EAST-WEST BOYS BASKETBALL: Freedom’s Abee scores 11 as West dominates

Published Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

Trio of Queens University signees spark 119-80 rout   HobbsDailyReport.com GREENBORO – Jay’den Turner, one of three Queens University signees on the West roster, led a 119-80 rout of the East on Monday night in the East-West All-Star boys’ basketball game at the Greensboro Coliseum. Turner — a 6-foot-5 guard from Southwest Guilford — made 11 of 17 field goals …

EAST-WEST BASKETBALL: Freedom’s Bailey, Abee will play for West on Monday night

Published Sunday, July 14th, 2019

West replaces 6 of 10 on girls’ original roster for battle with East   HobbsDailyReport.com GREENSBORO – Freedom High will have two players, one in each game, as the East-West All-Star basketball games are played Monday night at the Greensboro Coliseum. The Patriots’ Madison Bailey was one of six additions on a 10-player West roster for a 6:30 p.m. start …

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Zimmerman promoted to head boys’ coach at Freedom

Published Monday, June 17th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com MORGANTON – Clint Zimmerman on Monday got the endorsement of — and an opportunity from — the man he’s worked so closely with to maintain the tradition in boys’ basketball at Freedom High. The Burke County Schools announced in a press release that Casey Rogers, Freedom’s new principal, has selected Zimmerman to replace him as head coach of the …

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL: Rogers giving up coaching to become principal at Freedom

Published Saturday, June 1st, 2019

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com MORGANTON – Casey Rogers is a month away from a new path toward impacting the community he grew up in. Rogers — head boys’ varsity basketball coach at Freedom High and a former star player for his father at his alma mater — has resigned to that he can become principal at Freedom. He has been …

BREAKING NEWS: Swanson will shift from coaching varsity boys at Bunker Hill to guiding girls’ team

Published Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

Bears name Sadie Norris, assistant in softball, as that sport’s new leader   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com CLAREMONT – Lee Swanson is moving from varsity boys’ basketball head coach at Bunker Hill High to guiding the girls’ varsity team next season. Bunker Hill Athletic Director James Byrd confirmed by e-mail on Wednesday that Swanson — the boys’ leader for the …