HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Regular season champ Foard adds tourney title in Northwestern Foothills 2A

Published Thursday, October 24th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – Fred T. Foard High swept Patton 25-15, 25-9, 25-20 on Wednesday night at Foard, completing going unbeaten against all Northwestern Foothills 2A foes with a league tournament championship. Dara Shaffer of Foard was named the tournament MVP. The top-seeded Tigers, 14-0 in the regular season, are 17-0 against the other seven teams in the conference this season. …

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS TENNIS: State qualifiers include Bandys’ Laney, doubles teams from Foard, Maiden, Hickory

Published Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com Two singles players and four doubles teams from Greater Hickory area conferences are preparing to make a run at a state girls’ individual tennis championship. The state 2A tournament is Friday and Saturday at Cary Park and the 3A title tournament is on the same days at the Burlington Tennis Center. Headed to Cary are Bandys’ Toni Laney and …

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Foard faces Patton for league tournament title

Published Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON — Fred T. Foard High can go unbeaten against Northwestern Foothills 2A volleyball teams with a victory on Wednesday night at home over Patton. The top-seeded Tigers (25-1) face the No. 2 Panthers (20-5) at 6 p.m. at Foard after both won semifinal matches at home on Tuesday night. Foard downed No. 4 East Burke 4-0 in Newton …

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS GOLF UPDATE: South Fork 2A has 8 in state 1A/2A tournament

Published Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com Eight golfers from the South Fork 2A and two from the Northwestern 3A-4A have advanced to next week’s state girls’ golf championship tournaments. The eight in 2A qualified from the 2A regionals earlier this week — as did two Freedom golfers in 3A – and the West 4A Regional is scheduled to be played Wednesday. The state championship tournaments …