HIGH SCHOOL BOYS SOCCER: All-Northwestern Foothills 2A led by West champ Hibriten

Published Monday, March 29th, 2021

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com Hibriten High, the West 2A champion in boys’ soccer this season, won three key awards in voting by head coaches in the Northwestern Foothills 2A. The Panthers went 14-0-0 in the conference under head coach Jim Blanton was the West No. 1 seed for the state playoffs. Hibriten beat No. 16 Smoky Mountain, No. 8 Hendersonville, …

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS SOCCER: Hibriten earns top West 2A seed for playoffs

Published Saturday, March 13th, 2021

E. Lincoln, S. Caldwell, Watauga also have home matches in first round   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com CHAPEL HILL – The state boys’ high school soccer championship tournaments begin on Tuesday with seven teams from Greater Hickory area conferences in the mix. The pairings were posted to the website of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSA) after they …

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL: Tuesday’s regional finals, pairings for Saturday’s state championships

Published Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021

Lincoln Charter to play Wilson Prep for 1A title   SATURDAY’S STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS Note: Visit www.nchsaa.org to review the complete round-by-round scores for East and West 1A at Wheatmore High, Trinity: No. 4 Wilson Prep (6-2) vs. No. 5 Lincoln Charter (16-2), 3:30 p.m. 2A at Providence Grove High, Climax: No. 9 Farmville Central (14-0) vs. No. 1 Hendersonville (17-0), …

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Alex Central boys cancel games with Hickory, S. Caldwell

Published Monday, February 15th, 2021

McDowell boys end their season after having to quarantine   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com TAYLORSVILLE – Alexander Central High’s boys won’t play two games scheduled this week after notification of a possible close contact with COVID-19 over the weekend. Jonathan Watts, the Cougars’ sports information director, said in a Monday night e-mail the varsity boys’ team: — Won’t play Tuesday …

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL SUMMARIES: Seagle scores 39 as North Lincoln boys win

Published Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021

HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY BASKETBALL SUMMARIES   Editor’s note: HobbsDailyReport.com posts all complete box scores provided by varsity basketball teams in the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A and Northwestern 3A-4A and has e-mailed requests for reports to the 23 athletic departments of the schools in those leagues. If you’re interested in seeing boxes from games in those conferences, please encourage …