HOBBSDAILYREPORT.COM: We welcome your thoughts, comments as we prep for another year

Published Saturday, October 24th, 2020

An open letter to the thousands of you who follow sports at HobbsDailyReport.com: Thank you for your interest in local sports coverage and specifically in HobbsDailyReport.com, our website launched in April 2017 that is still going strong (more than 1 million page views). We’ve been fortunate – no one in my small family has experienced COVID-19 – but we have …

LOCAL SPORTS: LRU’s men’s lacrosse head coach tabbed nation’s best in NCAA Division II

Published Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Greg Paradine — who just completed his eighth season as men’s lacrosse head coach at Lenoir-Rhyne University — has been named the NCAA Division II National Coach of the Year by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA). Paradine is only the third coach at LRU to win a national coach of the year award, joining the …

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Lenoir-Rhyne leads Echols Cup standings through fall sports

Published Sunday, December 2nd, 2018

HobbsDailyReport.com ROCK HILL, S.C. – Through fall sports, Lenoir-Rhyne University is leading the chase for the South Atlantic Conference (SAC) Echols Athletic Excellence Award. The Bears have 487.5 points after winning league titles in football and sharing the title in men’s soccer, tying for second in women’s soccer and taking third place in women’s cross country. LRU was third in …

BLAST FROM THE PAST: Ready to again get things done

Published Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com DENVER, N.C. – My birthday just passed (August 1), which means it’s the time of year to pin the ears back and do what I do – and have been doing – for 43 years. As high school football season (and volleyball, boys’ soccer, girls’ tennis, cross country and girls’ golf) near their starts and I …