HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Little leaving Freedom for job at Wilmington Laney

Published Saturday, January 25th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com WILMINGTON – Luke Little, head football coach at Freedom High the past two seasons, is the new leader at Wilmington Laney. Laney officials announced Friday on Twitter they’ve hired Little to replace Ashaad Yeoman, who coached six seasons at his alma mater (31-38 record). Little — a second generation head coach with stints at South Stanly and Whiteville before …

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL: HHS’ Poplin reaches 350 career wins; Young passes 1,000 in scoring

Published Saturday, January 25th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Hickory High boys’ varsity basketball coach Andy Poplin has reached 350 career victories. His 151st in his seventh season at HHS came Thursday, a 73-47 home win over McDowell that was the Red Tornadoes’ fifth straight victory. Poplin’s 350th career win came Tuesday at St. Stephens, an 81-35 win in a Northwestern 3A-4A game. The Red Tornadoes …

HIGH SCHOOL WINTER SPORTS SCOREBOARD: Friday’s results

Published Friday, January 24th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com FRIDAY’S HIGH SCHOOL WINTER VARSITY SPORTS RESULTS   Friday’s results from high school events for winter varsity sports teams in the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A and Northwestern 3A-4A, as compiled from schedules provided to HobbsDailyReport. Events that are added and/or have date changes may not be included. BASKETBALL GIRLS South Fork 2A Bandys 61, Maiden 41 E. …

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL (game summaries): N-C cruises past Maiden, leads South Fork 2A

Published Monday, January 20th, 2020

HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY GIRLS BASKETBALL SUMMARIES (as reported to HobbsDailyReport.com since Tuesday, Jan. 14) HobbsDailyReport.com GAMES OF SATURDAY, JAN. 18 EAST LINCOLN 61, KINGS MOUNTAIN 41 Kings Mountain     19     4       7     20—41 E. Lincoln                 24   10    20       8—61 KINGS MOUNTAIN 41—Shaniya Wilson 11, Barnes 7, King 6, Bell 6, Feree 4, Chambers 3, Melton 2, Patrick 2. EAST LINCOLN 61—Brianna …

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL (game summaries): Lake Norman Charter nips Bandys in final seconds

Published Monday, January 20th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY BOYS BASKETBALL SUMMARIES (as reported to HobbsDailyReport.com since Tuesday, Jan. 14)   GAMES OF SATURDAY, JAN. 18 EAST LINCOLN 104, KINGS MOUNTAIN 65 Kings Mountain    9     17    25     14—65 E. Lincoln               31    24    15    34—104 KINGS MOUNTAIN 65—Rasheem Hughes 24, Isaiah Tate 11, Hughes 5, Clark, Thomas 5, Matt Toms 14, Price 2, Odums 4. EAST …

HIGH SCHOOL WINTER VARSITY SPORTS: This week’s schedule

Published Monday, January 20th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com HIGH SCHOOL WINTER VARSITY SPORTS SCHEDULE This week’s schedule of high school events for winter varsity sports teams in the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A and Northwestern 3A-4A, as compiled from schedules provided to HobbsDailyReport. Start times are listed, if available, and girls’ basketball generally starts after JV games are completed, with most tip times in the 6 …

HIGH SCHOOL WINTER SPORTS SCOREBOARD: Saturday’s results

Published Sunday, January 19th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com SATURDAY’S HIGH SCHOOL WINTER VARSITY SPORTS RESULTS Results from Saturday’s schedule of high school events for winter varsity sports teams in the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A and Northwestern 3A-4A, as compiled from schedules provided to HobbsDailyReport. Events that are added and/or have date changes may not be included. BASKETBALL GIRLS E. Lincoln 61, Kings Mountain 41 BOYS …

HIGH SCHOOL WINTER SPORTS SCOREBOARD: Friday’s results

Published Saturday, January 18th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com FRIDAY’S HIGH SCHOOL WINTER VARSITY SPORTS RESULTS   Results from Friday’s schedule of high school events for winter varsity sports teams in the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A and Northwestern 3A-4A, as compiled from schedules provided to HobbsDailyReport. Events that are added and/or have date changes may not be included. BASKETBALL GIRLS South Fork 2A Bandys 62, Lake …

HIGH SCHOOL WINTER SPORTS SCOREBOARD: Thursday’s varsity results

Published Friday, January 17th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com THURSDAY’S VARSITY HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY WINTER SPORTS RESULTS   Result from Thursday’s schedule of high school events for winter varsity sports teams in the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A and Northwestern 3A-4A, as compiled from schedules provided to HobbsDailyReport. BASKETBALL GIRLS McDowell 68, W. Henderson 35 BOYS W. Henderson 61, McDowell 51

