HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Regular season champ Foard adds tourney title in Northwestern Foothills 2A

Published Thursday, October 24th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – Fred T. Foard High swept Patton 25-15, 25-9, 25-20 on Wednesday night at Foard, completing going unbeaten against all Northwestern Foothills 2A foes with a league tournament championship. Dara Shaffer of Foard was named the tournament MVP. The top-seeded Tigers, 14-0 in the regular season, are 17-0 against the other seven teams in the conference this season. …

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Maiden edges Lake Norman Charter, adds South Fork 2A tourney title

Published Thursday, October 24th, 2019

Maiden added a South Fork 2A volleyball tournament title to its regular season championship on Tuesday night at Lake Norman Charter. The top-seeded Blue Devils won 3-1 over the second-seeded Knights to win the crown after going 13-1 in league play and finishing second ahead of East Lincoln and Lake Norman Charter in the regular season title chase./MICHELLE THOMPSON PHOTO …

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS TENNIS: State qualifiers include Bandys’ Laney, doubles teams from Foard, Maiden, Hickory

Published Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com Two singles players and four doubles teams from Greater Hickory area conferences are preparing to make a run at a state girls’ individual tennis championship. The state 2A tournament is Friday and Saturday at Cary Park and the 3A title tournament is on the same days at the Burlington Tennis Center. Headed to Cary are Bandys’ Toni Laney and …

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Foard faces Patton for league tournament title

Published Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON — Fred T. Foard High can go unbeaten against Northwestern Foothills 2A volleyball teams with a victory on Wednesday night at home over Patton. The top-seeded Tigers (25-1) face the No. 2 Panthers (20-5) at 6 p.m. at Foard after both won semifinal matches at home on Tuesday night. Foard downed No. 4 East Burke 4-0 in Newton …

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Maiden battles Lake Norman Charter for South Fork 2A tourney title

Published Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com HUNTERSVILLE – Top-seeded Maiden High will try to add a conference tournament title to its South Fork 2A championship on Wednesday night at 7 p.m. The Blue Devils (21-4) face No. 2 seed Lake Norman Charter (16-6) in the tournament final at Lake Norman Charter, the predetermined site of the championship match. Maiden advanced with a 3-0 first-round home …

HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY: North Lincoln sweeps South Fork 2A championships

Published Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – North Lincoln High’s boys won another conference title and the North Lincoln girls won their second South Fork 2A title in cross country on Tuesday at Southside Park. The Knights’ boys had six runners in the top 10, highlighted by a second-place finish by Jason Thomson (16:18.05). Lincolnton’s Daniel Hopkins won the boys’ individual race (16:04.66) to …

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL: Super Saturday schedule set for Nov. 9 at Freedom

Published Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com MORGANTON – Freedom High’s annual Super Saturday is scheduled on Nov. 9, featuring 24 varsity girls’ basketball teams and some of the top squads from several states. The games will begin at 8:30 a.m. and be played at Freedom’s main and auxiliary gym and at the gym of Table Rock Middle School. The final games tip at 5:40 p.m. …

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS GOLF UPDATE: South Fork 2A has 8 in state 1A/2A tournament

Published Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com Eight golfers from the South Fork 2A and two from the Northwestern 3A-4A have advanced to next week’s state girls’ golf championship tournaments. The eight in 2A qualified from the 2A regionals earlier this week — as did two Freedom golfers in 3A – and the West 4A Regional is scheduled to be played Wednesday. The state championship tournaments …

HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE: Wednesday’s varsity events

Published Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com WEDNESDAY’S HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE A daily schedule of high school athletic events – other than junior varsity and varsity football (posted elsewhere on the site) — scheduled by teams in the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A and Northwestern 3A-4A, compiled from schedules provided by the schools. Events scheduled by all schools that responded to a request by HobbsDailyReport.com …

HIGH SCHOOL SCOREBOARD: Tuesday’s varsity results

Published Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com TUESDAY’S HIGH SCHOOL RESULTS Results from Tuesday’s high school athletic events for teams in the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A and Northwestern 3A-4A, compiled from schedules provided by the schools. Events scheduled by all schools that responded to a request by HobbsDailyReport.com are included, and they are from original schedules. Events that are postponed by weather or that …

