WEST 4A SOFTBALL TITLE SERIES: S. Caldwell, Mooresville battle Friday night for spot in state championship series

Published Friday, May 24th, 2019

Spartans, in playoffs for 7th straight year, need win at Mooresville to reach state finals   HobbsDailyReport.com MOORESVILLE – South Caldwell High has a chance to reach the state 4A softball championship series on Friday night. After beating Mooresville 6-3 on Wednesday in Hudson to even the West 4A best-of-3 title series, it all comes down to Friday’s game at …

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

Published Sunday, September 2nd, 2018

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

Published Tuesday, August 21st, 2018

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

Published Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

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

Published Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018

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 …