HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Lowman selected as South’s top head coach

Published Wednesday, January 20th, 2021

Trent Lowman (center) celebrates an East Surry High victory with his brother Kyle (left), and his dad, Randy (right). A former star quarterback at Bandys for his dad, Lowman on Tuesday was notified he has been named the Southern Section Coach of the Year by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS). He begins his third season as …

SOUTH FORK 2A: Conference closer to launching its website, provide event streaming

Published Friday, October 23rd, 2020

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com The South Fork 2A is making progress on a launch of its own website and an opportunity for fans to pay to watch live streaming of some athletic events. In a Facebook post, the South Fork 2A’s Butch Parker said details about events that will be streamed this season will be available next week at sfcnetwork.tv. …

HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: St. Stephens, Bandys reach baseball tourney title games

Published Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

  Speaks’ pitching leads Indians past Hickory; Trojans score 8 in one inning, beat West Caldwell HobbsDailyReport.com Jake Speaks’ complete game shutout sparked St. Stephens High on Tuesday as it beat archrival Hickory 5-0 in a semifinal game of the Catawba Valley Easter Classic, as the Indians won back-to-back baseball games for the first time since opening the season 2-0. …

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ TENNIS: Bandys, Maiden win South Fork 2A matches

Published Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

HobbsDailyReport.com TUESDAY’S SUMMARIES BANDYS 5, NORTH LINCOLN 4 Singles: Toni Laney (B) d. McKenzie Jones 6-3, 6-2; Addie McGinnis (NL) d. Maria Marreiros 6-4, 4-6, 14-12; Lilly Underwood (B) d. Avery Sigmon 6-4, 6-1; Destiny Chafin (B) d Rachel Palmer 6-3, 6-3; Shandan Farns (NL) d. Madi Trimble 7-5, 6-1; Allison File (NL) d. Gabby Defeo 6-3, 6-4. Doubles: Laney-Marreiros …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Red-hot Phillips sparks Hickory’s win at Bandys

Published Saturday, September 16th, 2017

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com CATAWBA — Bandys High head football coach Trent Lowman — himself a former quarterback of note — probably best summed up what happened to his Trojans on Friday night. Visiting Hickory, with Derrien Phillips enjoying a feast of a night at Butler Stadium, quickly ate up any hope Bandys had of winning a non-conference football game. …