COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Bears’ Kellar optimistic as North Greenville game nears

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Despite his Bears coming off their first losing season since 2009 and suffering a 39-point setback in their season opener, head coach Mike Kellar remains optimistic as Lenoir-Rhyne University prepares for its second game of the year. The Bears battle North Greenville, S.C. (1-0) on Saturday between the bricks at Moretz Stadium. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. …

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Satterwhite, West Alabama sink Bears in opening game

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – West Alabama quarterback Harry Satterwhite outgained Lenoir-Rhyne University with nearly 265 all-purpose yards on Thursday night, sparking the Tigers’ 46-7 win at Moretz Stadium to open the football season for both teams. With running back Rashad Lee adding 98 rushing yards and a touchdown on 14 carries, West Alabama (1-0) opened a big early lead en route …

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Bears adding weekly radio show this season

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Lenoir-Rhyne University is adding a weekly radio show — “Bears Talk” – to the BEARS Sports Network, school officials said in a press release. Starting on Wednesday, the radio show will premiere at the American Honor Ale House at 7 p.m. It will be streamed live on lrbears.com. The Bears are preparing for this week’s opening football …

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Report says Emmons has offer from Louisville

HobbsDailyReport.com HUTCHINSON, Kan. – A published reports say former Freedom High star running back B.J. Emmons has received a scholarship offer from Louisville before playing a down at Hutchinson (Kan.) Community College. Emmons has transferred from Alabama, with whom he signed after a record-setting career at Freedom. He will be eligible to play at an NCAA Division I school after …

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Bears, Limestone picked to finish last in league

HobbsDailyReport.com ROCK HILL, S.C. – South Atlantic Conference (SAC) football head coaches think Lenoir-Rhyne University will finish in the lower end of the standings this year. A preseason vote by the coaches, released by the conference on Tuesday, had LRU and Limestone tying for seventh place (last in an eight-team league). Defending conference champion Newberry (S.C.) is the favorite to …