SOUTH FORK 2A COURAGE AWARD: Bandys’ Wagner wins battles with leukemia to play for Trojans

Published Thursday, May 30th, 2019

Bandys High Athletic Director Brandon Harbinson presents the South Fork 2A’s Courage Award for 2019 to Ashley Wagner, who has undergone treatment for leukemia twice during her high school career. She played tennis and basketball for the Trojans and is now headed to Clemson to study veterinary medicine./SOUTH FORK 2A PHOTO Sidelined by illness as a freshman, she reaches goals …

EAST-WEST GIRLS BASKETBALL ALL-STARS: No area players make July’s game in Greensboro

Published Thursday, May 30th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com GREENSBORO – Rosters for the East-West All-Star girls’ basketball game, part of East-West Week for the North Carolina Coaches Association (NCCA), have been released but no players from area league will be in the game. A 10-player West roster selected by head coach Shane Slate of North Surry and his assistant, Brooke Stouder of Carson, did not have any …

BREAKING NEWS: Swanson will shift from coaching varsity boys at Bunker Hill to guiding girls’ team

Published Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

Bears name Sadie Norris, assistant in softball, as that sport’s new leader   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com CLAREMONT – Lee Swanson is moving from varsity boys’ basketball head coach at Bunker Hill High to guiding the girls’ varsity team next season. Bunker Hill Athletic Director James Byrd confirmed by e-mail on Wednesday that Swanson — the boys’ leader for the …

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL: Sharpe named interim head coach at Alexander Central

Published Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

He guided junior varsity girls to 18-0 record last season, Northwestern 3A-4A title   HobbsDailyReport.com TAYLORSVILLE – Larry Sharpe, head coach of the Alexander Central High junior varsity girls’ basketball team the last 10 years, has been elevated to interim head coach for next season. The Alexander Central athletic department announced Sharpe’s new position in a press release. He has …