HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Bandys’ Howard finishes with 4,633 career rushing yards

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com CATAWBA – With final official rushing totals of 39 carries for 189 yards in his 48th and final varsity football game for Bandys High, running back Ethan Howard closed his career with school records for single-season rushing and career rushing. Howard, a 5-foot-11, 245 pound senior, posted his 24th career game of 100 or more yards …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Trojans’ Howard, Knights’ Price lead All-South Fork 2A

HobbsDailyReport.com A 44-player All-South Fork 2A team for football this season is led by a record-setting senior running back from Bandys High and a sophomore defensive end from North Lincoln. In voting by league head coaches released by Butch Parker, the conference’s executive secretary, the Offensive Player of the Year award went to Bandys’ Ethan Howard. The Defensive Player of …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: Shelby ends 10-win season by North Lincoln

  Golden Lions face Hibriten in West 2AA final for second straight year HobbsDailyReport.com SHELBY – Shelby High ended North Lincoln’s football season on Friday night, winning 35-7 at home in the third round of the state 2AA playoffs. The fourth-seeded Golden Lions (11-3) go back to No. 2 seed Hibriten (14-0) on Friday to play for the West 2AA …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Watauga’s Greene, Freedom’s Birchfield lead All-Northwestern 3A-4A

Alexander Central’s Chapman tops on defense; Hickory kicker Boston wins Special Teams award   HobbsDailyReport.com A player who had an impact in multiple roles this season for Watauga High has been named the Northwestern 3A-4A football player of the year. The All-Northwestern 3A-4A team — released Saturday with 63 players picked — is led by Jackson Greene, a 5-foot-11, 185 …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Trojans’ Howard wins Golden Helmet Player of Year Award

HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – In a season of milestones, Bandys High senior running back Ethan Howard added another one on Tuesday – the 2018 Oldies 101.3 FM WNNC Coca-Cola Golden Helmet Player of the Year. Howard has rushed 245 times for 1,985 yards to move 109 yards away from setting a school single-season record for rushing yardage. Bandys (11-1) plays at …