HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Players from E. Lincoln, W. Lincoln, Alex Central make all-state

Published Wednesday, July 17th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com Three players from the Greater Hickory area’s three conferences have been named all-state in baseball by the North Carolina Baseball Coaches Association (NCBCA). Freshman Garrett Michel of East Lincoln and junior Chris Moxley of West Lincoln earned spots on the 2A team, while senior Byron Younts of Alexander Central was selected to the team in 3A. Michel, a third …

EAST-WEST BOYS BASKETBALL: Freedom’s Abee scores 11 as West dominates

Published Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

Trio of Queens University signees spark 119-80 rout   HobbsDailyReport.com GREENBORO – Jay’den Turner, one of three Queens University signees on the West roster, led a 119-80 rout of the East on Monday night in the East-West All-Star boys’ basketball game at the Greensboro Coliseum. Turner — a 6-foot-5 guard from Southwest Guilford — made 11 of 17 field goals …

EAST-WEST SOCCER: West roster features 4 girls from area conferences

Published Sunday, July 14th, 2019

Abby Walker of Fred T. Foard added for Tuesday girls’ match   HobbsDailyReport.com GREENSBORO – With the addition of Fred T. Foard High’s Abby Walker, one-fourth of the West roster for the East-West All-Star girls’ soccer match will be from the Greater Hickory area. Walker has been added to the 16-player roster for head coach Jason Dragoon of East Lincoln, …

EAST-WEST BASKETBALL: Freedom’s Bailey, Abee will play for West on Monday night

Published Sunday, July 14th, 2019

West replaces 6 of 10 on girls’ original roster for battle with East   HobbsDailyReport.com GREENSBORO – Freedom High will have two players, one in each game, as the East-West All-Star basketball games are played Monday night at the Greensboro Coliseum. The Patriots’ Madison Bailey was one of six additions on a 10-player West roster for a 6:30 p.m. start …

EAST-WEST GIRLS ALL-STAR SOCCER: West squad has 2 from Hickory plus stars from Tigers, Mustangs

Published Tuesday, May 28th, 2019

East Lincoln’s Dragoon coaching West girls in July 16 match in Greensboro   HobbsDailyReport.com GREENSBORO – One-fourth of the 16 spots on the West all-star girls’ high school soccer rosters are players West head coach Jason Dragoon of East Lincoln knows well. Dragoon tabbed Jenna Land of his own Mustangs, Abby Walker of Fred T. Foard, and Hickory’s Lauren Hayes …