HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Shade sizzles as Red Devils topple Bandys

Published Saturday, March 6th, 2021

Maiden scores in final minute, nips West Lincoln by one point   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com Newton-Conover High rode its defense and four rushing scores by running back Allan Shade to victory on Friday night, downing visiting Bandys 32-14 in a South Fork 2A football game at Gurley Stadium. Shade, a 6-foot, 220-pound senior, unofficially ran for 201 yards and …

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Spartans’ Ramsey, Red Tornadoes’ Lefevers top All-Northwestern 3A-4A

Published Thursday, March 4th, 2021

Hickory boys’ Daniel Willis win Coach of Year in first season at alma mater   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com A 6-foot-7 post player from South Caldwell High and 6-foot guard from Hickory won Northwestern 3A-4A Player of the Year honors in basketball on Wednesday. In voting by conference head coaches and released by league officials, the top boys’ player selected …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Cavs nip West Caldwell for Minor’s 50th career victory

Published Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021

Maiden beats Bandys; former Maiden player wins debut as Freedom coach   HobbsDailyReport.com Blane Fulbright ran for 125 yards and for two scores on 28 carries on Saturday afternoon, leading East Burke High’s 18-13 home win over West Caldwell that gave Cavs head coach Derrick Minor his 50th career victory. Minor — whose previous head-coaching jobs include at Princeton, Rockingham …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: 3 varsity games scheduled Saturday

Published Friday, February 26th, 2021

E. Burke, E. Lincoln, Hickory start their seasons with home games   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com The two varsity football games scheduled Friday in the area were postponed and reset for Saturday. McDowell will visit Hickory for a 5 p.m. game to open the season for both Northwestern 3A-4A schools. For ticketing info visit:  https://hickoryhigh.hometownticketing.com/embed/all East Lincoln reset its non-league …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Thursday’s results

Published Thursday, February 25th, 2021

 HIGH  SCHOOL FOOTBALL THURSDAY’S VARSITY RESULTS South Fork 2A Lincolnton 27, Newton-Conover 13 Maiden 21, Bandys 7 N. Lincoln 10, W. Lincoln 6 Northwestern Foothills 2A Draughn 14, W. Iredell 3 Fred T. Foard 28, Patton 6 Hibriten 50, Bunker Hill 13 Northwestern 3A-4A Freedom 18, St. Stephens 14 Others S. Iredell 7, Alexander Central 2 FRIDAY’S VARSITY GAMES Northwestern …