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 …

LEGION BASEBALL: Services for Waters, ex-Post 48 leader and State Commissioner, this week

Published Monday, June 15th, 2020

Receiving on Tuesday night , celebration of life on Wednesday afternoon at Providence Baptist Church   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Roy C. Waters — a fixture in American Legion baseball at both a local and state level for more than 25 years – will be buried on Wednesday. Waters, 84, became athletic director for Hickory Post 48 in …

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Wolfpack hires Foard graduate as men’s basketball assistant

Published Thursday, May 21st, 2020

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com RALEIGH – A Fred T. Foard High graduate joined the N.C. State men’s basketball staff as an assistant coach on Wednesday. Mike Summey is at N.C. State, his alma mater, after five seasons as an assistant coach at Bowling Green. As a senior at N.C. State, Summey was head student manager under head coach Les Robinson. …

BREAKING NEWS: Hodges resigns as Foard varsity boys’ head coach

Published Friday, May 15th, 2020

He will consider retirement from teaching late in next school year   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – Fred T. Foard High is looking for a new head coach for its varsity boys’ basketball team. Foard athletic director Samy Shreitah said Friday the position is open after Andy Hodges – head coach the last six seasons – decided to resign …