BASEBALL: Athletes Lab adds Aaron Rembert to lead day-to-day operations

Published Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

Ex-Maiden star joins his brothers, other area prep head coaches in effort to boost baseball in area   HobbsDailyReport.com MAIDEN – Athletes Lab, a Maiden-based organization focused on developing local baseball players, has added former Mars Hill University head baseball coach Aaron Rembert to its staff. Starting Monday, he will lead the day-to-day operations of Athletes Lab as the company’s …

NORTHWESTERN FOOTHILLS 2A FOOTBALL: Media poll tabs Hibriten as favorite to repeat as champion

Published Friday, August 9th, 2019

Foard RB Corey Siemer gets the nod as preseason’s top player in the conference   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com Hibriten High is heavily favored to repeat as varsity football champion in the Northwestern Foothills 2A based on a preseason poll of media that covers the conference. The poll was coordinated by Justin Epley of the Morganton News Herald, and he …

BREAKING NEWS: Bunker Hill selects Johnson as next varsity boys’ basketball head coach

Published Thursday, August 8th, 2019

He’s from coaching family; dad a 500-game winner, brother head coach at Cox Mill   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com CLAREMONT – As a second generation head coach from a basketball family, Dylan Johnson doesn’t hesitate when asked what to tell fans of his next team to expect. He’s been named head boys’ varsity coach at Bunker Hill High, with his …

NORTHWESTERN 3A-4A FOOTBALL: Media poll favors Watauga to repeat as champion

Published Thursday, August 8th, 2019

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com A year after winning all seven of its league games, Watauga High is favored to win the Northwestern 3A-4A varsity football championship this season. That’s based on a preseason poll of media that covers the conference, which drops from eight teams to seven after West Caldwell’s request to drop a classification because of its declining enrollment …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Northwestern 3A-4A varsity football schedules

Published Saturday, August 3rd, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com NORTHWESTERN 3A-4A 2019 VARSITY FOOTBALL SCHEDULES  (all games at 7:30 p.m.) ALEXANDER CENTRAL COUGARS Aug. 23—at Hibriten Aug. 30—at Wilkes Central Sept. 6—Statesville Sept. 13—S. Iredell Sept. 20 – Olympic Oct. 4—WATAUGA Oct. 11—at FREEDOM Oct. 18—McDOWELL Oct. 25—ST. STEPHENS Nov. 1—at HICKORY Nov. 8—at S. CALDWELL FREEDOM PATRIOTS Aug. 23—Shelby Aug. 30—at Draughn Sept. 6—E. Burke Sept. 13—at …