Sports

Apr. 04, 2013 @ 06:30 AM

Alexander Central roughs up South

The first semifinal game in the East Rutherford Easter Tournament featured two powerhouses from the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference.

South Caldwell and Alexander Central sit in a tie at the top of the conference at 6-1. The Spartans currently hold the tiebreaker, as they defeated the Cougars 2-0 earlier this season. On Wednesday, the two teams met in a non-conference game for the right to play in the East Rutherford Easter Tournament, and Alexander Central claimed a 7-3 victory over South at McNair Field in Forest City.


Apr. 03, 2013 @ 06:30 AM

Bumgarner mows down Freedom

South Caldwell's Madison Bumgarner hit a two-run home run, while also striking out 12 Freedom batters to lead the Spartans in a 3-1 victory over the Patriots on Tuesday in Sawmills.


Apr. 02, 2013 @ 06:30 AM

Warriors down Maiden

The West Caldwell baseball team earned a 4-3 win over Maiden in the first round of the Catawba Valley Easter Classic on Monday in Hickory.


Mar. 31, 2013 @ 07:52 AM

Patton stifles South

The South Caldwell baseball team suffered yet another non-conference loss after dropping a 2-0 decision to Patton on Saturday in Sawmills.


Mar. 30, 2013 @ 06:30 AM

Keller returns to Hibriten

Hibriten High School has named Chad Keller the new head coach of the boys’ basketball team, effective immediately.


Mar. 28, 2013 @ 06:30 AM

South, Hibriten place first and second

The South Caldwell boys' track and field team earned a first place finish in a Northwestern 3A/4A Conference meet on Wednesday in Sawmills.


Mar. 08, 2013 @ 06:30 AM

Curtis, Panthers shut down South

Hibriten starting pitcher John Curtis struck out 16 South Caldwell batters to lead the Panthers in a 4-0 shutout over the Spartans on Thursday in Lenoir.


Mar. 03, 2013 @ 06:30 AM

Spartans take down West

The South Caldwell girls' soccer team scored two goals in the final 14 minutes to earn a 2-1 victory over county-rival West Caldwell on Saturday in Sawmills.


Feb. 28, 2013 @ 06:30 AM

East Burke dominates West

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.


Feb. 26, 2013 @ 06:30 AM

Spartans ousted by Garinger

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.


Feb. 23, 2013 @ 06:30 AM

Warriors win CVAC title

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.


Feb. 22, 2013 @ 06:30 AM

West advances to CVAC finals

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.


Feb. 21, 2013 @ 06:30 AM

The road to 600

In his 30th year of coaching boys’ high school basketball, West Caldwell head coach Danny Anderson has eclipsed the milestone of 600 wins.


Feb. 19, 2013 @ 05:18 AM

Anderson earns 600th career win

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.


Feb. 14, 2013 @ 01:30 PM

South outlasts Wilkes Central

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.


Feb. 13, 2013 @ 02:42 PM

West edges Draughn

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.


Feb. 09, 2013 @ 01:22 AM

Warriors cruise past Bunker Hill

 

The West Caldwell boy’s basketball team jumped out to a 14-2 lead in the first quarter en route to a 47-34 victory over Bunker Hill on Friday in Gamewell.

Feb. 06, 2013 @ 01:26 PM

Spartans stun Hickory

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.


Feb. 02, 2013 @ 01:43 PM

Plumlee remains ‘first option’ for Duke

Mason Plumlee offered a reminder earlier this week who No. 5 Duke counts on this season.


Feb. 02, 2013 @ 01:42 PM

Tokoto’s time to step up for Tar Heels

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).


Jan. 30, 2013 @ 08:00 AM

Warriors nab two victories

The West Caldwell wrestling team picked up two victories over Maiden and North Wilkes on Tuesday in Gamewell.


Jan. 28, 2013 @ 11:51 PM

Hibriten girls edge South

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.


Jan. 25, 2013 @ 05:26 PM

West edges South Iredell

After being down 21-0, the West Caldwell wrestling team fought back to defeat South Iredell 36-33 on Thursday in Gamewell.


Jan. 23, 2013 @ 08:08 AM

Full house watches Canes get struck by Lightning in opener

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.


Jan. 23, 2013 @ 08:06 AM

Blue Devils to face tough ACC road challenge at Miami

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.