HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Patton hires Freedom’s defensive coordinator as head coach

Published Wednesday, September 16th, 2020

Mark Duncan has also been assistant at Crest, Richmond County during career   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com MORGANTON – Mark Duncan, defensive coordinator at Freedom High since 2017, will be Patton’s head football coach as the Panthers head into their 13th varsity season in February. A press release on Wednesday by the Burke County Public Schools said Duncan will leave …

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Hickory assistant named head coach of Davie County girls

Published Wednesday, June 10th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com MOCKSVILLE – Lindsey Adams, an assistant coach at Hickory High last season and former player at Patton and Freedom, has been named varsity girls’ basketball coach at Davie County. Adams, 22, played two seasons at Patton and two at Freedom. MORE COVERAGE (Salisbury Post): https://www.salisburypost.com/2020/06/09/high-school-basketball-adams-is-new-davie-girls-coach/  

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: NCHSAA declares N-C girls, Freedom boys among state co-champs

Published Thursday, April 30th, 2020

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com CHAPEL HILL – A decision by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) on Wednesday netted the Newton-Conover girls and Freedom boys’ state co-championships in basketball. At a regularly-scheduled meeting of its board of directors, the board decided the East and West Regional winners would share a state title in each classification. The coronavirus outbreak …

HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY BOYS BASKETBALL: Freedom nips Huss, advances to state 3A title game (Regional summaries)

Published Saturday, March 7th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com HIGH SCHOOL BOYS STATE BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS SATURDAY’S REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS 1A East at Minges Coliseum, E. Carolina, noon: No. 6 Henderson Collegiate 68, No. 1 N. Edgecombe 48 … No. 6 Henderson Collegiate (26-10) advances to state title game. Game summary: 2020 Men’s 1A Eastern Regional Final – Henderson Collegiate 68 – North Edgecombe 48 West at Tarlton Complex, …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Freedom hires Shelby defensive coordinator, former Maiden player

Published Thursday, February 27th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com MORGANTON – Freedom High’s new head football coach played for one area power and has coached at another. In a press release on Wednesday, the Patriots announced they’ve hired former Maiden player Justin Hawn – defensive coordinator at Shelby since 2013 – as the 12th head football coach in school history. He replaces Luke Little, who left after two …