HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: West Iredell hires Wilson as next head coach (updated)

Published Wednesday, May 11th, 2022

Former N-C quarterback leaving Alexander Central after 10 seasons   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com STATESVILLE – Matt Wilson, who came to Alexander Central High a decade ago to help his dad transition the Cougars to a triple option offense, is taking his first head football coaching job. As first reported by The Taylorsville Times, Wilson on Monday accepted the head …

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Alex Central boys go under quarantine

Published Friday, January 22nd, 2021

E. Burke, Freedom, Foard boys among teams now sidelined   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com Alexander Central High’s varsity boys’ basketball team joined the list of those in quarantine on Thursday. Also going under quarantine during this week have been the Fred T. Foard boys, Freedom’s girls and boys, Draughn’s girls and East Burke’s boys. Foard’s boys did not play at …

HIGH SCHOOL SPRING SPORTS: Carrigan sparks Cougars’ win over Maiden in softball

Published Thursday, March 5th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com Faith Carrigan drove in two runs and pitched a three-hitter on Wednesday, sparking Alexander Central High’s 3-0 home win over Maiden in girls’ softball. Carrigan, Mattie Starnes, Peyton Price, Gracie Rhoney and Kyliee Lapham each had one hit for the Cougars (2-0), who scored twice in the third inning and one run in the sixth inning. Heidi Williams, Abbey …

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS TENNIS: Alexander Central 8, Statesville Christian 1

Published Sunday, April 15th, 2018

HobbsDailyReport.com FRIDAY’S SUMMARY ALEXANDER CENTRAL 8, STATESVILLE CHRISTIAN 1 Singles: Carter Patterson (AC) d. Durham 2-6, 6-3, 11-9; Jackson Barr (AC) d. Mather 6-3, 6-2; Chandler Davis (AC) d. Marshall 6-0, 6-0; Cameron White (AC) d. Bentley 3-6, 6-4, 11-9; Caleb Bolick (AC) d. Swelpe 6-0, 6-0; Jacob Campbell (AC) d. C. Mather 6-3, 7-5. Doubles: Jackson Barr-Chandler Davis (AC) …

EASTER CLASSIC: Hickory repeats as champ as Hanvey again wins tournament MVP

Published Thursday, April 5th, 2018

HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – If it’s a Catawba County Easter Baseball Classic title game and the ball is in the hands of Hickory High’s Pierson Hanvey, polish up the trophy for the Red Tornadoes. Hanvey — whose pitching sparked Hickory when he won tournament MVP in 2017 — repeated that on Wednesday night in a 9-3 victory over top-seeded Alexander Central …