HIGH SCHOOLS: This week’s varsity schedule

Published Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com THIS WEEK’S HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE A daily schedule of high school athletic events – other than junior varsity and varsity football (posted elsewhere on the site) — scheduled by teams in the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A and Northwestern 3A-4A, compiled from schedules provided by the schools. Events scheduled by all schools that responded to a request by …

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL STANDINGS: Northwestern 3A-4A final regular season

Published Monday, October 21st, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL STANDINGS (Conference matches only) Note: For standings in the South Fork 2A and Northwestern Foothills 2A, see separate posts that include their conference tournament pairings… the Northwestern 3A-4A does not hold a conference tournament. NORTHWESTERN 3A-4A (Final regular season) a-Watauga 12-0 Hickory 10-2 St. Stephens 8-4 Alexander Central 5-7 b-McDowell 5-7 Freedom 2-10 S. Caldwell 0-12 …

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Maiden opens South Fork 2A tourney at home against Lincolnton

Published Monday, October 21st, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com Maiden High goes for its fifth straight win and 15th in 16 matches on Monday night when it opens the South Fork 2A volleyball tournament with a first-round home match. The Blue Devils (19-4, 13-1) face eighth-seeded Lincolnton (5-15, 1-13) at 6 p.m., trying to advance to Tuesday night’s semifinal matches at Lake Norman Charter. The other first-round matches, …

NORTHWESTERN FOOTHILLS 2A: West Caldwell nips Foard, snaps 21-game losing streak

Published Monday, October 21st, 2019

NORTHWESTERN FOOTHILLS 2A ROUNDUP Bunker Hill runs win streak to 3 games; Hibriten takes over sole possession of first place   HobbsDailyReport.com Mike Biggerstaff, who came back for a second tenure as head football coach at West Caldwell High because he said he wants the sport to be important there again, has his 76th victory guiding the Warriors. West Caldwell …

NORTHWESTERN 3A-4A: Alex Central scores 63, snaps losing streak at 2 games

Published Monday, October 21st, 2019

NORTHWESTERN 3A-4A ROUNDUP Castle has 443 yards of total offense as Watauga pounds St. Stephens   HobbsDailyReport.com Alexander Central High roared back from a two-game losing streak in a big way Friday night, overpowering visiting McDowell 63-0 in a Northwestern 3A-4A game that included the Cougars gaining 399 yards. Running back Steven Montgomery scored on half of his six carries …

SOUTH FORK 2A: Knights cruise by Maiden, will play N-C for conference lead

Published Monday, October 21st, 2019

SOUTH FORK 2A ROUNDUP Red Devils score 50 in win over Lake Norman Charter   HobbsDailyReport.com North Lincoln High’s focus on winning a South Fork 2A football championship is turning laser-like. The Knights — who won 10 games last season but finished second in the conference to Bandys – cruised past visiting Maiden 42-0 on Friday to continue atop the …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Current JV scores, standings, next week’s games

Published Saturday, October 19th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com JUNIOR VARSITY FOOTBALL STANDINGS (through games of Oct. 17) SOUTH FORK 2A                                          Conf.                       All Bandys                              4-0                 7-0 N. Lincoln                     4-0                 7-0 …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Updated varsity standings, next Friday’s games

Published Friday, October 18th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com VARSITY FOOTBALL STANDINGS (through games of Friday, Oct. 17) SOUTH FORK 2A Conf.                      All                     PF           PA N. Lincoln                                                           …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Friday’s varsity final scores

Published Friday, October 18th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com FRIDAY’S VARSITY FOOTBALL FINAL SCORES South Fork 2A E. Lincoln 23, Bandys 0 Newton-Conover 50, Lake Norman Charter 7 N. Lincoln 42, Maiden 0 W. Lincoln 54, Lincolnton 14 Northwestern Foothills 2A Bunker Hill 37, E. Burke 14 Hibriten 56, Draughn 0 W. Caldwell 14, Fred T. Foard 13 W. Iredell 25, Patton 8 Northwestern 3A-4A Alexander Central 63, …

HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE: Wednesday’s varsity events

