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 …

NORTHWESTERN 3A-4A: Watauga hammers McDowell, gains at least share of conference title

Published Saturday, October 26th, 2019

NORTHWESTERN 3A-4A ROUNDUP Hickory beats South Caldwell, is tied for second place with Freedom HobbsDailyReport.com Watauga High hasn’t done many things this football season without a take-care-of-business outlook. Faced with a chance to secure at least a share of the Northwestern 3A-4A title on Friday night in Marion here’s how the Pioneers addressed the situation in a 62-14 victory: — …