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 …

NCHSAA AWARDS: Female athletes from Bandys, Freedom win Bradshaw regional scholarships

Published Friday, April 26th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com CHAPEL HILL – Danielle Brown of Bandys and Sierra Davenport of Freedom are among 16 regional winners of Willie Bradshaw Endowed Scholarships from the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA). They each will receive $750 in scholarship money and be eligible to for a $1,000 scholarship that goes to one male and one female athletic in the state. …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Glass officially hired as Lincolnton’s head coach

Published Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

Wolves will be guided by a Burke County native HobbsDailyReport.com LINCOLNTON – Joe Glass — a Freedom High graduate whose football head-coaching experience includes a stint at Patton – is the new head football coach at Lincolnton. His official hire as the Wolves’ new head coach comes after approval of a teaching contract by the Lincoln County Board of Education …

NORTHWESTERN 3A-4A ROUNDUP: Greene leads Watauga to victory, start of 3-0

Published Sunday, September 2nd, 2018

Alex Central wins, can get head coach career win No 125 on Friday Editor’s note: A game story on Hickory will be posted separately on the website. HobbsDailyReport.com Quarterback Jackson Greene ran for 203 yards on eight carries – averaging 25.3 yards per carry – as Watauga High toppled visiting Avery County 58-7 on Friday night for a 3-0 start. …

NORTHWESTERN FOOTHILLS 2A ROUNDUP: Hibriten’s run game overpowering in 19th straight victory

Published Sunday, September 2nd, 2018

Fat Friday rained out, reset for Monday at East Burke Editor’s note: Game stories on Bunker Hill and Fred T. Foard will be posted separately on the website. HobbsDailyReport.com Hibriten High got four rushing touchdowns by McKinley Witherspoon and seven overall on Friday night, blasting visiting Ashe County 56-14 to continue its football win streaks. Witherspoon scored on runs of …