HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Bandys sets Alumni Games to celebrate 1982 state title teams

Published Tuesday, September 13th, 2022

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com CATAWBA — Bandys High has announced it will honor its state 2A championship basketball teams of 1982 with alumni games on Nov. 12 at Bost-Matheson Gym. The event begins at 6 p.m. and includes appearances by this year’s varsity basketball teams. The alumni games will feature Green and White teams. The Green team will have players …

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL: Hickory picks former star Abernathy as head coach

Published Thursday, July 28th, 2022

She replaces Barbara Helms, who retired from teaching at HHS in April   Editor’s note: This article is copyrighted by HobbsDailyReport.com, and the record(s) of Hickory High girls’ varsity basketball have been developed by research and records kept by the website and can’t be reprinted or rebroadcast without crediting HobbsDailyReport.com or obtaining a waiver of that copyright. To inquire about …

BREAKING NEWS: Bunker Hill hires Childers to coach varsity girls’ basketball

Published Wednesday, July 27th, 2022

He’s also spent 10 years working with the Bears’ varsity baseball program   Editor’s note: All stories at HobbsDailyReport.com are copyrighted, and that includes historical research the website has done on Bunker Hill High girls’ basketball. That research can’t be republished or rebroadcast –other than by WNNC and WLON, our reporting partners — without crediting HobbsDailyReport.com or requesting a waiver …

BREAKING NEWS: Lincolnton hires former player to coach varsity boys’ basketball

Published Wednesday, July 20th, 2022

  By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com LINCOLNTON – Lincolnton High has hired one of its former players to coach its varsity boys’ basketball team. Jalen Littlejohn — who played for the Wolves and graduated in 2012 — was announced on Wednesday on social media as the new boys’ head coach. Littlejohn averaged 17.5 points, 5.3 rebounds, 1.4 steals and 1.3 assists …

EAST-WEST BASKETBALL: West sweeps all-star games in Greensboro

Published Tuesday, July 12th, 2022

Alexander Central’s Walter scores 10 points, hits a 3-pointer in girls’ 7-point victory   HobbsDailyReport.com GREENSBORO – The West swept the East on Monday night in the annual East-West All-Star basketball games at the Greensboro Coliseum, the girls winning 62-55 and the boys winning 92-90. The West girls, coached by Brad Mangum, wiped out an early nine-point deficit – pulling …