Maiden High School Sports

  • SOUTH FORK 2A FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Maiden Blue Devils - By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com MAIDEN BLUE DEVILS Conference: South Fork 2A. Head coach: Will Byrne (19-5, 2 years; 19-5 at Maiden, 2 years). Last season’s records: 11-1 overall; 7-0 South Fork 2A, champion. Last season’s results: at Foard, W 37-14; E. Burke, W 50-6; at Bunker Hill, W 41-15; St. Stephens, W 28-7; BANDYS, W 35-21; at W. LINCOLN, W ...
  • HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Pushed to a fifth game, Maiden nips St. Stephens in volleyball - HobbsDailyReport.com MAIDEN – Maiden High evened its volleyball record on Wednesday night by nipping visiting St. Stephens 3-2. The Blue Devils rallied after falling in the third and four games to win 15-6 and even their record at 1-1. Maiden won 29-27 and 25-19 before the Indians rebounded to win 27-25 and 25-19 to force a fifth and deciding game. ...
  • HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS: Maiden 8, Lincoln Charter 1 - HobbsDailyReport.com TUESDAY’S RESULTS GIRLS TENNIS MAIDEN 8, LINCOLN CHARTER 1 Singles: Zoe Huffman (M) d. Emerson Crichton 6-1, 6-1; Easton Finger (M) d. Sarah Post 6-1, 6-0; Gracie Arrowood (M) d. Claire Roberts 6-1, 6-0; Madi Shull (M) d. Sydney Clark 6-4, 2-6, (10-7); Hannah Sherrill (M) d. Alli Upchurch 6-0, 6-1; Anna Smith(LC) d. Evan Sherrill 6-4, 6-3 Doubles: Huffman-Shull (M) d. ...
  • HIGH SCHOOLS: TV report says Williams leaving Maiden for A.C. Reynolds - HobbsDailyReport.com ASHEVILLE – David Williams is leaving Maiden High to become head baseball coach at A.C. Reynolds, a report by WLOS-TV 13 on Tuesday night said (see link below). The move means Maiden will have both a new head baseball coach and new head varsity girls’ basketball coach this school year. Maiden athletic department officials and Williams — also head ...
  • HS FOOTBALL 2018: Blue Devils have most 10-win seasons since 1980 - HobbsDailyReport.com HobbsDailyReport.com will periodically post statistics and other items as fans begin to prepare for the high school football season in the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A and Northwestern 3A-4A, compiled from our vast record-keeping that began in the late 1970s. Much of the information will be things you can only get at our FREE website, because no other ...
  • COLLEGE BASEBALL: Maiden’s O’Brien, UNC preparing for College World Series - HobbsDailyReport.com Maiden High freshman Caden O’Brien, who has already set freshman pitching records at North Carolina, is with the Tar Heels as they head to Omaha and the NCAA Division I baseball World Series. The Tar Heels face Oregon State in the opening game of the World Series at 2 p.m. on Saturday (ESPN). WORLD SERIES SCHEDULE: https://www.ncaa.com/news/baseball/article/college-world-series-schedule MORE ON ...
  • ALL-SOUTH FORK 2A SOFTBALL: Maiden leads, sweeps top 3 awards - HobbsDailyReport.com Maiden High leads All-South Fork 2A selections with five players and the conference’s top player on offense, defense and the top coach. In voting by conference head coaches released by conference officials on Wednesday, the Blue Devils’ LaShayla Thompson was named Offensive Player of the Year, teammate Morgan Bohemier earned Defensive Player of the Year and their coach, Hugh ...
  • CONFERENCE TOURNAMENTS: Maiden advances to South Fork 2A softball title game - HobbsDailyReport.com Addyson Ikard drove in four runs on Tuesday night, leading top-seeded Maiden High’s 12-2 home win over fourth-seeded West Lincoln and into the title game of the South Fork 2A softball tournament. The Blue Devils (18-2) will be at home Thursday at 7 p.m. to play second-seeded North Lincoln (15-4) for the tournament title. Caitlyn Wray and Laura Morgan ...
  • NCHSAA AWARDS: Maiden’s Propst wins Bradshaw regional scholarship - HobbsDailyReport.com CHAPEL HILL – Maiden High’s Elena Propst is one of a dozen student-athletes who have won Willie Bradshaw Memorial Endowed scholarships from the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA). The winners were announced Thursday by the NCHSAA. Propst carries a 4.70 weighted GPA into her final semester of her senior year, a press release from the NCHSAA said. ...
  • HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Maiden’s Herman signs to play at Pfeiffer - HobbsDaily Report.com
  • HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL: Maiden opens 2-game lead in South Fork 2A - By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com GAME VIDEO by Myra Hobbs, HobbsDailyReport.com: ELatMaidengirls MAIDEN – Instinctively knowing how to win helped Maiden High’s girls grab a key home victory on Friday night and open a two-game lead over four teams tied for second place in South Fork 2A basketball. With both their thinking caps and working boots on, the Blue Devils outscored ...
  • HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL: Saturday’s girls summaries - HobbsDailyReport.com MAIDEN 43, SOUTH CALDWELL 31 S. Caldwell       5   12    9    5—31 Maiden             5   16   10  12—43 SOUTH CALDWELL 31—Mackenzie Starnes 22, Evans 3, Austin 2, Everhart 1, Propst 3, Cotter, Huggins, Pittman, Jackson, Heavner, Kale, Hanson, Martin. MAIDEN 43—Grace Herman 17, Huffman 9, Bass 7, Spring 3, Beard 2, Propst 1, Arrowood 4.
  • HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS: Maiden’s Laney will play next at Methodist College -
  • 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 ...
  • YOUR FOOTBALL CAREER: Get your stats, prove to the kids you were a star - HobbsDailyReport.com DENVER, N.C. — If you’re a former high school football player in the Greater Hickory area – or are dating or married to one, are the mom, dad, aunt or uncle or granny/grandpa of one or that superstar is your dad, brother or cousin – HobbsDailyReport.com is now offering a unique opportunity for a personalized gift that will dip ...
  • HIGH SCHOOLS: Title IX case forces field improvements at Florida school - HobbsDailyReport.com This article — dealing with Title IX at a high school in Florida — is worth a read, as it is paramount that school systems in every state comply with the (equal) opportunities they provide their student-athletes… an often tough chore given the current economy. http://www.gainesvilletimes.com/section/6/article/124290/
  • HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Alex Central, W. Lincoln each have 4 on all-state - HobbsDailyReport.com Alexander Central and West Lincoln each have four 2017 all-state girls’ softball players as selected by the North Carolina Softball Coaches Association (NCSCA). The Cougars on the 4A all-state team are (class as of last season): sophomore outfielder Lanie Goforth, junior catcher Brittany Krider, senior pitcher Kendra Mayes and junior first baseman Alexis Walter. West Lincoln’s four players on ...
  • LEGION PLAYOFFS: Canipe, Kerley pace No. 8 Hickory’s blowout of top seed - HobbsDailyReport.com Taiven Canipe and Weston Kerley combined for six hits and eight RBIs on Sunday night as West No. 8 Hickory Post 48 surprised East No. 1 seed Union County 12-2 in the opening game of an Area IV American Legion baseball playoff series. Canipe had two doubles among his three hits and drove in five runs, and Kerley added ...
  • LEGION PLAYOFFS UPDATE: Caldwell opener suspended; Hickory, Taylorsville games rained out - HobbsDailyReport.com The opening game in Hickory’s Area IV American Legion baseball playoffs series and in the Taylorsville versus Maiden series have been postponed by rain and rescheduled for Sunday. West No. 8 seed Hickory and East No. 1 seed Union County were to open their best-of-5 series on Saturday night at Marvin Ridge High. They will now play Game 1 ...
  • LEGION BASEBALL PLAYOFFS: Hickory, Taylorsville series openers rained out - HobbsDailyReport.com The opening game in Hickory’s Area IV American Legion baseball playoffs series and in the Taylorsville versus Maiden series have been postponed by rain and rescheduled for Sunday. West No. 8 seed Hickory and East No. 1 seed Union County were to open their best-of-5 series on Saturday night at Marvin Ridge High. They will now play Game 1 ...
  • NATIONAL AWARDS: NCHSAA’s DeHart earns national citation for her work - HobbsDailyReport.com INDIANAPOLIS, IN. – Karen DeHart, an associate commissioner of marketing and development for the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA), will be honored nationally on July 1. DeHart is among 15 leaders in high school activity programs across the country who have been selected to receive National Federation of State High School Association (NFHS) Citations. DeHart was selected ...
  • LEGION BASEBALL: Taylorsville rallies to beat Burke County, stay unbeaten - HobbsDailyReport.com Taylorsville Post 170 wiped out a two-run deficit with six runs in its last two at-bats on Tuesday night to beat visiting Burke County 6-3 and stay unbeaten in Area IV American Legion baseball. Kyler Fairchild, Tyler Campbell, Daniel Dessecker and Jeremy Hubbard each provided an RBI as Taylorsville (8-0-1, 8-0), playing at Alexander Central High, won after trailing ...
