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August 15th, 2012

Indians beat second CVAC foe, sweep Maiden

August 15, 2012

For the second time in three days, St. Stephens faced a Catawba Valley 2A squad and never blinked.

The Lady Indians (2-0) cruised to a 3-0 road victory over Maiden on Wednesday, two days after they shut out Bunker Hill at home by the same score.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Indians lose first game to Rockets

August 15, 2012

AC Reynolds picked up a tight 3-2 victory over St. Stephens on the soccer field Wednesday in Hickory.

The Indians (1-1) were led by Tommy Vo and Osvaldo Crus, who each pocketed a goal in the contest.

Prep volleyball

North Lincoln 3, Bunker Hill 1

The Lady Bears fell to 0-2 with a road loss to the Lady Knights, 23-25, 19-25, 25-23 and 24-26.

Keselowski and crew chief Wolfe a dynamic duo

August 15, 2012

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. — When Paul Wolfe decided to give NASCAR a try, he made sure he had a backup plan.

"I became a certified welder," Wolfe said. "I never really thought driving would ever provide me a chance. The opportunity to work on cars was more realistic. I wasn't really thinking about driving when I got into it."

It's good to be a realist.

Bandys senior Harvey ready for big game in Chicago

August 15, 2012

Bandys pitcher Hunter Harvey will compete with some of the best young baseball talent in the country this Saturday at the Under Armour All-America Baseball Game at Wrigley Field.

Harvey's selection to the All-America Game is his second biggest honor received in as many weeks.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Indians pick up big win on court

August 15, 2012

After finishing 0-12 on the court a season ago, the St. Stephens tennis team picked up a hard-fought 5-4 victory against the Bunker Hill Bears on Tuesday in Claremont.

"This was a big win for the kids," said Lady Indians coach Todd Davis.

St. Stephens 5, Bunker Hill 4

Singles

Higley, Suns walkoff on 'Dads in ninth inning, 4-3

August 15, 2012

HAGERSTOWN, MD. — Hagerstown stretched its advantage in the South Atlantic League's Northern Division to 1.5 games over the Hickory Crawdads with a dramatic 4-3 walkoff win in the bottom of the ninth on Tuesday.

Trailing 3-1 entering the ninth inning, Hickory (27-24 in the second half, 64-56 overall) tied the contest up on a pair of RBI singles from Jorge Alfaro and Alejandro Selen.

August 13th

'Dads Alfaro tries to keep promise made to parents

August 14, 2012

Leaving his native Colombia at age 15, Jorge Alfaro promised both his parents that he would make something of his baseball career.

Four years after that promise, the 19-year-old catcher for the Hickory Crawdads is continuing to try and move up the minor league baseball system.

PREP NOTEBOOK: First day of fall prep sports action

August 14, 2012

The first day of fall prep sports started Tuesday with a full slate of games, including volleyball, girls tennis and boys soccer.

Prep volleyball

Fred T. Foard 3, Bandys 0

The Lady Tigers won a home non-conference volleyball match with the Lady Trojans in three-straight sets, 25-9, 25-18 and 25-23.

St. Stephens 3, Bunker Hill 0

Hornets suffer first loss against Golden Bears, 20-14

August 13, 2012

Facing their first road test of the season on Saturday, the Catawba County Hornets suffered their first setback of the season, falling to the Richmond County Golden Bears, 20-14.

The Hornets fall to 2-1 in the Central Carolinas Football League, while the Golden Bears improve to 1-2.

August 11th

Texans top Panthers in preseason opener, 26-13

August 11, 2012

CHARLOTTE — The Carolina Panthers kicked off a much anticipated year of football Saturday, but that didn’t stop the Houston Texans from stealing the show.

Tied 13-13 at halftime, the Texans scored 13 unanswered second-half points on their way to a 26-13 preseason victory over the Panthers at Bank of America Stadium.

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