NORTHWESTERN FOOTHILLS 2A: Fulbright runs for 291 yards as E. Burke takes league lead

Published Sunday, March 14th, 2021

Elder throws for 230 yards, leading Bunker Hill’s romp past Draughn   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com East Burke High, which last won a conference varsity football title in in 2007, is off to a 3-0 start and atop the Northwestern Foothills 2A standings. The Cavs got a 291-yard night from running back Blane Fulbright, who carried 35 times, and powered …

COMMENTARY: Football was a small part of Coach Brown’s contributions

Published Monday, March 1st, 2021

We shared a special relationship over the past 45 years   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com Tom Brown has been gone, almost to the hour, for three days as I sit down to write on a quiet Sunday night about a man whose impact and life story can’t really be put into words. Last Thursday — the day the Lord called …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Legendary coach Tom Brown dies

Published Thursday, February 25th, 2021

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com MAIDEN — Legendary football coach Tom Brown, who came to the Greater Hickory area to play college football at then-Lenoir-Rhyne College and was later a high school head football coach at Maiden, Bunker Hill and East Burke, has died. Brown — who battled COVID-19 and other health concerns for several months — died at about 2:30 …

BREAKING NEWS: East Burke volleyball under quarantine

Published Tuesday, December 8th, 2020

Cavs join Maiden, Bandys, Newton-Conover as teams impacted this season by COVID-19   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com ICARD – East Burke High’s volleyball team is under quarantine and has rescheduled four matches. The Cavs will not play Northwestern Foothills 2A matches originally scheduled for Wednesday, Thursday, Dec. 15 and Dec. 17. East Burke is the fourth Greater Hickory area school …