HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Hickory girls sidelined until Jan. 30

Published Wednesday, January 20th, 2021

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Hickory High’s varsity girls did not play on Tuesday night and will postpone three additional league games. Red Tornadoes athletic director David Craft indicated the girls won’t play again until a Saturday morning game on Jan. 30 at home against McDowell. In addition to not playing at Watauga on Tuesday night, the girls won’t …

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Foard, Hickory advance to second round

Published Wednesday, January 13th, 2021

Patton, McDowell, Watauga also advance to Thursday’s next round   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com Five of the six area teams in the state high school volleyball playoffs won first-round matches on Tuesday, including Fred T. Foard, Hickory and Patton. The next round is Thursday with Foard going to top-seeded R-S Central and Patton going to West Stokes in 2A. In …

LEGION BASEBALL: Hickory opens season Friday at home against Cherryville

Published Thursday, May 24th, 2018

HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – Hickory Post 48’s American Legion baseball season begins Friday at home against Cherryville. Post 48’s head coach is again Cameron Beard, a former Hickory player in Legion who also starred in baseball at Bunker Hill High. Friday’s season-opener is at 7 p.m. at Henkel-Alley Field at the Legion Fairgrounds. All of Post 48’s home games will be …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Red-hot Phillips sparks Hickory’s win at Bandys

Published Saturday, September 16th, 2017

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com CATAWBA — Bandys High head football coach Trent Lowman — himself a former quarterback of note — probably best summed up what happened to his Trojans on Friday night. Visiting Hickory, with Derrien Phillips enjoying a feast of a night at Butler Stadium, quickly ate up any hope Bandys had of winning a non-conference football game. …