MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Hickory’s Jarrett gets into Orioles’ lineup

Published Monday, March 21st, 2022

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com SARASOTA, Fla. – Former Hickory High star Zach Jarrett got an at-bat in Sunday with the spring training lineup of the Baltimore Orioles. Jarrett, an outfielder who finished last season at Triple A Norfolk (Va.) was assigned to the Orioles on Sunday and played left field while getting his at-bat at sixth in the order. He …

MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Trojans’ Deal playing for Rome; ex-HHS star Jarrett with Shorebirds

Published Friday, April 13th, 2018

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com CATAWBA – Fans of Catawba County baseball – and more specifically at Bandys High – have another 23-year-old to follow as he makes progress in the minor leagues. In addition to first-round draft pick Hunter Harvey’s two-day stay in the major leagues earlier this month with the Baltimore Orioles, former Trojans left-hander Hayden Deal has been …

THE BOBBY LUTZ STORY: Documentary now available for viewing online

Published Friday, March 9th, 2018

HobbsDailyReport.com DENVER, N.C. – The documentary film that chronicles the life of Bobby Lutz — a production by Level One Life Stories — is now online and available for view (see link below). Lutz is a former Bandys High athlete who left law school to follow a dream of coaching, which he did at the high school level (Bandys, Parkwood, …

DOCUMENTARY DEBUT: Story of Bobby Lutz’s career will unfold on Sunday

Published Thursday, February 15th, 2018

HobbsDailyReport.com Bobby Lutz, a former player and basketball coach at Bandys High whose college coaching career has included stints as head coach at Pfeiffer and Charlotte, is looking forward to Sunday’s showing of a documentary about his life. Here’s a link to an excellent read about the 1976 grad of Bandys — a Charlotte graduate who first thought he’d pursue …