HOBBSDAILYREPORT.COM: We welcome your thoughts, comments as we prep for another year

Published Saturday, October 24th, 2020

An open letter to the thousands of you who follow sports at HobbsDailyReport.com: Thank you for your interest in local sports coverage and specifically in HobbsDailyReport.com, our website launched in April 2017 that is still going strong (more than 1 million page views). We’ve been fortunate – no one in my small family has experienced COVID-19 – but we have …

HIGH SCHOOLS: Breintenstein, Triplett lead Watauga’s first Hall of Fame class

Published Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

Late Pioneers coaches, female track and field star, local radio broadcaster to also be honored By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com BOONE – Watauga High’s first Hall of Fame Class includes two of the best to play varsity football for the Pioneers. Eric Breitenstein — a 2008 graduate who is now an assistant football coach at his alma mater — and linebacker …

NORTHWESTERN 3A-4A: Volleyball schedule; first matches on Nov. 16

Published Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com The Northwestern 3A-4A has released its 2020 varsity volleyball schedule. There are seven schools in the conference, same as last season, and the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) is limiting teams to 14 matches due to COVID-19. With 12 league matches, schools will have the option of adding two non-league matches. The league will not play a …

NORTHWESTERN 3A-4A: Football schedule; opening games on Feb. 26

Published Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com The Northwestern 3A-4A has released its 2020 varsity football schedule. There are seven schools in the conference, same as last season, and the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) is limiting teams to seven games due to COVID-19. The first games are Feb. 26, and the regular season continues through April 9. Here are non-conference games scheduled so …

HIGH SCHOOLS: E. Lincoln, Patton, Watauga win Wells Fargo Conference Cups

Published Friday, September 18th, 2020

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com CHAPEL HILL – East Lincoln, Patton and Watauga have won 2019-2002 Wells Fargo Conference Cup Championships from the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA). The Cup is annually presented to schools that have the top athletic programs in a conference and each league determined its method of earning points. Wachovia, and now Wells Fargo, has …