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Hawks hand 'Cats their 16th straight home loss

January 24, 2013

Thanks in part to forward Josh Smith and the Atlanta Hawks, the Charlotte Bobcats' lengthy home losing streak grew to 16 games on Wednesday.

Smith scored 30 points and grabbed 13 rebounds for his 15th double double of the season, leading Atlanta to a 104-92 victory against Charlotte at Time Warner Cable Arena.

Bucs knock off Patriots in overtime, 71-69

January 24, 2013

The Catawba Valley Community College men's basketball team rallied from down 10 points at halftime against Patrick Henry Community College to come away victorious 71-69 on Wednesday.

The Bucs, who trailed for most of Wednesday's game, scored 40 points in the second half and took their first lead with 30 seconds remaining in the game.

Trojans top Bears to move to 2-0 in CVAC

January 23, 2013

Bandys improved to 2-0 in Catawba Valley 2A wrestling standings with a victory against Bunker Hill on Tuesday.

The Trojans (15-16, 2-0) and the Bears (14-19, 0-2) also competed against South Caldwell (19-11).

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

PREP NOTEBOOK: Indians survive 8 OT marathon

January 23, 2013

St. Stephens picked up a Northwestern 3A/4A victory in boys basketball against Watauga on Tuesday, but the win didn't come easy.

The Indians survived an eight-overtime with the Pioneers to come away victorious, 103-98, in Boone.

Cold-shooting ‘Cats collapse, lose to the Rockets

January 22, 2013

The Charlotte Bobcats struggled to make free throws in a Saturday loss to Sacramento.

On Monday, giving them up was what cost the ‘Cats a chance at another victory.

The Houston Rockets made a season-high 32 free throws to come away with a 100-94 win against the Bobcats in a rare Monday matinee game at Time Warner Cable Arena.

Rage slides by Hornets to win Florida Bowl

January 22, 2013

Catawba County came up just short in its semi-pro football postseason appearance on Saturday.

Despite forcing seven turnovers, the Hornets fell to the Orlando Rage 28-24 in the Florida Bowl — part of National Bowl Weekend in Deltona, Fla.

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 19, 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

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