COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Lenoir-Rhyne wins opening game over Newberry in 2 OTs

Published Wednesday, April 21st, 2021

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com NEWBERRY, S.C. — Lenoir-Rhyne University returned to playing football on Friday night, defeating Newberry (S.C.) 27-20 in double overtime. It was the first game for the Bears (1-0) since Dec. 7, 2019 when they were beaten 43-38 by West Florida in an NCAA Regional final at Moretz Stadium. LRU finished that season at 13-1. LRU has …

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Towson State promotes ex-Bandys star Harper

Published Wednesday, April 14th, 2021

He’ll lead passing game at Towson State, continue to coach team’s wide receivers   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com TOWSON, Md. — Justin Harper is moving up in college football and in responsibility as an assistant coach at Towson State. The school has announced Harper — a former wide receiver at Bandys High who starred at Virginia Tech and played in …

LENOIR-RHYNE FOOTBALL: Bears sign 26 but none from local conferences

Published Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY — Lenoir-Rhyne University announced its class of 2021 football recruits on Wednesday. The Bears signed 26 players but none of the players are from the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A or Northwestern 3A-4A, the three conferences in the Greater Hickory area. LRU currently has a four-game schedule for this season, starting with a March 12 afternoon game …

BREAKING NEWS: Former Maiden star Farley opting out of final year at Virginia Tech

Published Wednesday, July 29th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com Former Maiden High football star Caleb Farley, a defensive back at Virginia Tech who is a projected first round NFL Draft pick in 2021, has announced a decision to skip his final season of college football and begin working toward that draft. https://www.si.com/college/virginiatech/football/virginia-tech-defensive-back-caleb-farley-opts-out-of-college-football-season-will-prepare-for-nfl-draft Here is former Virginia Tech CB Caleb Farley’a announcement that he is opting out of the …

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Reports say Huff leaving LRU, star WR picks Bears, Maiden star going to Western Carolina

Published Thursday, April 9th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com Local football moves, from tweets by Lenoir-Rhyne University broadcaster JuJuPhillips: — Lenoir-Rhyne University running back Zay Huff, a former Maiden High star, is transferring to Glenville State to play for former LRU head coach Mike Kellar. Phillips’ tweet says Huff will have two years of eligibility left. There’s no confirmation on either LRU or Glenville State football websites but …