BLAST FROM THE PAST: E. Burke versus N-C girls in hoops, last 20 years

Red Devils chase first win over Cavs with Sylvia White as their head coach   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com A look at the East Burke-Newton-Conover girls’ high school basketball games over the previous two decades (1998-99 through this season), as they prepare to play Saturday at 6 p.m. in Icard in the third round of the state 2A basketball playoffs: …

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL: Winkler resigns after 2 years as Alex Central head coach

HobbsDailyReport.com TAYLORSVILLE – Jonathan Winkler resigned Friday after two seasons as head girls’ basketball coach at Alexander Central, the school’s athletic department said in a press release. Winkler guided the Cougars to a record of 6-43 that includes his team going 2-23 overall and 1-13 and finishing in last place this season in the Northwestern 3A-4A. “I would like to …

FRIDAY’S HS GIRLS BASKETBALL SUMMARIES: N-C, Freedom go unbeaten in league play; Foard stuns Bunker Hill

HobbsDailyReport.com FRIDAY’S HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL SUMMARIES   NORTHWESTERN FOOTHILLS 2A FRED T. FOARD 58, BUNKER HILL 56 Bunker Hill            9       6     24     17—56 Foard                       15     17       5     21—58 BUNKER HILL 56—Addie Wray 26, Crystany White 11, Stotts 6, Lineberger 5, Bryant 4, Hamlett 2, Miller 2, Stoker, Martins. …

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL: Look at potential ties, how they would be broken

HobbsDailyReport.com A look at potential ties in the area girls’ high school basketball conference races – Friday closes the regular season – and they are PROJECTIONS based only on reviewing results and are completely UNOFFICIAL. Seeds for conference tournaments are just that. They are NOT binding seeds for the state tournaments, and the only written-in-stone seeds for the postseason are …