MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Jarrett enjoys workouts back at home

Published Tuesday, January 5th, 2021

HobbsDailyReport.com Nice video with Zach Jarrett — from Shot By Hype and posted on YouTube — that will help you get to know the former Hickory High and Charlotte baseball star, who is playing in the Baltimore Orioles organization. He has been assigned to the Norfolk Tides, the O’s Triple A team in Norfolk, Va. One of the best things …

BASEBALL: Zac Jarrett talks 2021 with Baysox radio crew

Published Thursday, December 17th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com Catch up on the minor league baseball career of former Hickory High star Zach Jarrett in an interview with a radio crew that follows Bowie (Md.) Baysox baseball. Jarrett will enter his fourth season in the Baltimore Orioles’ farm system after a sterling college career at Charlotte. Last season, Jarrett played for Class AA Bowie and High A Fredrick …

NFL: Former Hickory star Succop signs with Bucs, wins starting kicker’s job

Published Monday, September 7th, 2020

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com Former Hickory High kicking star Ryan Succop appears to ready to rebound. Succop — who played six games in 2019 with the Tennessee Titans before being sidelined by an injury — has signed with Tampa Bay, and he won the kicking job with the Bucs. Tampa Bay’s first game, with Tom Brady debuting at quarterback, is …

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Willis says timing was perfect to accept job as boys’ coach at Hickory

Published Wednesday, June 24th, 2020

One of Red Tornadoes’ all-time best athletes leaving The Citadel basketball staff   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – As Hickory High’s next varsity boys’ basketball head coach, Daniel Willis is excited about impacting the program by stressing the things that got him where he is. While playing multiple sports for the Red Tornadoes, Willis said he was taught discipline, …

BREAKING NEWS: Willis returning home to coach Hickory varsity boys

Published Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020

He is leaving The Citadel as associate head coach to work at his alma mater By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Daniel Willis — one of Catawba County’s top all-time high school basketball players — is coming home. Willis, an associate head coach at The Citadel, had a physical education teaching position approved on Monday night by the Hickory City …