HIGH SCHOOL WINTER SPORTS SCOREBOARD: Wednesday’s results

Published Thursday, January 16th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com WEDNESDAY’S HIGH SCHOOL WINTER VARSITY SPORTS RESULTS Wednesday’s results from high school events for winter varsity sports teams in the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A and Northwestern 3A-4A, as compiled from schedules provided to HobbsDailyReport. Events that are added and/or have date changes may not be included. BASKETBALL BOYS Hibriten 61, Bandys 41 SWIMMING South Fork 2A Lincolnton, …

HIGH SCHOOL WINTER SPORTS SCHEDULE: Wednesday’s events

Published Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com WEDNESDAY’S HIGH SCHOOL WINTER VARSITY SPORTS SCHEDULE Wednesday’s schedule of high school events for winter varsity sports teams in the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A and Northwestern 3A-4A, as compiled from schedules provided to HobbsDailyReport. Start times are listed, if available, and girls’ basketball generally starts after JV games are completed, with most tip times in the 6 …

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL (game summaries): N-C wins 24th straight conference game

Published Tuesday, January 14th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY GIRLS BASKETBALL GAME SUMMARIES   GAMES OF FRIDAY, JAN. 11   SOUTH FORK 2A NEWTON-CONOVER 61, LAKE NORMAN CHARTER 21 N-C                     21    10   22    8—61 LN Charter         2     7     9     5—21 NEWTON-CONOVER 61—Chyna Cornwell 19, Aaliah Walton 16, Cassidy …

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL (game summaries): Mustangs’ Kuthan clears 1,000 career points

Published Tuesday, January 14th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY BOYS BASKETBALL SUMMARIES   East Lincoln High’s Justin Kuthan became the ninth boys’ player in school history to reach 1,000 career points on Friday in a home win over Bandys. He’s pictured with East Lincoln assistant coach Chip Ashley (left) and Mustangs head coach Jon Hancock./EAST LINCOLN PHOTO GAMES OF FRIDAY, JAN. 11   SOUTH FORK …

HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING: Maiden edges N. Lincoln; W. Lincoln wins showdown with N-C

Published Friday, January 10th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY WRESTLING SUMMARIES   THURSDAY SOUTH FORK 2A MAIDEN 54, NORTH LINCOLN 26 (at Maiden) 120: Landon Bradley (M) won by forfeit 126: Nathaniel Poovey (M) won by forfeit 132: Zachary Beard (M) won by forfeit 138: Andrew Holden (NL) d. Tyrus Cobb 6-2 145: Jordan Wise (M) p. Derick Rathbone 2:53 152: Jacob Kofler (NL) p. …

HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY BASKETBALL (summaries): E. Lincoln boys set record for 3-pointers in win

Published Friday, January 10th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com THURSDAY’S HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY BASKETBALL SUMMARIES GIRLS EAST LINCOLN 56, SOUTH IREDELL 47 S. Iredell     10     13    7     17—47 E. Lincoln    15      9   13    19—56 SOUTH IREDELL 47–Sarah Nelson 10, Zeigler 9, King 8, Houser 8, Mercer 7, Brown 5. EAST LINCOLN 56–Brianna Tadlock 44, Overbay 3, Thomas 3, Rhoney 2, …

HIGH SCHOOL WINTER SPORTS SCOREBOARD: Thursday’s results

Published Friday, January 10th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com THURSDAY’S HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY WINTER SPORTS RESULTS Results from Thursday’s schedule of high school events for winter varsity sports teams in the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A and Northwestern 3A-4A, as compiled from schedules provided to HobbsDailyReport. Events that are added and/or have date changes may not be included. BASKETBALL GIRLS E. Lincoln 56, S. Iredell 47 BOYS …

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL: West Lincoln head coach suspended

Published Thursday, January 9th, 2020

Assault on female fan among charges against Chad Wright after game against Newton-Conover   HobbsDailyReport.com LINCOLNTON – West Lincoln High’s winless varsity boys’ basketball team will play its next game without its head coach. Chadwick Rock Wright, 48, won’t coach Friday night’s South Fork 2A game against visiting Lincolnton. He has been suspended by the school system after facing misdemeanor …

HIGH SCHOOL WINTER SPORTS SCOREBOARD: Wednesday’s results

Published Thursday, January 9th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com WEDNESDAY’S HIGH SCHOOL RESULTS FOR WINTER SPORTS Wednesday’s results for Wednesday for winter varsity sports teams in the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A and Northwestern 3A-4A, as compiled from schedules provided to HobbsDailyReport. Events that are added and/or have date changes may not be included. BASKETBALL GIRLS Northwestern Foothills 2A Fred T. Foard 63, W. Caldwell 42 Northwestern …

HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING: St. Stephens 69, Alexander Central 3 (additional Indians summaries)

Published Wednesday, January 8th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING Editor’s note: All of the St. Stephens summaries are as reported by Roy Hoffman of St. Stephens. HobbsDailyReportcom apologizes for the long delay in getting other summaries posted to the website. TUESDAY’S SUMMARY ST. STEPHENS 69, ALEXANDER CENTRAL 3 145: Garrett Bolling (SS) p. Giovanni White 1:05 152: Beck Nestor (SS) p. Riley Fortner 1:30 160: …

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS VARSITY BASKETBALL (game summaries): Lake Norman Charter 3-0 in South Fork 2A

Published Wednesday, January 8th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com TUESDAY’S HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL SUMMARIES   SOUTH FORK 2A LAKE NORMAN CHARTER 76, MAIDEN 37 LN Charter      24    27    10    5—76 Maiden                4    15     10   8—37 LAKE NORMAN CHARTER 76 — Donovan Atwell 16, Jackson Porter 14, Cal Reed 10, Oliver O’Brien 10, Edens …

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS VARSITY BASKETBALL (game summaries): E. Lincoln nips N. Lincoln

Published Wednesday, January 8th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com TUESDAY’S HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL SUMMARIES   SOUTH FORK 2A BANDYS 47, LINCOLNTON 30 Bandys           15     8     15     9—47 Lincolnton      5     7      8    10—30 BANDYS 47—Drummond 1, Macy Rummage 20, Clements, Laci Paul 10, Laney 5, Huggins 2, Dutka 9, Little, McIntosh. LINCOLNTON 30—Tweed, Wellman 5, …

HIGH SCHOOL WINTER SPORTS SCOREBOARD: Tuesday’s results

Published Tuesday, January 7th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com HIGH SCHOOL WINTER VARSITY SPORTS RESULTS Results from Tuesday’s high school events for winter varsity sports teams in the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A and Northwestern 3A-4A, as compiled from schedules provided to HobbsDailyReport. Events that are added and/or have date changes may not be included. BASKETBALL GIRLS South Fork 2A Bandys 47, Lincolnton 30 E. Lincoln 52, …

HIGH SCHOOL WINTER SPORTS: This week’s schedule of events

Published Sunday, January 5th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com HIGH SCHOOL WINTER VARSITY SPORTS SCHEDULE This week’s schedule of high school events for winter varsity sports teams in the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A and Northwestern 3A-4A for Friday, as compiled from schedules provided to HobbsDailyReport. Start times are listed, if available, and girls’ basketball generally starts after JV games are completed, with most tip times in …

HIGH SCHOOL WINTER SPORTS SCOREBOARD: Saturday’s results

Published Sunday, January 5th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com SATURDAY’S WINTER VARSITY SCORES Results from Saturday’s winter varsity sports teams in the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A and Northwestern 3A-4A. Events that are added and/or have date changes may not be included: BASKETBALL GIRLS Freedom 77, Weddington 28 McDowell 60, Mitchell County 55, OT BOYS Freedom 83, Weddington 72 McDowell 53, Mitchell County 50

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS VARSITY BASKETBALL: Friday’s game summaries

Published Saturday, January 4th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com FRIDAY’S HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY BOYS BASKETBALL SUMMARIES   SOUTH FORK 2A NEWTON-CONOVER 71, BANDYS 66, OT N-C               14    17    12    18    10—71 Bandys         14   14   12     21     5—66 NEWTON-CONOVER 71—Maverick Davis 15, Mullins 4, Danner 4, Kennedy 3, Guery 6, Matthew Martinez 16, Craig …

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS VARSITY BASKETBALL: Friday’s game summaries

Published Saturday, January 4th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com FRIDAY’S HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY GIRLS BASKETBALL SUMMARIES   SOUTH FORK 2A NEWTON-CONOVER 67, BANDYS 50 N-C                 19    15     17    16—67 Bandys           6     17     12    15—50 NEWTON-CONOVER 67—Cassidy Geddes 10, Walton, Powell, Peters 5, Grace Loftin 14, Duncan 2, Fox 5, Chyna Cornwell …

HIGH SCHOOL WINTER SPORTS SCHEDULE: Saturday’s events

Published Saturday, January 4th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com SATURDAY’S WINTER VARSITY SPORTS Schedule of high school events on Saturday for winter varsity sports teams in the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A and Northwestern 3A-4A for Friday, as compiled from schedules provided to HobbsDailyReport. Events that are added and/or have date changes may not be included. For more specifics on start times, etc., contact the home school …

