HIGH SCHOOL BOYS SOCCER: Western Alamance nips Hickory for 3A state title

Published Saturday, November 20th, 2021

HobbsDailyReport.com CARY – After a tightly played opening 75 minutes with relatively few chances for either side on Friday night, Western Alamance High managed to generate a forward attack that drew a penalty kick. Ian Bacchus made no mistake with the shot from the penalty spot in the 76th minute, slotting the ball low in the left side to put the …

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS SOCCER PLAYOFFS: Hickory home, plays fourth round match Wednesday night

Published Tuesday, November 9th, 2021

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY — Hickory High announced Tuesday its fourth-round boys’ state 3A playoff match at home against Central Academy will be played Wednesday night. The third-seeded Red Tornadoes (20-3-1) will battle No. 7 seed Central Academy of Monroe (16-6-3) at 6 p.m. Admission is $7 and overflow parking will be used in the front school lot. Gates open on Wednesday …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Hickory moves varsity game to Wednesday

Published Monday, October 25th, 2021

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com Hickory High announced late Monday it is moving its varsity football battle with Statesville on the road from Friday night to Wednesday night. The Red Tornadoes (6-3, 5-1) — winless in the spring and in their first season with Joe Glass as head coach — can gain a share of the Western Foothills 3A title by …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Hickory to name field after ex-coach on Oct. 8

Published Wednesday, September 29th, 2021

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY — Hickory High will honor former football head coach David Elder on Oct. 8 by naming its new turf field at Barger Stadium after Elder. Elder was the head coach in 1996 when the Red Tornadoes rolled to an unbeaten season (16-0) and state 3A title in dominating fashion. That 1996 team will celebrate a …

HIGH SCHOOLS: Hickory naming football field, baseball complex after Elder, Craft

Published Friday, September 17th, 2021

The football field at Frank Barger Stadium, home of Hickory High’s Red Tornadoes, will be named David Elder Field. The ceremony for that is scheduled on Oct. 8./HICKORY PUBLIC SCHOOLS PHOTO Ceremony for football is Oct. 8, when school will celebrate the 25th anniversary of 1996’s unbeaten state title team   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY –The football field and …