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 …

COLLEGE SOFTBALL: With program coming in fall, CVCC adds 6 new players to roster

Published Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC) has added six players to its first recruiting class for softball, including a former player from Bunker Hill High. The Red Hawks, announcing the additions via a press release, picked up Ashley Parsons of Bunker Hill, Katie Camp of Cherryville, Alli Fay of East Davidson and three players – Audi Wallace, Sarah …

HIGH SCHOOLS: Joines retiring as girls’ basketball, softball coach at Bunker Hill

Published Saturday, May 18th, 2019

  By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com CLAREMONT – Randy Joines, whose second long run as an impactful teacher and coach endeared him to Bunker Hill High, is retiring. Joines, the Bears’ head girls’ varsity basketball coach since 2010 and their softball coach since 2014, announced Friday this school year is his last. He spent 20 years at North Wilkes High in …

NORTHWESTERN FOOTHILLS 2A ROUNDUP: Bears shut out Draughn, take league lead in softball

Published Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

Foard wins at Hibriten to move into first place in baseball HobbsDailyReport.com Payton Bryant threw a two-hitter, striking out nine, as Bunker Hill High nipped Draughn 4-0 on Tuesday at Bunker Hill to move into first place in Northwestern Foothills 2A softball. The Bears (5-1, 4-1) are a half-game in front of Fred T. Foard in the conference race. Bryant …