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September 5th, 2012
CHARLOTTE â€” The Charlotte Bobcats have announced they'll hold their training camp at UNC Asheville's Kimmel Arena from Oct. 1-6.
Bobcats president of basketball operations Rod Higgins said Wednesday the arena is "an ideal place for our players and coaches to prepare for the coming season."
For the second-straight week, the Bunker Hill football team will be without a key member of its coaching staff.
John Mackey, defensive coordinator for the Bears the past four seasons, became ill last Wednesday afternoon.
While the Bunker Hill players and coaching staff miss a beloved friend, they are all motivated by his absence to win each and every game the rest of the season for him.
The Bunker Hill volleyball team scored their its conference victory of the season at home against the Lady Wildcats on Tuesday 25-19, 25-19 and 25-17.
Krissy Helms led the Lady Bears (2-8, 1-2) with 17 digs and 19 assists. Megan Fair and Chyenne Pump each added nine kills. Chelsey Lamm added six kills and four aces.
Bunker Hill hosts Bandys on Thursday.
The Catawba Valley Community College volleyball team picked up its second win of the season in shutout fashion on Tuesday, knocking off the Davidson County Community College Lady Storm in three-straight sets 25-23, 25-16 and 25-16.
The Lady Bucs (2-0, 1-0) were led by Jennifer Beatty, who tallied 10 kills, while teammate Kailey Russell added seven kills.
Off to its best start in recent memory, the Fred T. Foard soccer team passed another early season test on Monday.
Up 1-0 at halftime, the Tigers netted two goals in the second half to pull out the 3-0 win over visiting North Lincoln (6-2-1).
The Hickory Crawdads fell in the final game of the 2012 season, 4-2, against the Greenville Drive, before 6,460 fans at Fluor Field in Greenville on Monday afternoon.
The Crawdads got out to a quick lead with a run against Drive pitcher Jason Garcia in the top of the first frame.
Concord rallied from a 21-point deficit to defeat Lenoir-Rhyne, 24-21, in the season opener Saturday evening at Callaghan Stadium.
The contest was delayed one hour due to severe weather.
The Mountains Lions' Andy Ellington kicked the game-winning field goal from 41 yards out with 11:14 remaining in the fourth quarter to complete the rally.
WINSTON-SALEM â€” Redshirt freshman Deandre Martin scored the go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter on a 2-yard run as Wake Forest came from behind to defeat Liberty 20-17 Saturday.
The Flames led 14-7 late in the third quarter when Wake Forest safety A.J. Marshall stepped in front of a Brian Hudson pass and returned it 39 yards for a touchdown to help turn the tide.
GREENVILLE â€” East Carolina recorded 390 total yards and forced three turnovers as the Pirates defeated Appalachian State 35-13 at home Saturday in the season opener for both teams.
Rio Johnson threw for 242 yards and Michael Dobson added 78 yards rushing for the Pirates, who have won 32 of their last 37 games when scoring 30 or more points.
Quarterback Kevin Cline made sure Newton-Conoverâ€™s third game was its charm.
The senior signal-caller combined for 298 yards and four touchdowns, helping the Red Devils win their first game of the season, 50-3, at St. Stephens on Friday night in Hickory.
â€śWe practiced (passing) all week and ran it in warm-ups,â€ť Cline said. â€śWe got the ball to our athletes and let them run.â€ť