HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Mustangs need home win Friday to stay alive

Published Thursday, May 26th, 2022

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com The 415th game for Chris Matile as head baseball coach at East Lincoln High is going to be a big one. The Mustangs — seeded No. 11 in the West 3A bracket — dropped Game 1 of the West title series on Wednesday night at top-seeded South Rowan, 11-1. On Friday night at 7 p.m., East …

HS SOFTBALL PLAYOFFS: South Stanly, West Stanly grab West titles

Published Saturday, May 21st, 2022

HobbsDailyReport.com HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL PLAYOFFS (For complete East brackets and updates, visit www.nchsaa.org) Playing dates: First round, May 10; second round, May 13; third round, May 17; fourth round, May 20; regional titles series (best-of-3), May 24-28; state championship series, best-of-3, site TBA, June 2-3. 1A CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES (best-of-3) WEST No. 11 S. Stokes (21-6) vs. No. 1 S. Stanly …

SOUTH FORK 2A: Conference closer to launching its website, provide event streaming

Published Friday, October 23rd, 2020

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com The South Fork 2A is making progress on a launch of its own website and an opportunity for fans to pay to watch live streaming of some athletic events. In a Facebook post, the South Fork 2A’s Butch Parker said details about events that will be streamed this season will be available next week at sfcnetwork.tv. …

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS SOCCER: Trio of area stars selected for West All-Stars

Published Friday, February 28th, 2020

E. Lincoln forwards Chase Gilley, Logan Gilley and Newton-Conover’s Joplin on 16-man roster HobbsDailyReport.com GREENSBORO – Three boys’ soccer stars from the Greater Hickory area are headed to the East-West All-Star game. West head coach Jay Niessner of Central Academy of Technology Arts (CATA) selected goalkeeper Jon Joplin of Newton-Conover and East Lincoln’s duo of forwards Chase Gilley and Logan …