MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: CVCC takes third straight game, moves win away from 20

HobbsDailyReport.com LOUISBURG – Catawba Valley Community College’s men won their third straight game and moved within a victory of a 20-win season on Saturday. The Red Hawks nipped Louisburg College 80-78 on the road to improve to 19-8 overall and 11-7 in Region X. CVCC freshman guard Cole Johnson scored a career-high 28 points, including making nine 3-pointers — the most …

FRIDAY’S HS GIRLS BASKETBALL SUMMARIES: N-C, Freedom go unbeaten in league play; Foard stuns Bunker Hill

HobbsDailyReport.com FRIDAY’S HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL SUMMARIES   NORTHWESTERN FOOTHILLS 2A FRED T. FOARD 58, BUNKER HILL 56 Bunker Hill            9       6     24     17—56 Foard                       15     17       5     21—58 BUNKER HILL 56—Addie Wray 26, Crystany White 11, Stotts 6, Lineberger 5, Bryant 4, Hamlett 2, Miller 2, Stoker, Martins. …

FRIDAY’S HS BOYS BASKETBALL SUMMARIES: Draughn captures first league title in school history

HobbsDailyReport.com FRIDAY’S HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL SUMMARIES   NORTHWESTERN FOOTHILLS 2A   DRAUGHN 77, PATTON 64 Patton          8    16     21      19—64 Draughn     16   18    20      23—77 PATTON 64— Finn Rigsbee 16, Chris Lytle 15, Bryson Holsclaw 14, Caleb Taylor 10, Vance 5, Streppa 4. DRAUGHN 77— Jaylen Abee 20, Jeremiah Daye 17, Daylin Pritchard 15, Eli Poteet 13, Isaac Walker …

STATE WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS: Half of top 10 teams in 2A, 7 state champs from Greater Hickory area

Region has 3 repeat with gold, 4 from Catawba County best in state   HobbsDailyReport.com GREENSBORO – Five of the top 10 teams in the state 2A wrestling championships came from the three Greater Hickory area leagues, which also produced seven state championship wrestlers as the three-day tournament concluded Saturday at the Greensboro Coliseum. West Lincoln finished second in the …

BASKETBALL CONFERENCE TOURNAMENTS (updated): Pairings for all 3 local leagues now official

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com The conference basketball tournaments in the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A and Northwestern 3A-4A each begin on Tuesday, and official pairings were finalized on Saturday by each league. The top seeds in the girls’ tournaments are Newton-Conover in the South Fork 2A, East Burke in the Northwestern Foothills 2A and Freedom in the Northwestern 3A-4A …