HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Hickory wins in volleyball, will face Watauga for title

Bandys, N-C battle to weather-shortened 0-0 tie in soccer HobbsDailyReport.com Hickory High kept its chance of sharing a Northwestern 3A-4A volleyball title alive on Monday night by beating visiting Freedom 3-0. The Red Tornadoes prevailed 25-19, 25-13, 25-10 to move to 12-1 in the conference, staying one game back of Watauga. Hickory goes to Watauga on Wednesday for a 6 …

HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Maiden beats E. Lincoln, keeps title hopes alive in South Fork 2A volleyball

HobbsDailyReport.com Faced with a must-have victory to keep their hopes of winning a South Fork 2A volleyball championship alive, Maiden High’s girls delivered it on Thursday night, nipping visiting East Lincoln 3-2. After East Lincoln won the opening set 25-22, the Blue Devils won 25-23, 25-14. The Mustangs then won 25-19, forcing a fifth set that Maiden won 15-13. Abbey …

HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Bandys tops Maiden, stays in contention for South Fork 2A soccer title

HobbsDailyReport.com Garrett Rhodes scored three goals on Wednesday night to lead visiting Bandys High past Maiden 6-3 in South Fork 2A boys’ soccer, keeping the Trojans in third place and in contention for a conference title. Michael Miller, Ben Joseph and Jake Bulen each added a goal for Bandys and Jesse Pope was in goal for a win that improved …

HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Mustangs win, close in on repeat as South Fork 2A volleyball champ

HobbsDailyReport.com East Lincoln High moved a win away from clinching the South Fork 2A volleyball title on Tuesday, beating visiting Bandys 3-0 to maintain a two-game lead over Maiden. The Mustangs are 11-0 in the conference and Maiden is 9-2, and the teams meet on Thursday at 6 p.m. at Maiden. If East Lincoln wins, it will capture its second …

HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Hickory nips St. Stephens, still in first in Northwestern 3A-4A boys soccer

Newton-Conover golfer scores ace in South Fork 2A girls’ match   HobbsDailyReport.com Hickory High’s boys remained atop the Northwestern 3A-4A soccer standings on Monday night by collecting a home victory over archrival St. Stephens 4-2 in a shootout. Conner Stewart, Harrison Boston, Jaryd Stillwell and Hector Diaz had shootout goals after the Red Tornadoes (9-2-4, 6-1) and the Indians were …