NFL: Farley tells Nashville media he’s ready to get back on field

Published Sunday, May 2nd, 2021

Former Maiden High star visits Nashville,  gets first look at stadium he’ll play in   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com Caleb Farley, whose path to the NFL started at Maiden High, says he’s ready to get back on a football field and will be ready when camps begin. Farley, a defensive back who opted out of playing last season at Virginia …

NFL DRAFT: Report says Maiden’s Farley won’t be in Cleveland

Published Wednesday, April 28th, 2021

His agent says he’s tested positive for COVID, will be home during the big night   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com A report says former Maiden High football star Caleb Farley, a projected first-round pick in Thursday’s NFL Draft in Cleveland, will not be able to attend after testing positive for COVID-19. Farley, a cornerback who sat our last season at …

BLAST FROM THE PAST: Harper has never forgotten his Catawba County roots

Published Friday, September 15th, 2017

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com CATAWBA – He left before the season began to chase his dream, but tonight would’ve been one that’s right up Justin Harper’s alley because he loves football and especially a big football game. Void of a sudden phone call with a great opportunity to resume coaching college football and focus on reaching his ultimate goal, Harper …

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Alex Central pitcher signs with Virginia Tech

Published Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

HobbsDailyReport.com TAYLORSVILLE – Zach Brzycky, who won nine games and struck out 101 last season for Alexander Central High, will play baseball next season for Virginia Tech. He had an ERA of 1.75, pitched 55 innings and issued 34 walks as the Cougars went 19-10 overall and 11-3 in the North Piedmont 3A to finish second in the conference behind …

BREAKING NEWS: Harper leaving HHS to coach at Central State (Ohio)

Published Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Former NFL wide receiver Justin Harper, who was set to start his first season as associate head football coach at Hickory High, is leaving the Red Tornadoes. In an exclusive interview with HobbsDailyReport.com on Wednesday, Harper said he’s accepted a college coaching job he feels will help him reach his coaching goals in football …