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 …

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Best records over last 10 years; coaches with 100 career victories

Published Sunday, May 19th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY BASEBALL RECORDS  (Last 10 years – 2009 through 2019 – by winning percentage, all totals unofficial)   School                              Record            Winning pct. South Caldwell                    231-47                    .830 Bunker Hill           …

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Freeman leaving Watauga after 2 seasons as head coach

Published Tuesday, May 14th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com BOONE – Seth Freeman has decided he won’t return for a third season as head baseball coach at Watauga High. Freeman, who came to Boone from Cherryville, is returning to live there as he also prepares to get married. The Pioneers were 15-31 under Freeman in two seasons, including 10-15 overall this season and 9-5 in the Northwestern 3A-4A. …

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL STATE PLAYOFFS: Bandys, Hibriten meet in 2A first round; Foard gets home game versus Lake Norman Charter

Published Monday, May 6th, 2019

  South Caldwell seeded No. 4 in West 4A, gets first-round bye   HobbsDailyReport.com HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL STATE PLAYOFFS (Finalized brackets) Final seeds and first round games on Tuesday in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state baseball playoffs for teams from the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A and Northwestern 3A-4A. Game times will be added as they …

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Conference standings, tourney results and pairings

Published Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL STANDINGS (through games of Tuesday, April 30) SOUTH FORK 2A                                                                               Conf.                      All                 Streak W. Lincoln                                                   …