SD-7 2A BASEBALL: Ledford’s 4-hitter sparks Maiden past Rebels

HobbsDailyReport.com MAIDEN – Bryson Ledford threw a complete game, giving up four hits, and Ty Williams’ bases-clearing triple in the sixth inning keyed Maiden High to a 6-2 baseball win on Thursday night over visiting West Lincoln. Maiden (8-7-1, 7-5 Southern District 7 Athletic 2A) ran its win streak to four, and the loss leaves West Lincoln 8-9 overall and …

SD-7 2A SOFTBALL: West Caldwell stuns league-leading East Lincoln

HobbsDailyReport.com DENVER, N.C. – West Caldwell High’s girls earned a big road win Wednesday in Southern District 7 Athletic 2A softball, knocking off the league’s leader, East Lincoln, 5-4. The Warriors improved to 6-6 in the conference and sliced the Mustangs’ conference lead over second-place West Lincoln to a half-game. East Lincoln is 9-2 in league games and West Lincoln, …

Former Bandys star Story earns second-team all-state spot

HobbsDailyReport.com BOONE — Appalachian State University women’s basketball junior Madi Story, a former all-state player from Bandys High, has added another accolade after a stellar season, as she was named second-team all-state by the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA). Story garners the NCCSIA honor for the first time in her career and is one of 10 athletes from …

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CATAWBA VALLEY EASTER CLASSIC: Red-hot Foard grabs No. 1 seed

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – As the top seed, Fred T. Foard High’s baseball team gets its next challenge when the 27th annual Catawba Valley Easter Classic opens Monday at the Legion Fairgrounds. A No. 1 seed hasn’t advanced to the championship game of the tournament since Bunker Hill beat second-seeded Hickory to win the crown in 2011. Since …