East Burke senior Clay Byrd sank seven 3-pointers to lead the Cavaliers in a 73-41 victory over West Caldwell in the second round of the 2A state playoffs on Wednesday in Icard.
The South Caldwell boys’ basketball team could not overcome late turnovers, resulting in a 52-49 loss to Garinger in the first round of the 4A state playoffs on Monday in Sawmills.
The West Caldwell boys’ basketball team defeated East Burke 61-56 to claim the Catawba Valley 2A Athletic Conference (CVAC) tournament championship on Friday in Hickory.
Behind Mekhi Dula's 12 fourth quarter points, the West Caldwell boys' basketball team held off a late surge by Newton-Conover to defeat the Red Devils 54-49 on Thursday in Hickory.
In his 30th year of coaching boys’ high school basketball, West Caldwell head coach Danny Anderson has eclipsed the milestone of 600 wins.
West Caldwell head coach Danny Anderson picked up his 600th career win after the Warriors claimed a 58-34 victory over Draughn in the first round of the Catawba Valley 2A Athletic Conference tournament (CVAC) on Monday in Gamewell.
The South Caldwell’s Courtney Wood scored a game-high 24 points to lead the Spartans in a 56-43 victory over Wilkes Central on Wednesday in Sawmills.
West Caldwell’s Brittany Dixon, Lexus Corpening and Daryan Dixon-Dula all scored in double figures to lead the Warriors to a 58-50 victory over Draughn on Tuesday in Gamewell.
South Caldwell's Jordyn Propst scored the game-winning basket on a tip-in with just under three seconds left to give the Spartans a 54-52 victory over Hickory on Senior Night on Tuesday in Sawmills.
Mason Plumlee offered a reminder earlier this week who No. 5 Duke counts on this season.
P.J. Hairston likely will miss today’s game with a concussion, so North Carolina will need a wing player to take on a bigger role when the Tar Heels host Virginia Tech at the Smith Center (noon, WRAL).
The West Caldwell wrestling team picked up two victories over Maiden and North Wilkes on Tuesday in Gamewell.
Hibriten's Courtney Morton hit six free throws in the fourth quarter to help the Panthers hang on for a 37-33 victory over South Caldwell on Monday in Sawmills.
After being down 21-0, the West Caldwell wrestling team fought back to defeat South Iredell 36-33 on Thursday in Gamewell.
The Tampa Bay Lightning spoiled the mood, jumping ahead early and claiming a 4-1 win to drop the Hurricanes to 0-2 early in the lockout-shortened 48-game season.
Surprise ACC leader Miami entered the Associated Press poll at No. 25 this week, just in time for No. 1 Duke to visit BankUnited Center Wednesday (7 p.m., ESPN). Like Duke (16-1, 3-1 in ACC), the Hurricanes (13-3, 4-0) are navigating their ACC schedule without a senior starter.
North Carolina on Wednesday night plays the only ACC team without a conference win when Georgia Tech comes to the Smith Center (9 p.m., ESPN), but Tar Heels coach Roy Williams said it won’t be hard to sell his team on how dangerous the Yellow Jackets (10-6, 0-4) can be.
North Carolina’s Reggie Bullock became the first Tar Heel this season to be named the ACC Player of the Week.
Duke was ranked No. 3 last week behind No.1 Louisville and No. 2 Indiana. When both those teams dropped conference home games, the Blue Devils moved back into the top spot, gaining the most first-place votes (39) from the 65-member national media panel.