HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL: Saturday’s third-round scores; Tuesday’s regional title game schedule

Published Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021

Lincoln Charter, N. Lincoln win away from state finals   TUESDAY’S REGIONAL BOYS’ TITLE GAMES 1A East: No. 5 Riverside-Martin (14-0) at No. 4 Wilson Prep (5-2) West: No. 6 Mount Airy (14-3) at No. 5 Lincoln Charter (15-2) 2A East: No. 15 Elizabeth City Northeastern (11-3) at No. 9 Farmville Central (13-0) West: No. 3 N. Lincoln (15-2) at …

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Mangum leaving W. Caldwell to coach N. Lincoln girls

Published Wednesday, June 10th, 2020

Former head coach at Fred T. Foard, Alexander Central taking a new job   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com LINCOLNTON – Brad Mangum’s fourth stop as a girls’ varsity basketball head coach will be at North Lincoln High. On Wednesday, Mangum — head coach the last three seasons at West Caldwell — posted on Twitter he’s leaving the Warriors to become …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: N. Lincoln has 2 West All-Stars, team also includes Cougars’ Montgomery

Published Wednesday, May 6th, 2020

West coaching staff includes Indians’ Hicks, ex-Hibriten head coach Cannon   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com GREENSBORO – The West All-Star football team includes five players from Greater Hickory area conferences – two of them from North Lincoln High – for a July game against the East. West head coach Doug Robertson, whose staff includes St. Stephens head coach Wayne Hicks …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: Burns eliminates N. Lincoln in 2AA, will face rival Shelby next

Published Saturday, November 30th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com LINCOLNTON – Burns High eliminated South Fork 2A football champion North Lincoln on Friday night, winning 30-27 in overtime in the third round of the state 2AA playoffs to snap the Knights’ win streak at 12 games. Sixth-seeded Burns (11-3) earns a rematch with top-seeded Shelby (12-1) next Friday at 7:30 in the 2AA semifinals in Shelby. Shelby advanced …

SOUTH FORK 2A: Knights drill Red Devils, take over first place in title chase

Published Saturday, October 26th, 2019

SOUTH FORK 2A ROUNDUP West Lincoln snaps long losing streak against Bandys; Lincolnton, Maiden grab victories in closing seconds   HobbsDailyReport.com Nick Bazzle got a double treat in a bittersweet outing on Friday night for his first-place North Lincoln High football team. With many of his players from Newton-Conover’s 2008 state 2A title team there to watch, Bazzle guided North …