HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Spartans’ Kirkpatrick already has retirement plans

Published Tuesday, May 4th, 2021

Spending time with mom and dad, playing golf and grilling out top list   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com HUDSON — Marc Kirkpatrick hopes he’ll handle the decision he made last Thursday — to no longer be South Caldwell High’s head football coach  — very well when the next season rolls around. “I guess I’ll play golf and try to get …

HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE: Tuesday’s events (updated with postponements)

Published Tuesday, May 4th, 2021

HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY SPORTS SCHEDULE   A schedule of Tuesday’s events involving teams from the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A and Northwestern 3A-4A as compiled from master schedules provided by conference officials. Game times are listed, if available, and changes to schedules – including postponed events or schools trading home dates or moving events up – may not be included. …

HIGH SCHOOL SCOREBOARD: Monday’s results

Published Tuesday, May 4th, 2021

HobbsDailyReport.com MONDAY’S RESULTS BASEBALL St. Stephens at E. Rutherford SOFTBALL State playoffs, first round 2A Bandys at E. Rutherford, ppd., Tuesday, 7 p.m. Franklin at Hibriten, ppd., Tuesday, 6 p.m. Mountain Heritage at E. Lincoln, ppd., Tuesday N. Davidson 8, Bunker Hill 0 3A Waynesville Tuscola at Alexander Central, ppd., Tuesday 4A W. Forsyth at S. Caldwell, ppd., Tuesday, 6:30 …

MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Braves rained out, delaying Deal’s first start (updated)

Published Monday, May 3rd, 2021

Former Bandys High lefty begins fourth on-field minor league season in Double A   Editor’s note: Tuesday’s game was rained out and reset for Wednesday at 5:35 p.m. with Deal still slated as Mississippi’s starter. By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com PEARL, Mississippi — Hayden Deal, a 6-foot-5 lefty who starred at Bandys High and who has 17 wins and 208 strikeouts …

MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Crawdads, now High-A team, open Tuesday at Greensboro

Published Monday, May 3rd, 2021

Home opener, series against Winston-Salem is one week away By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com GREENSBORO — The Hickory Crawdads begin their first season as a High-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night. Hickory will be in Greensboro for a set of six games through Sunday, all with 6:30 p.m. starts. The Crawdads’ home opener is a week away (Tuesday, …