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Fourth-quarter collapse costs Trojans in final

March 17, 2014

The Ides of March were unkind to the Bandys girls basketball team.

For three quarters, the Lady Trojans seemed on a path destined for a seventh state championship.

Then came the fourth quarter.

T.W. Andrews outscored Bandys, 20-7, in the final stanza en rout to a 57-51 state-title winning victory against the Lady Trojans in Raleigh.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Monday's sports postponements

March 17, 2014

Below is a look at Monday's spring sports postponements involving Catawba County teams:

Baseball
St. Stephens at Maiden, ppd.

Girls soccer
St. Stephens at Burns, ppd. April 10

Boys tennis
Maiden at East Burke, cancelled (no make up)
Bunker Hill at St. Stephens, ppd. March 24
Watauga at Newton-Conover, cancelled

Golf

Search for No. 7: Trojans ready for Raiders in Raleigh

March 14, 2014

After 31 games and four championships, the Bandys girls basketball team is on the cusp of history.

The Lady Trojans have a chance to win the program's seventh state title on the court Saturday.

To read more of this story, pick up the weekend edition (Saturday through Monday) of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Friday's sports scoreboard

March 14, 2014

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

Baseball
Bunker Hill 13, West Lincoln 3
Maiden 13, Newton-Conover
St. Stephens 4, Hibriten 3
West Caldwell 12, Bandys 6
Watauga at Fred T. Foard, no report

Softball
Bandys 9, West Caldwell 1
Bunker Hill 6, West Lincoln 2
Fred T. Foard 4, Watauga 1
Maiden 11, Newton-Conover 1

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's sports scores

March 13, 2014

Below is a look at Thursday's prep sports scores across Catawba County:

Baseball
Bunker Hill 11, Fred T. Foard 2

Softball
Fred T. Foard 6, Maiden 1
Bunker Hill at Wilkes Central, ppd.

Girls soccer
St. Stephens 5, Wilkes Central 0

Boys tennis
Newton-Conover 7, Bandys 2
St. Stephens at Bunker Hill, ppd.

Boys golf

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's prep scores

March 12, 2014

Below is a look at Wednesday's scores and postponements involving Catawba County teams:

Baseball
Fred T. Foard at Bunker Hill, ppd. to Thursday

Girls soccer
Fred T. Foard 6, Maiden 0
Bandys at North Lincoln, ppd.
St. Stephens at Wilkes Central, ppd. to Thursday

Boys tennis
Fred T. Foard at East Burke, no report

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's spring sports scores

March 11, 2014

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

Baseball
East Lincoln 9, Bandys 8
Fred T. Foard 7, Freedom 0
Maiden 5, Bunker Hill 3
Watauga 7, St. Stephens 3
West Caldwell 9, Newton-Conover 0

Softball
Bandys 12, East Lincoln 8
Bunker Hill 7, Maiden 2
Freedom 3, Fred T. Foard 2
St. Stephens 10, Watauga 0

PREP NOTEBOOK: Monday's prep scores

March 10, 2014

Below is a look at Monday's prep sports scores across Catawba County:

Girls soccer
Maiden 2, North Lincoln 1

Boys tennis
East Burke at Maiden, no report

Northwestern 3A/4A golf
1. Hibriten, 158
2. St. Stephens, 163
3. Watauga, 166
4. Hickory, 173
5. South Caldwell, 180
6. Fred T. Foard, 183
7. Patton, 191
8. Freedom, 195

Trojans are one game away from state final

March 8, 2014

The Bandys girls basketball team tries to advance to the 2A state championship game and claim the 2A West Regional title on Saturday.

The undefeated Lady Trojans (30-0) take on Franklin (24-3) in Saturday’s West title game at 1 p.m. at Fleming Gymnasium on the campus of UNC-Greensboro.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's scores, cancellations

March 6, 2014

Below is a look at Thursday's prep sports scores and postponements involving Catawba County teams:

Softball
Patton 13, Newton-Conover 1
St. Stephens 3, West Iredell 0
Bunker Hill at Hibriten, ppd. April 9

Girls soccer
West Iredell 2, Maiden 0

Boys tennis
Hickory at Newton-Conover, suspended

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