HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Beaver, Colosimo lead Foard to sixth victory of season

Published Saturday, October 21st, 2017

HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – Fred T. Foard High reached six varsity football wins for the 14th time in school history by tripping visiting Draughn 28-13 on Friday night in the Northwestern Foothills 2A. The Tigers (6-3, 2-2) are in fourth place in the league after a victory that featured running back Tate Beaver and quarterback Jack Colosimo combining for more than …

BLAST FROM THE PAST: Tigers’ Owens was a first down waiting to happen

Published Friday, October 20th, 2017

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – Running back Quintin Owens left his mark on the Fred T. Foard High football program by averaging nearly 7 1/2 yards every time he took a handoff. That was usually from Landon Isenhour in 2008, when Ryan Gettys coached the Tigers (9-3) to a state 3A playoff bid, and from Byron Fullenwider in 2009 …

WNNC OLDIES 101.3 FM GOLDEN HELMET WINNER: Tate Beaver, Fred T. Foard

Published Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – Fred T. Foard High’s Tate Beaver is the second Tigers player to win the WNNC Oldies 101.3 FM Coca-Cola Golden Helmet Award this season. Beaver, a 6-foot-1, 200 pound senior running back-linebacker, was named the Week 5 winner after leading Fred T. Foard’s fourth straight victory – a 55-34 win last Friday night over St. Stephens. Beaver …

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL: Shield leaves Lake Norman, will coach Indians

Published Friday, July 28th, 2017

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – St. Stephens’ pursuit of a third straight winning season in girls’ high school basketball will be directed by Roger Shield, head coach the past three seasons at Lake Norman. Shield has been hired to coach the Indians, 14-12 last season and 17-11 the season before that in a four-year tenure under Betsy Reynolds, who …