HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: East Surry schedules Premier Football Academy for June 22

Published Sunday, February 24th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com PILOT MOUNTAIN – The 2019 Premier Football Academy, coordinated by East Surry High head football coach Trent Lowman, is scheduled June 22 at the school. The event for rising freshmen through seniors will run from 8:30 a.m. to noon at East Surry with a focus on learning basic fundamentals with specific instruction from experienced offensive line and quarterback and …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Minor, out as head coach at Foard, says he will coach again

Published Thursday, December 20th, 2018

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – Derrick Minor won’t return for a fourth season as head football coach at Fred T. Foard High but says he will coach again. “I don’t have an opportunity (currently) … but I hope so,” Minor said late Thursday afternoon, a day after he said he and Fred T. Foard administrators reached a “mutual decision” …

NORTHWESTERN 3A-4A: Cougars clip Hickory, finish second in conference

Published Friday, November 9th, 2018

Hickory falls to 5-6, ties St. Stephens for third place HobbsDailyReport.com TAYLORSVILLE – Alexander Central High scored the game’s final 17 points – 15 of them in the fourth quarter — and beat visiting Hickory 31-17 on Thursday night to close the regular season and finish second in Northwestern 3A-4A football. The Cougars (9-2, 5-2) trailed 17-14 after a 23-yard …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Final regular season varsity standings

Published Thursday, November 8th, 2018

HobbsDailyReport.com VARSITY FOOTBALL STANDINGS (through games of Thursday, Nov. 8, final regular season) SOUTH FORK 2A                                                                              Conf.                       All                              PF               PA x-Bandys                                                            7-0                            10-1                         425                  183 N. Lincoln                                                        6-1                                 8-3                          306            235 W. Lincoln                                                       5-2                                  9-2                         392             113 Maiden                                                              4-3                 …

SOUTH FORK 2A: Maiden shuts out Lincolnton, heads to postseason for 23rd straight year

Published Thursday, November 8th, 2018

Blue Devils finish fourth in South Fork 2A, have now won at least 8 games in 42 seasons   HobbsDailyReport.com MAIDEN – Quarterback Bain Sipe hit Dylan Abernathy for the only touchdowns on Wednesday night – their seventh and eighth hookups of the season – as Maiden High nipped visiting Lincolnton 13-0 to close the regular season in South Fork …