HIGH SCHOOLS: Gov. Cooper says school year over; spring sports for 2020 done

Published Friday, April 24th, 2020

Newton-Conover girls, Freedom boys won’t play their state title basketball games HobbsDailyReport.com RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper announced early Friday afternoon schools in North Carolina will not re-open, extending the current closing past the previously set May 15 review date. Cooper had earlier closed all schools in the state due to the coronavirus pandemic, just before the state basketball title …

NCHSAA AWARDS: Athletes from Watauga, W. Iredell win Heart of a Champion awards

Published Thursday, April 9th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com CHAPEL HILL – Four student-athletes from Greater Hickory area conferences are among 35 who will be honored by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA). The NCHSAA has announced its “Heart of a Champion” award winners for the school year. Those selected include: — From the Northwestern Foothills 2A, Colby McHargue of West Iredell and Nicole Rhyne of …

HIGH SCHOOLS: NCHSAA extends sports suspension until at least May 18

Published Tuesday, March 24th, 2020

No determination yet if state basketball finals will be played   HobbsDailyReport.com CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) has suspended athletic events until at least May 18 following an order by Governor Roy Cooper. In a press release, the NCHSAA said Cooper’s executive order closing all public schools in the state through May 15 further …

DENVER NUGGETS BASKETBALL: Tryouts delayed until March 30

Published Thursday, March 19th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com DENVER, N.C. – Tryouts for Denver Nuggets Basketball teams have been postponed due to the threats of coronavirus. The tryouts will now be on March 30 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at East Lincoln High. The tryouts will be for teams of players from seventh-grade to 11th grade. Basketball players in Lincoln and surrounding counties are encouraged to …