BREAKING NEWS: Catawba County Hall of Fame adds 5; induction set for May 2021

Published Thursday, March 26th, 2020

Selections include former Bandys star Chappell, St. Stephens’ wrestling coach, ex-Hickory standout Willis   HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – The Hickory Metro Sports Commission’s Catawba County Sports Hall of Fame has made five selections for its Class of 2020 but won’t induct the picks until May of 2021. The induction ceremony is delayed because of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) regulations at the local, state …

CATAWBA COUNTY SPORTS HALL OF FAME: Class to be announced soon but no induction ceremony this year

Published Thursday, March 19th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – The induction ceremony for the Class of 2020 for the Catawba County Sports Hall of Fame has been cancelled. The class is expected to announced early next week – as well as a Team of Distinction for 2020 – but induction will come in May of 2021, Ju Ju Phillips, chairman of the Hall of Fame committee, …

CATAWBA COUNTY SPORTS HALL OF FAME: Close-knit group grows to 89 with induction of Class of 2019

Published Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – The Catawba County Sports Hall of Famers are a close-knit group. When the fraternity grew by five on Monday night at the Highland Recreation Center, nearly 50 of the 89 members – or someone from their family – came to honor a five-person class of inductees. The Hall of Fame — in its 19th …

CATAWBA COUNTY SPORTS HALL OF FAME: Class of 2019 will be inducted Monday night

Published Monday, May 13th, 2019

READ MORE ON EACH INDIVIDUAL SELECTED: 2019 CCSHOF announcement HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – The next class of the Catawba County Sports Hall of Fame will be inducted on Monday night at Highland Recreation Center in Hickory. The Hickory Metro Sports Commission (HMSC) will recognize these individuals in the Class of 2019, and they will bring membership to 94: Catawba College all-time …

CATAWBA COUNTY SPORTS HALL OF FAME: UNC assistant Woods will be keynote speaker

Published Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Sparky Woods, a former head football coach at Appalachian State and South Carolina, will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Catawba County Sports Hall of Fame (CCSHOF) inductions. Woods, an assistant on Mack Brown’s coaching staff at North Carolina, has worked on the same coaching staff as Class 0f 2019 inductee Brad Lawing during his career. …