HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Zimmerman promoted to head boys’ coach at Freedom

Published Monday, June 17th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com MORGANTON – Clint Zimmerman on Monday got the endorsement of — and an opportunity from — the man he’s worked so closely with to maintain the tradition in boys’ basketball at Freedom High. The Burke County Schools announced in a press release that Casey Rogers, Freedom’s new principal, has selected Zimmerman to replace him as head coach of the …

NCHSAA WELLS FARGO CUP: Trio of South Fork 2A teams finish in state’s Top 10

Published Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

Lake Norman Charter second, North Lincoln takes fourth, East Lincoln ends up at No. 9   HobbsDailyReport.com CHAPEL HILL – Three of the top athletic programs in the state in 2A are from the South Fork 2A. Lake Norman Charter finished second, North Lincoln was fourth and East Lincoln was ninth in the state when the North Carolina High School …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: McDowell hires former Avery County head coach to lead program

Published Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com MARION – Darrell Brewer, who last coached football in 2015 at Avery County High, is taking over as the new head coach at McDowell High. Brewer replaces Andy Morgan, who resigned May 17 at three seasons at McDowell. The Titans went 11-24 under Morgan. He left to become an assistant coach at A.C. Reynolds. Approval of a teaching contract …