BREAKING NEWS: Bunker Hill’s Curtis retiring after 35 years as baseball head coach (updated)

Published Friday, May 18th, 2018

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com CLAREMONT – Bunker Hill High’s Marty Curtis is retiring after 35 seasons as the Bears’ head baseball coach. The school announced Curtis’ decision on Friday. “It is with a heavy heart that the Bunker Hill athletic department accepted the resignation of Coach Marty Curtis as baseball coach,” a press release provided by Bears athletic director Damon …

HS BASEBALL STATE PLAYOFFS: W. Forsyth visits S. Caldwell on Tuesday in third round

Published Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

HobbsDailyReport.com STATE BASEBALL PLAYOFF PAIRINGS (South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A, Northwestern 3A-4A teams in all caps) Note: To view complete state pairings, visit https://www.nchsaa.org/ Third round (must be played by Tuesday) WEST 2A No. 5 Forbush (22-5) at No. 4 Smoky Mountain (20-3), Tuesday No. 10 Ledford (24-3) vs. No. 2 R-S Central (23-3), Tuesday No. 22 Salisbury (17-10) …

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Standings through Friday’s playoff games

Published Friday, May 11th, 2018

HobbsDailyReport.com HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL STANDINGS (through Friday, May 11 games… teams in bold still alive in playoffs) SOUTH FORK 2A                                                                  Conf.                       All                    Streak a-N. Lincoln                                   13-1                      23-2                     Won 16 b-Bandys                                            11-3                      20-5                         Lost 2 Lincolnton                                             9-5                        12-9                    Lost 1 …

STATE BASEBALL PLAYOFFS: Tidbits, history for Alex, Catawba, Caldwell teams

Published Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

HobbsDailyReport.com BASEBALL PLAYOFF TIDBITS ON AREA  TEAMS (Alexander, Catawba, Caldwell counties only) (All facts are from playoff format/brackets started in 1984 through last season and all career coaching records of head coaches are unofficial:) WEST 2A No. 27 HIBRITEN (11-10) at No. 6 BUNKER HILL (19-5), 7 p.m. Head coaches: Gabe Gragg, Hibriten, 33-28, third season; Marty Curtis, Bunker Hill, …

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Standings through Friday’s games

Published Saturday, May 5th, 2018

HobbsDailyReport.com HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL STANDINGS (through Friday’s games) SOUTH FORK 2A                                                                  Conf.                       All                    Streak a-N. Lincoln                                       13-1                      21-2                     Won 14 b-Bandys                                             11-3                      20-4                      Lost 1 Lincolnton                                          9-5                        11-8                        Lost 3 E. Lincoln                                            6-8                       10-13                      Lost 1 LN Charter                                         6-8                         …