HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: New 2017 leagues with enrollment figures

HobbsDailyReport.com THE NEW CONFERENCES FOR 2017 (With enrollment used in realignment) SOUTH FORK 2A N. Lincoln 986; Newton-Conover 916; E. Lincoln 913; W. Lincoln 902; Maiden 868; Bandys 862; Lincolnton 835; Lake Norman Charter 805. NORTHWESTERN FOOTHILLS 2A Hibriten 1,016; E. Burke 991; Fred T. Foard 991; Bunker Hill 968; Patton 960; W. Iredell 945; Draughn 713. NORTHWESTERN 3A-4A 4A, …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Notes, tidbits from Friday (plus Aug. 18 schedule)

HobbsDailyReport.com Officially, scores are not kept from high school football scrimmages so there’s no true win or loss in them, but here are some highlights from Friday night’s action, plus other developments: Red Devils, Mountaineers tie: From reports by The Shelby Daily Star (www.shelbystar.com) at the Cleveland County Jamboree on Kings Mountain: Kings Mountain and Newton-Conover battled to a 7-all …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Northwestern Foothills 2A’s top returning passers

HobbsDailyReport.com Editor’s note: Compiled by HobbsDailyReport.com, in cooperation with The Lenoir News-Topic. The content is otherwise copyrighted and should not be published without the written consent of HobbsDailyReport.com (linking to the post is OK). LEADING RETURNING PASSERS NORTHWESTERN FOOTHILLS 2A (ALL totals are UNOFFICIAL) Player, school                                               A-C-I        …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Ex-Freedom coach ready for new season in mountains

HobbsDailyReport.com A good read from The Asheville Citizen Times — which does an excellent job of high school coverage in Western North Carolina — from a conversation with former Freedom High head football coach Brandon Allen, now head football coach at North Buncombe High. Allen left Waynesville Tuscola to become the new head football coach at Freedom, replacing Blair Hardin, …

GOLF TOURNAMENT: Red Hawks’ annual fundraiser set for October

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Catawba Valley Community College’s third annual golf fundraiser for its athletic department is scheduled Oct. 13 at the Rock Barn Golf & Spa in Conover. Tournament proceeds will be used to fund student-athlete scholarships, team uniforms and equipment, travel expenses and CVCC’s general athletic fund, the school said in a press release announcing the event. Registration for …