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Reutimann to replace Kurt Busch at Pocono

June 5, 2012

CHARLOTTE — David Reutimann will replace suspended driver Kurt Busch at Pocono Raceway, but Busch's future with Phoenix Racing appears murky, at best.

Stilwell tabbed next Bandys boys hoops coach

June 4, 2012

Bandys has its next leader of the boys basketball program.

Scott Stilwell was approved by the Catawba County Schools Board of Education to be a social studies teacher at Bandys High School.

Stilwell also jointly accepted an offer from BHS Principal Todd Black to be the next Trojans boys basketball coach.

14 runs, 13 hits lift Hickory to eighth-straight win

June 4, 2012

The Hickory Crawdads fell below the .500 mark on May 27. Since then, they've been flawless.

The 'Dads (31-25) continued their winning streak, notching their eighth-straight victory with a 14-5 tally against Kannapolis at home on Monday.

Appalachian State falls 5-2, eliminated by Oklahoma

June 4, 2012

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Drew Harrison's first career start as a pitcher came in the biggest game of Oklahoma's season.

The former first baseman made it look easy, allowing just two runs in six innings and getting three RBIs from Jack Mayfield on Monday night as Oklahoma beat Appalachian State 5-2 to win the Charlottesville Regional.

Burroughs blasts Aycock past Foard in 3A final

June 4, 2012

With two swings of the bat by Aycock's Meredith Burroughs, Fred T. Foard's dream of winning its fourth state softball title ended.

Series tied 1-1 after Lady Tigers' late rally falls short

June 2, 2012

After falling behind 4-0 in the first couple of innings, Fred T. Foard rallied in its second game against C.B. Aycock in the best-of-three state 3A championship series Saturday.

The Lady Tigers (26-5) scored three runs in the top of the third, but could not get any closer, dropping the contest, 4-3, to the Falcons.

Rowe's single in ninth gives Tigers 1-0 series lead

June 2, 2012

After 8.5 scoreless innings, one hit was the difference in the first game of the 3A best-of-three state softball championship series between Fred T. Foard and C.B. Aycock on Saturday.

Foard CF Bolick tries to repeat mom's feat

June 1, 2012

A mother and daughter share a special relationship, but for the Bolicks, it goes much deeper.

Fred T. Foard junior center fielder Addie Bolick tries to do something her mother, Olivia, did for the Lady Tigers in 1991 — win a state title in softball.

Foard (25-4) faces C.B. Aycock (29-2) starting Saturday for a chance to win the its fourth 3A state softball championship in school history.

Crawdads' win streak up to five with 9-6 victory

June 1, 2012

Behind four home runs and 10 hits, the Hickory Crawdads won their fifth-straight South Atlantic League contest, knocking off the West Virginia Power on Friday, 9-6.

Two of the Hickory's four bombs came in the fifth inning, including a two-run homer by Jeremy Williams and a solo shot by Zach Cone.

Tar Heels top Cornell 7-4 in NCAA tournament

June 1, 2012

CHAPEL HILL — Colin Moran had four hits to help North Carolina beat Cornell 7-4 on Friday in the Chapel Hill Regional of the NCAA tournament.

Jacob Stallings and Adam Griffin each drove in two runs for the top-seeded Tar Heels (45-14), the No. 6 national seed. Moran's big day came a week after going just 2 for 14 in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.

Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Girls basketball...
WINSTON-SALEM — Chazz Surratt threw for a score and ran for another to help East Lincoln beat...
Below is a look at Friday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Girls basketball...

 

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