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. …

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 …

NORTHWESTERN 3A-4A ROUNDUP: Strickland sparks Alex Central’s victory

Published Saturday, August 25th, 2018

New Watauga QB shines in win over Ashe County Editor’s note: A game story on St. Stephens will be posted separately on the website. HobbsDailyReport.com Lyndon Strickland ran for three touchdowns and returned a fumble for another on Friday night, sparking Alexander Central High’s 50-7 victory over Wilkes Central that extends the Cougars’ win streak in the series to 15 …