GOLDEN HELMET AWARD: Red Devils’ Johnson wins first one of the season

Published Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – The first Oldies 103.3 FM WNNC Coca-Cola Golden Helmet award winner for the 2019 high school football season is Brandon Johnson of Newton-Conover. Johnson, a junior, sparked the Red Devils’ 44-14 home victory on Friday night over Bunker Hill with three touchdowns in the first six minutes of the game. On Newton-Conover’s second play from scrimmage, he …

SOUTH FORK 2A FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Newton-Conover Red Devils

Published Monday, August 19th, 2019

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON-CONOVER RED DEVILS Conference: South Fork 2A Head coach: Steven Pack (4-18, 2 years; 2-9 at Newton-Conover, 1 year) Last season’s records: 4-7 overall; 2-5 South Fork 2A, sixth place BY THE NUMBERS OVERALL Returning starters: 17 Returning lettermen: 23 OFFENSE Returning starters: 9 Leading returning rushers: Allen Wilfong, 6-0, 190, Sr. (221-1,502, 15 TDs); Allan …

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, …