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Eighth-ranked Bucs open season with 13-1 victory

February 5, 2013

The Catawba Valley Community College baseball team kicked off its 2013 season on Monday at Henkel-Alley Field with a 13-1 blasting of the Lenoir-Rhyne junior varsity squad.

The Bucs improve to 1-0 on the year, while the Bears fall to 0-1.

James, Bosh push Heat past Bobcats, 99-94

February 5, 2013

LeBron James scored 31 points and Chris Bosh added 23 to lead Miami past Charlotte 99-94 Monday night, the Heat's 10th consecutive victory against the Bobcats.

Dwyane Wade had 20 points and 12 rebounds for Miami, which has won nine of its last 10 at home. James was 13 for 14 from the field, for a career-best 93-percent shooting. The Heat improved to 19-3 on their home floor.

Lights out: Ravens beat 49ers 34-31 in Super Bowl

February 4, 2013

From blowout to blackout to shootout, Joe Flacco and the Baltimore Ravens had just enough power to survive one of the most electric Super Bowls ever.

The outage flipped the momentum to the San Francisco 49ers, but the Ravens used a last-gasp defensive stand to hold on Sunday night, 34-31.

Harden gets triple-double as Rockets beat Bobcats

February 3, 2013

James Harden had 21 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists for his first career triple-double in the Houston Rockets' 109-95 win over the Charlotte Bobcats on Saturday night.

Panthers' Kuechly named NFL's top rookie defender

February 2, 2013

Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly was named the 2012 Associated Press Defensive Rookie of the Year on Saturday.

Kuechly, the ninth overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, led the NFL in tackles with 164 this season. He was 15 tackles ahead of the second-best total by San Francisco's NaVorro Bowman.

Former county players talk about time with Baltimore

February 2, 2013

As the Super Bowl prepares to kick off in New Orleans, a pair of former Catawba County prep football players reflect on their time with the Baltimore Ravens before Sunday's big game.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Friday's prep, college scoreboard

February 2, 2013

Below is a look at Friday's prep and college scoreboard from across Catawba County:

Boys basketball
Bunker Hill 72, Draughn 59
East Burke 66, Newton-Conover 55
Fred T. Foard 77, South Caldwell 57
Hickory 80, Alexander Central 50
Maiden 74, South Iredell 66 (OT)
St. Stephens 65, Hibriten 32
West Caldwell 55, Bandys 28

Girls basketball

Red Devils dominate Blue Devils, improve to 36-5

February 1, 2013

The Newton-Conover wrestling team continued its solid performance in conference matches this season on Thursday against Maiden.

The Red Devils (36-5, 5-0) were dominant in a 59-6 road victory against the Blue Devils (8-18, 1-4).

St. Stephens' Molli Huffman signs with Surry C.C.

February 1, 2013

St. Stephens softball player Molli Huffman made her college decision official on Thursday.

The senior catcher signed to play next fall for Surry Community College.

Tigers turn away Watauga to tally hoops victories

January 31, 2013

Competing in its second pair of basketball games in two days, the Fred T. Foard basketball program faced a battle against another hungry conference foe in Watauga on Wednesday.

Holding off two late 3-pointers, the Tigers were victorious in both of their games on the court against the Pioneers.

Below is a look at Friday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Baseball Bunker Hill...
For the third-straight year, the Newton-Conover golf team proved it was the best team in Catawba...
Below is a look at Wednesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Baseball Bunker...

 

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