BREAKING NEWS: East Burke hires former Foard head football coach Minor

Published Tuesday, February 4th, 2020

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com ICARD – East Burke High said Tuesday morning it has hired former Fred T. Foard head football coach Derrick Minor as its varsity football head coach. The decision was announced via a press release from Burke County Public Schools. School boards approve teaching contracts and coaches are assigned by school principals. Katie Moore is principal at …

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS TENNIS: Foard’s Woglemuth-Cummings team takes state 2A doubles title

Published Saturday, October 26th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com Fred T. Foard High has a state girls’ tennis doubles championship team. The Tigers’ Alexis Woglemuth and Hannah Cummings won the 2A title on Saturday at the Cary Tennis Park, beating Hendersonville’s Olivia Pursley and Anna Trace 6-0, 6-3. Woglemuth and Cummings reached the final with a win of 6-2, 6-1 over Marlie Stephenson and Chloe Bethea of Oak …

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Regular season champ Foard adds tourney title in Northwestern Foothills 2A

Published Thursday, October 24th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – Fred T. Foard High swept Patton 25-15, 25-9, 25-20 on Wednesday night at Foard, completing going unbeaten against all Northwestern Foothills 2A foes with a league tournament championship. Dara Shaffer of Foard was named the tournament MVP. The top-seeded Tigers, 14-0 in the regular season, are 17-0 against the other seven teams in the conference this season. …

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Foard faces Patton for league tournament title

Published Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON — Fred T. Foard High can go unbeaten against Northwestern Foothills 2A volleyball teams with a victory on Wednesday night at home over Patton. The top-seeded Tigers (25-1) face the No. 2 Panthers (20-5) at 6 p.m. at Foard after both won semifinal matches at home on Tuesday night. Foard downed No. 4 East Burke 4-0 in Newton …

NORTHWESTERN FOOTHILLS 2A ROUNDUP: Bears score 15 in baseball, knock Foard out of share of first

Published Friday, March 15th, 2019

West Iredell freshman strikes out 11 in win over East Burke HobbsDailyReport.com Carson Sigmon had three hits and drove in five runs on Thursday night, helping Bunker Hill High roll to a 15-2 baseball victory over Fred T. Foard on the road. The Bears won a Northwestern Foothills 2A game after scoring three runs in the first inning and tacking …