HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Harris-led Lincolnton hands Bandys 21-point loss

Published Saturday, October 7th, 2017

HobbsDailyReport.com LINCOLNTON – Tyshawn Harris hit Bandys with a little bit of everything on Friday night – scoring on a fumble return, rushing for nearly 200 yards and intercepting two passes – as Lincolnton High beat the visiting Trojans 42-21. Harris got the Wolves (2-5, 1-2 South Fork 2A) started by stripping the ball away from Ethan Howard in the …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: T. Dula’s big game leads Warriors’ league win

Published Saturday, October 7th, 2017

HobbsDailyReport.com LENOIR – Senior running back Taye Dula scored three touchdowns on Friday night, two of them covering 145 yards, to spark West Caldwell High’s 33-21 victory over visiting St. Stephens in Northwestern 3A-4A football. Dula — who came in unofficially needing 290 rushing yards to reach 1,000 — gained 300 as the Warriors improved to 5-2 overall and 2-1 …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Mustangs wipe out 24-point deficit, nip N. Lincoln

Published Saturday, October 7th, 2017

HobbsDailyReport.com LINCOLNTON – East Lincoln High wiped out a big halftime deficit on Friday night, pushing its win streak to four games by nipping North Lincoln 35-31 on the road in South Fork 2A football. The Knights (2-5, 1-2) led 31-7 at the half before the Mustangs (4-3, 3-0) began a rally that left them tied for first place in …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Draughn’s win extends Bunker Hill losing streak to 10

Published Saturday, October 7th, 2017

HobbsDailyReport.com CLAREMONT – Draughn High had three big scoring plays — one a kickoff return — to defeat Bunker Hill 20-13 on Friday night and hand the Bears their 10th straight loss. Facing Bunker Hill for the first time since 2012, the visiting Wildcats (2-6, 1-2 Northwestern Foothills 2A) picked up a win over the Bears for the fourth time …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Patton uses ground game to pound East Burke

Published Saturday, October 7th, 2017

HobbsDailyReport.com MORGANTON – Using its running game to do it, Patton High overwhelmed visiting East Burke 63-0 on Friday night in Northwestern Foothills 2A football. The Panthers (6-2, 3-0) scored on their first seven drives to win a league game that left them atop the conference standings and holding a half-game lead over Hibriten and West Iredell. Traveon Lytle ran …