HS FOOTBALL NOTES: Spartans’ new head coach enjoying young team

Published Sunday, August 13th, 2017

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com Still two weeks away from debuting as head coach at his alma mater, South Caldwell High head football coach Marc Kirkpatrick is excited about guiding a “super young” team. In an e-mail to HobbsDailyReport.com on Saturday, the former Spartans quarterback said he got an opportunity to play a lot of players in Friday’s scrimmage against East …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: New 2017 leagues with enrollment figures

Published Saturday, August 12th, 2017

HobbsDailyReport.com THE NEW CONFERENCES FOR 2017 (With enrollment used in realignment) SOUTH FORK 2A N. Lincoln 986; Newton-Conover 916; E. Lincoln 913; W. Lincoln 902; Maiden 868; Bandys 862; Lincolnton 835; Lake Norman Charter 805. NORTHWESTERN FOOTHILLS 2A Hibriten 1,016; E. Burke 991; Fred T. Foard 991; Bunker Hill 968; Patton 960; W. Iredell 945; Draughn 713. NORTHWESTERN 3A-4A 4A, …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Northwestern Foothills 2A’s top returning passers

Published Saturday, August 12th, 2017

HobbsDailyReport.com Editor’s note: Compiled by HobbsDailyReport.com, in cooperation with The Lenoir News-Topic. The content is otherwise copyrighted and should not be published without the written consent of HobbsDailyReport.com (linking to the post is OK). LEADING RETURNING PASSERS NORTHWESTERN FOOTHILLS 2A (ALL totals are UNOFFICIAL) Player, school                                               A-C-I        …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Watauga’s Friday scrimmage now in Boone

Published Friday, August 11th, 2017

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SCRIMMAGE SCHEDULE (As of Thursday) Note: Start times are those originally provided… generally not a bad idea to arrive a half-hour before the listed start time as other factors (weather, etc.) could mean an early/earlier start. FRIDAY Alexander Central, Maiden, Hickory, W. Lincoln at Lenoir-Rhyne University, 6 p.m. (Admission $5) Bandys at W. Iredell, JVs at 5:30 …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Cavs’ new head coach optimistic after scrimmage

Published Thursday, August 10th, 2017

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com ICARD – There are challenges ahead – every Friday night — but new East Burke High head football coach Mark Buffamoyer says he’s already seeing some things from the Cavs he likes. “That’s a good football team, and I wanted to see if we’d be able to adjust to that,” Buffamoyer said Wednesday night after East …