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PREP NOTEBOOK: Friday's prep & college scores

March 9, 2013

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

Prep baseball
Alexander Central 3, Fred T. Foard 0
South Caldwell 5, St. Stephens 1
Watauga 6, Hickory 0

Prep softball
Alexander Central 6, Fred T. Foard
South Caldwell 2, St. Stephens 1

Prep soccer
Hickory 2, Polk County 0
Maiden 3, Lincolnton 0

Indians overcome cold start, blank Blue Devils

March 8, 2013

Surrounded by the chilly weather of early March, the St. Stephens girls soccer team got off to a cold start against Mooresville on Thursday, but certainly made up for it quickly.

The Lady Indians (4-0-0) scored three goals in the final 6:36 of the first half, going on to win 4-1 against the Lady Blue Devils in the 14th Annual Lady Indians Memorial Classic soccer tournament.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's spring sports scores

March 7, 2013

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

Prep softball
Fred T. Foard 8, Watauga 2
Maiden 11, Ashbrook 1
North Lincoln 5, St. Stephens 4
Lincoln Charter 14, Bunker Hill 4

Prep tennis
Bandys 8, Bunker Hill 1
Newton-Conover 9, West Caldwell 0

Prep soccer
Bandys 5, Bunker Hill 0

BREAKING: Bobcats' Ramon Sessions out 2-4 weeks

March 7, 2013

Charlotte Bobcats guard Ramon Session will be out 2-4 weeks after suffering a second degree MCL sprain in his left knee, the team announced on Thursday.

Sessions suffered the knee injury during Wednesday night's 99-78 loss to Brooklyn. He scored nine points in 20 minutes against the Nets and left the court under his own control.

Bandys eliminated by Pisgah in Greensboro

March 7, 2013

A pack of hungry, fast-paced Black Bears put an end to Bandys' girls basketball season on Wednesday.

Pisgah (25-6) led nearly the entire game against the Lady Trojans, winning 57-45 at UNC-Greensboro to advance to Saturday's 2A West Region championship game.

Bandys, who was making its fourth-straight appearance at the 2A West Regions, finish its season with a 27-3 record.

Johnson, Williams lead Nets past Bobcats, 99-78

March 7, 2013

When the Brooklyn Nets started to catch fire, there was nothing the Charlotte Bobcats could do.

Joe Johnson and Deron Williams combined for 38 points, helping the Nets overcome a halftime deficit to defeat the Bobcats 99-78 at Time Warner Cable Arena on Wednesday.

Charlotte (13-48) shot just 38 percent from the field in the loss.

Trojans remember pain of last year’s 2A West Regions

March 6, 2013

The memories of last year still sit with the Bandys girls basketball team, but the Lady Trojans are using those lessons to improve their finish this season.

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.

Newton-Conover Hall of Fame adds 4 new members

March 6, 2013

Newton-Conover High School added four new names to its growing list of Hall of Fame inductees on Tuesday.

Coach Jerry Willard, football and basketball standout Dauntae Finger and athletic supporters Steve and the late Cathy Arndt comprised the NCHS Hall’s fourth class.

All four were enshrined Tuesday during the school’s winter sports banquet held at the NCHS gym.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Monday's spring sports scores

March 5, 2013

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

Baseball
Alexander Central 6, St. Stephens 3

Softball
Fred T. Foard 16, Draughn 3
St. Stephens 5, Alexander Central 4 (eight innings)

Girls soccer
Newton-Conover 4, North Lincoln 0

14th Annual Lady Indians Memorial Soccer Classic

Red Devils finish as 2A wrestling state runners-up

March 2, 2013

One of the best seasons ever on the wrestling mat for Newton-Conover came to a close on Saturday.

The Red Devils finished as the team state runners-up at the 2A state wrestling tournament at the Greensboro Coliseum.

Six of the 10 Red Devil wrestlers that qualified for states finished in the top six of each weight class, which earned them a spot on the championship podium.

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