BLAST FROM THE PAST: Trio of Trojans receivers combine for 160 catches in 2008

Published Friday, August 3rd, 2018

HobbsDailyReport.com TOP 10 RECEIVERS FROM THE 2008 SEASON (All totals are unofficial)                                                                                      Recp.-Yds              TDs                Best yardage game Seth Cranfill, Bandys                                         64-980                           11                   239 vs. Mooresville Daimyn Niemi, Bandys                                     52-868                            8                  182 vs. Mooresville Baine Martin, Watauga                                    …

BLAST FROM THE PAST: The top WRs from 20 year ago… do you remember Menyel?

Published Monday, July 30th, 2018

HobbsDailyReport.com TOP 10 RECEIVERS FROM THE 1998 SEASON (All totals are unofficial)                                                                   Recp.-Yds            TDs                     Best yardage game Menyel Flowers, Hickory            57-1,132                   13                       178 vs. Fred T. Foard Ryan Coulter, Maiden                 47-1,009                     12                       136 vs. Chase, Thomasville Ray Winford, Mooresville          36-754                       14                      143 vs. E. Lincoln Wesley Black, Lincolnton           26-620                       4                       127 vs. …

BLAST FROM THE PAST: QBs of 1998, you’re approaching 40… were you one of the area’s top passers that year?

Published Thursday, July 19th, 2018

HobbsDailyReport.com TOP 10 PASSERS FROM THE 1998 SEASON (All totals are unofficial, from 20 years ago)                                                              Comp.-Att.-Int.         Yds      TDs        Best yardage game Tim Swanson, Hickory             116-250-8                 1,949       18            253 vs. E. Burke Kent Bowen, Cherryville          101-210-14              1,646       15            246 vs. N. Gaston Rodney Hoffman, Maiden       83-144-6         …

COMMENTARY: Marty Curtis made us all love baseball a little more

Published Friday, May 18th, 2018

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com CLAREMONT – Given his love of baseball, being as close to the action as possible was something Marty Curtis insisted on before becoming the head coach at Bunker Hill High some 35 years ago. Curtis, 67, said Friday his long coaching career at ‘The Hill’ is over – he’s retiring after spending 35 of his 46 …

BLAST FROM THE PAST: The day Harv faced Ripken, Murray, Lynn and Knight in his big-league debut

Published Monday, April 9th, 2018

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com On the day Hunter Harvey was called to the major leagues by the Baltimore Orioles, only fitting to take a quick trip down memory lane for a more detailed review of May 16, 1987 – the day his father, Bryan, made his debut in The Show against, really, a remarkable number of the game’s all-time greats. …