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PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's sports scores

March 20, 2013

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

Prep tennis
Newton-Conover 9, Bunker Hill 0
Bandys 5, Maiden 4

Prep softball
Bandys 11, Maiden 6
Bunker Hill 11, Newton-Conover 1
St. Stephens 13, East Rutherford 0

Prep baseball
Bandys 7, Maiden 6 (eight innings)
Bunker Hill 7, Newton-Conover 6 (eight innings)

Lady Bucs' Tommy Edwards retiring as head coach

March 20, 2013

Tommy Edwards is retiring after four seasons of guiding the CVCC women's basketball program and nearly 40 total years of coaching.

Edwards announced his retirement during the tea's awards banquet on Tuesday evening.

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.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's spring prep scores

March 20, 2013

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

Prep tennis
Bandys 9, West Caldwell 0
Newton-Conover 7, Draughn 2
St. Stephens 9, Fred T. Foard 0
South Iredell 8, Maiden 1

Prep softball
Bandys 5, West Caldwell 2
Draughn 1, Bunker Hill 0
East Burke 15, Newton-Conover 0 (three innings)
Fred T. Foard 2, St. Stephens 0

Panthers sign free agent CB Moore from the Bears

March 19, 2013

The Panthers have signed unrestricted free agent cornerback D.J. Moore.

The 5-foot-9, 180-pound Moore played in 13 games with two starts for the Chicago Bears last season and had 29 tackles and two interceptions. He served as the Bears nickel back for a portion of the season.

Carolina announced the move Tuesday. Moore, 25, received a one-year contract but financial terms weren't disclosed.

Bandys’ Hunter Harvey thriving in the spotlight

March 19, 2013

With at least a dozen scouts watching his every move in each game he competes, Hunter Harvey continues to impress.

The Bandys senior pitcher is focused on a potential future playing professional baseball, but is trying to make the most of his last season on the mound for the Trojans.

Walker, Henderson help claw 'Cats past Wizards

March 19, 2013

With victory slipping away from their grasp, Kemba Walker and Gerald Henderson carried the Charlotte Bobcats to a second-straight home victory.

A 12-0 run in the final 2:34 helped the Bobcats defeat the Washington Wizards 119-114 on Monday night at Time Warner Cable Arena.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Monday's sports postponements

March 18, 2013

Below are today's postponements from spring prep sports from across Catawba County:

Prep baseball
East Burke at Newton-Conover, ppd. to Tuesday
Bunker Hill at Draughn, ppd. to Tuesday
Maiden at South Iredell, ppd. to Tuesday
West Caldwell at Bandys, ppd. to Tuesday

Prep softball
East Burke at Newton-Conover, ppd. to Tuesday

25 apply for Tigers' coaching job, seven interview

March 17, 2013

Twenty-five persons have applied to be the next head football coach at Fred T. Foard High School, according to athletic director Rob Bliss.

Of those 25 that applied, Bliss said that the school plans to interview seven coaching candidates.

Trojans win third-straight game, shutout Red Devils

March 15, 2013

After losing three-straight games to start the season, the Bandys baseball team is starting to pick up momentum.

The Trojans spread the wealth around offensively and held Newton-Conover at bay in a 10-0 victory on the diamond Friday.

Johnson has 21 rebounds as Raptors beat Bobcats

March 15, 2013

Even though playoff contention may be slipping out of reach for the Toronto Raptors, Amir Johnson isn't about to slow down.

Johnson had 12 points and a career-high 21 rebounds, and Rudy Gay scored 28 points as the Raptors beat the Charlotte Bobcats 92-78 on Friday night.

"That was a heck of an effort by Amir Johnson," Raptors coach Dwane Casey said. "I can't sing his praises enough."

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