HOBBSDAILYREPORT.COM: We welcome your thoughts, comments as we prep for another year

Published Saturday, October 24th, 2020

An open letter to the thousands of you who follow sports at HobbsDailyReport.com: Thank you for your interest in local sports coverage and specifically in HobbsDailyReport.com, our website launched in April 2017 that is still going strong (more than 1 million page views). We’ve been fortunate – no one in my small family has experienced COVID-19 – but we have …

NORTHWESTERN FOOTHILLS 2A: Volleyball schedule; first matches are Nov. 17

Published Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com The Northwestern Foothills 2A has released its 2020 varsity volleyball schedule with the first matches on Nov. 17. There are eight schools in the conference, same as last season, and none will play non-league matches this season because the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) is limiting teams to 14 matches due to COVID-19. Schools will play a …

NORTHWESTERN FOOTHILLS 2A: Football schedules; first varsity games on Feb. 26

Published Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com The Northwestern Foothills 2A has released its 2020 varsity and junior varsity football schedules. There are eight schools in the conference, same as last season, and none will play non-league games this season because the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) is limiting teams to seven games due to COVID-19. The first games are Feb. 26, and the …

HIGH SCHOOLS: E. Lincoln, Patton, Watauga win Wells Fargo Conference Cups

Published Friday, September 18th, 2020

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com CHAPEL HILL – East Lincoln, Patton and Watauga have won 2019-2002 Wells Fargo Conference Cup Championships from the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA). The Cup is annually presented to schools that have the top athletic programs in a conference and each league determined its method of earning points. Wachovia, and now Wells Fargo, has …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Patton hires Freedom’s defensive coordinator as head coach

Published Wednesday, September 16th, 2020

Mark Duncan has also been assistant at Crest, Richmond County during career   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com MORGANTON – Mark Duncan, defensive coordinator at Freedom High since 2017, will be Patton’s head football coach as the Panthers head into their 13th varsity season in February. A press release on Wednesday by the Burke County Public Schools said Duncan will leave …