MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Cobras halt Red Hawks’ unbeaten start

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute (CCC&TI) halted an unbeaten start by the Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC) men on Wednesday night with a 68-63 men’s basketball win at the Tarlton Complex. CCC&TI broke a 34-all tie at the half and won behind their free-throw shooting, going 22 of 39 while CVCC went 14 of 39, including …

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

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 …

NORTHWESTERN 3A-4A ROUNDUP: Strickland sparks Alex Central’s victory

New Watauga QB shines in win over Ashe County Editor’s note: A game story on St. Stephens will be posted separately on the website. HobbsDailyReport.com Lyndon Strickland ran for three touchdowns and returned a fumble for another on Friday night, sparking Alexander Central High’s 50-7 victory over Wilkes Central that extends the Cougars’ win streak in the series to 15 …

WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: South Caldwell’s Kale signs with Catawba Valley

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC) announced on Wednesday it has signed two women’s basketball players, including a three-year varsity player from nearby South Caldwell High. In a press release, CVCC head coach Tisha England announced her program will add Payton Kale of South Caldwell and Shamicah Sturdivant, who played at Sugar Creek Charter in Charlotte. Kale averaged …

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS SOCCER: Hibriten’s Herrera earns spot on West All-Star roster

HobbsDailyReport.com GREENSBORO – Hibriten High forward Allison Herrera will play for the West in the annual East-West girls’ high school all-star game in July. Herrera was the only selection from the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A and Northwestern 3A-4A when the 16-player West roster was released on Wednesday by the North Carolina Coaches Association (NCCA). The match is scheduled …