Published Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com WEDNESDAY’S HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE A schedule of Wednesday’s high school athletic events for teams in the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A and Northwestern 3A-4A, compiled from schedules provided by the schools. Events scheduled by all schools that responded to a request by HobbsDailyReport.com are included, and they are from original schedules. Events that are postponed by weather or …

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS TENNIS: Dual-team pairings for first round

Published Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS TENNIS DUAL-TEAM STATE PLAYOFFS Wednesday’s first round matches 2A Draughn at Hendersonville Canton Pisgah at Maiden Lake Norman Charter at Black Mountain Owen South Point at Fred T. Foard 3A Stuart Cramer at Watauga 4A Porter Ridge at S. Caldwell — For complete statewide pairings, visit https://www.nchsaa.org/

HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE: Tuesday’s varsity events

Published Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com TUESDAY’S HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE A schedule of Tuesday’s high school athletic events for teams in the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A and Northwestern 3A-4A, compiled from schedules provided by the schools. Events scheduled by all schools that responded to a request by HobbsDailyReport.com are included, and they are from original schedules. Events that are postponed by weather or …

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Current standings, schedule of matches

Published Monday, October 14th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL STANDINGS (Conference matches only) SOUTH FORK 2A (through Oct. 13) *Maiden 11-1 E. Lincoln 9-3 Lake Norman Charter 9-3 Bandys 7-5 N. Lincoln 6-6 Newton-Conover 4-8 Lincolnton 1-11 W. Lincoln 1-11 *–clinched conference championship, No. 1 state 2A playoff bid Tuesday’s matches E. Lincoln at W. Lincoln, 6 p.m. Lake Norman Charter at Bandys, 6 p.m. …

NORTHWESTERN 3A-4A: South Caldwell scores 50, wins key game in chase for playoff bid

Published Saturday, October 12th, 2019

NORTHWESTERN 3A-4A ROUNDUP Freedom rallies late to beat Cougars; Watauga wins to take over first place   HobbsDailyReport.com Scoring the first five times it had the ball, South Caldwell High rolled to a 50-10 road victory over McDowell on Friday night that should get the Spartans into the state playoffs. Since South Caldwell and McDowell are the only 4A teams …

NORTHWESTERN FOOTHILLS 2A: Bunker Hill snaps Draughn’s win streak at 5 games

Published Saturday, October 12th, 2019

NORTHWESTERN FOOTHILLS 2A ROUNDUP Hibriten takes over first place; Patton’s run game crushes Cavs   HobbsDailyReport.com Making the big plays when it needed them, Bunker Hill High stunned visiting Draughn 28-27 on Friday night in a Northwestern Foothills 2A football game, snapping the Wildcats’ five-game win streak. Needing a score to go ahead late, the Bears delivered a 17-yard TD …

SOUTH FORK 2A: North Lincoln drills East Lincoln, shares first place with N-C

Published Saturday, October 12th, 2019

SOUTH FORK 2A ROUNDUP Red Devils make late defensive stop to slip past West Lincoln   HobbsDailyReport.com North Lincoln High scored on the game’s first play from scrimmage and never let up on Friday night, rolling past previously undefeated East Lincoln 52-7 in a South Fork 2A football game. The Knights (6-1, 3-0) share the conference led with Newton-Conover (5-2, …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Updated varsity standings, next week’s games

Published Saturday, October 12th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com VARSITY FOOTBALL STANDINGS (through games of Friday, Oct. 10) SOUTH FORK 2A Conf.                      All                     PF           PA N. Lincoln                                                           …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: JV standings, this week’s games (updated)

Published Friday, October 11th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com JUNIOR VARSITY FOOTBALL STANDINGS (through games of Oct. 10) SOUTH FORK 2A                                            Conf.               All Bandys                              3-0                 6-0 N. Lincoln                     3-0              …

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Current standings, schedule, highlights (updated)

Published Tuesday, October 8th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com Maiden High’s Abby Smith (13) makes a play against Bandys defenders Bailey Reynolds (7) and Tony Culliver at the net in the Blue Devils’ 3-0 home win earlier this season. Maiden is leading the South Fork 2A and has a potential conference championship-deciding match on Thursday at 6 p.m. at East Lincoln./MICHELLE THOMPSON PHOTO (to purchase her photos, contact …

HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE: Tuesday through Saturday events

Published Tuesday, October 8th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com THIS WEEK’S HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE A daily schedule of high school athletic events – other than junior varsity and varsity football (posted elsewhere on the site) — scheduled by teams in the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A and Northwestern 3A-4A, compiled from schedules provided by the schools. Events scheduled by all schools that responded to a request by …

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS TENNIS: Final standings, summaries

Published Monday, October 7th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS TENNIS FINAL REGULAR SEASON STANDINGS SOUTH FORK 2A Lake Norman Charter 6-1 Maiden 6-1 E. Lincoln 5-2 N. Lincoln 5-2 Bandys 2-5 Newton-Conover 2-5 W. Lincoln 2-5 Lincolnton 0-7 Conference tournament Tuesday at Maiden, 1 p.m. Wednesday at Maiden, noon NORTHWESTERN FOOTHILLS 2A Fred T. Foard 7-0 Draughn 6-1 E. Burke 5-2 Hibriten 4-3 W. Iredell …

NORTHWESTERN FOOTHILLS 2A ROUNDUP: Bunker Hill clips Foard with field goal in final seconds

Published Saturday, October 5th, 2019

NORTHWESTERN FOOTHILLS 2A Draughn rolls over Patton, runs win streak to 5 games HobbsDailyReport.com Matt Garcia’s 22-yard field goal – the first in nine games for the Bears dating back to last season – was a game-winner on Friday night in a 16-14 victory over Fred T. Foard on the road. Garcia’s kick ended a drive in the final four …

NORTHWESTERN 3A-4A ROUNDUP: Hickory stuns Freedom, will play Watauga for league lead next

Published Saturday, October 5th, 2019

NORTHWESTERN 3A-4A ROUNDUP Watauga cruises by Alexander Central, St. Stephens rides running game to victory HobbsDailyReport.com Surprising Hickory High surprised Freedom on Friday night in a Northwestern 3A-4A football game, winning 23-22 at Barger Stadium to move into a tie for first place. The Red Tornadoes (2-5, 2-0) collected career win No. 275 for head coach Russell Stone and set …

SOUTH FORK 2A ROUNDUP: West Lincoln scores late to nip Maiden

Published Saturday, October 5th, 2019

Dylan Jones of Bandys pursues Newton-Conover’s Keagan Covington in Friday night’s South Fork 2A game at Bandys’ Butler Stadium. The Red Devils won 36-13, breaking away from the Trojans with a big second half./MICHELLE THOMPSON PHOTO (purchase her photos by contacting her at luvinlkn@gmail.com). SOUTH FORK 2A ROUNDUP E. Lincoln, N. Lincoln, N-C win and share conference lead   HobbsDailyReport.com …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: JV results, current standings, next week’s games

Published Friday, October 4th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com JUNIOR VARSITY FOOTBALL STANDINGS (through games of Oct. 3) SOUTH FORK 2A                                            Conf.               All Bandys                              2-0                 5-0 N. Lincoln                     2-0              …

HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE: Thursday’s events

Published Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com THURSDAY’S HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE Schedule of high school athletic events  on Thursday — other than junior varsity football (posted separately) — for teams in the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A and Northwestern 3A-4A, compiled from schedules provided by the schools. Events scheduled by all schools that responded to a request by HobbsDailyReport.com are included, and they are from …

HIGH SCHOOL SCOREBOARD: Wednesday’s varsity results

Published Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com WEDNESDAY’S HIGH SCHOOL RESULTS Results from Wednesday’s high school athletic events  for teams in the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A and Northwestern 3A-4A, compiled from schedules provided by the schools. Events scheduled by all schools that responded to a request by HobbsDailyReport.com are included, and they are from original schedules. Events that are postponed by weather or that …

HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE: Wednesday’s varsity events

Published Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com WEDNESDAY’S HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE Schedule of high school athletic events  on Wednesday for teams in the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A and Northwestern 3A-4A, compiled from schedules provided by the schools. Events scheduled by all schools that responded to a request by HobbsDailyReport.com are included, and they are from original schedules. Events that are postponed by weather or …

