BREAKING NEWS: Hodges resigns as Foard varsity boys’ head coach

Published Friday, May 15th, 2020

He will consider retirement from teaching late in next school year   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – Fred T. Foard High is looking for a new head coach for its varsity boys’ basketball team. Foard athletic director Samy Shreitah said Friday the position is open after Andy Hodges – head coach the last six seasons – decided to resign …

NCHSAA: Tells member schools dead period will end June 1

Published Wednesday, May 13th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com CHAPEL HILL – The dead period in which high school coaches can’t work with athletes will end on June 1, the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) told members schools by e-mail on Tuesday. The directive noted the decision was made after consulting with superintendents across the state. It said setting a date to resume workouts was necessary …

EAST-WEST BASKETBALL: 6 area players on West rosters; Warriors’ Mangum guides West girls

Published Monday, May 11th, 2020

N-C’s Cornwell, 2 Freedom stars lead West girls in July game in Greensboro By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com GREENSBORO – The West All-Star girls’ basketball game will have a familiar look for Greater Hickory fans in a battle against the East on July 20. The West head coach, Brad Mangum of West Caldwell, filled four of his 10 roster spots with …

HIGH SCHOOLS: Patterson to coach Hibriten varsity girls, Christas moves to swimming

Published Thursday, May 7th, 2020

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com LENOIR – Hibriten High is making a change in head coaches in varsity girls’ basketball and in boys’ swimming. In a press release on Thursday morning, Panthers athletic director Derek Reeves announced: — George Christas, the Panthers’ varsity girls’ basketball head coach the last three seasons, will coach the swimming team. — Maury Patterson, a former …