EAST-WEST GIRLS BASKETBALL: Local trio combines for 22 points in West victory

Published Monday, July 19th, 2021

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com GREENSBORO — The West All-Stars girls’ basketball team won on Monday night at the Greensboro Coliseum, beating the East 87-66 with the three players from Greater Hickory area schools combining for 22 points. Adair Garrison of Freedom, one of the original picks for the West roster, scored six points on 1-of-10 shooting and she made three …

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL: Hensley to coach Maiden for second time

Published Wednesday, June 9th, 2021

He replaces Frank Snider, who has retired   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com MAIDEN — Maiden High announced Wednesday the return of Stephen Hensley as its varsity girls’ basketball head coach. A press release from the athletic department: Maiden High School Principal Brian Hefner and Athletic Director Caine Houser are excited to announce the hiring of Stephen Hensley as the new …

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL: McDowell head coach resigns

Published Wednesday, May 26th, 2021

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com MARION — McDowell High will have a new varsity girls’ basketball coach next season. Jennifer Kinninger, 40, a former Titans star who has been head coach for 10 years, resigned earlier this week. She was a McDowell assistant for eight years before becoming head coach. McDowell went 3-5 in a COVID-shortened year last season, leaving Kinninger’s …

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL: Freedom’s Garrison to play in East-West All-Star game

Published Wednesday, May 26th, 2021

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com GREENSBORO — Freedom High’s Adair Garrison, who helped the Patriots win 93 games in a four-year varsity basketball career, has been selected to play in the East-West All-Star Game. Garrison, a 6-foot-1 center, averaged 12 points and nine rebounds last season when the Patriots were 11-1 in a season shortened by COVID-19. She averaged nine points …

BREAKING NEWS: Maiden High girls’ basketball head coach steps down (second update)

Published Monday, May 3rd, 2021

Frank Snider, head coach in 3 sports and in 748 games for Blue Devils, is retiring   Editor’s note: Updates to this story include changes to some of Snider’s basketball records listed in an earlier posted story. All records information in this story is copyrighted and can’t be republished or broadcast without crediting HobbsDailyReport.com. By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com MAIDEN – …