COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Bears score 28 unanswered points, run win streak to 12

Published Sunday, September 15th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com RICHMOND, Va. – Lenoir-Rhyne University scored 28 consecutive points on Saturday to run its football win streak to 12 games by beating Virginia Union 28-11 on the road. Dareke Young, a 6-foot-3, 215 pound junior running back from Raleigh, scored a career-high three touchdowns – two rushing and one receiving – to lead LRU (2-0). LRU returns home to …

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Lenoir-Rhyne romps to start 100th football season

Published Saturday, September 7th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Lenoir-Rhyne University’s offense was in high gear quickly on Saturday night, starting the first quarter with 37 points en route to a 68-7 victory over St. Augustine’s to open the Bears’ 100th season of football. LRU (1-0) had 15 different players with rushes and ran for 256 yards and three TDs. The Bears, starting head coach Drew …

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Bears’ Poe, Dugger picked as first-team All-Americans

Published Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Two Lenoir-Rhyne University football stars are on D2Football.com’s first-team preseason All-America team released on Monday. Offensive lineman Jason Poe, a sophomore from Fitzgerald, Ga., and defensive back Kyle Dugger, a senior from Fayetteville, Ga., were selected. The Bears open the season on Saturday at 6 p.m., playing St. Augustine’s in Moretz Stadium to begin Drew Cronic’s second …

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Wingate at Lenoir-Rhyne game will be nationally televised

Published Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Lenoir-Rhyne University has landed a nationally televised football game this season. On Tuesday, the Bears and the South Atlantic Conference (SAC) announced ESPN3 will show Wingate at LRU on Nov. 2 in a 2:05 p.m. game at Moretz Stadium. It’s the fourth consecutive season the SAC will be featured as part of the NCAA Division II Football …

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Bears have 6 first-teamers, 13 tabbed preseason all-conference

Published Thursday, August 1st, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com ROCK HILL, S.C. – Carson-Newman leads the preseason All-South Atlantic Conference (SAC) football team with eight first-team picks and defending league champion Lenoir-Rhyne has six selections. The teams, selected by SAC Football Media Relation Directors, were announced by conference officials on Thursday. LRU had 13 overall selections – a program high — and its seven second-team picks include former …