Bandys High School Sports

  • HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SUMMARY: Bandys 36, West Lincoln 22 - HobbsDailyReport.com FRIDAY’S VARSITY FOOTBALL SUMMARY BANDYS 36, WEST LINCOLN 22 Bandys                     7    7     7    15—36 W. Lincoln             6    8     0      8—22 SCORING SUMMARY First quarter B—Ethan Howard 29 run (Ben Joseph kick), 9:25 WL—Jesse Hatcher 21 pass from Seth Willis (kick failed), 1:04 Second quarter WL—Willis 1 run (Nakathon Phanshook run), 9:40 ...
  • SOUTH FORK 2A: Howard passes Douglas on all-time rushing list as Trojans top Mustangs - Bandys stays unbeaten in South Fork 2A at 4-0, shares lead with North Lincoln By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com CATAWBA – Bandys High overcame a somewhat sluggish start on Friday night but rolled past visiting East Lincoln 35-14 to keep its share of first place in South Fork 2A football. The Trojans (7-1, 4-0) share the top spot in the standings ...
  • SOUTH FORK 2A: Howard runs for 220 yards as Trojans topple Wolves - Senior RB clears 3,000 career yards, chasing Chris Douglas, Chris Spade on all-time list   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com CATAWBA – Ethan Howard got the yards he needed to clear 3,000 rushing for his career on Bandys High’s first offensive play on Friday night and finished with 220 in a 27-7 victory over Lincolnton on homecoming night. Howard, a senior ...
  • FRIDAY’S SUMMARY: Bandys 31, Newton-Conover 7 - HobbsDailyReport.com FRIDAY’S SUMMARY BANDYS 31, NEWTON-CONOVER 7 Bandys             7     17    7       0—31 N-C                    0     0    0       7—7 SCORING SUMMARY First quarter B—Elijah Clarke 4 run (Ben Joseph kick), 5:34 Second quarter B—FG Joseph 27, 10:25 B—Clarke 3 run (Joseph kick), 6:20 B—Clarke 27 pass from Lake Hojnacki (Joseph kick), 2:01 Third quarter B–Clarke 52 run (Joseph kick), 40.5 Fourth ...
  • SOUTH FORK 2A: Howard runs for 227 yards as Trojans tame Blue Devils - Bandys gains all of its 423 yards on ground, hands Maiden first loss   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com CATAWBA – Bandys High’s Trojans had no interest in experiencing anything close to a déjà vu moment on Friday night. A week after an empty third quarter played a key role in their first loss of the football season at Hickory, the ...
  • SOUTH FORK 2A: Bandys 37, Maiden 28 (game summary) - HobbsDailyReport.com Editor’s note: HobbsDailyReport.com will post more game coverage by Chris Hobbs — who has covered more Maiden-Bandys football matchups than any reporter in the history of the 64-game series – on Sunday. Visit the website for a game story, plus video and other tidbits after completion of some extensive research we promise you’ll find interesting. BANDYS 37, MAIDEN 28 ...
  • HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Bandys hammers Bunker Hill, gives Eanes career win No. 150 - Trojans, off to 3-0 start, prepare for road battle with Hickory HobbsDailyReport.com CLAREMONT – In one of its highest-scoring football games in school history, visiting Bandys High roughed up nearby rival Bunker Hill 62-6 on Friday night to start the season 3-0. The Trojans (3-0) scored nine rushing touchdowns and ran for 379 yards to beat the Bears (0-4) for ...
  • HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Trojans rout Foard, go to 2-0 under new head coach - Bandys averaging more than 45 points per game under Eanes HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – The formula Tom Eanes brought to Bandys High – play tough defense and run the ball hard—is working well. A week after rushing for more than 400 yards to win Eanes’ first game as the Trojans’ head coach, the Trojans collected another one on Friday night, winning ...
  • HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Howard loves workhorse role in Bandys offense - INTERVIEW WITH ETHAN HOWARD VIDEO (by Myra Hobbs, photo/video/co-owner for HobbsDailyReport.com): ethan howard INTERVIEW WITH TOM EANES VIDEO (by Myra Hobbs, photo/video/co-owner for HobbsDailyReport.com): eanes By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com CATAWBA – Ethan Howard is A-OK with spreading out the carries in Bandys High’s offense – the Trojans had four players with 53 or more rushing yards and five with at ...
  • HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Bandys head coach Tom Eanes talks about Friday night’s win over St. Stephens (video) - HobbsDailyReport.com CATAWBA – Bandys High head football coach Tom Eanes talks about the Trojans’ 42-28 home victory on Friday night over St. Stephens (video link below). Bandys grabbed an early 21-0 lead, scoring twice on special teams play before having to run an offensive play against the Indians, and then had to battle back from a 28-27 deficit to win ...
  • SOUTH FORK 2A FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Bandys Trojans - By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com BANDYS TROJANS Conference: South Fork 2A. Head coach: Tom Eanes (147-187-1, 29 years; first year at Bandys). Last season’s records: 5-7 overall; 3-4 South Fork 2A, fifth place. Last season’s results: at St. Stephens, W 42-40, 2 OTs; Foard, L 17-23; Bunker Hill, W 33-7; Hickory, L 10-33; at MAIDEN, L 21-35; NEWTON-CONOVER, L 7-55; at ...
  • HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Trojans’ Patrick selected top player in Catawba County - HobbsDailyReport.com
  • HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Trio of Trojans to play next season for Catawba Valley - HobbsDailyReport.com CATAWBA – Three Bandys High baseball players have announced they’ve signed to play baseball next season at Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC). Outfielder-pitcher Max Beam, infielder-pitcher Laz Maxwell and infielder-pitcher Elijah Carr helped the Trojans go 20-5 last season. If all three continue to pitch in college, they’ll work directly with Red Hawks pitching coach Kris Harvey, a former ...
  • BREAKING NEWS: Soon-to-be grandpa ‘Goody’ retiring as teacher, coach at Bandys - By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com CATAWBA – After 32 years of sharing in a way that made him beloved in the Bandys High community, Jim (Goody) Goodwin is retiring from teaching and coaching to move into a few new roles. Goodwin, who turns 55 on June 14, said Thursday he won’t be back at Bandys next school year and is — ...
  • HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Eanes plans to run option offense at Bandys - By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com CATAWBA – When Tom Eanes saw the head football coaching job at Bandys High was open, he decided to hit Hudl and watch film on the Trojans to get a feel for what they were about. “I knew they had a run with Randy and Trent,” Eanes said, referring to previous head coaches Randy Lowman and ...
  • BREAKING NEWS: Eanes leaving Patton to become Bandys head football coach - By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com CATAWBA – Tom Eanes, who coached Patton High to 17 wins over the last two years that includes a school-record nine last season, is the new head football coach at Bandys. A teaching contract for Eanes, 62, was approved by the Catawba County Schools Board of Education at a meeting on Monday night. He will teach ...
  • HIGH SCHOOL TRACK AND FIELD: Duo from Bandys signs with Lenoir-Rhyne - HobbsDailyReport.com
  • HIGH SCHOOL TRACK AND FIELD: Trojans’ Inman signs with Montreat College - HobbsDailyReport.com
  • HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Bandys begins to trim field of candidates to become head coach - By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com CATAWBA – After receiving more than 30 applications for its open head football coaching position, Bandys High will begin to narrow the field of candidates next week. Brandon Harbinson, the Trojans’ athletic director, said in an e-mail response to an inquiry by HobbsDailyReport.com on Thursday: The school conducted interviews this week, as originally planned, and has ...
  • HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Kyle Lowman in charge of Bandys football - By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com CATAWBA – Another former Bandys High football player is in charge of the program as the school begins its search for a new head football coach. Kyle Lowman, a former Trojans receiver, will coordinate everything related to Trojans football until a new head coach is named, Bandys athletic director Brandon Harbinson said Tuesday. Kyle Lowman is ...