HIGH SCHOOLS: NCHSAA says it can’t yet put fall plan in place

Published Wednesday, July 8th, 2020

Commissioner gives updates, but COVID-19 still impacting all high school sports   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) can’t yet say when high school athletes will be able to play games this fall. In a Zoom session with the media that began at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, NCHSAA Commissioner Que Tucker …

SOUTH FORK 2A: North Lincoln’s Lackey nears end of career

Published Saturday, May 9th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com A good read about Mark Lackey, a unique guy whose athletic career — as an athlete, coach and athletic director — saw him play a role at all four current Lincoln County high schools. HobbsDailyReport.com editor and content coordinator Chris Hobbs first met Lackey when Lackey was a student-athlete at West Lincoln, and has worked with him for more …

HIGH SCHOOLS: Patterson to coach Hibriten varsity girls, Christas moves to swimming

Published Thursday, May 7th, 2020

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com LENOIR – Hibriten High is making a change in head coaches in varsity girls’ basketball and in boys’ swimming. In a press release on Thursday morning, Panthers athletic director Derek Reeves announced: — George Christas, the Panthers’ varsity girls’ basketball head coach the last three seasons, will coach the swimming team. — Maury Patterson, a former …

NCHSAA AWARDS: Athletes from Watauga, W. Iredell win Heart of a Champion awards

Published Thursday, April 9th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com CHAPEL HILL – Four student-athletes from Greater Hickory area conferences are among 35 who will be honored by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA). The NCHSAA has announced its “Heart of a Champion” award winners for the school year. Those selected include: — From the Northwestern Foothills 2A, Colby McHargue of West Iredell and Nicole Rhyne of …

HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE: Wednesday’s winter varsity sports events

Published Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com WEDNESDAY’S WINTER VARSITY SPORTS Schedule of high school events on Wednesday for winter varsity sports teams in the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A and Northwestern 3A-4A for this week, as compiled from schedules provided to HobbsDailyReport. These varsity wrestling teams may not yet be included – North Lincoln, Draughn, Patton, West Caldwell, West Iredell, Freedom, Hickory and McDowell …