HIGH SCHOOLS: Alex Central nips St. Stephens, leaving no unbeatens in area baseball

Published Thursday, March 31st, 2022

Bandys rolls past Foard in softball, posts 11th victory of season   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com There are no more unbeaten high school baseball teams in the Greater Hickory area. Alexander Central slipped by St. Stephens 2-1 in eight innings on Wednesday night in Hickory, the first loss of the season for St. Stephens (10-1). The Cougars (11-1) were dealt …

HIGH SCHOOLS: Williams’ walk-off homer gets Cougars past Spartans in baseball

Published Wednesday, March 30th, 2022

Bandys runs baseball win streak to 6, takes league lead; St. Stephens’ Lail holds Statesville hitless in softball   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com Big hits win big games, and Caleb Williams of Alexander Central High delivered one on Tuesday night. Williams — a junior outfielder batting third in the Cougars’ lineup — smacked a three-run, walk-off home run in the …

HIGH SCHOOLS: West Caldwell scores 19, wins on road to snap 33-game losing streak

Published Tuesday, March 29th, 2022

Top 3 batters in lineup combine for 8 hits, drive in 7 runs in win at Avery County   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com Getting eight hits and seven RBIs from the top three spots in its batting order, West Caldwell High rolled to a 19-9 victory over Avery County on the road Monday night to snap a 33-game baseball losing …

HIGH SCHOOLS: Freshman pitches Watauga into Northwestern 3A-4A baseball lead

Published Saturday, March 26th, 2022

St. Stephens rallies to win at E. Lincoln, is now area’s only unbeaten baseball team   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com Watauga High freshman Johnny Ray shut down Alexander Central’s bats – the visiting Cougars had one hit – as the Pioneers won 6-0 on Friday night to take over the baseball lead in the Northwestern 3A-4A. Watauga (7-2, 2-0) ran …

HIGH SCHOOLS: Alexander Central rolls in baseball, improves to 9-0

Published Friday, March 25th, 2022

Young homers twice, drives in 5 runs as Indians cruise past Bears   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com Scoring in double digits for the third straight game and fifth time six games, Alexander Central High remained unbeaten in baseball on Thursday. The Cougars won 10-2 in a non-league game at Mooresville to improve to 9-0. They are at Watauga on Friday …