HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: This week’s varsity schedule

Published Monday, January 4th, 2021



Basic guidelines for basketball games in the three area conferences … fans are reminded starting times, etc., could be adjusted on a game-by-game basis and fans should call the home school to assure arriving by the designated starting time of a specific game(s):
Limited to 25 fans per game, with gym being cleared and cleaned after each game. Those 25 fans will be from the home team only, with an admission of $7 per game.
Tickets can be purchased from the home team and will be sold only to parents of players on a roster or parents of cheerleaders (two tickets per play, one ticket per cheerleader).
All games are available via livestreaming (https://www.sfcnetwork.tv/) at a cost of $15 per device for each game.
All of the league teams except Lake Norman Charter will play four games at one location – junior varsity girls at 4 p.m., followed by varsity girls, junior varsity boys and varsity boys.
Lake Norman Charter games will begin at 4:30 p.m.
Junior varsity games will be 16-minute halves with a running clock (except foul shots, timeouts) and the final two minutes of each half will not including a running clock.
Limited to 25 fans per game, with gym being cleared and cleaned after each game.
Those 25 fans will be from the home team only — with an admission of $6 per game — and those 25 tickets will be made available first to parents of home team players.
Games will be played in this order: junior varsity girls, junior varsity boys, varsity girls, varsity boys.
If there are four games at one site, start time for JV girls is 4 p.m.; if three games at one site, start time for JV boys is 4:30 p.m.
Each school is working on ability to livestream games and that information will be shared on HobbsDailyReport.com when received from each school.
The conference issued this advisory: northwestern basketball guidelines


High school varsity basketball schedule for games involving teams from the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A and Northwestern 3A-4A.

Games listed are from original schedules from the schools and game schedules that have been since changed may not be included.

Read basic guidelines for basketball games, provided by each conference (in graphic):


South Fork 2A

Bandys at Maiden

Lake Norman Charter at E. Lincoln (JV boys at 4:30 p.m., varsity boys follow)

Lincolnton at Newton-Conover (no girls’ games, Lincolnton under quarantine; JV boys, 6 p.m., varsity boys follow)

W. Lincoln at N. Lincoln

Northwestern 3A-4A

Freedom at St. Stephens

Hickory at McDowell (JV boys 4:30 p.m.; varsity girls, varsity boys follow)

Watauga at S. Caldwell


Northwestern Foothills 2A

E. Burke at Bunker Hill (JV boys, 4:30 p.m., varsity girls, varsity boys to follow)

Hibriten at Draughn

W. Caldwell at Fred T. Foard (varsity girls, ppd., no date; JV boys, 5 p.m.; varsity boys to follow)

W. Iredell at Patton


South Fork 2A

Newton-Conover at Bandys

Northwestern Foothills 2A

Patton at W. Caldwell (varsity girls, ppd., no date; JV boys, 5 p.m.; varsity boys to follow)


Statesville at Alexander Central, girls, 6 p.m.

Tabernacle Christian at Alexander Central, boys, 7:30 p.m.


South Fork 2A

E. Lincoln at Lincolnton (varsity girls, ppd., no date; JV boys, 6 p.m.; varsity boys to follow)

Maiden at W. Lincoln

Newton-Conover at Bandys, moved to Thursday

N. Lincoln at Lake Norman Charter

Northwestern Foothills 2A

Draughn at Fred T. Foard

E. Burke at Hibriten

Patton at W. Caldwell, moved to Thursday

W. Iredell at Bunker Hill

Northwestern 3A-4A

Alexander Central at Watauga

Hickory at Freedom

St. Stephens at McDowell


Hunter Huss at S. Caldwell

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