BREAKING NEWS: Basketball’s West Regionals will return to Hickory this season

Title games will be played at CVCC, Lenoir-Rhyne University   HobbsDailyReport.com CHAPEL HILL – In a Tuesday press release, the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) announced it has reached an agreement to return its Western Regional basketball tournament title games to Catawba County. The press release: The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) and the Hickory Metro …

HIGH SCHOOL HOLIDAY BASKETBALL RESULTS, PAIRINGS: DSGC opens Thursday with 8 games at CVCC

HobbsDailyReport.com Note: All records (if available) as each tournament starts are through games of Saturday, Dec. 22. DICK’S SPORTING GOODS CLASSIC (Thursday-Saturday, all games at Tarlton Complex, Catawba Valley Community College) Admission: $ 10 daily GIRLS Thursday Game 1: No. 7 Alexander Central (0-7) vs. No. 2 St. Stephens (2-5), 10 a.m. Game 2: No. 6 S. Caldwell (0-4) vs. …

HOLIDAY BASKETBALL: N. Iredell girls, Lake Norman boys top seeds for Hall of Fame tournament

HobbsDailyReport.com OLIN – North Iredell High’s girls and the Lake Norman boys are the top seeds for the Iredell County Sports Hall of Fame Holiday Classic, which opens play Thursday at North Iredell. North Iredell’s girls received a first-round bye in a field of seven teams and won’t play until Friday in a semifinal at 6 p.m. against the winner …

FRIDAY’S HS BASKETBALL SUMMARIES: Freedom sweeps East Burke

HobbsDailyReport.com FRIDAY’S HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL SUMMARIES GIRLS FREEDOM 59, EAST BURKE 32 E. Burke                      6       5      10     11—32 Freedom                    14    14      17      14—59 EAST BURKE 32—Ariana Hawkins 10, Hise 6, Cooke 3, Arney 7, Hildebran 6, Ruff, Chrisco, Ramsey, Smith, Haas. FREEDOM 59—Blaikley Crooks 17, Madison Bailey 15, Adair Garrison 14, Short 2, Watkins 2, McGee 2, Rhone 2, Cisneros …