EAST-WEST SOCCER: West roster features 4 girls from area conferences

Published Sunday, July 14th, 2019

Abby Walker of Fred T. Foard added for Tuesday girls’ match   HobbsDailyReport.com GREENSBORO – With the addition of Fred T. Foard High’s Abby Walker, one-fourth of the West roster for the East-West All-Star girls’ soccer match will be from the Greater Hickory area. Walker has been added to the 16-player roster for head coach Jason Dragoon of East Lincoln, …

NEWTON-CONOVER HALL OF FAME: Trio of new members will be added Thursday night

Published Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – Newton-Conover High will add three inductees to its Athletic Hall of Fame on Thursday night at 7 p.m. at the school gym. No tickets are required to attend a ceremony that will honor the Class of 2019 – LaShawn Coulter, John Rabold and the late Linda Richards. LaShawn Coulter A 1990 graduate, he was a three-time all-conference …

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS TENNIS: Red Devils’ Reid wins third straight 2A singles title

Published Sunday, May 12th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com Newton-Conover High’s Brann Reid won the state 2A singles title on Saturday at the Cary Tennis Park, his third straight crown. Reid defeated Alexandre Haran of Clinton 6-1, 6-0 in the championship match. Reid is a junior and will have an opportunity as a senior to win a fourth state 2A singles title. Only one other player has finished …

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Newton-Conover’s Cornwell, Freedom’s Abee named AP All-State

Published Saturday, April 13th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com Two players from the Greater Hickory area’s conferences were named all-state on Friday by the North Carolina Associated Press. Media members of AP that cover high school athletics voted on the teams, naming Chyna Cornwell of Newton-Conover to the girls’ unit and Fletcher Abee of Freedom to the boys’ team. Cornwell is a junior while Abee is a senior …