HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: East Lincoln’s Spees wins Player of Year in South Fork 2A

Published Monday, January 25th, 2021

Mustangs win another league title, head coach takes Coach of the Year   By CHRIS HOBBS Hobbs Daily Report.com East Lincoln High swept the top awards in South Fork 2A volleyball this season after winning a league title for the third time in four seasons. Senior Kaylee Spees was named the South Fork 2A Player of the Year, conference officials …

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: East Lincoln becomes fourth South Fork 2A team to quarantine

Published Friday, December 11th, 2020

Maiden shuts out Bandys, stays atop conference standings   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com East Lincoln High became the fourth of eight schools in the South Fork 2A on Thursday to place its varsity volleyball team under quarantine. An e-mail from Butch Parker, the league’s administrator, said the Mustangs are sidelined effective Thursday. Quarantines are normally for 14 days. East Lincoln …

HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Bandys, E. Lincoln win, set up key volleyball match on Tuesday

Published Tuesday, November 24th, 2020

League-leading Fred T. Foard, Watauga win again   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com Bandys and East Lincoln won South Fork 2A high school volleyball matches on Monday night, setting up a key early match on Tuesday that could further tighten the conference race. East Lincoln (3-0) — a half-match up on Maiden (2-0) — travels to Bandys (2-1) on Tuesday for …

HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Bunker Hill’s Wray signs to play for App State

Published Thursday, November 12th, 2020

Mountaineers’ class of 9 also includes standout from East Lincoln   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com BOONE – Appalachian State’s softball program picked up nine recruits on Wednesday, including high school stars from Bunker Hill and East Lincoln. In a release posted at its website, Appalachian State announced its recruiting class includes shortstop Addie Wray of Bunker Hill and Katelynn Crowe …

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Ashley retiring after 33 years at East Lincoln

Published Thursday, April 23rd, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com DENVER, N.C. — After more than 30 years one high school, Chip Ashley will retire at the end of the week from the coaching staff at East Lincoln High. Ashley’s roles include assistant coaching jobs in varsity girls’ and boys’ basketball and he was also head coach in those two sports, including a stint as the leader of both …