HIGH SCHOOL SCOREBOARD: Tuesday’s varsity results

Published Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com TUESDAY’S HIGH SCHOOL RESULTS Results from Tuesday’s high school athletic events  for teams in the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A and Northwestern 3A-4A, compiled from schedules provided by the schools. Events scheduled by all schools that responded to a request by HobbsDailyReport.com are included, and they are from original schedules. Events that are postponed by weather or that …

HIGH SCHOOLS: NCHSAA moves volleyball championships to Fayetteville

Published Tuesday, October 1st, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com Story on North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) moving state volleyball championships this season to Fayetteville, and a good read/update on statewide realignment, by the dean of prep writers in the state, Earl Vaughn of upandcomingweekly.com: https://www.upandcomingweekly.com/high-school-highlights/6480-fayetteville-lands-nchsaa-volleyball-championships

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Maiden 30, Bandys 23 (summary, photos)

Published Monday, September 30th, 2019

  HobbsDailyReport.com SOUTH FORK 2A MAIDEN 30, BANDYS 23 Bandys             0           16           0       7–23 Maiden            16          14           0      0—30 SCORING SUMMARY First quarter M—Amarion Craig 28 run (Brennan James pass from Dylan Abernethy), 8:55 M—Abernethy 32 pass from Ethan Rhodes (Abernethy run), 4:42 Second quarter B—Hunter Jones 7 run (Isaiah Gilchrist run), 11:54 M—Abernethy 55 pass from Rhodes (Adrian Campos …

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS SOCCER: Current standings (conference matches only)

Published Monday, September 30th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com HIGH SCHOOL BOYS SOCCER STANDINGS (Conference matches only through Sept. 29) SOUTH FORK 2A E. Lincoln 4-0-0 Newton-Conover 4-0-0 N. Lincoln 3-1-0 Lincolnton 2-2-0 Bandys 1-3-0 Lake Norman Charter 1-3-0 Maiden 1-3-0 W. Lincoln 0-4-0 Monday’s matches E. Lincoln at Maiden, 5 p.m. Lake Norman Charter at Lincolnton, 6 p.m. N. Lincoln at Newton-Conover, 6 p.m. W. Lincoln at …

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Current standings (conference matches only)

Published Monday, September 30th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL STANDINGS (Conference matches only through Sept. 29) SOUTH FORK 2A Maiden 8-0 E. Lincoln 6-2 Lake Norman Charter 6-2 Bandys 4-4 N. Lincoln 4-4 Newton-Conover 3-5 Lincolnton 1-7 W. Lincoln 0-8   Tuesday’s matches Bandys at Newton-Conover, 6 p.m. E. Lincoln at Lincolnton, 6 p.m. Lake Norman Charter at N. Lincoln, 6 p.m. W. Lincoln at …

IF YOU LOVE GOOD EATIN’ VISIT ST. LUKE’S LUTHERAN

Published Saturday, September 28th, 2019

Editor’s note: St. Luke’s meals are endorsed — very yummy, great iced tea — by HobbsDailyReport.com’s co-owner, Myra Hobbs, and the site’s editor and content coordinator, Chris Hobbs. We don’t miss those meals. Hobbs DailyReport.com St. Luke’s Lutheran Church has scheduled its Chicken Pie, Chicken Dumpling and Stew Beef Supper for Oct. 5, a Saturday. The church is located at …

SOUTH FORK 2A: East Lincoln rolls at home, remains undefeated

Published Saturday, September 28th, 2019

Editor’s note: A complete game summary and photos from the Bandys at Maiden game, won 30-23 by the Blue Devils, is posted separately. SOUTH FORK 2A ROUNDUP North Lincoln hands West Lincoln first loss HobbsDailyReport.com East Lincoln High remained unbeaten (5-0, 1-0) by opening South Fork 2A play at home and rolling past Lake Norman Charter 48-6. The Mustangs scored …

NORTHWESTERN 3A-4A: Freedom goes to 7-0 against St. Stephens

Published Saturday, September 28th, 2019

NORTHWESTERN 3A-4A ROUNDUP Victory is actually 101st for Freedom’s head coach HobbsDailyReport.com Wiping out an early deficit, Freedom High stormed past visiting St. Stephens 48-12 on Friday night to open the Northwestern 3A-4A football schedule. The win gave the Patriots’ Luke Little his 101st victory as a head coach. It was reported Little could reach No. 100 against the Indians …

