NEWTON-CONOVER HALL OF FAME: Trio of new members will be added Thursday night

Published Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – Newton-Conover High will add three inductees to its Athletic Hall of Fame on Thursday night at 7 p.m. at the school gym. No tickets are required to attend a ceremony that will honor the Class of 2019 – LaShawn Coulter, John Rabold and the late Linda Richards. LaShawn Coulter A 1990 graduate, he was a three-time all-conference …

COLLEGE: Lenoir-Rhyne will add 5 to Hall of Fame next month

Published Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Lenoir-Rhyne University’s newest Sports Hall of Fame Class will include five inductees. The Bears announced the new class — which will be induced on Oct. 13 on Homecoming Weekend before a football game against Limestone — via a press release. Meredith O’Connor, Scott Walker, Taylor Pugh, Benny Moose and Ben Sheffield will be inducted in a ceremony …

NCHSAA HALL OF FAME: Video from Wednesday’s session includes Freedom’s Marsha Crump

Published Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018

HobbsDailyReport.com CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) greeted the next class for its Hall of Fame on Wednesday. See the video, including details and comments from inductee Marsha Crump, a Hickory native who is one of the top girls’ varsity basketball coaches in state history at Freedom. Crump coaches five Patriots teams to state title …

CATAWBA COUNTY HALL OF FAME: Vols’ Barnes to be featured speaker

Published Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Rick Barnes, a graduate of Hickory High and Lenoir-Rhyne University and head men’s basketball coach at Tennessee, will be the featured speaker at the induction ceremony for this year’s class of the Catawba County Sports Hall of Fame. The Hickory Metro Sports Commission (HMSC) announced Barnes’ appearance via a press release on Tuesday. The induction banquet is …

BREAKING NEWS: Cranford, Morgan lead picks for Lenoir-Rhyne Hall of Fame

Published Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Lenoir-Rhyne University’s next Sports Hall of Fame class includes former star high school athletes from Newton-Conover and Hickory. The five new members — announced Tuesday by the school — are Christi Cranford, Jackie Gebhart, the late Bill Johnson, Cory Morgan and Jody Petty. The Hall Of Fame induction ceremony, part of LRU’s Homecoming Weekend, is scheduled Oct. …