EAST-WEST FOOTBALL: Hibriten’s Jones, Baker on West roster for Wednesday’s game

Published Sunday, July 14th, 2019

After teams report to Greensboro, West has to replace 8 on roster   HobbsDailyReport.com GREENSBORO – Three players from Greater Hickory area conferences — including two Hibriten teammates — will play for the West in Wednesday night’s annual East-West All-Star high school football game. West head coach Johnny Sowell of Monroe and his staff selected Hibriten running back Marqwone Jones …

HIGH SCHOOLS: Watauga names head coaches for baseball, girls’ golf

Published Wednesday, July 10th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com BOONE – Watauga High has hired a new varsity baseball head coach and a new head coach for girls’ varsity golf and both played for the Pioneers. Ethan Greene, a former starting quarterback for Watauga who was a pitching ace as a senior for the Pioneers, has been promoted from head junior varsity baseball coach to replace Seth Freeman. …

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Watauga’s Berry to coach both varsity teams next season

Published Tuesday, May 7th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com BOONE – Watauga High will have one varsity head coach for both of its basketball teams next season, announcing girls’ head coach Lauren Berry will also be the boys’ head coach next season. She has coached the Watauga varsity girls the last three seasons. MORE ON THE STORY BY THE WATAUGA DEMOCRAT: https://www.wataugademocrat.com/sports/local_sports/laura-barry-hired-to-coach-whs-boys-basketball-program/article_07cd640f-11c8-51cd-a428-c224bd032185.html

NORTHWESTERN 3A-4A ROUNDUP: Hamrick-led Watauga hands S. Caldwell first baseball loss

Published Thursday, March 28th, 2019

Junior 1-hits Spartans, strikes out 11 to help create 3-way tie for league lead   HobbsDailyReport.com Watauga High junior Travis Hamrick threw a complete game — holding South Caldwell to one hit and striking out 11 — as the Pioneers won 2-0 in Hudson and handed the Spartans their first baseball loss of the season. Watauga (7-4, 6-1) scored is …

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Watauga’s Sanders exits after 15 years as boys’ head coach

Published Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com BOONE – Rob Sanders – whose 200 wins as head boys’ basketball coach at Watauga High is the most in school history — won’t be back for a 16th season. The Pioneers announced on Tuesday they’ve started a search for a new head coach and that Sanders will remain at the school as a physical education teacher. Sanders became …