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April 25th, 2013
Searching for the heart of their defensive line, the Carolina Panthers turned to a Star to fill the void.
The team selected Utah defensive tackle Star Lotulelei with the 14th overall pick during Thursday nightâ€™s NFL Draft.
Below is a look at Thursday's sports scores from across Catawba County:
Bandys 5, East Burke 3
Maiden 2, Bunker Hill 1 (eight innings)
South Iredell 9, Newton-Conover 4
Bandys 3, East Burke 2
Maiden 14, Bunker Hill 3 (five innings)
South Iredell 3, Newton-Conover 1
Bandys 5, East Burke 3
Tisha England is trading one spot on the bench at Catawba Valley Community College for another.
The former basketball standout at Newton-Conover is taking over as head coach of the Lady Bucs basketball program this winter, the school announced on Wednesday.
For Maidenâ€™s Caroline Ward, good times never seemed so good.
A day after the Lady Blue Devils clinched their first conference softball title since 2006, the Maiden senior catcher signed to play at the next level with Catawba College.
Below is a look at Wednesdayâ€™s prep scores in the CVAC and Northwestern 3A/4A from across Catawba County:
Fred T. Foard 14, Watauga 0
Bunker Hill 15, West Caldwell 0
West Caldwell 7, Bunker Hill 5
Fred T. Foard 8, Maiden 3
St. Stephens 5, Newton-Conover 3
Watauga 3, Fred T. Foard 2
Wayne Hicks was officially introduced as the football coach at St. Stephens High School on Tuesday during a special press conference in the school's media center.
The reception for Hicks by both players and coaches was positive.
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep scores from across Catawba County:
Bandys 12, South Iredell 1 (five innings)
Draughn 9, Newton-Conover 0
Hickory 8, St. Stephens 3
Maiden 14, East Burke 7
Bandys 4, South Iredell 0
St. Stephens 15, Hickory 0
Maiden 2, East Burke 1
East Burke 2, Maiden 1
With their NBA season less than a week from being over, the Charlotte Bobcats announced on Tuesday that they have fired Mike Dunlap after one season as head coach.
The search for Dunlap's replacement will start immediately.
Andy Poplin received approval to serve as the new Hickory High School boys basketball coach during Hickory Public Schools Board of Education meeting on Monday night.
Poplin replaces Lavell Hall, who announced on March 28 that he would not be returning for a second season at the helm of the Red Tornadoes.
An assistant coach from a rival program is taking over the helms of the St. Stephens football program.
Wayne Hicks, who has served as an assistant football coach at Hickory High School since 2008, was approved to be the next Indians gridiron leader by Catawba County Schools Board of Education during a close session at its monthly meeting on Monday night.