HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: South Fork 2A’s leading returning rushers

Published Friday, August 4th, 2017

HobbsDailyReport.com Editor’s note: Compiled by HobbsDailyReport.com, in cooperation with The Gaston Gazette, The Lincoln Times News and The Lenoir News-Topic. The content is otherwise copyrighted and should not be published without the written consent of HobbsDailyReport.com (linking to the post is OK). SOUTH FORK 2A (ALL totals are UNOFFICIAL, all players were listed as junior, sophomore or freshman on 2016 …

PGA GOLF: Poston has 5 birdies in Barracuda’s opening round

Published Friday, August 4th, 2017

HobbsDailyReport.com RENO, Nev. – After one round at the Barracuda Championship, former Hickory High golfer J.T. Poston is tied with four others golfers for 80th. He tees off at 7:55 a.m. on Friday with Peter Lonard of Australia and Patton Kizzire of Montgomery, Ala., for the second of four rounds at the Montreux Golf and Country Club. Poston shot a …

COLLEGE BASEBALL: Bowman joins coaching staff at Western Carolina

Published Friday, August 4th, 2017

HobbsDailyReport.com CULLOWHEE – Bryson Bowman, a former baseball star at South Caldwell High and for Caldwell County Post 29, is starting a coaching career in the sport he loves. West Carolina has announced Bowman, a college star for the Catamounts, is joining the staff of head coach Bobby Moranda as a volunteer assistant coach. “I couldn’t be more excited to …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Most varsity wins last 30 years

Published Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

HobbsDailyReport.com MOST VARSITY FOOTBALL WINS BY GREATER HICKORY AREA SCHOOLS (Unofficial totals of varsity teams in Alexander, Burke, Catawba, Caldwell counties only) Editor’s note: No teams are highlighted… those in color provide a link to that school’s athletic page on the site, and some of those pages are being built and are not yet ready to be linked. LAST 30 …

BLAST FROM THE PAST: Been 8 years and I still — and will always — miss him

Published Saturday, April 29th, 2017

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com It’s nearing 5 a.m. on Saturday morning as I write this – running behind but finding my second wind – but, in many ways, that’s only appropriate for the guy I wanted to tell you a bit about. It was eight years ago Friday that the stunning news came that one of the best people in …