HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL PLAYOFFS: St. Stephens faces Cuthbertson in second round

Published Thursday, June 17th, 2021

East Lincoln, McDowell also have home games as playoffs continue   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com St. Stephens High’s quest to play for a state baseball title continues on Thursday night. The second-seeded Indians (10-3), after beating Carson 3-2 in eight innings in a first-round home game on Tuesday, play No. 7 Cuthbertson (13-2) at St. Stephens at 6:30 p.m. Cuthbertson …

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL: McDowell hires Mitchell County’s McCartha as head coach

Published Wednesday, June 16th, 2021

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com MARION – McDowell High’s varsity girls’ basketball team will be coached next season by Zack McCartha, a graduate of the school. The McDowell News and Asheville Citizen Times reported McCartha is leaving his position as head varsity girls’ coach at Mitchell County after five seasons to coach the Titans. McCartha is replacing Jennifer (Brooks) Kinninger, who …

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL: McDowell head coach resigns

Published Wednesday, May 26th, 2021

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com MARION — McDowell High will have a new varsity girls’ basketball coach next season. Jennifer Kinninger, 40, a former Titans star who has been head coach for 10 years, resigned earlier this week. She was a McDowell assistant for eight years before becoming head coach. McDowell went 3-5 in a COVID-shortened year last season, leaving Kinninger’s …

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: McDowell’s Jessica Cannon top player in Northwestern 3A-4A

Published Monday, January 25th, 2021

Hickory, Freedom stars join Watauga head coach with conference honors   By CHRIS HOBBS Hobbs Daily Report.com After winning a league title to start her second tenure as head coach at Watauga High, Kim Pryor has been named Northwestern A-4A Coach of the Year in volleyball. Pryor joined senior Jessica Cannon of McDowell, senior Bren White of Hickory and Freedom …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL (Sept. 6): Patton 3, McDowell 0

Published Saturday, September 7th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com PATTON 3, MCDOWELL 0 Patton                     0     0      3     0—3 McDowell              0     0      0    0—0 SCORING SUMMARY Third quarter P — FG Eliseo Ramirez 25 P                                                                    M 13                        First downs                        3 56-198               Rushes-yards           …