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December 10th

Panthers set tone early, upset NFC-best Falcons

December 10, 2012

One week after losing to the lowly 1-10 Kansas City Chiefs in Arrowhead Stadium, the Carolina Panthers earned some redemption against the NFC's best on Sunday.

Dictating the game from its onset, the Panthers (4-9) pulled ahead early and held off a late run against the division rival Atlanta Falcons to come away with a 30-20 victory at Bank of America Stadium.

BREAKING: New Trojans coach to be named Tuesday

December 10, 2012

Bandys High School has called for a noon press conference on Tuesday to name only its fifth football coach in the past 49 years.

After head coach Randy Lowman decided to step down as head football coach after 26 years, as well as athletic director effective Dec. 31, Bandys High School announced it would have a replacement named either this past Friday or this Tuesday.

December 9th

Spurs bounce Bobcats behind record shooting night

December 9, 2012

They say good things come in threes.

That couldn't have been any truer than for San Antonio on the basketball court Saturday.

Behind a franchise-record 19 3-pointers, the Spurs clobbered the Charlotte Bobcats 132-102 at Time Warner Cable Arena.

December 8th

No. 20 Lady Bucs move to 13-0, top TCTC

December 9, 2012

The 20th-ranked Catawba Valley Community College women's basketball team picked up an 83-32 road victory against Tri-County Technical College on Sunday.

The entire line up for CVCC (13-0, 1-0) scored during Sunday's game, including a team-high 18 points from Anika Jones. Kadesha Gibbs added 12 points, Lativa Lee had 11 points and Matrice Sweezy scored 10 points.

WRESTLING ROUND UP: Foard, N-C, Saint take titles

December 9, 2012

The Newton-Conover, Fred T. Foard and St. Stephens wrestling teams captured titles on Saturday at their respective tournaments.

Red Devils take title at Freedom Invitational

The Newton-Conover wrestling team claimed the team title at the Freedom Invitational. Several Red Devil wrestlers also placed in the top four of their respective weight classes.

December 7th

Red Tornadoes sweep Red Devils on court

December 8, 2012

The Hickory girls and boys basketball teams picked up a sweep on Friday against cross-town rival Newton-Conover.

To read more of this story, pick up the weekend edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Friday's prep basketball scores

December 8, 2012

Girls basketball

Bandys 86, Cherryville 18

The Lady Trojans improve to 4-0 with a 68-point victory Friday.

Madi Story scored 14 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and made six steals in the Bandys victory. Sara Goble scored 13 points, while Morgan Bibey, Sierra Brotherton and Alex Wagner each tallied 10 points.

St. Stephens 57, Bunker Hill 38

Volunteer cross-country coach Lomax passes away

December 8, 2012

A longtime volunteer track and field coach for Maiden and Fred T. Foard high schools passed away this week.

Ricky Lomax, who spent time with both the Blue Devils’ and Tigers’ track and field programs, passed away this past Sunday at his home. He was 54 years old.

December 6th

CVCC wins 7th game, knocks off Montreat JVs

December 7, 2012

The Catawba Valley Community College men’s basketball team ended a two-game losing streak with a 82-62 victory against the Montreat College JV squad on Thursday at the Tarlton Complex.

To read more of this story, pick up the Friday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

St. Stephens' Dylan Beiland signs with N.C. Central

December 7, 2012

St. Stephens High School added another name to its list of athletes already signed to play college sports next fall.

Senior baseball player Dylan Beiland signed with North Carolina Central University on Thursday.

To read more of this story, pick up the Friday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

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