NORTHWESTERN FOOTHILLS 2A FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Patton Panthers

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com PATTON PANTHERS Conference: Northwestern Foothills 2A. Head coach: Jonathan Browning (0-0, first year; 0-0 at Patton, first year). Last season’s records: 9-4 overall; 5-1 Northwestern Foothills 2A, second place. Last season’s results: Hunter Huss, L 20-49; R-S Central, W 64-29; McDowell, W 42-7; Freedom, L 14-31; at E. Rutherford, W 28-21; FOARD, W 42-18; at DRAUGHN, …

NORTHWESTERN 3A-4A FOOTBALL PREVIEW: St. Stephens Indians

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com ST. STEPHENS INDIANS Conference: Northwestern 3A-4A. Head coach: Wayne Hicks (19-38, 5 years; 19-38 at St. Stephens, 5 years). Last season’s records: 5-6 overall; 4-3 Northwestern 3A-4A, tied for third place. Last season’s results: Bandys, L 40-42, 2 OTs; at Bunker Hill, W 35-7; at Maiden, L 7-28; Foard, L 34-55; at FREEDOM, L 0-36; McDOWELL, …

NORTHWESTERN 3A-4A FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Hickory Red Tornadoes

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY RED TORNADOES Conference: Northwestern 3A-4A. Head coach: Russell Stone (268-160-5, 37 years; 6-6 at Hickory, 1 year). Last season’s records: 6-6 overall; 4-3 Northwestern 3A-4A, tied for third place. Last season’s results: Statesville, L 26-27, OT; Newton-Conover, L 26-45; at Hunter Huss, W 28-27; at Bandys, W 33-10; at McDOWELL, W 36-13; FREEDOM, L 30-35; …

NORTHWESTERN FOOTHILLS 2A FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Fred T. Foard Tigers

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com FRED T. FOARD TIGERS Conference: Northwestern Foothills 2A. Head coach: Derrick Minor (43-33, 6 years; 12-12 at Foard, 2 years). Last season’s records: 9-4 overall; 4-5 Northwestern Foothills 2A, third place. Last season’s results: Maiden, L 14-37; at Bandys, W 23-17; at N. Lincoln, W 40-26; W. Lincoln, W 22-20; at St. Stephens, 2 54-35; at …