WORTH READING: A veteran sports guy’s insight on the value of team

HobbsDaily Report.com A good read that should make parents and others think hard(er) about the decision(s) not to play an entire career at one high school, from a North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) Hall of Famer who has spent most of his adult life covering high school athletes. Earl Vaughn Jr. of Fayetteville — still contributing to student-athletes’ …

BLAST FROM THE PAST: Revisit some of the tightest N-C vs. Maiden football battles

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON-CONOVER VS. MAIDEN VARSITY FOOTBALL The 10 closest varsity games in the Newton-Conover vs. Maiden high school football series: Margin                         Year                           Game site                         Result 1                                        1994                          Maiden                            Maiden 28, N-C 27 1                                       2000                         Newton-Conover           Maiden 21, N-C 20 2                                        1995                          Newton-Conover          N-C 17, Maiden …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Friday’s varsity results, current standings

HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY FOOTBALL STANDINGS (through Oct. 6 games) SOUTH FORK 2A                                                                              Conf.                                             All                     PF                     PA Maiden                                                              3-0                                          7-0                          282                  90 Newton-Conover                                         3-0                                           6-1                          …

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS TENNIS: Hickory 6, Alexander Central 3

HobbsDailyReport.com MONDAY’S SUMMARIES HICKORY 6, ALEXANDER CENTRAL 3 Singles: Destine Wimbush (H) d. Darby Sherrill 6-4, 6-0; Amy Herfurth (H) d. Allie Meadows 3-6, 6-2, 10-6; Meg Einfalt (H) d. Meredith Rogers 6-4, 6-1; Mason Paradine (H) d. Kristin Ratliff 6-0, 6-2; Hannah Maltba (AC) d. Sophie Rice 6-0, 6-2; Emma Maltba (AC) d. Jessme Lazo 6-1, 6-1. Doubles: Wimbush-Einfalt …

WNNC OLDIES 101.3 FM GOLDEN HELMET WINNER: Tate Beaver, Fred T. Foard

HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – Fred T. Foard High’s Tate Beaver is the second Tigers player to win the WNNC Oldies 101.3 FM Coca-Cola Golden Helmet Award this season. Beaver, a 6-foot-1, 200 pound senior running back-linebacker, was named the Week 5 winner after leading Fred T. Foard’s fourth straight victory – a 55-34 win last Friday night over St. Stephens. Beaver …