MEN’S COLLEGE LACROSSE: Bears to make history by facing Tampa on Saturday

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – The Bears are a few hours removed from a history-making day for the Lenoir-Rhyne University men’s lacrosse program. On Saturday at 2 p.m., LRU (12-2) will play in the NCAA Division II playoffs for the first time. The opponent is Tampa (14-4) at Moretz Stadium. Tickets are $5 for adults, $2 for students and ages 12 and …

COLLEGE SOFTBALL: North Georgia eliminates Bears from NCAA regional

HobbsDailyReport.com DAHLONEGA, Ga. – Lenoir-Rhyne University’s women’s softball season is over. North Georgia defeated the Bears 8-3 in an elimination game of the NCAA Division II Southeast Regional on Friday afternoon. The Bears finished 46-13 overall after sharing the South Atlantic Conference (SAC) regular season title with Carson-Newman. LRU’s Sarah Kenley hit her 12th home run of the season Friday …

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: St. Stephens’ Teague sets school career hit record

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Aaron Teague will leave St. Stephens High’s storied baseball program as the Indians’ most prolific hitter. Teague, a senior infielder and pitcher, has set a school record for career hits at 98, the school announced Friday. “Aaron Teague has been the greatest hitter that I have ever had the privilege of coaching,” St. Stephens …

HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL STATE PLAYOFFS: Foard moves starting time up by an hour

HobbsDailyReport.com NEWTON – Fred T. Foard High has announced it is moving the start time for Friday’s second round state 3A playoff game against West Iredell to 5 p.m. The start time is now an hour earlier than originally planned due to the weather forecast for later today. Foard (15-7) is a No 8 seed and West Iredell (13-8) is …

THANK YOU… HobbsDailyReport was 1 month old on Thursday

HobbsDailyReport.com Just a quick post to say “thank you” to all of you who have visited the site, which has officially been online for one month yesterday (Thursday, May 11). Won’t bore you with numbers, but the report has provided nearly 450 separate posts in 30 days on everything local — from a decision by Bandys High head football coach …