CORRECTION: Freedom’s Little got win No. 100 earlier

Published Saturday, September 28th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com CORRECTION Some references in previous posts about Freedom High football and the career record of Luke Little were incorrect. After further research, Little’s record was 88-55 when he came to Freedom and the Patriots are 13-5 since then. That means his 100th career victory came Sept 16 against Patton (48-12). He has 101 career wins after the Patriots’ 48-12 …

NORTHWESTERN FOOTHILLS 2A: Foard wins at Patton, giving Gettys first win of second tenure

Published Saturday, September 28th, 2019

NORTHWESTERN FOOTHILLS 2A ROUNDUP Moore sets single-game rushing record in East Burke’s victory   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com Corey Siemer came up big again for Fred T. Foard High – scoring three touchdowns – as the Tigers gained their first win of the season on Friday night. Foard won 26-14 at Patton in a Northwestern Foothills 2A opener, and that …

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS SOCCER: Current standings (conference matches only)

Published Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com HIGH SCHOOL BOYS SOCCER STANDINGS (Conference matches only through Monday, Sept. 23) SOUTH FORK 2A E. Lincoln 3-0-0 Newton-Conover 3-0-0 N. Lincoln 2-1-0 Bandys 1-2-0 Maiden 1-2-0 Lake Norman Charter 1-2-0 Lincolnton 1-2-0 W. Lincoln 0-3-0 Monday’s results E. Lincoln 4, N. Lincoln 1 Lake Norman Charter 6, Maiden 0 Lincolnton 5, Bandys 0 Newton-Conover 8, W. Lincoln 1 …

GOLDEN HELMET AWARD: Bunker Hill’s Garrison, Maiden’s Rhodes join this season’s stars

Published Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com Bunker Hill High’s Parker Garrison and Maiden quarterback Ethan Rhodes had big games the last two weeks and won the Oldies 101.3 FM WNNC Coca-Cola Golden Helmet Award. Garrison won for his performance in a 12-9 victory by the Bears at Bandys in Week 4 while Rhodes was the Week 3 winner after leading Maiden to a 40-13 win …

READ MORE ABOUT HOBBSDAILYREPORT.COM

Published Monday, September 23rd, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com Read about our efforts, including the addition of premium content, at this link: https://www.sportschannel8.com/media-musings-is-prep-sports-coverage-profitable-subscription-sites-in-nc-aim-to-find-out/    

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Varsity standings through Friday’s games

Published Friday, September 20th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com VARSITY FOOTBALL STANDINGS (through games of Friday, Sept. 20) SOUTH FORK 2A                                                                               Conf.                    All                     PF           PA Bandys                                                             0-0                            3-1                106             58 E. Lincoln                                                        0-0                            4-0                 …

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Lutz preparing for first season on Nebraska staff

Published Sunday, September 8th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com LINCOLN, Nebraska – The new college basketball season is not that far away nor is a new gig for Catawba County native Bobby Lutz. Lutz, a 1976 Bandys High graduate who helped coach the Trojans varsity and was later head coach of the Bunker Hill boys before heading into college coaching, is a special assistant to Nebraska head coach …

A REMINDER: Why and how we do what we do at HobbsDailyReport.com

Published Saturday, September 7th, 2019

  HobbsDailyReport.com DENVER, N.C. — The daily work on HobbsDailyReport.com for the year 2019 — by editor and content coordinator Chris Hobbs and Myra Hobbs, co-owner and video coordinator for the website — is dedicated to the memory of Chris’ oldest brother, Randy. Randy (Grub) Hobbs, whose joys included playing mandolin for the Cozmic Cowboys band, attending Blue Grass and …

OUR PREMIUM CONTENT: An example of the difference in free and premium content moving forward

Published Monday, August 12th, 2019

Here’s how our free area content and new premium service content will differ   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com Editor/Content Coordinator HobbsDailyReport.com has opened a premium service area for our coverage of local sports in the Greater Hickory area, with the link to paying for that monthly or full school year membership available at the top right corner above the ad …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Northwestern 3A-4A varsity football schedules

