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 …

WESTERN FOOTHILLS 3A FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Hickory Red Tornadoes

Published Tuesday, August 31st, 2021

HICKORY RED TORNADOES   Conference: Western Foothills 3A Head coach: Joe Glass (53-52-0, 9 years; 0-0-0 at Hickory, first year) Last season’s records: 0-7 overall; 0-6 Northwestern 3A-4A, seventh place Assistant coaches: Jody Weatherman, DC; D.J. Holloway, DL; Ronnie Hopper, DBs; Ronald Elay, DBs; Josh Coffey, OL; Mike Natoli, RBs-OC; Kyle Riddle, QBs; Tore Leach, WR Last season’s results: McDOWELL, …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: See photo of Hickory’s new turf field

Published Wednesday, July 28th, 2021

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY — Hickory High will play its first season on a turf field at Frank Barger Stadium in 2021. The Red Tornadoes will make their debut under new head coach Joe Glass on Aug. 20 at Alexander Central, then play their first game on the new turf on Aug. 27 against South Caldwell. Statewide realignment placed …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Hickory’s Everhart back at South Caldwell for senior season

Published Saturday, July 17th, 2021

He threw for nearly 1,000 yards as a junior but will play TE for Spartans   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com HUDSON – Nick Everhart, who would have been the second-leading returning passer in the Western Foothills 3A after averaging nearly 100 yards per game for Hickory High last season, will now be playing at South Caldwell. Everhart was a student-athlete …