HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Red Devils’ Cornwell named state player of the year by Associated Press

Published Saturday, May 16th, 2020

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com RALEIGH – Chyna Cornwell, who averaged a double-double and led Newton-Conover High to a co-state 2A girls’ championship, was named Friday as the top girls’ basketball player in North Carolina. In voting by 15 writers who cover high schools around the state, Cornwell — a 6-foot-3 senior — had seven votes to earn the player of …

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: N-C’s Cornwell named state’s top girls’ player by coaches’ organization

Published Sunday, March 22nd, 2020

Rutgers signee with more than 2,000 career points and rebounds also leads District 10 team   HobbsDailyReport.com The North Carolina Basketball Coaches Association (NCBCA) has selected Newton-Conover High senior Chyna Cornwell as the state’s top girls’ basketball player in 2020. Cornwell, who averages 26.7 points, 16.7 rebounds and 1.6 blocks per game for the West 2A champions, also won District …

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Players from E. Lincoln, W. Lincoln, Alex Central make all-state

Published Wednesday, July 17th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com Three players from the Greater Hickory area’s three conferences have been named all-state in baseball by the North Carolina Baseball Coaches Association (NCBCA). Freshman Garrett Michel of East Lincoln and junior Chris Moxley of West Lincoln earned spots on the 2A team, while senior Byron Younts of Alexander Central was selected to the team in 3A. Michel, a third …

ALL-STATE BASEBALL: Trio of area players — 2 from Lincoln County — selected by N.C. Baseball Coaches Association

Published Saturday, June 8th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com A trio of players from the Greater Hickory area conferences – two from Lincoln County – have been named all-state by the North Carolina Baseball Coaches Association (NCBCA). The 2A team includes freshman Garrett Michael of East Lincoln and junior Chris Moxley of West Lincoln, while the 3A team includes Alexander Central senior Byron Younts. Michael hit .467 for …