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Maiden's Ikard wins NCHSAA sportsmanship award

April 10, 2015

Maiden senior cheerleader Amity Ikard takes pride in how she conducts herself while competing.

JV TOURNAMENT: Bears repeat as champs

April 10, 2015

Below is a look at Friday's scores from the Catawba County JV baseball tournament at Bunker Hill High School:

Consolation games (at Bunker Hill H.S.)
No. 4 West Caldwell 2, No. 6 Fred T. Foard 0
No. 2 Hickory 12, No. 7 Newton-Conover 2

Championship game (at Bunker Hill H.S.)
No. 1 Bunker Hill 7, No. 3 Alexander Central 1
(Bears second-straight title win)

Crawdads three-hit Hagerstown in their opener

April 9, 2015

Giving up just two runs and three hits, the Hickory Crawdads earned a 5-2 win in their season opener Thursday at L.P. Frans Stadium against the Hagerstown Suns.

'Dads starter Ariel Jurado and relievers Adam Parks and John Fasola combined for the three-hitter, striking out 15 Suns batters during the contest.

JV BASEBALL TOURNAMENT: Thursday scoreboard

April 9, 2015

Below is a look at Thursday's scores from the Catawba County JV baseball tournament at Bunker Hill High School:

First-round scores
No. 4 5 St. Stephens 9, No. 4 West Caldwell 4
No. 3 Alexander Central 2, No. 6 Fred T. Foard 1
No. 2 Hickory 8, No. 7 Newton-Conover 4

Semifinals
No. 1 Bunker Hill 10, No. 5 St. Stephens 1

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's prep scoreboard

April 9, 2015

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

Baseball
Bandys 4, Freedom 2
Pine Lake Prep 13, Bandys 8 (from Wednesday)

Softball
Cherryville 16, Maiden 6 (6 inn.)
Cherryville 5, Shelby 3 (from Wednesday)

EASTER CLASSIC: Watauga wins 1st title in 1st try

April 8, 2015

Below is a look at Monday's first-round scores and Tuesday's schedule for the 25th Annual Catawba County Easter Baseball Classic:

Monday’s first-round scores (at the Hickory American Legion Fairgrounds)
No. 7 Fred T. Foard 7, No. 2 Hickory 2
No. 3 Bunker Hill 12, No. 6 St. Stephens 6
No. 1 Maiden 8, No. 8 West Caldwell 7
No. 4 Watauga 9, No. 5 Newton-Conover 0

EASTER CLASSIC: Tuesday's second day scores

April 7, 2015

Below is a look at Monday's first-round scores and Tuesday's schedule for the 25th Annual Catawba County Easter Baseball Classic:

Monday’s first-round scores (at the Hickory American Legion Fairgrounds)
No. 7 Fred T. Foard 7, No. 2 Hickory 2
No. 3 Bunker Hill 12, No. 6 St. Stephens 6
No. 1 Maiden 8, No. 8 West Caldwell 7
No. 4 Watauga 9, No. 5 Newton-Conover 0

Comeback! Duke tops Wisconsin for fifth national title

April 7, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS — Call them freshmen. Please, do not call them kids.

Led by Tyus Jones and Jahlil Okafor, Duke's talented group of youngsters played like salty old pros down the stretch, outscoring Wisconsin by 14 points over the final 13 minutes Monday night to grit out a 68-63 victory for the program's fifth national title.

EASTER CLASSIC: Monday's first-round scores

April 6, 2015

Below is a look at Monday's first-round scores and Tuesday's schedule for the 25th Annual Catawba County Easter Baseball Classic:

Monday’s first-round scores (at the Hickory American Legion Fairgrounds)
No. 7 Fred T. Foard 7, No. 2 Hickory 2
No. 3 Bunker Hill 12, No. 6 St. Stephens 6
No. 1 Maiden 8, No. 8 West Caldwell 7
No. 4 Watauga 9, No. 5 Newton-Conover 0

Silver sluggers: Easter Classic celebrates 25th year

April 3, 2015

Marty Curtis never envisioned that a discussion between himself and Newton-Conover head baseball coach Guy Suttle would turn into a long-standing tradition in Catawba County.

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