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Challenger Basketball Home

Mascot
Firebirds
Team
Varsity 2018-19
Colors
Purple, White
Coach
Ernest Rutherford, Jr.
Address
2550 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28602
Overall
6-12
Conference
4-9
National Rank
18564
State (NC) Rank
595
  1. Updates From April
  2. Top 10 basketball plays of 2018-19

    News - Published on 4/19/2019 10:00 AM

    Specatcular dunks and more remarkable buzzer beaters make up the best of the best in 2018-19. Read Article Get Notified

    Posted Fri, Apr 19 2019
  3. Rankings Update

    Team rankings updated on: 4/9/2019 11:34 AM

    MaxPreps' basketball rankings have been updated. Challenger's national and state rank have not changed. View Rankings Get Notified

    Posted Tue, Apr 9 2019
  4. March
  5. Michael Jordan leads list of NC greats

    News - Published on 3/22/2019

    Four basketball players, including the greatest ever, head the top athletes from Tar Heel State. Read Article Get Notified

    Posted Fri, Mar 22 2019
  6. New basketball recruiting guidelines

    News - Published on 3/12/2019 9:30 AM

    LRT Sports founder and president Keirsten Sires clears up the ever-changing NCAA basketball recruiting guidelines in this 'Making the Jump' podcast with Chris Stonebraker. Read Article Get Notified

    Posted Tue, Mar 12 2019
  7. What if you don't sign on NSD?

    News - Published on 3/5/2019 11:00 AM

    LRT Sports founder and president Keirsten Sires offers calming advice on the recruiting front in this episode of 'Making the Jump' podcast with Steve Montoya. Read Article Get Notified

    Posted Tue, Mar 5 2019
  8. February
  9. Best sports towns in each state

    News - Published on 2/26/2019

    Not always the biggest, these communities are what prep athletics are all about. Read Article Get Notified

    Posted Tue, Feb 26 2019
  10. 77-40 (L) - Challenger @ MVCARESULTLoss

    Played on 2/21/2019 7:45 PM

    2/21 @ 7:45pQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
    Challenger----40
    MVCA----77

    The Challenger varsity basketball team lost Thursday's away tournament game against Mountain View Christian Academy (Cowpens, SC) by a score of 77-40. Box Score Get Notified

    Posted Thu, Feb 21 2019
  11. Fan behavior driving referees out

    News - Published on 2/21/2019 9:00 AM

    Prep sports leaders hope to quell boorish antics in the stands to thwart national trend of officials hanging up their whistles for good. Read Article Get Notified

    Posted Thu, Feb 21 2019
  12. Report Final Score - Challenger vs. PCA

    Played on 2/18/2019 8:00 PM

    A final score has not been reported for this varsity basketball game. Please help us by reporting the final score. Report Final Score

    Posted Mon, Feb 18 2019
  13. 70-45 (L) - Challenger @ MIDCCRESULTLoss

    Played on 2/11/2019 7:00 PM

    2/11 @ 7pQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
    Challenger----45
    MIDCC----70

    The Challenger varsity basketball team lost Monday's away playoff game against Mountain Island Day Community Charter (Charlotte, NC) by a score of 70-45. Box Score Get Notified

    Posted Mon, Feb 11 2019
  14. 76-56 (L) - Challenger vs. MVCARESULTLoss

    Played on 2/4/2019 6:30 PM

    2/4 @ 6:30pQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
    MVCA----76
    Challenger----56

    The Challenger varsity basketball team lost Monday's home conference game against Mountain View Christian Academy (Cowpens, SC) by a score of 76-56. Box Score Get Notified

    Posted Mon, Feb 4 2019
  15. 67-19 (L) - Challenger @ HCARESULTLoss

    Played on 2/1/2019 7:30 PM

    2/1 @ 7:30pQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
    Challenger5113019
    HCA31219667

    The Challenger varsity basketball team lost Friday's away non-conference game against Hickory Christian Academy (Hickory, NC) by a score of 67-19. Box Score Get Notified

    Posted Fri, Feb 1 2019
  16. January
  17. 59-40 (W) - Challenger vs. GCARESULTWin

    Played on 1/28/2019 5:00 PM

    1/28 @ 5pQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
    GCA----40
    Challenger----59

    The Challenger varsity basketball team won Monday's home conference game against Grace Christian Academy (Kings Mountain, NC) by a score of 59-40. Box Score Get Notified

    Posted Mon, Jan 28 2019
  18. 71-46 (W) - Challenger @ PCARESULTWin

    Played on 1/24/2019 5:30 PM

    1/24 @ 5:30pQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
    Challenger2715161371
    PCA89121746

    The Challenger varsity basketball team won Thursday's away conference game against Pinnacle Classical Academy (Shelby, NC) by a score of 71-46. Box Score Get Notified

    Posted Thu, Jan 24 2019
  19. Boys hoops scoring kings in all 50 states

    News - Published on 1/24/2019

    Kevin Love, Lou Williams among top all-time scoring leaders from their home state. Read Article Get Notified

    Posted Thu, Jan 24 2019
  20. 59-45 (L) - Challenger @ Tri-City ChristianRESULTLoss

    Played on 1/22/2019 4:30 PM

    1/22 @ 4:30pQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
    Challenger----45
    TCCHS----59

    The Challenger varsity basketball team lost Tuesday's away conference game against Tri-City Christian (Conover, NC) by a score of 59-45. Box Score Get Notified

    Posted Tue, Jan 22 2019
  21. 54-51 (L) - Challenger @ VCARESULTLoss

    Played on 1/17/2019 6:00 PM

    1/17 @ 6pQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
    Challenger1012151451
    VCA221181354

    The Challenger varsity basketball team lost Thursday's away conference game against Victory Christian Academy (Gastonia, NC) by a score of 54-51. Box Score Get Notified

    Posted Thu, Jan 17 2019
  22. 56-46 (L) - Challenger vs. CFARESULTLoss

    Played on 1/15/2019 6:30 PM

    1/15 @ 6:30pQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
    CFA----56
    Challenger----46

    The Challenger varsity basketball team lost Tuesday's home conference game against Christian Family Academy (Hickory, NC) by a score of 56-46. Box Score Get Notified

    Posted Tue, Jan 15 2019
  23. 46-30 (L) - Challenger vs. LLCARESULTLoss

    Played on 1/14/2019 6:00 PM

    1/14 @ 6pQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
    LLCA----46
    Challenger----30

    The Challenger varsity basketball team lost Monday's home conference game against Lake Lure Classical Academy (Lake Lure, NC) by a score of 46-30. Box Score Get Notified

    Posted Mon, Jan 14 2019
  24. Top 50 basketball players of all time

    News - Published on 1/10/2019 4:00 PM

    Lew Alcindor, LeBron James, Wilt Chamberlain head list of hardwood elite as prep standouts. Read Article Get Notified

    Posted Thu, Jan 10 2019