HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Maiden to dedicate stadium to Tom Brown on Oct. 20

Published Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

HobbsDailyReport.com MAIDEN – Maiden High is inviting its former football players to a reception that will honor former head coach Tom Brown on the night the football stadium is named after him. Former players and coaches who worked with Brown from 1965 through 2007 are encouraged to attend on Oct. 20 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., school administrators and …

BLAST FROM THE PAST: Brown found his calling in life very early

Published Friday, September 8th, 2017

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com MAIDEN – Tom Brown has never been one to run a what-might-have-been checklist because he knows he found his life’s calling – coaching football – at a very young age. “It was an easy call for me to be a football coach,” Brown said this week. “And once I got involved, I never wanted to be …

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS TENNIS: Maiden 9, St. Stephens 0

Published Monday, August 14th, 2017

MONDAY’S SUMMARY MAIDEN 9, ST. STEPHENS 0 Singles: Zoe Huffman (M) d. Logan Norris 6-0, 6-0; Gracie Arrowood (M) d. Kate Starr 6-0, 6-0; Easton Finger (M) d. Katie Morgan 6-0, 6-1; Madi Shull (M) d. Sami Bumgarner 6-0, 6-0; Hannah Sherrill (M) d. Jules Wade 6-2, 6-1; Ally Donovan (M) d. Gracie Bolter 6-0, 6-0. Doubles: Huffman-Finger (M) d. C. McMahan-C. Houston …

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: Most varsity wins last 10 seasons

Published Sunday, August 13th, 2017

HobbsDailyReport.com MOST VARSITY FOOTBALL WINS BY GREATER HICKORY AREA SCHOOLS (Unofficial totals of varsity teams in Alexander, Burke, Catawba, Caldwell counties only) LAST 10 SEASONS (2007-2016) Hibriten 96 Newton-Conover 83 Freedom 80 Maiden 78 S. Caldwell 73 Coming soon: Top winners in past  five seasons.