Bunker Hill High Sports

  • NORTHWESTERN FOOTHILLS 2A FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Bunker Hill Bears - By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com BUNKER HILL BEARS Conference: Northwestern Foothills 2A. Head coach: Patrick Clark (0-0 first year; 0-0 at Bunker Hill, first year). Last season’s records: 1-10 overall; 1-5 Northwestern Foothills 2A, tied for fifth place. Last season’s results: at Newton-Conover, L 0-51; St. Stephens, L 7-34; Maiden, L 15-41; at Bandys, L 7-33; at W. Wilkes, L 43-47; ...
  • BREAKING NEWS: Setzer next head baseball coach at Bunker Hill - HobbsDailyReport.com CLAREMONT – Bunker Hill High stayed within its baseball family on Thursday as it selected its next head varsity baseball coach. The Bears named former player and longtime assistant coach Todd Setzer to replace retiring Marty Curtis. Setzer was on Curtis’ first Bunker Hill team in 1984 and coached 11 years at St. Stephens – six as head coach ...
  • HS SOFTBALL PLAYOFFS: Franklin eliminates Bunker Hill in 2A bracket - HobbsDailyReport.com STATE SOFTBALL PLAYOFF PAIRINGS (South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A, Northwestern 3A-4A teams in all caps) Note: To view complete state pairings, visit https://www.nchsaa.org/ State championships (best-of-3, June 1-2) 1A No. 3 Alleghany (20-4)-No. 4 S. Stanly (23-6) winner vs. No. 2 Louisburg (21-4), details TBA 2A No. 1 S. Granville (25-0) vs. Franklin (24-1) winner, details TBA 3A ...
  • HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Bunker Hill’s Travis signs to play at Lenoir-Rhyne - HobbsDailyReport.com
  • BREAKING NEWS: Bunker Hill’s Curtis retiring after 35 years as baseball head coach (updated) - By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com CLAREMONT – Bunker Hill High’s Marty Curtis is retiring after 35 seasons as the Bears’ head baseball coach. The school announced Curtis’ decision on Friday. “It is with a heavy heart that the Bunker Hill athletic department accepted the resignation of Coach Marty Curtis as baseball coach,” a press release provided by Bears athletic director Damon ...
  • BREAKING NEWS: Bunker Hill nips top seed on road, reaches West 2A softball title series - HobbsDailyReport.com OAKBORO – Bunker Hill High is headed to a West 2A best-of-3 championship softball series next week, earned by a 2-1 fourth-round victory on Thursday night on the road over West Stanly. The 13th-seeded Bears (16-6) became the first team to score on the top-seeded Colts (25-2) in more than 33 innings in the fourth inning and added the ...
  • HIGH SCHOOL PLAYOFFS: Will Bunker Hill, Foard battle for West 2A softball crown? - HobbsDailyReport.com Bunker Hill High’s girls stood tall on Tuesday night, wiping out a three-run deficit with six runs in the sixth inning to get into the school record book. The 13th-seeded Bears tripped No. 12 North Lincoln 6-3 on the road to earn their first trip to the fourth round of the state playoffs in softball – slo-pitch or fast-pitch ...
  • SOFTBALL: Bunker Hill pounds Maiden, makes 3rd round for first time in 34 years - HobbsDailyReport.com MAIDEN – Bunker Hill High’s softball team is going to the third round of the state playoffs for the first time since Reagan beat Mondale. Producing 14 hits while making no errors, pulling two double plays and outlasting a rain delay of nearly an hour, the Bears downed Maiden 11-2 on Friday night on the road to win a ...
  • HIGH SCHOOL SPRING SPORTS: Bryant-led Bears win conference softball tourney title - HobbsDailyReport.com Bunker Hill High scored all of its runs in the fourth inning on Friday night, snapping Fred T. Foard’s 16-game win streak with a 5-4 victory that captured the Northwestern Foothills 2A softball tournament championship. The third-seeded Bears (12-6) batted around in the fourth inning at West Iredell en route to beating the top-seeded Tigers, who had won two ...
  • HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Bunker Hill wins Northwestern Foothills 2A title (& other scores) - HobbsDailyReport.com HIGH SCHOOL CONFERENCE SOFTBALL TOURNAMENTS SOUTH FORK 2A Tuesday’s results At Maiden First round No. 1 Maiden (18-2, 12-2), BYE No. 4 W. Lincoln 8, No. 5 Bandys 3 Second round No. 1 Maiden 12, No. 4 W. Lincoln 2 At North Lincoln First round No. 2 N. Lincoln (14-4, 12-2), BYE No. 3 E. Lincoln 20, No. 6 ...
  • HIGH SCHOOL TRACK AND FIELD: Bunker Hill sweeps Northwestern Foothills 2A titles - HobbsDailyReport.com CLAREMONT – Bunker Hill High, sparked by Caroline Hilliard and Raheem Carson, swept the Northwestern Foothills 2A track and field championships on Monday on its own track. The Bears’ girls had 175 points to outdistance second-place Draughn (137) while the Bunker Hill boys scored 163 points and finished ahead of West Iredell (130). Hilliard won three events for the ...
  • BREAKING NEWS: Bunker Hill hires Maiden assistant as head football coach (updated) - By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com CLAREMONT – Patrick Clark — an assistant coach at Maiden High for the last three seasons whose career also includes stints at North Gaston and Cherryville – is the next head football coach at Bunker Hill. He has been an assistant football coaches for 13 seasons and only two of the teams he helped coach did ...
  • HIGH SCHOOL X-C: Bunker Hill’s Hilliard signs with Lenoir-Rhyne - HobbsDailyReport.com CLAREMONT – Bunker Hill High cross country and track and field star Caroline Hilliard will continue her running career at Lenoir-Rhyne University. Hilliard, last season’s Northwestern Foothills 2A Runner of the Year, signed her national letter of intent on Tuesday at Bunker Hill. She won the West 2A Regional title and capped her prep career with a 12th-place finish ...
  • HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Bears will have new head coach; Haynie retiring - By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com CLAREMONT – David Haynie — after nearly 40 years as a football coach and teacher that includes the last four at Bunker Hill High and the last two as the Bears’ head coach – is retiring. Haynie’s decision was announced Monday in a press release by the school’s athletic department, which said he will retire as ...