EAST-WEST BOYS BASKETBALL: Freedom’s Abee scores 11 as West dominates

Published Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

Trio of Queens University signees spark 119-80 rout   HobbsDailyReport.com GREENBORO – Jay’den Turner, one of three Queens University signees on the West roster, led a 119-80 rout of the East on Monday night in the East-West All-Star boys’ basketball game at the Greensboro Coliseum. Turner — a 6-foot-5 guard from Southwest Guilford — made 11 of 17 field goals …

EAST-WEST GIRLS BASKETBALL: Wake Forest signee leads East to 3-point victory

Published Monday, July 15th, 2019

Freedom’s Madison Bailey, only area player for West, scores 3 points   HobbsDailyReport.com GREENSBORO – Led by Wake Forest signee Alexandria Scruggs, a 6-foot forward from Fayettevlle E.E. Smith, the East All-Stars nipped the West 81-78 on Monday night in girls’ basketball at the Greensboro Coliseum. Scruggs was named MVP of the annual seniors-only game sponsored by the North Carolina …

EAST-WEST BASKETBALL: Freedom’s Bailey, Abee will play for West on Monday night

Published Sunday, July 14th, 2019

West replaces 6 of 10 on girls’ original roster for battle with East   HobbsDailyReport.com GREENSBORO – Freedom High will have two players, one in each game, as the East-West All-Star basketball games are played Monday night at the Greensboro Coliseum. The Patriots’ Madison Bailey was one of six additions on a 10-player West roster for a 6:30 p.m. start …

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Zimmerman promoted to head boys’ coach at Freedom

Published Monday, June 17th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com MORGANTON – Clint Zimmerman on Monday got the endorsement of — and an opportunity from — the man he’s worked so closely with to maintain the tradition in boys’ basketball at Freedom High. The Burke County Schools announced in a press release that Casey Rogers, Freedom’s new principal, has selected Zimmerman to replace him as head coach of the …

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL: Rogers giving up coaching to become principal at Freedom

Published Saturday, June 1st, 2019

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com MORGANTON – Casey Rogers is a month away from a new path toward impacting the community he grew up in. Rogers — head boys’ varsity basketball coach at Freedom High and a former star player for his father at his alma mater — has resigned to that he can become principal at Freedom. He has been …