Published Saturday, August 3rd, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com NORTHWESTERN 3A-4A 2019 VARSITY FOOTBALL SCHEDULES  (all games at 7:30 p.m.) ALEXANDER CENTRAL COUGARS Aug. 23—at Hibriten Aug. 30—at Wilkes Central Sept. 6—Statesville Sept. 13—S. Iredell Sept. 20 – Olympic Oct. 4—WATAUGA Oct. 11—at FREEDOM Oct. 18—McDOWELL Oct. 25—ST. STEPHENS Nov. 1—at HICKORY Nov. 8—at S. CALDWELL FREEDOM PATRIOTS Aug. 23—Shelby Aug. 30—at Draughn Sept. 6—E. Burke Sept. 13—at …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Northwestern Foothills 2A varsity schedules

Published Friday, August 2nd, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com NORTHWESTERN FOOTHILLS 2A VARSITY FOOTBALL SCHEDULES  (all games at 7:30 p.m.) BUNKER HILL BEARS Aug. 23—at Newton-Conover Aug. 30—St. Stephens Sept. 6—Maiden Sept. 13—at Bandys Sept. 27—HIBRITEN Oct. 4—at FRED T. FOARD Oct. 11—DRAUGHN Oct. 18—at E. BURKE Oct. 25—W. IREDELL Nov. 1—at PATTON Nov. 8—W. CALDWELL DRAUGHN WILDCATS Aug. 23—at W. Lincoln (E) Aug. 30—Freedom Sept. 6—at FRED …

2019 HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: South Fork 2A varsity schedules

Published Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com 2019 SOUTH FORK 2A VARSITY FOOTBALL SCHEDULES  (all games at 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted)   BANDYS TROJANS Aug. 23—at St. Stephens Aug. 30—Fred T. Foard Sept. 6—at S. Caldwell Sept. 13—Bunker Hill Sept. 27—at MAIDEN Oct. 4—NEWTON-CONOVER Oct. 11—at LINCOLNTON Oct. 18—at E. LINCOLN Oct. 25—W. LINCOLN Nov. 1—at LAKE NORMAN CHARTER Nov. 8—N. LINCOLN EAST LINCOLN MUSTANGS …

2019 HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Varsity games by playing date

Published Monday, July 29th, 2019

  HobbsDailyReport.com 2019 VARSITY FOOTBALL BY PLAYING DATE (all games at 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted)  FRIDAY, AUGUST 23  Alexander Central at Hibriten Bandys at St. Stephens (E) Bunker Hill at Newton-Conover Draughn at W. Lincoln (E) Highland Tech at E. Burke Lincolnton at Stuart Cramer Maiden at Fred T. Foard McDowell at R-S Central N. Lincoln at Parkwood Patton …

We’ll deliver the local sports news you want (video)

Published Friday, June 28th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com As our website enters its third year of following high school athletics in the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A and Northwestern 3A-4A and other local sports, we’ll continue to deliver the best coverage in the Greater Hickory area. We’ve merged with another smaller website in Catawba County, and you can reach our FREE website — which launched in …

WELCOME TO OUR NEW SITE AND PARTNERSHIP WITH 1 GOAL — GIVING YOU THE BEST IN LOCAL SPORTS COVERAGE

Published Monday, May 6th, 2019

WELCOME… to CatawbaValleySports.com, powered by HobbsDailyReport.com, our new FREE local sports website that is the product of a developing merger of CatawbaValleySports.com — a website recently started by Will Hancock of Hickory — and HobbsDailyReport.com, a website developed by Chris Hobbs and his wife, Myra, of Denver, N.C., that launched on April 1, 2017. We’re joining forces today — Monday, …

HOBBSDAILYREPORT.COM: We dedicate our work for 2019 to a brother who set a great example

Published Monday, January 7th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com DENVER, N.C. — The daily work on HobbsDailyReport.com for the year 2019 — by owner-editor Chris Hobbs and Myra Hobbs, co-owner and video coordinator for the website — is dedicated to the memory of Chris’ oldest brother, Randy. Randy (Grub) Hobbs, whose joys included playing mandolin for the Cozmic Cowboys band, attending Blue Grass and other festivals and being …