Freedom High Sports

  • NORTHWESTERN 3A-4A: Freedom wins fifth straight behind Birchfield, defense - Patriots will play key conference game Friday at Alex Central   HobbsDailyReport.com MORGANTON – Freedom High — led again by quarterback Jayden Birchfield – ran its win streak to five games on Friday night, handling visiting Hickory 43-22 in a Northwestern 3A-4A game. The Patriots (5-1, 2-0) never trailed in en route to winning Game No. 30 in their series ...
  • NORTHWESTERN 3A-4A: Freedom rides defense, air game past St. Stephens - HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Freedom High’s defense dominated and quarterback Jayden Birchfield threw for more than 300 yards and two scores in a 49-0 romp past host St. Stephens on Friday night to open Northwestern 3A-4A play. The Patriots held the Indians to fewer than 25 rushing yards and led 35-0 en route to beating St. Stephens for the sixth time ...
  • NORTHWESTERN 3A-4A FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Freedom Patriots - By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com FREEDOM PATRIOTS Conference: Northwestern 3A-4A. Head coach: Luke Little (87-56, 11 years; 0-0 at Freedom, first year). Last season’s records: 7-5 overall; 4-3 Northwestern 3A-4A, tied for third place. Last season’s results: Shelby, L 7-14; at Draughn, W 41-6; E. Burke, W 48-8; at Patton, W 31-14; ST. STEPHENS, W 36-0; at HICKORY, W 35-30; ALEXANDER ...
  • 2018 HS FOOTBALL: Freedom’s Birchfield area’s top returning passer this season - HobbsDailyReport.com TOP RETURNING PASSERS FOR 2018 (all totals are unofficial) Editor’s note: The list of returning passers is copyrighted by HobbsDailyReport.com and may not be reproduced or republished in its entirety without permission. Email Chris Hobbs at hobbsdailyreport@gmail.com to request that permission. Note: A player’s status as “returning” determined by being listed as an underclassman on his school’s 2017 varsity ...
  • 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 ...
  • HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: An early batch of ‘Did you know?’ (you want to…) - Statistical information compiled by and published at HobbsDailyReport.com is copyrighted and not available for re-publication — print or online — without prior written consent. Copy and pastes of the link from this item are OK. HobbsDailyReport.com A few early tidbits — the things you get from the unique at-your-finger-tips/extensive record-keeping of Chris Hobbs, HobbsDailyReport.com’s  founder — while he’s hard at ...
  • COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Ex-Freedom star Emmons leaves Alabama - HobbsDailyReport.com TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – An online college football report says former Freedom High running back B.J. Emmons is leaving the Alabama football program. Emmons is transferring to Hutchinson Community College in Kansas, an Associated Press report said, and the head coach there told the AP he has already arrived. Emmons was a top national recruit while starring at Freedom, ranked ...