HIGH SCHOOLS: Catawba County stays with Plan B as school year approaches

Published Wednesday, August 5th, 2020

Gov. Cooper extends Phase 2 until Sept. 11, 10 days after scheduled first practices   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – Catawba County Schools will remain in Plan B as they head toward opening on Aug. 17. The school system’s board of education held an emergency meeting on Wednesday regarding COVID-19 and what’s ahead. In Plan B, students will attend …

LENOIR-RHYNE ANNUAL DINNER: Bears to celebrate 100 years of football on Thursday night

Published Saturday, July 27th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Lenoir-Rhyne University’s kickoff celebration for the 100th season of Bears football is scheduled Thursday at the school’s Annual Dinner. The Bears Club’s event is at Moretz Mills with cocktails served at 6 p.m. and dinner – courtesy of Texas Roadhouse – starting at 6:45 p.m. A tour of LRU’s new Neill McGeachy Sports Performance Center is available …

EAST-WEST FOOTBALL: East wins handily after holding West to no first downs

Published Thursday, July 18th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com GREENSBORO – Sparked by the longest scoring pass in East-West All-Star Game history and a dominating defense, the East beat the West 20-8 on Wednesday night. The East held the West to no first downs, 36 rushing yards on 19 carries and 155 yards on offense. The game was played in 90-degree weather at Greensboro Grimsley High’s Jamieson Stadium. …

FOOTBALL CAMP: ‘Little Indian’ at St. Stephens scheduled for July 29-31

Published Sunday, July 14th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – St. Stephens High’s annual “Little Indian Football Camp” is scheduled July 29-31 at the high school. The camp is for rising first through eighth-graders under the direction of St. Stephens head football coach Wayne Hicks. Daily camp times will be from 6:30-8 p.m. on the Indians’ football field. Registration is at 5:30 p.m. at the field on …