HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Unbeaten Maiden scores 68, mashes Cavaliers

Blue Devils’ defense hasn’t allowed a score in 2-0 start HobbsDailyReport.com ICARD – A crushing defense and another 200-yard passing game by Bain Sipe ignited Maiden High on Friday night as the visiting Blue Devils cruised past East Burke 68-0 to improve to 2-0. Maiden’s defense has not allowed a point yet by an opposing offense after the only points …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Trojans rout Foard, go to 2-0 under new head coach

Bandys averaging more than 45 points per game under Eanes HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – The formula Tom Eanes brought to Bandys High – play tough defense and run the ball hard—is working well. A week after rushing for more than 400 yards to win Eanes’ first game as the Trojans’ head coach, the Trojans collected another one on Friday night, winning …

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 …

HS FOOTBALL: Best receiving years since 2000 in Catawba County topped by Blue Devils’ McClain

HobbsDailyReport.com In the previous 18 high school football seasons, nine receivers posted 1,000-yard years, led by Petey McClain of Maiden with 1,449 yards in 2005. The top seasons over that period were from Bandys in five seasons, Maiden twice and one each from Fred T. Foard and one from Newton-Conover. In addition to McClain’s 1,449 yards, top top single-season marks …

HS FOOTBALL: The 9 Catawba County rushers with 2K yards since 2000 (2 did it twice)

HobbsDailyReport.com TOP RUSHING SEASONS IN CATAWBA COUNTY (2000-2017) Editor’s note: This list is copyrighted by HobbsDailyReport.com and may not be reproduced or republished in its entirety without permission. Email Chris Hobbs at hobbsdailyreport@gmail.com to request that permission. Season                        Player/School                                            Att.-Yards                         TDs 2016                                Caleb Farley, Maiden                               191-2,481                     37 2006                               Tommy Henry, Maiden                           409-2,402                   36 …