HIGH SCHOOL WINTER SPORTS SCOREBOARD: Friday’s scores

Published Friday, January 3rd, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com FRIDAY’S WINTER VARSITY SCORES Results from Friday’s winter varsity sports teams in the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A and Northwestern 3A-4A. Events that are added and/or have date changes may not be included: BASKETBALL GIRLS South Fork 2A E. Lincoln 61, Lincolnton 25 Maiden 49, W. Lincoln 38 Newton-Conover 67, Bandys 50 N. Lincoln 31, Lake Norman Charter …

HIGH SCHOOL WINTER SPORTS SCHEDULE: Friday’s events

Published Friday, January 3rd, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com FRIDAY’S WINTER VARSITY SPORTS Schedule of high school events for winter varsity sports teams in the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A and Northwestern 3A-4A for Friday, as compiled from schedules provided to HobbsDailyReport. Start times are listed, if available, and girls’ basketball generally starts after JV games are completed, with most tip times in the 6 p.m. to …

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Monday’s holiday tournament scores

Published Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com HOLIDAY BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT PAIRINGS DICK’S SPORTING GOODS CLASSIC (All games at Catawba Valley Community College) GIRLS FRIDAY Game 1: No. 2 Newton-Conover 55, No. 7 St. Stephens 14 Game 2: No. 3 Bunker Hill 78, No. 6 Alexander Central 49 Game 3: No. 4 Hickory 75, No. 5 Fred T. Foard 47 Game 4: No. 1 S. Caldwell 44, …

DICK’S SPORTING GOODS CLASSIC: Hickory’s Lefevers, Amos collect MVP awards

Published Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com DICK’S SPORTING GOODS CLASSIC ALL-TOURNAMENT GIRLS Lindsey O’Mara (St. Stephens) Alexis Wolgemuth (Fred T Foard) Cree Bass (Maiden) Madeleine Jenkins (Alexander Central) Taylor Austin (South Caldwell) Addison Wray (Bunker Hill) Faith Isenhour (Bunker Hill) Grace Loftin (Newton-Conover) Chyna Cornwell (Newton-Conover) Kayla Soublet (Hickory) Shelby Darden (Hickory) Finley Lefevers (Hickory)—MVP   BOYS Keenan Kee (Bunker Hill) Elijah Fowler (Maiden) Justin …

DICK’S SPORTING GOODS CLASSIC: Hickory boys stay unbeaten with title game victory

Published Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com DICK’S SPORTING GOODS CLASSIC (All games at Catawba Valley Community College) Note: All summaries are provided by tournament officials at the Dick’s Sporting Goods Classic, as compiled by Jonathan Watts, SID at Alexander Central High. BOYS CHAMPIONSHIP No. 1 Hickory 38, No. 3 Alexander Central 28 — boys championship

DICK’S SPORTING GOODS CLASSIC: Hickory edges N-C girls for championship

Published Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com DICK’S SPORTING GOODS CLASSIC (All games at Catawba Valley Community College) Note: All summaries are provided by tournament officials at the Dick’s Sporting Goods Classic, as compiled by Jonathan Watts, SID at Alexander Central High. GIRLS CHAMPIONSHIP No. 4 Hickory 52, No. 2 Newton-Conover 42 — girls championship

DICK’S SPORTING GOODS CLASSIC: Bunker Hill girls, N-C boys take third place

Published Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com DICK’S SPORTING GOODS CLASSIC (All games at Catawba Valley Community College) Note: All summaries are provided by tournament officials at the Dick’s Sporting Goods Classic, as compiled by Jonathan Watts, SID at Alexander Central High. GIRLS THIRD PLACE No. 3 Bunker Hill 53, No. 1 S. Caldwell 39 — girls third place BOYS THIRD PLACE No. 2 Newton-Conover 67, …

DICK’S SPORTING GOOD CLASSIC: Alex Central girls, Foard boys capture fifth place

Published Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com DICK’S SPORTING GOODS CLASSIC (All games at Catawba Valley Community College) Note: All summaries are provided by tournament officials at the Dick’s Sporting Goods Classic, as compiled by Jonathan Watts, SID at Alexander Central High. GIRLS FIFTH PLACE No. 6 Alexander Central 59, No. 8 Maiden 35 — alex girls 59, maiden 35 BOYS FIFTH PLACE No. 6 Fred …

