HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: A look at Monday night’s games

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com Previewing tonight’s varsity football games: MAIDEN (2-0) at BUNKER HILL (0-2), 6 p.m. It would be hard to imagine Maiden’s confidence level being any higher than when it battles the Bears. In a series that Maiden leads 32-5 since 1980, the Blue Devils have won 17 straight, their last 14 at The Hill and they’re 17-1 …

CRAWDADS: Eliminated on Sunday, they’ll finish season with 1 p.m. game today

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – The baseball season ends this afternoon for the Hickory Crawdads. Greensboro clipped Hickory 3-1 on Sunday at L.P. Frans Stadium, eliminating the Crawdads in the chase for a South Atlantic League (SAL) second-half title in the Northern Division. The Grasshoppers can clinch the division title by beating the Crawdads — who are closing their 25th anniversary season …

MEN’S COLLEGE SOCCER: Bears blank Lander, start season at 2-0

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY — The Lenoir-Rhyne University men are off to a 2-0 start after winning on Sunday night at home. The Bears got one goal each from three players and defeated Lander (S.C.) 3-0 at the Moretz Sports-Athletic Complex. Junior forward Ignacio de Goya, junior midfielder Florian Simon and senior forward Ismael Noumansana scored goals as LRU won its second …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: JV standings, this week’s schedule

HobbsDailyReport.com JUNIOR VARSITY FOOTBALL STANDINGS (Through Aug. 31 games) SOUTH FORK 2A (Conf./All) Bandys 0-0, 1-0 E. Lincoln 0-0, 1-1 Lake Norman Charter 0-0, 0-1 Lincolnton 0-0, 2-0 Maiden 0-0, 3-0 Newton-Conover 0-0, 1-0 N. Lincoln 0-0, 0-0 W. Lincoln 0-0, 1-0 Thursday’s games Alexander Central at N. Lincoln, 6:30 p.m. Bandys at Bunker Hill, 6:30 p.m. Charlotte Latin at …

MINOR LEAGUE UPDATE: Harvey will make final start on Monday, then headed home

HobbsDailyReport.com A good read if you’re interested in a late-season update on former Bandys High star Hunter Harvey about how he is feeling and where he feels he is at confidence-wise – and otherwise – after nearly three years of dealing with injuries. As he heads into his final start of the season for the Delmarva (Md.) Shorebirds, he’s looking …