HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: National body provides option for North Carolina to add instant replay

Review of plays on the table after move by National Federation of State High School Associations (NFSHSA)   HobbsDailyReport.com INDIANAPOLIS – A 40-second play clock is coming to high school football and there’s an option – state organizations will each get to decide – for instant replay to be added to officials’ reviews in state playoff games. The announcements were …

WEST 3A WRESTLING REGIONAL: Host St. Stephens wins team title, gets 7 to state championships

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Nothing is slowing down the St. Stephens High wrestling team, which on Saturday added a West 3A Regional title to its growing list of accomplishments in the St. Stephens gym. The Indians — regular-season and tournament champions in the Northwestern 3A-4A and state 3A dual-team champions while going unbeaten — produced four regional weight class championships and …

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: National, state officials ask parents to ‘cool it’ when it comes to game officials

Verbal blast of refs is contributing to shortage of them, they say   HobbsDailyReport.com CHAPEL HILL – An open letter from Karissa Niehoff, Executive Director of the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFSHSA) and Que Tucker, commissioner of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA), regarding parents’ behavior at athletic events: If you are the mother or …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Nice story by Shelby Daily Star on Shelby’s stat crew

HobbsDailyReport.com Nice read from The Shelby Daily Star’s coverage of the Golden Lions winning another state football championship. It’s about an important task some high schools nowadays still take very seriously while other high schools find it difficult to find the personnel to do it – statistics as part of maintaining the history of the school’s athletics: https://www.shelbystar.com/news/20181216/brothers-share-bond-over-love-of-stats-shelby-football