HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Friday’s varsity football results (all finals)

FRIDAY’S VARSITY FOOTBALL RESULTS (all are finals) South Fork 2A E. Lincoln 28, Lake Norman Charter 7 Maiden 35, Bandys 21 Newton-Conover 35, Lincolnton 14 W. Lincoln 56, N. Lincoln 49 Northwestern Foothills 2A Hibriten 49, Bunker Hill 3 Patton 42, Fred T. Foard 18 W. Iredell 28, Draughn 14 Northwestern 3A-4A Alexander Central 59, W. Caldwell 35 Freedom 36, …

HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Alex Central JVs roll again, remain undefeated

HobbsDailyReport.com Dayente Calhoun scored on three of his 11 rushes and gained 118 yards on Thursday night, leading Alexander Central High to a 52-16 junior varsity football victory over visiting West Caldwell. The Cougars opened their Northwestern 3A-4A schedule by rushing for 297 yards on 27 carries and they held visiting Warriors to 151 yards of offense. Calhoun had the …

BLAST FROM THE PAST: A few memories from the Bandys-Maiden football series

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com When WNNC Oldies 101.3 FM first asked me to write about some of my memories of the Bandys versus Maiden high school football series – which started three years before I was born – I cautioned that after 43 years of covering the series, the years sometimes run together. That said, here are some things that …

GAME PREVIEWS: Bandys, Maiden battle at Maiden in Game No. 65 of series

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com Previewing tonight’s varsity football games (all statistical references are unofficial totals): SOUTH FORK 2A BANDYS (2-2) at MAIDEN (4-0), 7:30 p.m. It’s game No. 65 in a storied series that includes Maiden going 25-0-3 in the first 28 games and the teams playing twice in both 1962 and 1963. Maiden leads the all-time series 48-13-3, which …

HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Red Tornadoes deal West Caldwell shutout loss

HobbsDailyReport.com Brayden Rowland scored twice and Nick Sadowski had a goal and two assists on Wednesday night to lead Hickory High’s boys past visiting West Caldwell 6-0 in a Northwestern 3A-4A soccer match. Five players scored for Hickory and three had at least an assist with Alex Gonzales with two assists. Hickory (5-6-1, 3-1-0 Northwestern 3A-4A) won for the third …