HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Foard under quarantine, games with Hibriten are off

Published Monday, March 8th, 2021

Hibriten picks up game on Friday at North Rowan   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – The high school football games scheduled this week between Hibriten and Fred T. Foard won’t be played. In an e-mail on Monday, Foard athletic director Samy Shreitah said the Tigers’ junior varsity game on Thursday in Lenoir and their varsity game on Friday at …

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Foard’s Thao, Lombardi win top 2A state awards

Published Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com The top two awards in 2A volleyball, as chosen by the North Carolina Volleyball Coaches Association (NCVBCA), are headed to Fred T. Foard High. The coaching association has announced its 2A player of the year in the state is Foard senior Michelle Thao, MVP for the second straight season as the Tigers repeated as state 2A …

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Foard wins again, locks up league’s top playoff seed

Published Friday, December 25th, 2020

Tigers reach 12-0 in conference play   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com Fred T. Foard High assured an opportunity to defend its state 2A volleyball title on Wednesday by locking up at least a Northwestern Foothills 2A co-title and the league’s top postseason bid. The Tigers beat second-place Patton 25-12, 25-23, 25-8 at Foard in a morning match to assure they’ll …

BREAKING NEWS: Whitener promoted to head varsity boys’ coach at Foard

Published Friday, July 31st, 2020

Former star of last Tigers boys’ team with winning record takes over program   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – Fred T. Foard High is turning to one of its former basketball stars to boost its varsity boys’ program. Nolan Whitener — an assistant for the Tigers last year and a leader on Foard’s team his senior year (2014-15) by …

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Indians head coach Windham resigns, takes central office position

Published Wednesday, June 24th, 2020

Former Fred T. Foard player coached St. Stephens varsity for last 7 seasons   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Adam Windham is leaving as head varsity baseball coach at St. Stephens High to work in the central office for Catawba County Schools. Starting Aug. 10, Windham will serve as Career Development Coordinator in the CTE Department, replacing retiring Kimberly …