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 …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: N. Lincoln has 2 West All-Stars, team also includes Cougars’ Montgomery

Published Wednesday, May 6th, 2020

West coaching staff includes Indians’ Hicks, ex-Hibriten head coach Cannon   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com GREENSBORO – The West All-Star football team includes five players from Greater Hickory area conferences – two of them from North Lincoln High – for a July game against the East. West head coach Doug Robertson, whose staff includes St. Stephens head coach Wayne Hicks …

NCHSAA AWARDS: Athletes from Watauga, W. Iredell win Heart of a Champion awards

Published Thursday, April 9th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com CHAPEL HILL – Four student-athletes from Greater Hickory area conferences are among 35 who will be honored by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA). The NCHSAA has announced its “Heart of a Champion” award winners for the school year. Those selected include: — From the Northwestern Foothills 2A, Colby McHargue of West Iredell and Nicole Rhyne of …

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: Watauga moves win away from playing for a state crown

Published Saturday, November 30th, 2019

Pioneers need victory at top-seeded Weddington to reach 3AA championship game in Raleigh HobbsDailyReport.com BOONE – Watauga High moved a win away on Friday night from playing in its first state title football game since 1978. The second-seeded Pioneers ran their win streak to 11 games by eliminating sixth-seeded Mount Tabor 35-13 in Boone. Watauga (13-1), the Northwestern 3A-4A champion …

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS SOCCER: East Lincoln downs N-C 7-1, stays undefeated

Published Thursday, November 14th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com Logan Gilley scored four goals — with his second his 50th of the season and 100th of his career – as top-seeded East Lincoln assured there will be a new West 2A boys’ soccer champion. Gilley led the Mustangs to a 7-1 home victory over South Fork 2A rival Newton-Conover on Wednesday night at East Lincoln. It was the …