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Missed free throws cost 'Cats in loss to Kings

January 20, 2013

Charlotte failed to make the most of its free chances on Saturday against Sacramento, and ended up paying the price.

The Bobcats (10-32) made just 26-of-38 shots from the free throw line in a 97-93 loss to the Kings at Time Warner Cable Arena on Saturday.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Saturday's sports results

January 20, 2013

Below are a look at Saturday's scores and results from prep, college and semi-pro sports action:

Prep swimming

CVAC girls championship
1. Draughn, 317
2. South Iredell, 261
3. East Burke, 218
4. Newton-Conover, 196
5. Maiden, 189
6. Bandys, 120
7. West Caldwell 88

CVAC boys championship
1. Draughn, 701
2. South Iredell, 591
3. East Burke 445

Starkey’s late treys help Indians bury Tornadoes

January 19, 2013

In front of a jam-packed crowd at St. Stephens High School on Friday, Logan Starkey’s clutch play late helped the Indians knock off Hickory, 53-42.

Tied 42-42 late in the game, Starkey connected on 3-pointers during back-to-back possessions to help give Saint the late edge and lead for good.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Friday's prep, college scores

January 18, 2013

Below are tonight's prep and college scores. For more, pick up a weekend edition of the Observer News Enterprise.

Boys basketball
Bunker Hill 66, Maiden 57
Newton-Conover 77, South Iredell 42
St. Stephens 53, Hickory 42
East Burke at Bandys, ppd. to Jan. 24

Girls basketball
South Iredell 58, Newton-Conover 51
Maiden 66, Bunker Hill 36

Bobcats beat Magic 106-100, end five-game skid

January 18, 2013

A little rest turned out to be the perfect slump-buster for the Charlotte Bobcats.

A jolt from their speedy backcourt didn't hurt, either.

BREAKING: Panthers hire Shula to lead offense

January 18, 2013

The Carolina Panthers are turning over the keys to their offense to the son of an NFL Hall of Fame coach.

Mike Shula was promoted to offensive coordinator on Friday, the team announced.

The 47-year-old Shula replaces Rob Chudzinski, who stepped down Jan. 10 to take the Cleveland Browns head coaching position.

BREAKING: Update on tonight's prep, college sports

January 18, 2013

Below is a updated list of prep and college games for tonight:

Updated prep sports schedule for Friday

Prep wrestling
Maiden wrestling at Bunker Hill, still on
Cherryville at Fred T. Foard, still on
South Iredell at Newton-Conover, still on
Bandys wrestling at East Burke, postponed
St. Stephens wrestling at West Caldwell (with Hickory and Draughn), postponed

Hornets prepare to face Rage in Florida on Saturday

January 17, 2013

The Catawba County Hornets semi-pro football team takes the national stage on Saturday.

The Hornets compete in the 2013 National Bowl Weekend in Deltona, Florida.

To read more of this story, pick up the Friday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

BREAKING: Basketball games postponed tonight

January 17, 2013

Thursday night's prep basketball games between Fred T. Foard and Watauga have been postponed.

The games between the Tigers and Pioneers, which were the only prep contests slated on Thursday, have been rescheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 30.

This is the second time that the Northwestern 3A/4A basketball match up between Foard and Watauga has been postponed.

Former Bear Rhoney has Pfeiffer Falcons flying high

January 17, 2013

Former Bunker Hill standout basketball player Kellie Rhoney saved her best for last.

Pfeiffer University’s persistent point guard has the Lady Falcons soaring higher than ever this season.

The 5-foot-6 senior credits a newfound team chemistry to most of her team’s success this season.

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