Archive - Sports Article
March 24th, 2013
The Charlotte Bobcats were trying to win a season-high third-straight game on Saturday, but Charlie Villanueva and the Detroit Pistons played the role of spoiler.
Villanueva scored 15 of his team-high 18 points in the fourth quarter, including a lay up with 15 seconds left, helping Detroit knock off Charlotte at Time Warner Cable Arena.
The sixth-ranked Catawba Valley Community College baseball team swept Danville Community College on the diamond on Saturday at Henkel-Alley Field at the American Legion Fairgrounds.
The Bucs (20-5, 10-1) won 12-3 in game one and picked up a 8-3 victory in game two.
Below is a look at Saturday's NCAA tournament scores and Sunday's slate of games:
Saturday's second round NCAA tournament games
No. 4 Michigan 78, No. 5 Va. Commonwealth 53
No. 3 Michigan State 70, No. 6 Memphis 48
No. 1 Louisville 82, No. 8 Colorado State 56
No. 6 Arizona 74, No. 14 Harvard 51
No. 12 Oregon 74, 4 St. Louis 57
No. 3 Marquette 74, No. 6 Butler 72
Below is a look at Friday's prep scores from across Catawba County:
Bunker Hill 13, West Caldwell 3
Draughn 12, Newton-Conover 0
Maiden 9, East Burke 2
St. Stephens 14, Hickory 0 (five innings)
South Iredell 6, Bandys 4
Bandys 6, South Iredell 1
Bunker Hill 4 West Caldwell 3
Draughn 7, Newton-Conover 2
The Carolina Panthers have agreed to a one-year deal with wideout Ted Ginn Jr.
The team officially announced Ginnâ€™s signing on Friday after first being reported by several league sources the day prior.
It's a two-man race for the Fred T. Foard varsity football coaching job, according to principal Chris Gibbs.
The Tigers have narrowed down a field of 25 applicants to two potential candidates to lead Foard on the gridiron this fall.
No official job offer has been made to either of the two candidates.
Against an unfamiliar opponent in Canon-McMillan (Pa.), one run was the difference for the Fred T. Foard softball team on Thursday.
Addie Bolick connected with a solo home run in the bottom of the fifth to center field, helping the Lady Tigers defeat the Lady Big Macs, 1-0.
Below is a look at Thursday's prep scores from across Catawba County:
South Iredell 5, Bandys 4
Bunker Hill 7, Draughn 2
Maiden 7, East Burke 2
Fred T. Foard 1, Canon-McMillan (Pa.) 0
A.C. Reynolds 4, Fred T. Foard 0
Catawba Valley 2A at Orchard Hills, ppd. to TBA
Below is a look at Thursday's NCAA tournament scores and Friday's slate of games:
Thursday's NCAA tournament scores
No. 3 Michigan St. 65, No. 14 Valparaiso 54
No. 6 Butler 68, No. 11 Bucknell 56
No. 9 Wichita State 73, No. 8 Pittsburgh 55
No. 4 St. Louis 64, No. 13 New Mexico St. 44
No. 6 Memphis 54, No. 11 Saint Mary's 52
No. 3 Marquette 59, No. 14 Davidson 58
Below are the schedule changes and postponements from today's prep sports action:
CVAC golf at Orchard Hills, ppd. (will be made up some time in April)
Canon McMillan (Pa.) at Fred T. Foard, moved from 6 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.