HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: St. Stephens off to red-hot start in Northwestern 3A-4A

Published Sunday, May 9th, 2021

After win at South Caldwell, new Indians head coach excited about team’s potential   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Jimmy Bowman is in his first season as head varsity baseball coach at St. Stephens High, and he’s already sensing this could be a special season. After a nine-inning, 3-2 victory on Thursday night at league power South Caldwell, the …

HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE: Wednesday’s events

Published Wednesday, May 5th, 2021

HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY SPORTS SCHEDULE   A schedule of Wednesday’s events involving teams from the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A and Northwestern 3A-4A as compiled from master schedules provided by conference officials. Game times are listed, if available, and changes to schedules – including postponed events or schools trading home dates or moving events up – may not be included. …

HIGH SCHOOL SCOREBOARD: Tuesday’s results

Published Wednesday, May 5th, 2021

HobbsDailyReport.com TUESDAY’S RESULTS BASEBALL South Fork 2A E. Lincoln at Lincolnton, ppd., Wednesday, 7 p.m. Maiden at W. Lincoln, ppd., Wednesday, 7:45 p.m. Newton-Conover at Bandys, ppd., Wednesday, 7 p.m. N. Lincoln at Lake Norman Charter, ppd., Wednesday, 7 p.m. Northwestern Foothills 2A Draughn at Fred T. Foard, ppd., Wednesday, 6 p.m. E. Burke at Hibriten, ppd., Wednesday, 7 p.m. …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Spartans’ Kirkpatrick already has retirement plans

Published Tuesday, May 4th, 2021

Spending time with mom and dad, playing golf and grilling out top list   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com HUDSON — Marc Kirkpatrick hopes he’ll handle the decision he made last Thursday — to no longer be South Caldwell High’s head football coach  — very well when the next season rolls around. “I guess I’ll play golf and try to get …