HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Foard opens state playoffs at home on Tuesday

Published Monday, January 11th, 2021

Maiden, Hickory open with first-round games on the road   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport Six high school volleyball teams – four of them from Catawba County and including defending state 2A champion Fred T. Foard – will open the state playoffs on Tuesday night. In 2A, Foard is the No. 8 seed and at home against No. 9 Black Mountain …

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A get 2 automatic playoff bids

Published Thursday, December 17th, 2020

Defending state 2A champ Foard leads field of potential postseason teams   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com Six teams from the Greater Hickory area’s three conferences will earn automatic bids into the state volleyball playoffs. The top two teams in the South Fork 2A and Northwestern Foothills 2A will get into the postseason as well as the top-finishing teams in 3A …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: This season last with 8 state champions

Published Friday, December 4th, 2020

Regular season in fall of 2021 will be limited to 10 games   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com CHAPEL HILL – After the 2020 high school football season produces eight North Carolina champions, the state is going back to four – one in each classification. That decision was one of the highlights, by a 19-0 vote, as the North Carolina High …

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS VARSITY BASKETBALL: Lake Norman Charter, Freedom, Hickory reach third round

Published Thursday, February 27th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com STATE HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY BOYS BASKETBALL PAIRINGS   Note: To review all scores and pairings statewide, visit www.nchsaa.org for the brackets.   GREATER HICKORY AREA THIRD ROUND PAIRINGS (Saturday) 1A No. 24 Community School of Davidson at No. 1 LINCOLN CHARTER 2A No. 8 LAKE NORMAN CHARTER at No. 1 Forest Hills 3A No. 11 HICKORY at No. 3 …

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS SOCCER PLAYOFFS: Tuesday’s semifinal results, pairings for state championships

Published Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

    HobbsDailyReport.com HIGH SCHOOL BOYS SOCCER STATE PLAYOFF PAIRINGS 2A Saturday’s state championship No. 5 Dixon (24-1-1) vs. No. 1 E. LINCOLN (27-0-0), times/details TBA Tuesday’s state semifinal results West No. 1 E. LINCOLN 5, No. 2 HIBRITEN 1 East No. 5 Dixon 3, No. 3 First Flight 2 Fourth round results West No. 1 E. LINCOLN 6, No. …