SOUTH FORK 2A FOOTBALL: Maiden’s Mayfield, head coach Bryne lead all-conference

HobbsDailyReport.com Maiden High, this season’s varsity football champion in the South Fork 2A, leads the all-conference team with nine picks and also has the top offensive player and coach in the league. In voting by conference head coaches, the Blue Devils had nine of the 44 players selected All-South Fork 2A and produced the conference’s Offensive Player of the Year …

SOUTH FORK 2A BOYS SOCCER: State champ Red Devils sweep top conference awards

HobbsDailyReport.com Newton-Conover High has swept all three major awards in South Fork 2A boys soccer. In voting by league coaches, the Red Devils – who won a state 2A title by beating First Flight last Saturday in Raleigh – produced the conference’s top two players and its top coach. Francisco Tapia of Newton-Conover won Offensive Player of the Year and …

HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE: Tuesday’s athletic events

HIGH SCHOOL WINTER SPORTS SCHEDULE A schedule of winter sports events for varsity sports teams in the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A and Northwestern 3A-4A, compiled from schedules of schools that responded to a request from HobbsDailyReport.com. The schedule includes all varsity basketball teams and all varsity wrestling teams, at this point, other than Lake Norman Charter and Lincolnton …

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Baltimore adds Harvey to 40-man roster

HobbsDailyReport.com BALTIMORE — The Baltimore Sun has reported former Bandys High pitcher Hunter Harvey has been added to the 40-man roster of the Baltimore Orioles. For a detailed story reported by the Sun, click on the link below. http://www.baltimoresun.com/sports/orioles/blog/bs-sp-orioles-40-man-roster-additions-20171120-story.html

HIGH SCHOOLS: Ex-basketball coach Payne decides to retire from AD’s job

HobbsDailyReport.com WEST JEFFERSON — Former Watauga High boys’ basketball head coach Marc Payne, a fixture in prep basketball for more than four decades in the Greater Hickory area, is retiring effective March 1. He is now athletic director at Ashe County, where he also coached boys’ basketball during his career there. He began his career in 1974, coaching at Beaver …