DICK’S SPORTING GOODS CLASSIC: Foard girls, Maiden boys finish in seventh place

Published Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com DICK’S SPORTING GOODS CLASSIC (All games at Catawba Valley Community College) Note: All summaries are provided by tournament officials at the Dick’s Sporting Goods Classic, as compiled by Jonathan Watts, SID at Alexander Central High. GIRLS SEVENTH PLACE No. 5 Fred T. Foard 55, No. 7 St. Stephens 39 — foard girls 55, ss 39 BOYS SEVENTH PLACE No. …

FREEDOM INVITATIONAL: Patriots sweep championships, both teams now 11-0

Published Sunday, December 29th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com FREEDOM INVITATIONAL SUMMARIES GIRLS SATURDAY’S GAMES FREEDOM 61, FORBUSH 51 (championship) Forbush      15   12   12    12—51 Freedom     17   13   13    18—61 FORBUSH 51—Parkley Hennings 18, Nicole Scott 18, Grimes 9, Gammons 2, Ball 3, Bellanger 1, Ellison, Beane. FREEDOM 61—Blaikley Crooks 16, Jayda Glass 14, Adair Garrison 12, Josie Hise 11, Rhone 6, Hemphill …

PEOPLES BANK HOLIDAY CLASH: Bandys girls, Stuart Cramer boys capture titles

Published Sunday, December 29th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com PEOPLE’S BANK HOLIDAY CLASH SUMMARIES Note: All summaries reported compliments of People’s Bank Holiday Clash. GIRLS SATURDAY’S GAMES BANDYS 51, EAST GASTON 46 (championship) (at Bandys) Bandys           8      8     15      20—51 E. Gaston      6     13     12      15—46 BANDYS 51—Macy Rummage 11, Paul 5, Toni …

DICK’S SPORTING GOODS CLASSIC: Both Hickory teams advance to Monday title games

Published Sunday, December 29th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com Note: All summaries are provided by tournament officials at the Dick’s Sporting Goods Classic, as compiled by Jonathan Watts, SID at Alexander Central High. DICK’S SPORTING GOODS CLASSIC GAME SUMMARIES SATURDAY’S SECOND ROUND GAMES AT CVCC GIRLS Consolation No. 6 Alexander Central 62, No. 7 St. Stephens 42 — ac girls 62, ss 42 No. 8 Maiden 69, No. …

DICK’S SPORTING GOODS CLASSIC SUMMARIES: Both Hickory, N-C teams win in first round

Published Friday, December 27th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com Note: All summaries are provided by tournament officials at the Dick’s Sporting Goods Classic, as compiled by Jonathan Watts, SID at Alexander Central High. DICK’S SPORTING GOODS CLASSIC GAME SUMMARIES FRIDAY’S FIRST ROUND GAMES AT CVCC GIRLS No. 2 Newton-Conover 55, No. 7 St. Stephens 14 —NC girls 55, SS 14 No. 3 Bunker Hill 78, No. 6 Alexander …

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Follow Bobby Lutz and Nebraska with this link

Published Thursday, November 28th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com Follow Nebraska basketball and special assistant to the head coach Bobby Lutz, a Catawba County native, with this link to Cornhuskers basketball: https://huskers.com/sports/mens-basketball/schedule/2019-20 They are 4-3 with their next game on Dec. 4 in Atlanta against Georgia Tech. Lutz, a 1976 Bandys High graduate and a starting point guard for the Trojans, is a former head coach at Pfeiffer …

A THANK YOU AND HOLIDAY MESSAGE TO OUR READERS

Published Thursday, November 28th, 2019

Welcome to winter sports at HobbsDailyReport.com By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com Welcome to winter sports on HobbsDailyReport.com, and we want to thank you for your patience. We’ve been a bit behind while addressing care for my mother – family first – and she is back in her home and improving, which will restore more time for us on a daily basis …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: East Burke’s Buffamoyer resigns as head coach

Published Tuesday, November 26th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com ICARD – East Burke High will start its 47th varsity football season with its 10th head coach after the resignation of Mark Buffamoyer on Tuesday. Buffamoyer’s decision to step down after three seasons was announced in a press release by the Burke County Public Schools. He coached the Cavs to records of 2-9, 1-10 and 2-9 in three years …

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: West Caldwell girls won’t play some of their non-league games

Published Monday, November 25th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com LENOIR – West Caldwell High has announced it will not play any varsity girls’ basketball game before Christmas due to injuries and not having enough players. Warriors athletic director Stephen McMaster said via email the school is working on its schedule and finalizing rescheduled girls’ games and also boys’ games. McMasters said West Caldwell does intend to play all …

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/    

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 …

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’re focused on continuing to provide prep coverage of the area — it’s season No. 44 for content coordinator Chris …

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 editor and content coordinator Chris Hobbs and Myra Hobbs, owner of the website and its video/graphics coordinator — 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 …