Bandys High School Sports

  • 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 ...
  • CLARIFICATION: Lowman was Bandys starter in 1999, 2000 seasons - CLARIFICATION Stories posted last week about Trent Lowman’s decision to resign as head football coach at Bandys High and become head football coach at East Surry gave incorrect years for Lowman’s time as a varsity starting quarterback at his alma mater. The correct timeframe: After playing a bit on the 1997 varsity team at Bandys (he had one rush for ...
  • HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Lowman finds a good fit for second head-coaching job, is excited - By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com CATAWBA – There are so many things other than football that draw Trent Lowman’s interest – his family foremost among them – that he eventually knew the change he was about to make was the right one. Since his freshman year at Bandys High, he had spent time in 14 of the last 21 years or ...
  • FUNDRAISER: Bandys ‘Strength In Numbers’ campaign continues - HobbsDailyReport.com CATAWBA – Bandys High’s“Strength in Numbers” fundraising campaign continues through its athletic boosters club to pay to update the school weight room, install a new baseball scoreboard and meet other athletic department needs. The goal is to raise $60,000 in 60 days – through Aug. 30 — to address the needs of the school’s 330 student-athletes, its coaching staff ...
  • HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Worley, Stilwell join St. Stephens coaching staff - By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – St. Stephens High has added two new assistants – both former head coaches – to its football staff. Former Hickory head coach John Worley is coaching offensive linemen and former North Lincoln head coach Scott Stilwell is coaching wide receivers, Indians head coach Wayne Hicks confirmed Wednesday. Worley coached offensive linemen at HHS, his ...
  • WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Catch up on story of App State’s Story - HobbsDailyReport.com BOONE — Catch up on the accomplishments of former Bandys High girls’ basketball star Madi Story, whose senior season at Appalachian State is just ahead. Click on the link: https://spark.adobe.com/page/Fxi6ecXODFwhs/  
  • YOUR FOOTBALL CAREER: Get your stats, prove to the kids you were a star - HobbsDailyReport.com DENVER, N.C. — If you’re a former high school football player in the Greater Hickory area – or are dating or married to one, are the mom, dad, aunt or uncle or granny/grandpa of one or that superstar is your dad, brother or cousin – HobbsDailyReport.com is now offering a unique opportunity for a personalized gift that will dip ...
  • COLLEGE BASEBALL: Red Hawks’ Hubbard to play at Mars Hill - HobbsDailyReport.com MARS HILL – Seth Hubbard, an outfielder-pitcher from Bandys High and Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC), will continue playing college baseball. The CVCC baseball program and the school’s sports information director congratulated Hubbard on Twitter on Thursday night, saying he will play at Mars Hill University. Unofficially, Hubbard played in 75 games at Bandys with a career batting average ...
  • BASEBALL: Hunter Harvey returns to mound, throws well in first outing - HobbsDailyReport.com BALTIMORE – Hunter Harvey got back on the mound on Wednesday, The Baltimore Sun reported. He had a good day, and the Baltimore Orioles added some clarity to their time table as he returns from Tommy John surgery – they don’t expect to have him at the big-league level when they break spring training camp in 2018. On Wednesday, ...
  • HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Ex-Bandys star following in dad’s footsteps - HobbsDailyReport.com CATAWBA – As a young boy, Justin McCombs always enjoyed watching the examples and lessons his father, Eric, provided about how to get things done. In about a month — in-a-follow-in-dad’s footsteps story — the younger McCombs is going down the same path. McCombs, 28 and a former wide receiver at Bandys High and at Lenoir-Rhyne University, has accepted ...