LEGION BASEBALL PLAYOFFS: Gaston Braves end season for Hickory (6-15)

Published Friday, July 8th, 2022

Burke County, Caldwell County advance; second round series start Friday night   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – The Gaston Braves completed a Game 3 victory over Hickory on Wednesday night, winning 6-5 in nine innings to complete a first-round sweep in Area IV American Legion playoff baseball. Gaston, the East No. 2 seed, led the game 5-4 when it …

OBIT: Former South Caldwell star, head coach Hardee dies at 62

Published Tuesday, June 7th, 2022

He played on first Spartans team, was head  coach at alma mater for 10-plus years   Editor’s note: All content on HobbsDailyReport.com is copyrighted — including the history of South Caldwell football included in this article – and can’t be published by print media or broadcast without crediting HobbsDailyReportcom’s research or obtaining a copyright waiver. To request a waiver, e-mail …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Kirkpatrick, first HC at South Caldwell, dies

Published Wednesday, May 18th, 2022

“Red” was also the last head football coach at Granite Falls; sons followed him into coaching   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com GRANITE FALLS – Don “Red” Kirkpatrick — the last head football coach at old Granite Falls High and the first at South Caldwell — died on Tuesday morning. His son, Marc, notified HobbsDailyReport.com on Tuesday that his father passed …

HIGH SCHOOLS: Tuesday’s varsity schedule

Published Tuesday, November 17th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY SPORTS SCHEDULE Tuesday’s schedule of high school volleyball and cross country events for varsity sports teams in the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A and Northwestern 3A-4A. Attendance at volleyball is limited to 25 and to 100 for cross country by instruction from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHS) and its guidelines …


Published Tuesday, November 17th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com MONDAY’S HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY SPORTS RESULTS VOLLEYBALL Northwestern 3A-4A Freedom at S. Caldwell, ppd., Nov. 17 McDowell 3, Alexander Central 2 (15-25, 22-25, 25-10, 26-16, 15-10) Watauga 3, St. Stephens 0 CROSS COUNTRY Northwestern 3A-4A Freedom at Watauga Hickory at S. Caldwell St. Stephens at McDowell