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 …

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL: Hickory honors Helms for 450th career win

Published Thursday, February 13th, 2020

Game-by-game results give coach 449 wins at East Burke and with Red Tornadoes   Editor’s note: Information in this story, including research on Barbara Helms’ records, is copyrighted and can’t be reproduced in print, via broadcast or any other means without a direct waiver of the copyright by HobbsDailyReport.com. To request that waiver, email chobbs001@att.net. By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY …

BREAKING NEWS: East Burke hires former Foard head football coach Minor

Published Tuesday, February 4th, 2020

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com ICARD – East Burke High said Tuesday morning it has hired former Fred T. Foard head football coach Derrick Minor as its varsity football head coach. The decision was announced via a press release from Burke County Public Schools. School boards approve teaching contracts and coaches are assigned by school principals. Katie Moore is principal at …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: East Burke’s Buffamoyer resigns as head coach

Published Tuesday, November 26th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com ICARD – East Burke High will start its 47th varsity football season with its 10th head coach after the resignation of Mark Buffamoyer on Tuesday. Buffamoyer’s decision to step down after three seasons was announced in a press release by the Burke County Public Schools. He coached the Cavs to records of 2-9, 1-10 and 2-9 in three years …