HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: McDowell in market for new head coach after Morgan goes to A.C. Reynolds

Published Saturday, May 18th, 2019

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com MARION – McDowell High will have a new head coach in football next season in the Northwestern 3A-4A, where five of the schools have hired new leaders since 2016. Andy Morgan, the Titans’ head coach for three years, has resigned to accept an assistant coaching job at A.C. Reynolds. Morgan replaced Carson Gowan after the 2015 …

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL: Bandys tabs Oaks as head coach for next season

Published Saturday, May 18th, 2019

  By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com CATAWBA – Bandys High has turned to one of its former athletes to coach boys’ varsity basketball next season. Trojans Athletic Director Brandon Harbinson announced Matt Oaks, an assistant basketball coach last season, will be Bandys’ interim boys’ coach next season. “Matt is well respected by his players, parents and our community and we are …

HIGH SCHOOLS: Joines retiring as girls’ basketball, softball coach at Bunker Hill

Published Saturday, May 18th, 2019

  By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com CLAREMONT – Randy Joines, whose second long run as an impactful teacher and coach endeared him to Bunker Hill High, is retiring. Joines, the Bears’ head girls’ varsity basketball coach since 2010 and their softball coach since 2014, announced Friday this school year is his last. He spent 20 years at North Wilkes High in …

HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL PLAYOFFS: South Caldwell faces Mooresville in West 4A best-of-3 series

Published Friday, May 17th, 2019

  HobbsDailyReport.com HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL STATE PLAYOFFS Friday’s fourth round results and those from the first three rounds of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state softball playoffs for teams from the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A and Northwestern 3A-4A: COMPLETE STATEWIDE BRACKETS: www.nchsaa.org WEST 4A CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES (best-of-3) No. 5 SOUTH CALDWELL (21-3) vs. No. 3 Mooresville …

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL PLAYOFFS: Friday’s fourth round results (as of 9:45 p.m.)

Published Friday, May 17th, 2019

  HobbsDailyReport.com West 2A title series features Lincoln County rivals from South Fork 2A   HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL STATE PLAYOFFS Friday’s fourth round results and those from the first three rounds of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state baseball playoffs for teams from the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A and Northwestern 3A-4A: COMPLETE STATEWIDE BRACKETS: www.nchsaa.org WEST …