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PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's sports scoreboard

January 13, 2015

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

Girls basketball
Maiden 50, Bunker Hill 44
South Caldwell 37, St. Stephens 33

Boys basketball
Bunker Hill 70, Maiden 55
St. Stephens 57, South Caldwell 44

Maiden 61, Bandys 12

BREAKING: Athletic events postponed, moved up

January 13, 2015

Due to impending weather, several athletic events on Tuesday in Catawba County have been postponed or moved up in time.

Below is a look at today's schedule:

Girls basketball
Bunker Hill at Maiden, 4:30 p.m. (JV boys at same time in auxiliary gym)
Fred T. Foard at Hickory, ppd. to Wednesday
South Caldwell at St. Stephens, still on (JV games with running clock)

PREP NOTEBOOK: Friday's prep scoreboard

January 10, 2015

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

Girls basketball
Bandys 63, West Lincoln
Hickory 72, St. Stephens 22
Maiden 57, East Lincoln 44
Patton 60, Fred T. Foard 41
Newton-Conover 44, Bunker Hill 43

Boys basketball
East Lincoln 77, Maiden 37
Fred T. Foard 75, Patton 56
Hickory 57, St. Stephens 55

Pait exits CVCC baseball program; Rozzelle promoted

January 8, 2015

In an emotional meeting with his team on Thrusday, Catawba Valley Community College men’s baseball coach Frank Pait announced that he has stepped down and will assume a new role as a counselor at Hickory High School. 

Assistant baseball coach Paul Rozzelle has been named interim head coach of the Red Hawks for the spring 2014 season. 

Paying his dues, Tigers' Jarrett becomes mat leader

January 7, 2015

From middle school reserve to high school starter, Fred T. Foard senior wrestler Spencer Jarrett has proven that perseverance pays off.

One of four captains for the Tigers, Jarrett is thriving for the Foard wrestling program despite some struggles earlier in his career.

Jarrett started wrestling in eighth grade at Jacobs Fork Middle School.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's sports scoreboard

January 6, 2015

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

Girls basketball
Bandys 53, Bunker Hill 36
Hibriten 44, Fred T. Foard 26
Hickory 41, South Caldwell 34
Newton-Conover 49, Lincolnton 39
St. Stephens 53, Patton 41
West Lincoln 52, Maiden 39

Boys basketball
Bunker Hill 79, Bandys 66
Hibriten 62, Fred T. Foard 56

Panther defense dominant in 1st playoff win since '06

January 5, 2015

The Carolina Panthers unleashed 10 long years of frustration on Saturday against visiting Arizona.

Holding the Cardinals to an NFL playoff record-low 78 yards of total offense, the Panthers moved on to the NFC Divisional playoff round with a 27-16 win.

It’s the first playoff win for the Panthers franchise since Jan. 15, 2006.

ESPN’s Stuart Scott touched local lives before death

January 5, 2015

A chance meeting seven years ago between Bob Lawing and Stuart Scott turned into a special relationship and bond between two men facing the same steep challenge.

Each battling cancer of the appendix, the 12-year NFL referee and the ESPN anchor supported each other through the toughest journeys of their lives before both came to an end.

Chubb, Bulldogs best Cardinals in Belk Bowl

December 31, 2014

Take one glance at Nick Chubb’s performance in Tuesday’s Belk Bowl, and you’d never guess he was in his freshman season at the University of Georgia

Setting a Bulldog bowl record for rushing yards with 266, Chubb helped lead Georgia to a 37-14 victory against Louisville in the 13th annual bowl game held in Charlotte.

Bumgarner named the AP's Male Athlete of the Year

December 30, 2014

Madison Bumgarner sat in the outfield alongside Jake Peavy before Game 7 of the World Series and told his teammate exactly what needed to happen: Tim Hudson would work a few innings and get the ball to Bumgarner, who would hand it off to the bullpen to finish the championship.

Peavy quickly offered his own prediction that Bumgarner would end it himself.

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