COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Wolfpack hires Foard graduate as men’s basketball assistant

Published Thursday, May 21st, 2020

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com RALEIGH – A Fred T. Foard High graduate joined the N.C. State men’s basketball staff as an assistant coach on Wednesday. Mike Summey is at N.C. State, his alma mater, after five seasons as an assistant coach at Bowling Green. As a senior at N.C. State, Summey was head student manager under head coach Les Robinson. …

HIGH SCHOOL SWIMMING: Discovery’s Dant signs with N.C. State

Published Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON — Ross Dant, who last season set two state swimming records for Discovery High, signed Tuesday to swim in college at N.C. State. Dant — who plans to swim this year for Newton-Conover High – set state records last season in the boys’ 500-yard freeystyle and 100-yard backstroke. He was state champion in those events. He also earned …

THE BOBBY LUTZ STORY: Documentary now available for viewing online

Published Friday, March 9th, 2018

HobbsDailyReport.com DENVER, N.C. – The documentary film that chronicles the life of Bobby Lutz — a production by Level One Life Stories — is now online and available for view (see link below). Lutz is a former Bandys High athlete who left law school to follow a dream of coaching, which he did at the high school level (Bandys, Parkwood, …

DOCUMENTARY DEBUT: Story of Bobby Lutz’s career will unfold on Sunday

Published Thursday, February 15th, 2018

HobbsDailyReport.com Bobby Lutz, a former player and basketball coach at Bandys High whose college coaching career has included stints as head coach at Pfeiffer and Charlotte, is looking forward to Sunday’s showing of a documentary about his life. Here’s a link to an excellent read about the 1976 grad of Bandys — a Charlotte graduate who first thought he’d pursue …

STATE 1AA HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP: Tarboro 32, Mount Airy 7

Published Saturday, December 9th, 2017

HobbsDailyReport.com RALEIGH – Tarboro High ran for more than 300 yards on Saturday, sprinting to a 32-7 victory over Mount Airy to win the state 1AA football title at N.C. State’s Carter-Finley Stadium. The Vikings (15-0, East No. 1 seed) won their first state football title since 2011 and their fifth all-time. Both offenses sputtered early as the teams combined …