HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS GOLF: Hickory’s McDonald top player in Northwestern 3A-4A

HobbsDailyReport.com Hickory High’s Anna McDonald has been picked as the Northwestern 3A-4A’s Player of the Year in girls’ golf. The all-conference team is led by four picks from McDowell, the conference champion, and four from Alexander Central, which finished in fourth place. Freedom’s Rob Scott was named Coach of the Year after the Patriots finished second in the league. McDowell …

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS SOCCER: Co-champs Watauga, Hickory lead All-Northwestern 3A-4A

HobbsDailyReport.com Conference co-champions Watauga and Hickory had the top player and coach, respectively, in boys’ high school soccer this year in the Northwestern 3A-4A. The All-Northwestern 3A-4A team — selected in voting by the league’s head coaches — is led by Watauga’s Jair Alvarez as Player of the Year and Hickory’s Brian Jillings as Coach of the Year. The league’s …

NORTHWESTERN 3A-4A: Cougars clip Hickory, finish second in conference

Hickory falls to 5-6, ties St. Stephens for third place HobbsDailyReport.com TAYLORSVILLE – Alexander Central High scored the game’s final 17 points – 15 of them in the fourth quarter — and beat visiting Hickory 31-17 on Thursday night to close the regular season and finish second in Northwestern 3A-4A football. The Cougars (9-2, 5-2) trailed 17-14 after a 23-yard …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Hickory at Alex Central game moved up to Thursday

HobbsDailyReport.com TAYLORSVILLE – The threat of rainy weather on Friday night has moved the Hickory at Alexander Central high school football game up by one night. On Tuesday, Alexander Central officials announced the Northwestern 3A-4A game — which closes the regular season for all of the conference’s teams — will now be played Thursday night at 7 p.m. at Alexander …

NORTHWESTERN 3A-4A: King’s late score lifts Indians past Red Tornadoes

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Xavian King ran for 130 yards and scored a game-winning touchdown with two minutes, 20 seconds to play on Friday night as St. Stephens High edged archrival Hickory 28-21 and beat the Red Tornadoes for the fourth time in five seasons. The visiting Indians (4-7, 3-4) won for the seventh time in a 32-game series that began …