HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Red Devils corral Mustangs, finish second in league

HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – Newton-Conover High scored 32 first-half points on Friday night en route to a 39-21 home victory over East Lincoln that netted a second-place finish in South Fork 2A varsity football. The Red Devils (9-2, 6-1) finished a game behind Maiden in the conference race. Their only losses are two unbeaten teams, Hibriten by one point and Maiden …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: E. Lincoln nips W. Lincoln in OT, shares second place

HobbsDailyReport.com DENVER, N.C. – Going to overtime for the second straight game, East Lincoln High picked up an important South Fork 2A football victory over visiting West Lincoln 42-35 on Friday night. The Mustangs rallied from a 21-point deficit to eventually win in overtime on a 1-yard TD run by running back Chandler Jones and gain a share of second …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Blue Devils gut one out on night they dedicate stadium to Tom Brown

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com MAIDEN – Retired head coach Tom Brown always loved an action-filled, intense football battle – especially if Maiden High won – and the Blue Devils gave him an edge-of-the-seat game on the night they named their stadium after him. Locked in a back-and-forth battle they needed to win to set up a showdown for first place, …

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Morgan leads Maiden to tourney title, wins Player of Year

HobbsDailyReport.com MAIDEN – Second-seeded Maiden High’s girls, led by Kylie Morgan’s 29 kills and four aces, captured a South Fork 2A volleyball tournament title on Wednesday night, beating top-seeded and visiting East Lincoln 3-1. The Blue Devils — whose 12-2 regular-season record included a win at East Lincoln and a home loss to the Mustangs – prevailed 18-25, 25-20, 26-24, …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: East Lincoln wins 5th straight, battles Maiden next

HobbsDailyReport.com DENVER, N.C. – Bandys High couldn’t keep up with East Lincoln’s Joneses on Friday night. Running back Chandler Jones ran for 205 yards, and quarterback Chase Jones ran for two scores and threw for two others, as the host Mustangs trotted past the Trojans 38-13 in a South Fork 2A football game. East Lincoln (5-3, 4-0) won for the …