HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Red Devils’ Johnson says he will play at Duke

Published Friday, May 8th, 2020

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – Brandon Johnson, a top receiver and defensive back last season for an eight-win team at Newton-Conover High, announced this week he will play college football at Duke. Johnson (5-foot-10, 175 pounds) revealed his decision in a video he posted on twitter on his mother’s birthday (https://twitter.com/i/status/1258164531626467332). He indicated he also received offers or considered, …

SOUTH FORK 2A: League issues Courage Awards to spring sports seniors

Published Friday, May 8th, 2020

Retiring coach, AD at Lincolnton also recognized by conference HobbsDailyReport.com The South Fork 2A has released a list of its senior athletes for spring sports, awarding each a Courage Award. Each of the conference’s eight schools will receive a plaque listing its senior student-athletes in baseball, girls’ golf, softball, girls’ soccer, boys’ tennis and girls’ and boys’ track and field, …