HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: West Iredell names Ashley interim head coach

Published Wednesday, July 8th, 2020

Assistant with previous head coaching experience at North Iredell promoted   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com STATESVILLE – West Iredell High moved quickly after losing its head football coach of the last five seasons, naming Shannon Ashley its interim head coach. Ashley was an assistant coach under Monte Simmons — who resigned Monday to become head coach at West Caldwell – …

BREAKING NEWS: West Caldwell makes change in head football coaches

Published Monday, July 6th, 2020

Mike Biggerstaff steps down after one season, replaced by W. Iredell head coach MONTE SIMMONSBy CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com LENOIR – West Caldwell High announced a change of head football coaches on Monday afternoon. The Warriors’ Mike Biggerstaff, head coach last season, has resigned and the school announced it has hired Monte Simmons – head coach the last five seasons at …

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: W. Iredell scores 28 in first quarter, rolls in opener

Published Tuesday, August 27th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com WINSTON-SALEM – Scoring twice on punt returns and once on defense, West Iredell High rolled to a season-opening varsity football win on Monday night by downing Winston-Salem Atkins 42-0. The visiting Warriors scored 28 points in the opening quarter, including on a 30-yard interception return and 20-yard punt return by William Barber. Zack Carr returned a punt 60 yards …