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 …

EAST-WEST FOOTBALL: Hibriten’s Jones, Baker on West roster for Wednesday’s game

Published Sunday, July 14th, 2019

After teams report to Greensboro, West has to replace 8 on roster   HobbsDailyReport.com GREENSBORO – Three players from Greater Hickory area conferences — including two Hibriten teammates — will play for the West in Wednesday night’s annual East-West All-Star high school football game. West head coach Johnny Sowell of Monroe and his staff selected Hibriten running back Marqwone Jones …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: McDowell in market for new head coach after Morgan goes to A.C. Reynolds

Published Saturday, May 18th, 2019

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com MARION – McDowell High will have a new head coach in football next season in the Northwestern 3A-4A, where five of the schools have hired new leaders since 2016. Andy Morgan, the Titans’ head coach for three years, has resigned to accept an assistant coaching job at A.C. Reynolds. Morgan replaced Carson Gowan after the 2015 …