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. …