HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING: St. Stephens goes for 30-0 start on Friday with matches at Freedom

Published Friday, January 11th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com MORGANTON – St. Stephens High will go for a 30-0 record on Friday night in wrestling when it faces Freedom and South Caldwell in a Northwestern 3A-4A tri-match at Freedom. The Indians, coached by Billy Baker, moved to 29-0 on Wednesday night with a 59-15 victory over Alexander Central. The tri-match at Freedom on Friday starts at 5 p.m. …

HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING: Foard leads All-Northwestern Foothills 2A picks

Published Sunday, February 11th, 2018

HobbsDailyReport.com Fred T. Foard High has won two of the three major awards in Northwestern Foothills 2A wrestling for this season with Allen Pyatte honored and the Tigers’ Mike Carey earning Coach of the Year. Landon Shuford of West Iredell (126 pounds) was selected the Wrestler of the Year for the regular season while Pyatte (195) was the MOW at …

HIGH SCHOOLS: Watauga names new head coach for wrestling

Published Friday, August 4th, 2017

HobbsDailyReport.com BOONE – Watauga High has hired a new wrestling coach, WATA Radio (1450 AM) reported on Thursday. Dustin Kerley, the Pioneers’ athletic director, announced this week the hiring of Kevin Yandle to teach physical education at Watauga and guide the wrestling program. Yandle is an Appalachian State graduate (2015) and worked as an assistant coach at Watauga from 2012-15, …