HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Watauga’s Friday scrimmage now in Boone

Published Friday, August 11th, 2017

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SCRIMMAGE SCHEDULE (As of Thursday) Note: Start times are those originally provided… generally not a bad idea to arrive a half-hour before the listed start time as other factors (weather, etc.) could mean an early/earlier start. FRIDAY Alexander Central, Maiden, Hickory, W. Lincoln at Lenoir-Rhyne University, 6 p.m. (Admission $5) Bandys at W. Iredell, JVs at 5:30 …

HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Watauga’s head coach won’t return

Published Saturday, August 5th, 2017

HobbsDailyReport.com BOONE – Watauga High softball head coach Shelby Drummonds has resigned, WATA Radio reported. Drummonds, who had coached junior varsity softball and was previously a varsity assistant coach, took over the Watauga varsity last spring. The Pioneers went 9-13 overall and 6-8 in the Northwestern 3A-4A, finishing sixth in an eight-team league, and gained the league’s No. 6 seed …

COLLEGE: Ex-Watauga star Breitenstein to enter Wofford Hall of Fame

Published Saturday, August 5th, 2017

HobbsDailyReport.com SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Wofford College’s next Hall of Fame class will include its all-time leading rusher in football. The school has announced Eric Breitenstein, twice an all-state pick at Watauga High, is part of a four-person Class of 2017 that will be induced on Oct. 7 at halftime of a football game against Western Carolina. Breitenstein was a three-time …

HIGH SCHOOLS: Watauga names new head coach for wrestling

Published Friday, August 4th, 2017

HobbsDailyReport.com BOONE – Watauga High has hired a new wrestling coach, WATA Radio (1450 AM) reported on Thursday. Dustin Kerley, the Pioneers’ athletic director, announced this week the hiring of Kevin Yandle to teach physical education at Watauga and guide the wrestling program. Yandle is an Appalachian State graduate (2015) and worked as an assistant coach at Watauga from 2012-15, …