HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: Which area team has won 20 of its 24 home postseason games?

Maiden chases 51st all-time playoff win with visit to East Rutherford HobbsDailyReport.com Notes and tidbits about Greater Hickory teams that begin the state football playoffs with first-round games on Friday at 7:30 p.m.: WEST 2A MAIDEN (8-3, No. 10 seed) Opponent: at No. 7 E. Rutherford (8-3) Previous state playoff games against this opponent: 2011 2A first round – Maiden …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: Friday’s first-round schedule

HobbsDailyReport.com STATE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF PAIRINGS (First round games are Friday at higher seeds, all at 7:30 p.m.) West 2A #1 Randleman (11-0) vs. #16 Lexington (5-6) #8 Brevard (8-3) vs. #9 Eastern Randolph (9-2) #5 West Stanly (6-4) vs. #12 Thomasville (8-3) #4 Wheatmore (10-1) vs. #13 Patton (6-5) #3 Mountain Heritage (9-1) vs. #14 Providence Grove (6-5) #6 North …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: Area schedule… will second round be Foard at Bandys?

HobbsDailyReport.com STATE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF PAIRINGS (First round games are Friday, all at 7:30 p.m.) FIRST ROUND GAMES FOR AREA TEAMS West 2A No. 10 MAIDEN (8-3) at No. 7 E. Rutherford (9-2) No. 13 PATTON (6-5) at No. 4 Wheatmore (10-1) West 2AA No. 9 Smoky Mountain (8-3) at No. 8 N. LINCOLN (8-3) No. 11 FRED T. FOARD (6-5) …

WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Red Hawks win in OT, give England career win No. 100

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Tisha England reached another milestone as head women’s basketball coach at Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC) on Thursday night. The Red Hawks held off visiting Montreat College’s junior varsity, winning 75-70 in overtime at the Tarlton Complex for England’s 100th career coaching win. She is in her sixth season. The victory improved CVCC to 2-1 this season …

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS SOCCER PLAYOFFS: Red Devils edge Salisbury, return to state 2A championship match

HobbsDailyReport.com MOUNT ULLA – Newton-Conover High will get a bit of rest and then return to the state 2A boys’ soccer championship match after winning another West title on Thursday night. The fourth-seeded Red Devils finally got on the field after two delays by rainy weather and edged third-seeded Salisbury 4-2 on penalty kicks to keep alive hopes of winning …