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Hamlin holds off Harvick to win Sprint All-Star Race

May 17, 2015

Joe Gibbs Racing had never tasted victory at the annual Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway — until Saturday.

Denny Hamlin held off a late charge from Kevin Harvick to claim the $1 million prize and JGR's first win in the exhibition race.

PREP PLAYOFFS: Friday's second-round scoreboard

May 15, 2015

Below is a look at Friday's prep playoff scores involving Catawba County teams:

Softball
A.C. Reynolds 5, Fred T. Foard 4 (Tigers end season 16-6 overall)
Wheatmore 11, Bunker Hill 1 (Bears end season 16-6 overall)

Girls soccer
Fred T. Foard 4, Forestview 1
**Tigers (15-7-1) travel to A.C. Reynolds (20-4) on Wednesday**

PREP PLAYOFFS: Second-round game dates, times

May 14, 2015

Below is a look at the 2A and 3A playoff second-round playoff games in baseball, softball and girls soccer involving Catawba County teams:

Baseball playoffs

2A West playoffs
No. 22 Maiden (14-8) at No. 6 East Lincoln (20-6), Saturday 7 p.m.

Softball brackets

2A West playoffs
No. 12 Bunker Hill (13-4) at No. 5 Wheatmore (16-5), Friday 7 p.m.

PREP PLAYOFFS: Wednesday's county scoreboard

May 13, 2015

Below is a look at Wednesday's 2A and 3A playoff scores involving Catawba County teams:

Baseball
Maiden 5, Bunker Hill 2 (Bears end year 20-6)
Hendersonville 3, Newton-Conover 2 (Red Devils end year 10-12)
West Rowan 9, Hickory 1 (Red Tornadoes end year (11-10)

Softball
Bunker Hill 5, Owen 3
Wheatmore 6, Bandys 0 (Trojans end year 10-10)

Red Devils win emotional third state golf title in a row

May 12, 2015

A day that started in tragedy for Newton-Conover High School ended in triumph.

The Red Devils boys golf team won its third-straight 2A state title, defeating Wilkes Central and South Stokes by 12 strokes to claim the trophy on the Pines Course at the Country Club of Whispering Pines.

PREP PLAYOFFS: Tuesday's county scoreboard

May 12, 2015

Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports playoff scores involving Catawba County teams:

Softball
Fred T. Foard 4, St. Stephens 0

Girls soccer
Hickory 9, West Henderson 0
St. Stephens 8, South Point 0

BREAKING: All playoff brackets are finalized

May 11, 2015

Below is a look at the finalzied 2A and 3A NCHSAA playoff brackets in baseball, softball and girls soccer involving teams in the Southern District 7 Athletic 2A and Northwestern 3A/4A:

Baseball playoffs

2A West playoffs
No. 17 West Lincoln (13-7) at No. 16 Mount Pleasant (13-7)
No. 28 Newton-Conover (9-11) at No. 5 Hendersonville (17-3)

BREAKING: Preliminary playoff brackets released

May 11, 2015

Below is a look at the 2A and 3A playoff brackets in baseball, softball and girls soccer involving teams in the Southern District 7 Athletic 2A and Northwestern 3A/4A:

Baseball playoffs

2A West playoffs
No. 17 West Lincoln (13-7) at No. 16 Mount Pleasant (13-7)
No. 28 Newton-Conover (9-11) at No. 5 Hendersonville (17-3)
No. 22 Maiden (13-8) at No. 11 Bunker Hill (17-5)

PREP NOTEBOOK: Friday's prep scoreboard

May 8, 2015

Below is a look at Friday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:

SD-7 baseball finals(at Hickory American Legion Fairgrounds)
No. 2 Bunker Hill 5, No. 1 East Lincoln 3
(Bears improve to 20-6, East Lincoln falls to 19-6)

SD-7 softball finals (at West Lincoln H.S.)
No. 1 West Lincoln 5, No. 2 Bunker Hill 0

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's sports scoreboard

May 7, 2015

Below is a prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:

Southern District 7 Athletic 2A baseball semifinals
Bunker Hill 9, West Lincoln 1
East Lincoln 12, Newton-Conover 1 (Red Devils fall to 10-12)

Championship game (at Hickory American Legion Fairgrounds)
No. 1 East Lincoln (19-5) vs. No. 2 Bunker Hill (19-6), 7 p.m. Friday

Below is a look at Tuesday's American Legion baseball scores involving teams from Catawba County:...
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