NORTHWESTERN FOOTHILLS 2A ROUNDUP: Hibriten’s run game overpowering in 19th straight victory

Fat Friday rained out, reset for Monday at East Burke Editor’s note: Game stories on Bunker Hill and Fred T. Foard will be posted separately on the website. HobbsDailyReport.com Hibriten High got four rushing touchdowns by McKinley Witherspoon and seven overall on Friday night, blasting visiting Ashe County 56-14 to continue its football win streaks. Witherspoon scored on runs of …

COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: 2 former Iredell County stars among Red Hawks’ team captains

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY –Two of the team captains for Catawba Valley Community College’s volleyball team this season are former high school stars in Iredell County. Sophomores Emily Williams and Emilee Webber and freshman Macy Pope are the captains for head coach Shannon Hudson’s team that opens the season on Aug. 28, a press release by CVCC on Tuesday said. Williams, a …

STATE BASEBALL PLAYOFFS: Tidbits, history for Alex, Catawba, Caldwell teams

HobbsDailyReport.com BASEBALL PLAYOFF TIDBITS ON AREA  TEAMS (Alexander, Catawba, Caldwell counties only) (All facts are from playoff format/brackets started in 1984 through last season and all career coaching records of head coaches are unofficial:) WEST 2A No. 27 HIBRITEN (11-10) at No. 6 BUNKER HILL (19-5), 7 p.m. Head coaches: Gabe Gragg, Hibriten, 33-28, third season; Marty Curtis, Bunker Hill, …

HIGH SCHOOL TRACK AND FIELD: Bunker Hill sweeps Northwestern Foothills 2A titles

HobbsDailyReport.com CLAREMONT – Bunker Hill High, sparked by Caroline Hilliard and Raheem Carson, swept the Northwestern Foothills 2A track and field championships on Monday on its own track. The Bears’ girls had 175 points to outdistance second-place Draughn (137) while the Bunker Hill boys scored 163 points and finished ahead of West Iredell (130). Hilliard won three events for the …

WOMEN’S COLLEGE GOLF: Lenoir-Rhyne makes field for South Super Regional

HobbsDailyReport.com INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – For the first time in 15 years, Lenoir-Rhyne University’s women’s golf team is headed to the three-day NCAA Division II South Super Regionals. The tournament begins Mondday at the Germantown Country Club in Germantown, Tenn., and the Bears are one of 12 teams in the field. LRU has won four tournaments – the Patsy Rendleman Invitational …