HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Bandys sweeps top honors in Catawba Valley 2A Athletic

Published Saturday, May 14th, 2022

BY CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com Bandys High leads this season’s All-Catawba Valley 2 Athletic baseball team after winning a regular-season title and the conference tournament. The Trojans (21-8) — eliminated Thursday in the second round of the state 2A playoffs by Mount Pleasant, 4-3 – had a league-best five all-conference picks and swept the league’s top awards. In a vote of …

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: East Lincoln leads All-Western Foothills 3A teams

Published Monday, March 7th, 2022

St. Stephens’ Bennett shares girls’ coaching award with head coach of Mustangs   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com East Lincoln High, after posting 51 varsity wins, swept the top awards in Western Foothills 3A basketball this season. In voting of conference head coaches, the Mustangs produced the girls’ and boys’ player of the year and the coaches of the year. Junior …

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: N-C Geddes, W. Caldwell’s Patterson lead All-CVAC 2A teams

Published Monday, February 21st, 2022

Newton-Conover, Maiden head coaches selected for awards   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com The top players in Catawba Valley 2A Athletic basketball this season led teams to conference titles. In voting by league head coaches, Cassidy Geddes led All-CVAC 2A girls’ picks and Malek Patterson of West Caldwell was selected as the best boys’ player. Newton-Conover opens the state 2A playoffs …

HIGH SCHOOLS: Watauga, Hibriten lead All-Northwestern 3A-4A football

Published Monday, November 29th, 2021

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com Watauga and Hibriten lead the All-Northwestern 3A-4A football team, taking the league’s top five awards in voting by head coaches. League champion Watauga produced Player of the Year Orlando Leon, Defensive Player of the Year Grant Lawrence and Coach of the Year Ryan Habich. Hibriten quarterback Coby Wilson was named Offensive Player of the Year and …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Greyhounds’ Stevenson top Western Foothills 3A player

Published Monday, November 29th, 2021

Hickory’s Glass named league coach of the year after 7-5 season   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com Conference champion Statesville High leads the All-Western Foothills 3A football team and produced the league’s Player of the Year and Specialist of the Year. In voting by the conference’s eight head coaches, senior Zamari Stevenson of the Greyhound was named top player in the …