HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL: Sharpe named interim head coach at Alexander Central

Published Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

He guided junior varsity girls to 18-0 record last season, Northwestern 3A-4A title   HobbsDailyReport.com TAYLORSVILLE – Larry Sharpe, head coach of the Alexander Central High junior varsity girls’ basketball team the last 10 years, has been elevated to interim head coach for next season. The Alexander Central athletic department announced Sharpe’s new position in a press release. He has …

COLLEGE SOFTBALL: Duo of former Cougars selected All-Americans at Pfeiffer

Published Friday, May 24th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com MISENHEIMER — Two former Alexander Central High softball stars have gained All-American status. Vada Blue Sherrill was a first-team pick by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) and Mackenzie Pennell earned second-team status. Sherrill, a senior, hit .482 this season with 15 home runs and 58 RBIs as she became the first NCAA player (all levels) to finish a …

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS SOCCER: Alexander Central names McConnell as new head coach

Published Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com TAYLORSVILLE – Alexander Central High has named David McConnell, who formerly coached boys’ soccer at Forestview, as its new varsity boys’ soccer head coach. McConnell works as a Credit Recovery and Online Courses teacher at Alexander Central, and he was head boys’ soccer coach at Forestview from 2015-17. His coaching experience also includes seven seasons as an assistant coach …

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL PLAYOFFS: Can all 4 area teams win, reach West best-of-3 title series?

Published Friday, May 17th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com Alex Central, S. Caldwell, N. Lincoln, W. Lincoln all at home for Friday’s games   HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL STATE PLAYOFFS Friday’s fourth round pairings and results from the first three rounds of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state baseball playoffs for teams from the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A and Northwestern 3A-4A: COMPLETE STATEWIDE BRACKETS: www.nchsaa.org …

STATE PLAYOFFS ROUNDUP: Alexander Central, South Caldwell reach third round in baseball

Published Friday, May 10th, 2019

  Cougars made it that deep for ninth time since 1984, Spartans for 6th straight year HobbsDailyReport.com Alexander Central High set up a shot at its 30th postseason baseball win since 1984 on Thursday night, nipping Cuthbertson 4-1 in Taylorsville in the second round of the state 3A playoffs. Maddox Kerley threw 5 1/3 innings, scattering five hits, walking three …