NORTHWESTERN 3A-4A FOOTBALL: Media poll favors Watauga to repeat as champion

Published Thursday, August 8th, 2019

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com A year after winning all seven of its league games, Watauga High is favored to win the Northwestern 3A-4A varsity football championship this season. That’s based on a preseason poll of media that covers the conference, which drops from eight teams to seven after West Caldwell’s request to drop a classification because of its declining enrollment …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Northwestern 3A-4A varsity football schedules

Published Saturday, August 3rd, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com NORTHWESTERN 3A-4A 2019 VARSITY FOOTBALL SCHEDULES  (all games at 7:30 p.m.) ALEXANDER CENTRAL COUGARS Aug. 23—at Hibriten Aug. 30—at Wilkes Central Sept. 6—Statesville Sept. 13—S. Iredell Sept. 20 – Olympic Oct. 4—WATAUGA Oct. 11—at FREEDOM Oct. 18—McDOWELL Oct. 25—ST. STEPHENS Nov. 1—at HICKORY Nov. 8—at S. CALDWELL FREEDOM PATRIOTS Aug. 23—Shelby Aug. 30—at Draughn Sept. 6—E. Burke Sept. 13—at …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: McDowell hires former Avery County head coach to lead program

Published Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com MARION – Darrell Brewer, who last coached football in 2015 at Avery County High, is taking over as the new head coach at McDowell High. Brewer replaces Andy Morgan, who resigned May 17 at three seasons at McDowell. The Titans went 11-24 under Morgan. He left to become an assistant coach at A.C. Reynolds. Approval of a teaching contract …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: McDowell in market for new head coach after Morgan goes to A.C. Reynolds

Published Saturday, May 18th, 2019

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com MARION – McDowell High will have a new head coach in football next season in the Northwestern 3A-4A, where five of the schools have hired new leaders since 2016. Andy Morgan, the Titans’ head coach for three years, has resigned to accept an assistant coaching job at A.C. Reynolds. Morgan replaced Carson Gowan after the 2015 …

NORTHWESTERN 3A-4A ROUNDUP: Greene leads Watauga to victory, start of 3-0

Published Sunday, September 2nd, 2018

Alex Central wins, can get head coach career win No 125 on Friday Editor’s note: A game story on Hickory will be posted separately on the website. HobbsDailyReport.com Quarterback Jackson Greene ran for 203 yards on eight carries – averaging 25.3 yards per carry – as Watauga High toppled visiting Avery County 58-7 on Friday night for a 3-0 start. …