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January 7th, 2015
From middle school reserve to high school starter, Fred T. Foard senior wrestler Spencer Jarrett has proven that perseverance pays off.
One of four captains for the Tigers, Jarrett is thriving for the Foard wrestling program despite some struggles earlier in his career.
Jarrett started wrestling in eighth grade at Jacobs Fork Middle School.
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Bandys 53, Bunker Hill 36
Hibriten 44, Fred T. Foard 26
Hickory 41, South Caldwell 34
Newton-Conover 49, Lincolnton 39
St. Stephens 53, Patton 41
West Lincoln 52, Maiden 39
Bunker Hill 79, Bandys 66
Hibriten 62, Fred T. Foard 56
The Carolina Panthers unleashed 10 long years of frustration on Saturday against visiting Arizona.
Holding the Cardinals to an NFL playoff record-low 78 yards of total offense, the Panthers moved on to the NFC Divisional playoff round with a 27-16 win.
Itâ€™s the first playoff win for the Panthers franchise since Jan. 15, 2006.
A chance meeting seven years ago between Bob Lawing and Stuart Scott turned into a special relationship and bond between two men facing the same steep challenge.
Each battling cancer of the appendix, the 12-year NFL referee and the ESPN anchor supported each other through the toughest journeys of their lives before both came to an end.
December 31st, 2014
Take one glance at Nick Chubbâ€™s performance in Tuesdayâ€™s Belk Bowl, and youâ€™d never guess he was in his freshman season at the University of Georgia
Setting a Bulldog bowl record for rushing yards with 266, Chubb helped lead Georgia to a 37-14 victory against Louisville in the 13th annual bowl game held in Charlotte.
Madison Bumgarner sat in the outfield alongside Jake Peavy before Game 7 of the World Series and told his teammate exactly what needed to happen: Tim Hudson would work a few innings and get the ball to Bumgarner, who would hand it off to the bullpen to finish the championship.
Peavy quickly offered his own prediction that Bumgarner would end it himself.
Below is a look at the 12th Annual Peoples Bank Holiday Clash tournament scoreboard:
Girls bracket (at North Lincoln H.S.)
Bandys 57, Lincolnton 33
West Lincoln 51, North Lincoln 40
Third place game: Lincolnton 58, North Lincoln 42
Championship game: Bandys 66, West Lincoln 41
(Bandys' Haleigh Lackey named MVP)
Below is a look at Saturday's first-round scores and the Monday/Tuesday schedule of games for the 28th Annual Catawba Valley Classic prep basketball tournament:
First round (Dec. 27 at CVCC's Tarlton Complex)
No. 2 South Caldwell 68, No. 7 Newton-Conover 35
No. 3 Alexander Central 69, No. 6 Bunker Hill 58
No. 4 St. Stephens 55, No. 5 Maiden 43
On a St. Stephens swim team with several family ties, the Cherkez sisters help to provide a rock solid anchor.
Polina and Sophia Cherkez are hoping to lead the Lady Indians program to new heights this winter season.
The Cherkez (pronounced CHUR-KEZ) sisters started swimming when they were ages 4 (Polina) and 5 (Sophia) for the YMCA Seahorse Swim Team (YSST).
Following a week-long journey in Spartanburg, S.C., Josh Ramseur and Tyrell Fleming returned to Catawba County on Sunday.
The Newton-Conover football players are coming off an appearance in the 78th edition of the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas all-star game.