  • LEGION BASEBALL: Schedule from Sunday through next Sunday - HobbsDailyReport.com AREA IV AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL (from original schedules) SUNDAY Cherryville at Hickory, 3 p.m. (Legion Fairgrounds, Newton) Lincoln County at Maiden, 7 p.m. (Maiden High) MONDAY Caldwell County at Asheville, 7 p.m. Cherryville at Taylorsville, 7 p.m. (Alexander Central High) Gaston Braves at Maiden, 7 p.m. TUESDAY Burke County at Taylorsville, 7 p.m. (Alexander Central High) Hickory at Henderson ...
  • LEGION BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Maiden nips Hickory in extra innings - HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – Scoring two runs in the ninth inning, Maiden Post 240 gave up a run in the bottom of the inning but still nipped Hickory 5-4 on Saturday afternoon in American Legion baseball. Four Maiden players had two hits each at the Legion Fairgrounds – Taylor Tibbs, Bryson Ledford, Grayeson Brown and J.R. McRee – to back solid ...
  • LEGION BASEBALL: Cherryville at Hickory rained out, reset for Sunday night - HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – Hickory Post 48’s home game against Cherryville in American Legion baseball on Friday night was rained out and rescheduled for Sunday night. Hickory has two games on Saturday at the Legion Fairgrounds in Newton, facing Maiden at 1 p.m. and Shelby at 4 p.m. Post 48 and Cherryville meet at 7 p.m. on Sunday. Hickory originally had ...
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  • BASEBALL DRAFT: Braves take Bears’ left-hander Curtis in eighth round - HobbsDailyReport.com SECAUCUS, N.J. – The Braves liked what they saw from the Bears’ John Curtis. Atlanta selected Curtis — a left-handed pitcher at Lenoir-Rhyne University the past four seasons after a standout high school career at Hibriten – in the eighth round of the Major League Baseball Draft on Tuesday. He was pick No. 230 as the draft continued through ...
  • LEGION BASEBALL: Maiden Post 240 results, updated schedule - HobbsDailyReport.com MAIDEN POST 240 LEGION BASEBALL SCHEDULE (Revised as of June 11, home games at Maiden High) May 26, at Huntersville, Won 8-6, 9-1 31, at Kings Mountain, Won 10-9 June 2, Union County, Lost 2-12 3, Gaston Braves at Belmont Abbey, Lost 3-12 4, Williamston, S.C. at E. Henderson High, Lost 1-8; Henderson County at E. Henderson High, Lost ...
  • LEGION BASEBALL: Games set for next Sunday at Fairgrounds cancelled - HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – The schedule of American Legion baseball games set for next Sunday at the Legion Fairgrounds has changed. In an email on Sunday, Hickory Post 48 head coach Cameron Beard said games scheduled at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. next Sunday – Caldwell County versus Hammond, Tenn., and Hickory against Hammond, Tenn., respectively, won’t be played because Hammond ...
  • HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: All-State 2A team includes Maiden’s O’brien - HobbsDailyReport.com GREENSBORO – Maiden High star pitcher Caden O’brien and two East Lincoln players have been named all-state baseball players for the 2017 season by the North Carolina Baseball Coaches Association (NCBCA). O’brien was coached at Maiden by David Williams and East Lincoln’s picks – Alec Burleson and Nate Kinsch – were coached by Chris Matile. The NCBCA made 30 ...
  • LEGION BASEBALL: Phillips homers 3 times in Mint Hill win over Maiden - HobbsDailyReport.com MAIDEN – Kobe Phillips homered three times and drove in six runs on Saturday night, leading visiting Mint Hill past Maiden 16-6 in American Legion baseball. Phillips led Mint Hill’s 22-hit attack and also pitched five innings in relief at Maiden High, giving up one run (earned) with two walks and seven strikeouts, as Maiden fell to 3-7 with ...
  • LEGION BASEBALL: Maiden gets 17 hits, nips Kings Mountain on the road - HobbsDailyReport.com KINGS MOUNTAIN – Maiden Post 240 won a baseball slugfest on Wednesday night in a 32-hit American Legion game, edging Kings Mountain 10-9 on the road. Maiden (3-0) had 17 hits and Kings Mountain had 15. Grayeson Brown went 3-for-5 and Taylor Tibbs added three hits and two RBIs for Post 240, which had a five-run fourth inning to ...
  • CRAWDADS: Fall by a run in Kannapolis after Massey drives in 5 runs - HobbsDailyReport.com KANNAPOLIS — Grant Massey drove in five runs on Sunday to spark Kannapolis as it nipped visiting Hickory 9-8 in South Atlantic League (SAL) baseball. Massey went 2-for-3 to back relief pitching by Danny Dopico, who gained a win, and a scoreless ninth inning by Ben Wright that earned him a save. Hickory scored four runs in the second ...