell and Anna Williams.
The Carolina Panthers placed defensive end Antwan Applewhite and free safety Sherrod Martin on injured reserve Tuesday and released offensive lineman Jeremy Bridges.
The Bandys boys basketball team snapped a 14-game losing streak dating back to last season with a 63-47 victory on Monday against the Knights.
It was the Trojans' second win in their past 52 games.
Hunter Lackey scored a team-high 19 points for Bandys (1-1), while Chris Sorenson chipped in 14 points.
Hunter Caldwell led North Lincoln (3-1) with 15 points.
Jerry Moore, who led Appalachian State to an unforgettable upset of Michigan and won three straight FCS national championships, won't return to the Mountaineers next season, athletic director Charlie Cobb said Sunday.
Romeo Crennel stood in the middle of the Kansas City Chiefs' locker room Sunday, the emotion threatening to overcome the good-natured coach.
St. Stephens High School held the 41st Annual Indian Classic wrestling tournament on Saturday. The event is the longest one-day tournament in the entire state of North Carolina.
LaChaston Smith scored his third touchdown with 19 seconds left to lift South Iredell to a 30-27 victory over Carrboro on Saturday night in the Class 2AA North Carolina High School Athletic Association championship game.
Smith, the game's MVP, finished with 152 yards rushing for South Iredell (14-2), which won its first-ever state championship in football.
Matt Brown threw for five touchdowns and 322 yards and Illinois State blocked the game-tying PAT in overtime to beat Appalachian State 38-37 Saturday in the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs.
Garrett Young threw a 13-yard touchdown pass to Tyler Brock with 7:55 left to help East Lincoln beat Tarboro 24-20 in the Class 2-A North Carolina High School Athletic Association championship Saturday.
Young threw for 196 yards and two scores for the Mustangs (16-0), who won their first title in their second appearance in an NCHSAA final. Young was named the game's most valuable player.