BREAKING NEWS: Willis returning home to coach Hickory varsity boys

Published Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020

He is leaving The Citadel as associate head coach to work at his alma mater By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Daniel Willis — one of Catawba County’s top all-time high school basketball players — is coming home. Willis, an associate head coach at The Citadel, had a physical education teaching position approved on Monday night by the Hickory City …

BREAKING NEWS: Lincolnton hires ex-head coach as defensive coordinator, AD

Published Wednesday, May 13th, 2020

Tom Harper has previously been boss at E. Burke, Alex Central, Hickory and Fred T. Foard   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com LINCOLNTON – Tom Harper — a former head football coach in Alexander, Burke and Catawba counties — is moving to Lincolnton High as defensive coordinator and athletic director. Lincolnton head football coach Joe Glass welcomed Harper, who has been …

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 …