NORTHWESTERN FOOTHILLS 2A FOOTBALL PREVIEW: East Burke Cavaliers

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com EAST BURKE CAVALIERS Conference: Northwestern Foothills 2A. Head coach: Mark Buffamoyer (12-44, 5 years; 2-9 at E. Burke, 1 year). Last season’s records: 2-9 overall; 1-5 Northwestern Foothills 2A, tied for fifth place. Last season’s results: W. Caldwell, L 0-35; at Maiden, L 6-50; at Freedom, L 8-48; Newton-Conover, L 6-44; W. Lincoln, W 32-26 OT; …

SOUTH FORK 2A FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Newton-Conover Red Devils

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON-CONOVER RED DEVILS Conference: South Fork 2A. Head coach: Steven Pack (2-9, 1 year; first year at Newton-Conover). Last season’s records: 9-3 overall; 6-1 South Fork 2A, second place Last season’s results: Bunker Hill, W 51-0; at Hickory, W 45-26; at E. Burke, W 44-6; at Hibriten, L 17-18; LINCOLNTON, W 35-14; at BANDYS, W 55-7; …

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS TENNIS: S. Iredell 8, Alexander Central 1

HobbsDailyReport.com THURSDAY’S RESULTS GIRLS TENNIS SOUTH IREDELL 8, ALEXANDER CENTRAL 1 Singles: Emily Mattei (SI) d. Kristin Ratliff 8-1; Sruthi Mannepalli (SI) d. Carlee Caskaddon 8-2; Faith Hettinger (SI) d. Emma Maltba 8-1; Kaitlyn Crabb (SI) d. Hannah Maltba 8-5; Sydney Sawyer (SI) d. Caeley Arney 8-1; Nivitha Maxuluri (SI) d. Caroline Wills 8-3. Doubles: Mattei-Crabb (SI) d. Ratliff-Caskaddon 8-1; …

MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Crawdads blank Tourists, still 4 1/2 games out of first

HobbsDailyReport.com THURSDAY’S RESULTS FROM ASHEVILLE HICKORY 3, ASHEVILLE 0 CRAWDADS’ RECORD: 62-59 overall, 32-21 second half South Atlantic League (SAL) Northern Division, second place, 4 1/2 games behind division leader Lakewood, N.J. BOX http://www.milb.com/milb/stats/stats.jsp?gid=2018_08_16_hicafx_ashafx_1&t=g_box&sid=milb SCORING http://www.milb.com/milb/stats/stats.jsp?gid=2018_08_16_hicafx_ashafx_1&t=g_log&sid=milb ROSTER http://www.milb.com/roster/index.jsp?sid=t448 NEXT Friday: at Asheville, 7:05 p.m. Saturday: at Greenville, S.C., 7:05 p.m. Sunday: at Greenville, S.C., 4:05 p.m. Monday: at Greenville, S.C., …

HIGH SCHOOLS: Thursday’s results

HobbsDailyReport.com THURSDAY’S RESULTS Thursday’s results for schools in the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A and Northwestern 3A-4A as compiled by HobbsDailyReport.com from schedules received. Some schools did not respond to a request for schedules or have not listed them on their websites and are not included. Those not included (they will be updated as soon as available) are East …