Red Hawks release 2020-21 preseason basketball schedules

Lady Red Hawks’ Ariana Montgomery (22) during the 2019-20 season. (Photo by Catawba Valley Athletics)Red Hawks’ Tony Hauser (40) at the charity stripe during the 2019-20 season. (Photo by Catawba Valley Athletics)
Cody Dalton
Special to the O-N-E

The Catawba Valley Community College men’s and women’s basketball programs have officially released their fall preseason schedules, which include a total of seven contests — six of them at home.

Coming off its second-straight regular-season conference championship, the Red Hawk women’s basketball program starts its preseason tune up on Thursday, Oct. 22 in a home scrimmage against Carolina Christian. Game time is set for 5:30 p.m. at the Tarlton Complex.

The Red Hawks men’s basketball team, which is coming off its second-straight 22-win season including a program record 17 conference victories, holds its first scrimmage on Saturday, Nov. 14 against cross-county rival Caldwell. Game time is set for 1 p.m.

In total, the CVCC women’s basketball program will participate in four preseason scrimmages, including three of them at home — Monday, Nov. 9 versus Montreat JV and Saturday, Nov. 21 vs. Spartanburg Methodist.

The Red Hawks women’s basketball team will also be on the road Sunday, Nov. 15 at Belmont Abbey JV (7 p.m.).

All of the Red Hawk men’s basketball team’s scrimmages are home, including Wednesday, Nov. 18 versus Spartanburg Methodist (6:30 p.m.) and Saturday, Nov. 21 against Sandhills (1 p.m.).

Spectators will not be allowed for the scrimmages, but games will be streamed on the Red Hawks’ athletic website at

Below is a complete schedule of the preseason men’s and women’s basketball games for Catawba Valley Community College:

2020-21 CVCC preseason basketball scrimmage schedule

Women’s basketball

Date Opponent Time

Oct. 22 vs. Carolina Christian 5:30 p.m.

Nov. 9 vs. Montreat JV 5 p.m.

Nov. 15 at Belmont Abbey JV 7 p.m.

Nov. 21 vs. Spartanburg Methodist 3 p.m.

Men’s basketball

Date Opponent Time

Nov. 14 vs. Caldwell CC&TI 1 p.m.

Nov. 18 vs. Spartanburg Methodist 6:30 p.m.

Nov. 21 vs. Sandhills 1 p.m.