MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Bowie moves Harvey to bullpen

Published Sunday, June 16th, 2019

Relief role could help former Bandys High star reach major leagues   HobbsDailyReport.com The role for former Bandys High star Hunter Harvey — at least for now — is pitching out of the bullpen for Class AA Bowie (Md.). A story by the Baltimore Sun (https://www.baltimoresun.com/sports/orioles/bs-sp-orioles-hunter-harvey-20190614-story.html?fbclid=IwAR09FKVekSLn21H9CROrLfrICoekz_g2s4IMmnlN7uJUsbRfFLNPPzzHy3Q) details the change for Harvey, a right-hander who has been in the Baysox’s starting …

JUNIOR AMERICAN LEGION SOFTBALL: Post 48 opens season on Monday (with schedule, roster)

Published Thursday, June 6th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com CATAWBA – Hickory Post 48’s Junior American Legion fast-pitch softball season for girls is about to begin. The team is coached by Bubbie Spake and has a 16-player roster that includes seven players from Bandys High. Katie Carpenter and Brian McIntosh are also on the coaching staff this season for Post 48, which plays in a division with Wilkes …

SOUTH FORK 2A COURAGE AWARD: Bandys’ Wagner wins battles with leukemia to play for Trojans

Published Thursday, May 30th, 2019

Bandys High Athletic Director Brandon Harbinson presents the South Fork 2A’s Courage Award for 2019 to Ashley Wagner, who has undergone treatment for leukemia twice during her high school career. She played tennis and basketball for the Trojans and is now headed to Clemson to study veterinary medicine./SOUTH FORK 2A PHOTO Sidelined by illness as a freshman, she reaches goals …

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL: Bandys tabs Oaks as head coach for next season

Published Saturday, May 18th, 2019

  By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com CATAWBA – Bandys High has turned to one of its former athletes to coach boys’ varsity basketball next season. Trojans Athletic Director Brandon Harbinson announced Matt Oaks, an assistant basketball coach last season, will be Bandys’ interim boys’ coach next season. “Matt is well respected by his players, parents and our community and we are …

SOUTH FORK 2A ROUNDUP: Bandys nips W. Lincoln, will play for baseball tourney title

Published Friday, May 3rd, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com Winning for the fourth time in five games on Thursday night, Bandys High earned a chance to lock up a bid into the state baseball playoffs. The fourth-seeded Trojans edged top-seeded West Lincoln 3-1 in a semifinal of the South Fork 2A tournament at the Legion Fairgrounds in Newton, beating the Rebels for the first time in three games …