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May 22nd, 2013
Amber Vaughan will lead the Maiden girls basketball program this winter.
The former Lenoir-Rhyne standout replaces Katie Chapman, who coached the Lady Blue Devils for the past four season.
Chapman had a 24-72 career record, including 10-46 mark in conference games.
The Fred T. Foard softball team committed eight errors on Tuesday en route to a 4-3 loss to Enka in the fourth round of the 3A playoffs in Newton.
Foard, who was the 3A state runner-up last year, finishes its season with a 23-5 overall record.
CHARLOTTE â€” Michael Jordan wants to "bring the buzz back" to Charlotte.
The Bobcats owner said at a press conference Tuesday evening he's changing his team's name to the Charlotte Hornets beginning in 2014-15.
CHARLOTTE â€” Michael Jordan's Charlotte Bobcats are having just as tough of a time winning the NBA lottery as they are winning basketball games of late.
For the second straight year the Bobcats failed to land the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft lottery despite decent odds.
Charlotte got the fourth overall pick â€” behind Cleveland, Orlando and Washington â€” in the league's lottery Tuesday night.
One year ago against Charlotte Catholic, the St. Stephens soccer team tasted the agony of defeat.
This year, the Lady Indians have quenched their appetite for victory.
Macy Franklinâ€™s header goal on a corner kick from Susan Bare helped Saint defeat Charlotte Catholic, 1-0, to advance to Saturdayâ€™s 3A state title game.
Second chances rarely come around in life, but the St. Stephens girls soccer team has just that opportunity tonight against Charlotte Catholic.
After losing 1-0 to the Lady Panthers in last yearâ€™s 3A West final, the Lady Indians (20-3-2) will try to avenge that defeat when they host Catholic tonight in Hickory at 6 p.m.
Two long-time area wrestling coaches were honored by the North Carolina Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame on Sunday.
Former Catawba County wrestling coaches Steve Morgan and Larry Carpenter were presented with Lifetime Service to Wrestling awards.
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep playoff games involving teams across Catawba County:
Patton (17-9) at Hickory (16-10), 7 p.m.
Enka (18-4) at Fred T. Foard (23-4), 6:30 p.m.
Charlotte Catholic (20-2-3) at St. Stephens (20-3-2), 6 p.m.
A five-time Sprint Cup champion, Jimmie Johnson can now refer to himself as a four-time All-Star Race winner after Saturday.
The Sprint Cup Series points leader added to another record to his already impressive resumĂ© by claiming his second-straight All-Star Race trophy at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Jamie McMurray led every lap of the Sprint Showdown on Saturday at Charlotte Motor Speedway, winning the event on Saturday to qualify for the Sprint All-Star Race.