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 …

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL: Super Saturday schedule set for Nov. 9 at Freedom

Published Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com MORGANTON – Freedom High’s annual Super Saturday is scheduled on Nov. 9, featuring 24 varsity girls’ basketball teams and some of the top squads from several states. The games will begin at 8:30 a.m. and be played at Freedom’s main and auxiliary gym and at the gym of Table Rock Middle School. The final games tip at 5:40 p.m. …